Obama's greying hair turns black

Published: 16 November, 2012 07:26 IST | Agencies |

Being the leader of the free world and running a gruelling campaign comes with its fair share of stress

Onlookers are now wondering if US President Barack Obama has had some help covering up the specks of grey hairs that seemed to increase during the course of the presidential campaign — based on photos from the commander-in-chief on Wednesday at a White House press conference.

50 shades of grey: US President during his campaign trail sporting grey locks

Obama at a conference on Wednesday. Pic/AFP

The 51-year-old’s coiffure seemed to appear a softer black post re-election, with the salt and pepper look he sported during the campaign a distant memory.

It’s a tough call considering a hair colour can appear vastly different as lighting changes but the Washington Examiner first suggested the potential artificial assistance after analysing US President Obama’s appearance at his press conference at the White House on Wednesday.

“President Obama’s re-election didn’t just put a bounce in his step. It appears that it also erased his gray hair,” the paper suggested.

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