Silver And Foxy: Transitioning To Full-Gray Can Be Hassle Free If You Treat Hair Right


August 2, 2018 13:01 By Fabiosa

Once upon a time, greying was associated with "growing old” and many people fought to keep their hair the original color or opted for a shade darker. However, with even more young people greying prematurely, it looks like greying is back in style.


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More young women and even men are learning to embrace their greying locks and some hair stylists have begun campaigns to encourage women to embrace their natural hair color. In addition, some are tackling the issue of greying quite differently.


Transitioning to full grey can take a long time so some women prefer to help the process along by adding highlights to their hair as it grows out. Others just take the plunge and dye their head of hair. The effects may vary, but the result is often the same. More people these days dig the silver locks.


Tips for tending to silver hair

Taking care of silver hair does not have to be a hassle. Engaging a professional colorist can go a long way in deciding the right shade of silver to use for your hair. Josh Wood, Redken’s global creative color director suggests playing around with color.

Some skin tones work better with a violet undertone or blue.

Grey hair does not contain natural hair pigment and over time, has a tendency to turn yellow. Katie Allan, creative manager at Charles Worthington advises people with grey hair to use clarifying products. These essentially eliminate impurities and free radicals in the hair.


Silver shampoos are also awesome. Tress trendsetter and editorial ambassador for L’Oréal Professionnel Adam Reed suggests using L’Oréal Professionnel Série Expert Silver Shampoo:

this cleans and purifies the hair fibre while neutralising any yellowness, to give clarity, shine and softness


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Do not forget to condition hair on a regular basis. If normal color hair gets dry, silver hair has a tendency to get dryer faster. Regular conditioning keeps hair moisturized. Celebrities are not left out of the growing silver hair trend whether they are natural or colored. Here are some of the most popular.

Blythe Danner


Jamie Lee Curtis


Helen Mirren


Roseanne Barr


Are you thinking about letting your grey hair grow? These quick tips may be all you need to get that classy silver look going.

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