Get your Grandma-Hair on!By Sj.Cliff
It seems silver is going to be this seasons go-to hair colour this season, with celebrities getting their grandma-shade out ready for winter!
Rihanna and Kendall Jenner are flaunting the colour as a cool dip-dye, while Kelly Osborn, Pink and Orange Is The New Black star Dascha Polanco sport the look throughout their mane.
But how do you get shiny grey locks at home? Be prepared for a lot of A LOT of bleaching as TheStudentGuide.com shares our silver secrets!
*for those of you with darker/super damaged hair, you may want to consult a hairdresser before taking the plunge!
To achieve the Silver Fox look, you’ll need to start with bleached blonde hair. There are tonnes of lightening products on the high street, meaning that you’re bound to find the one that’s right for you. Here are a few of our favourites (just promise you’ll read the instructions thoroughly while you do it!):
Once your hair is as blonde as you can humanly get it, you’ll need a toner. Toners are usually a purple/blue colour in order to neutralise the brassy tones left in your newly blonde hair. Our favourite has to be the Touch of Silver products by Pro.Voke. The products range from shampoos and conditioner to brightening treatments and hairspray. Toning your hair will make your end colour clearer and brighter.
One you’ve toned, its grey time! While the colour has gained a lot of popularity recently, there aren’t a lot of products available to achieve the result. Grey’s a temporary colour, meaning that the dye will wash out after a few weeks, so you’ll need to find a good stockist of your dye. Most beauty shops carry temporary colours, along with a lot of alternative stores.
Aftercare is KEY to these looks. The amount of treatment your hair has gone through in such a short time will mean it’ll be a little damaged. Invest in a good conditioning mask, such as Bleach London’s’ Reincarnation Mask, and a good quality serum. Dry shampoo will also rapidly become your best friend – washing your hair will get rid of natural oils that are essential to keeping it healthy!
All you have to do then is show everyone your new do!