We’ve come out of the shadows with covering our grays. From secretive TV ads in the 1950s to model Paulina Porizkova posting shower videos with the out-loud-and-proud gray hair statement, “For those of you who feel inclined to tell me what color hair I ought to be sporting to look younger- please know this is not my priority. I’m happy with where I am at- my hair is now a mix of brown and gray and some fake blonde bits to tie it all together. I love the freedom of not having to hide my grays- and THAT feeling is my priority.” So, in the spirit of today’s choose-your-own-adventure hair color experience, we hit up some top stylists to ask them about the best hair color for gray hair, from highlights to full coverage and everything in between. We’ve got product recommendations, hair care tips and ways to maximize your hair’s health and appearance—as well as 20+ of the best hair colors for gray hair—whether you’re going to a salon or coloring at home.
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