#GrannyHair has been a major hit and still is among the coolest, favorite hair trends. What started as just another beauty trend on Pinterest has become one of the most popular trends on practically all social media platforms. Everyone is going grey-men, women- basically everyone is just looking for that badass-kylie Jenner’s granny hair-esque.
Old is gold, yeah? This color is no longer considered granny hair-despite the style being fondly referred to as this, it’s rather considered one of the coolest beauty trends.
And with the growing popularity of this color, trend-the enchantment milieu the style has cultivated will most definitely continue to grow.
Whatever style you are looking for-angelic, romantic, rebelliously edgy or elegant and classy-professionally or DIY dyeing your hair will get you there.
The advantage of going to a professional colorist is you will be able to get enlightened about the different shades of gray, maybe even see a wider selection of strand samples as well as get a professional recommendation for what look will best suit you.
However, the disadvantage of getting it professionally dyed is the price which tends to increase as the transition progresses.
But you can opt to try a DIY from the comfort of your own home. Basically, all you will need is to apply a temporary color dye and bleaching products.
Typically, to get the best grey hair results, it needs to be extremely light blonde more off-white. Therefore, in case you have naturally darker one, the process will be more intense and it may become damaged in the process.
Additionally, it’s important to follow the instructions below prior to dyeing your hair dark grey:
Okay now that we are in the know and have already decided that going gray is definitely for you. Let’s get to it:
apply your oil preference to cover your entire hairline, including the nape of your neck to protect your skin.
This is/should be the first stage in case you are getting it dyed professionally.
Depending on your natural hair color, you may be required to bleach it a number of times. Ideally, it should be as light as possible before going grey.
It’s recommended to go light in stages over a few months especially for those with darker hair which has a prior color processing history.
It’s vital not to overdo or hasten the bleaching process to avoid getting fried ends rather than breakage- which can easily be fixed.
Bleach will most likely leave some yellow undertones.
In order for the grey hair dye to be true, it needs to be applied to white-silver under toned hair. Depending on its tone after bleaching, a toner will be necessary to get rid of the yellow or brassy tones.
Normally, the toners are blue or purple based to neutralize the yellow.
After bleaching and toning it, it’s finally time to go granny!
If you are dyeing your hair at home, you can use products such as:
You thought managing blonde hair was difficult? Wait until you decide to go gray! As much as the gorgeous pewter hair seems too beautiful not to be tried, it’s among the extremely high maintenance colors that exist. However, you can follow the tips below to ensure it remains beautiful;
There is no doubt that the grey hair is totally replacing the blonde hair color trend. So, if you want to try it out, lightening it is a must- especially if you have slightly darker one. Keep in mind that you should use the best of products to avoid weakening it. If possible check its sensitivity before going grey. An allergy test will also be ideal.
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