58-year-old woman responds to those who criticize her for her tattoos and youthful style

At 58, Lonni Pike defies societal stereotypes with her tattoos and youthful style, making a significant impact on social media. Known as @grayhairandtattoos, Lonni has a strong online presence, gaining followers and praise for her authenticity.

“This year is the first time I’ve used Instagram. I get a lot of positive responses from people who appreciate that I’m not hesitant to let others know who I am,” she shared in a 2020 interview with VivaFifty.

Lonni’s platinum hair is a key part of her identity, often highlighted in her posts. She got her first tattoo at 30 during a challenging period in her marriage. Her style, featuring overalls and Dr. Martens boots, reflects her unique personality beyond just her gray hair and tattoos.

“When I walk into a room, I don’t think about what people will think of me. I walk into a room comfortable with every part of me,” she expressed. Lonni doesn’t let negativity affect her, emphasizing that her life is her universe where criticism isn’t allowed.

As a single mother, Lonni has over 113,000 Instagram followers and more than 1 million on TikTok, where she shares fashion tips and inspiring messages.