Trend Alert – Grey Hair

The first sign of a grey hair used to mean a hasty call to the salon for a cover-up job, but not any more – silver hues are huge right now, and ‘going grey’ is totally on trend.

Celebs like Kylie Jenner, Rihanna, Perrie Edwards and Ellie Goulding have flaunted their greys, and chic silver shades were seen on the catwalks at Jean-Paul Gaultier and Chanel. It can be a tricky look to pull off, but there are a number of ways to ‘go grey’ – take a look at our tips for different hair types to see how it could work for you.

If you’re blonde…

Light hair has an easy transformation to grey – go for an icy blonde shade rinsed with a silver toner for a bright, bold look.

If you’re brunette…

Darker hair is more difficult to lighten and all-over bleach can be damaging, so why not try some silver/grey highlights a la Jourdan Dunn? They’ll catch the light in a subtle nod to the trend.

Play with pastels…

We still love pastel hair here at Russell Eaton, and a soft lilac tint combines candy colours with the grey trend. Perfect for summer!

Dip it low…

If you’re not quite ready to embrace the grey trend from root to tip, a stylish dip dye looks quirky and creative without going the whole hog. It’s great for darker hair too, and as there’s less bleach it’ll help keep your locks in tip-top condition.

For the guys…

The silver fox look isn’t just for older men – everyone’s favourite ex-Directioner Zayn Malik has been spotted with a new grey style that we love. Keep the colour blue-toned and go for a long on top, short on the sides cut.

Fancy giving grey a go? Call in for a consultation and we’ll get started on your transformation.

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