TODAY   |  February 09, 2011

Mrs. Obama: No Grecian Formula for Barack

First lady Michelle Obama tells TODAY’s Matt Lauer that her husband actually “cares very little about his appearance” and maintains that he is not dyeing his hair.

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>> at the white house . i said the stress takes a toll. you said he still looks good, but there are people who are questioning something now. they are wondering whether your husband is dying his hair.

>> oh, gosh.

>> january 19th . on the left, something from early in the morning . this is a day the chinese president visited. in the afternoon, his hair looks darker. what is it? is he dying his hair?

>> no. he's pretty gray.

>> so it's lighting?

>> yeah. it's lighting. i think if he had known he would be president he would have started dying his hair ten years ago.

>> grecian formula ?

>> right. it's too late.

>> is he vain about his appearance?

>> oh, no.

>> not at all?

>> gosh, not at all. i wish he would focus more on a different color suit. a new shirt. sasha and malia and i cheer when he puts on a bright-colored shirt. yeah! he cares very little about his appearance.