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Shades of Grey: New Trends for Grey Hair

New trends for grey hair
Grey wins: The best styles for mature hair
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Grey times are coming: Grey hair is trendy! Nobody needs to dye or hide it any more – the women of this world stand by mature hair with style and self-confidence. Find out here what hairstyle is currently most suitable for silvering the trend colour (rejuvenation treatment included)

Some discover it at a young age, others when they get older. One thing is for sure: We all get it eventually – grey hair! It is in our genes. The production of the pigment melamine naturally decreases with age. Hair that was previously black, brown, blonde or red gradually turns colourless or white – with the grey colour only developing optically (due to the mix of pigmented and non-pigmented hairs). Meanwhile this fact does not have to frustrate anyone. Because: Silver is now worth its weight in gold! Women with grey hair are trendy – young and old, from hip streetstyle stars to ultra-elegant style icons. Dyeing, tinting and streaking are a thing of the past? Yes, those who want to stand by their granny hair! But to make it look attractive rather than dowdy, grey hair requires intensive care. The right cut also silvers your look: Modern, casual and anything but grandmotherly.

  • New trends for grey hair
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    The best example: Carmen Dell'Orefice. The 84-year old has been on the catwalk and facing the camera for 70 (!) years as a model. She knows exactly what counts in the beauty business. From an elegantly knotted chignon to her current favourite look, the wavy bob with lots of volume – Carmen Dell’Orefice wears her grey-white hair just as naturally with popular trend styles as the generation that is 50 years her junior. And why not? After all, the modern hairstyles are not only très chic but also act as a sort of rejuvenating treatment.

     

    Our gallery presents the hairstyles in grey that women should have their eye on:

  • Gallery: New Trends for Grey Hair

    New trends for grey hair

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    Grey Hair: Bob

    She is the trend radar at Bergdorf Goodman – Linda Fargo as Senior Vice President of the New York luxury store knows exactly what fashionable women want. For herself the answer is grey. In her hair since years. The successful fashionista prefers cool colours (ice-grey silvered) and a styling that is classic and trendy in one. The American wears an accurately cut bob, blow-dried straight in the sleek look with a side parting. A bit of gloss spray applied to the lengths lends the hair a healthy glow

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    Grey Hair: Pixie

    Grey rocks! Iris Apfel does not follow trends, preferring to set them herself. XXL glasses and bright red lips have long since been her trademark, along with grey hair. Her colour code is lilac grey, the hair in a cool short cut. With the mix of pixie and short in front, long in back carefully styled by the New York fashion icon, the 94-year-old maintains her youthful style. No wonder Iris Apfel likes to call herself 'the oldest teenager in the world'

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    Long Grey Hair

    Signature style: Many women’s hair gets greyer and therefore automatically shorter with age. Not always! Model Linda Rodin proves how great long granny hair can look. Wonderfully feminine, wonderfully changeable. Numerous looks can be styled with a long mane. Stylist and makeup expert Linda Rodin for example silvers her hair with the hottest trend hairstyles: Half-back bun, top knot, ponytail and plait in the messy style. If you fear appearing ridiculous with the hip hairstyles – no worries: A bit of makeup (classic red lips) and elegant fashions make any style sophisticated

    New trends for grey hair

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    Grey Hair with Volume

    Short hair story: If you like the classics, follow the lead of singer and actress Rita Moreno and present the practical short hairstyle with extra volume. The Oscar winner wears her ash-grey short cut with extra length at the crown, short at the back of the neck. With a bit of powder was in the tips, it becomes a modern power look. Hint: Be sure to wear makeup to make the cut look young and fresh. By the way, bright lipstick is also a nice way to draw attention away from wrinkles

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    Grey Hair with Fringe

    Chic and sporty: Glenn Close is also a short cut lover. The 68-year-old actress has chosen the versatile pixie and a colour gradient from anthracite grey (at the back) to silver-white (front tips) – visually creating volume and structure. Sometimes the Hollywood star styles her hair into an elegant, high-volume quiff, at other times the casual messy look with fringe is her choice. Styling tip: For special occasions, upgrade the look with glamorous earrings