Going grey doesn’t start overnight this is something anyone now going grey would know. It started out with one or a few strands before become noticeable, its not just when you are getting older it can happen as early as in your 20s. Premature graying affect a few people, I have a cousin that also have grey hair since he was a kid. If you are thinking about transitioning, just putting the dye away.
Although going grey takes a process somethings it can feel like you just wake up and see it, maybe because someone may point it out. You may feel to just get it cover with some dye but if you are reading this then you are thinking to let it out. A lot of women when going grey start looking for new hairstyles.
Growing out grey hair with highlights
Blending your grey hair is not really hard these days since you can get some white dye in there and that’s pretty trendy right now. You can choose to get highlight and lowlights as your hair transition to gray from dyed. Choose highlight that compliments your personality and skin tone, you can ask your stylist for help.
Growing out Grey hair with Lowlights
Low lights help with the transition, it soften the transition to gray. Another great plus about using lowlight is the fact it takes little maintenance. Use a lowlights that matches your natural hair color or goes well with it.
Depending on which color you are transition from the experience may be different. According to others, they suggest you get at least some new growth. Be sure to let the stylist know you want a thin streak of highlight / low-light to help blend the hair.
Transitioning from Blonde to Gray
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If you are naturally blonde or have been a blonde for a while you are in luck. If this is the case and you wish to grow out your natural hair color to gray you are in a good spot. Soften the demarcation line between your natural blonde and grey hair.
Spray Your Hair
You can choose to spray your hair instead. You can use temporary hair color or temporary hair, chalk that matches your natural hair color. Apply this to your grey hair only and you will be good until next wash. A transition may take some time and can become expensive.
Embrace the transition to grey hair and let it be
When should you embrace your gray hair? Well, that is entirely up to you. For most people, it does take time to accept going gray and that is completely natural. It sometimes takes time for your natural hair color to shine through. When you first start seeing grey hair it may look really flat to you and you may not feel like yourself. Another factor could be money, how much do you have to maintain regular touch up. The regular visit you may have to make to your stylist may become costly.
So sometimes it’s best to make natures take its course as the pigment in your hair becomes less and less. If you need to touch up roots regular after some time it just won’t feel worth it unless you are stacked. Choosing complimentary dye colors will really help when your hair is growing out and you may not need to dye again. If so much celebrity sporting salt and pepper hair look you can do it too, really why shouldn’t we?
A fun thing you could try when growing out of your grey hair is to play with temporary hair color. This is fun not only for greying hair but for anyone and some safe to use even on kids. Get something you could do yourself at home to save money. A nice technique you could play with is, create small sections in the front go gray and color the back.
Another thing to consider is your skin tone you want something to compliment your skin tone. Darker shades of grey usually looks better on people with cooler skin tones, and if you have warmer skin tone variety of grey colors will work well on you.
Changing up your wardrobe
Now its time to update your style as you are embracing your grey hair, this is another big step in life. You don’t have to throw out everything just some little changes could really improve your mood and style. Small changes like adding colors to your style that compliment your silver / grey hair, or accessories that elevate your whole look.
Lipstick: Bright colors looks really pretty against white or grey hair once it’s fully grown in. Try something L’Oreal’s Colour Riche Lipstick in Wisteria Rose.
Accessories: Standout in a positive way with statement colors, that contrast with your hair and looks good with your skin tone. Choose a pair of drop earrings, If you like necklace something bright like this one, you can also add a bright famines color scarf.
Clothes: Choosing the right color of clothes is a big part. Like all mention above you want to choose colors that contrast but looks good on you.
Best hairstyles for growing out grey hair
If you have reached this stage where you have embraced your gray hair you may need hairstyle inspirations. We have gathered some of the coolest hairstyles for you, from long layers hair, curly crop cut, pixie haircuts. You can choose among these styles to match your personality and hair color. These beautiful hairstyles will really spark that creativity and we are sure you will find one that suits you.
A lot of woman dont want to have the sudden older appearance so gradually. You want to grow out, but still look young and fresh even with grays. So getting a good haircut that will flatter your look is great. Something that will flatter your face shape and body and help you eel confident.
A popular choice is getting short hair but it doesn’t mean you have to follow the norm and go with a pixie cut. If you want to keep your hair longer, you will have to do more maintenance. This is, even more, a necessary if you are growing out a previous dye job. Getting a regular trim will keep split ends away, this will keep your cuticle nice and smooth. If you are looking for hairstyle inspiration, check these out Short Hairstyles for Mature Woman.
Grey hairstyles to grow into
Short Grey Pixie
Short curly crop cut