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50 Stunning Haircuts for Gray Hair

15. Thick Layered Salt and Pepper Hair. Be creative with different colors in your hair and go for a cool-toned salt-and-pepper balayage! You don’t have to worry about your roots growing in a different color anymore.

Gray hair has been one of the hottest trends for the past year, and even women who aren’t spotting any signs of grays are asking for this beautiful color at salons! So if you are looking for inspiration of how to wear it in style – these fabulous gray hair styles will leave you wishing you had embraced gray hair sooner!

1. Natural Gray with Highlights. When it comes to medium hairstyles for gray hair, nothing looks more sophisticated than highlights and lowlights. They create a modern, youthful color, guaranteed to give others major hair envy.

2. Subtle Lavender Undertones. A gray color can become a lot more interesting if you add subtle purple undertones. It’s trendy, youthful, and original – what more could you ask for?

3. Medium Hairstyle for Thin Hair. Meet the ideal look for thin gray hair! It adds dimension and creates the needed illusion of volume.

4. Inverted Bob for Gray Curly Hair. As it works for most face shapes, you can never go wrong with an inverted bob, no matter your age. Add some waves to enhance volume.

5. Short Straight Blunt Cut. One of the most manageable haircuts for gray hair is the sophisticated one-length straight cut. It’s easy to pull off and matches very well with all hair colors!

6. Curly Short Bob. Having naturally curly hair comes with a ton of advantages. One of them is that you can achieve an effortlessly charming hairstyle without having to dig out your hot rollers! If your curls are frizzy, a quality hair serum will help you smooth them out.

7. Gray Hair with Balayage and Layers. Embrace your natural gray and emphasize its beauty with a silver balayage! Add movement and dimension with layers. These will make your hair look fuller and softer.

8. Medium Layered Gray Brown Hair. These extra fine highlights cover the hair, so it looks sun-kissed. The layers fall around the crown boosting the volume and creating a flattering shape.

9. Gray with Lowlights. Incorporating dark lowlights is a proven way to add dimension to silver hair. We love this gorgeous, unique look!

10. Fabulous Transitional Look. Go for a beautiful blend of color when growing out your natural gray hair. The medium length subtly layered cut is a seriously flattering option for the transitional phase.

11. Voluminous Waves. Add volume to your silver hair with light and flowy waves! Razor-cutting leaves the ends looking softer and thinner – an excellent option for those with naturally thick locks.

12. Gray Hair in Piece-y Pixie Cut. Check this cute makeover. A sure stunner among short gray hairstyles, this bold salt-and-pepper pixie cut is fun and low-maintenance!

13. Classy Bob with Bangs. Integrating lowlights and highlights into your gray hair will create a multidimensional look that’s very in right now!

14. Short Layered Bob for Gray Hair. Don’t be afraid to go for a short haircut for your gray hair when you’re over 60. This chic layered bob will make you look younger as it lifts and frames your face well.

15. Thick Layered Salt and Pepper Hair. Be creative with different colors in your hair and go for a cool-toned salt-and-pepper balayage! You don’t have to worry about your roots growing in a different color anymore.

16. Natural White Hairstyle. As they are fashion-forward and gorgeous, white hairstyles are becoming more popular, especially in young adults. But they’re not the only ones who can rock the clean, sophisticated color!

17. Short Gray Hair with Steel Highlights. Reaching your golden years doesn’t mean you can’t play around with your hair color. Mix cool and warm highlights and make it exciting and unique.

18. Natural Gray Waves. One of the easiest hairstyles for gray hair is when you decide to refresh it with low-key layers. Add some waves to frame your face nicely!

19. Youthful Subtle Lowlights. If you’re looking for a transitional hairstyle that creates a playful, rejuvenating effect, check this longer haircut with subtle lowlights.

20. Medium Gray Hairstyle with Bangs. Alternatively, opt for a simple, charming hairstyle to enhance the beauty of your salt and pepper hair.

21. Foilyage for Long Gray Hair. This hairstyle’s dramatic effect is obtained by wrapping strands of hair in foils during the dyeing process to achieve a brighter appearance.

22. Natural Gray Hair with Reverse Curls. You don’t need to give up your bouncy curls. The best gray hair styles accentuate your natural color and show off the beautiful layers and envious thickness of your hair.

23. Gray Hair with Pastel Highlights. What can be fancier than silver hair? Women with gray hair become even more attractive with a little bit of another color added to the look. The so-called ‘purple mushroom’ complements the pale hues in the gray hair. Women, don’t miss this brilliant idea!

24. Blunt Bob with Bangs. Isn’t this hairstyle drop dead gorgeous? Modern, easy to maintain, and makes gray hair look super stylish!

25. Tapered Feathered Pixie. The pixie cut is the king of short hairstyles. Opt for a slightly longer version if you’re looking to transition from long to short hair.

26. Sophisticated Gray Highlights. For a look that conveys elegance, style, and timelessness, combine these charming pearl highlights with a feathered neck-length bob cut.

27. Naturally Gray Waves. If you’ve already taken the leap, a similar hairstyle will look gorgeous on shoulder length naturally wavy locks. The face-framing layers are a bonus!

28. Elegant Highlights. Nothing beats a blend of natural gray and highlights when you’re after a touch of elegance! Mixing silver and pale gold builds an effect of depth.

29. Angled Gray Bob. Whether your hair is straight or curly, the inverted lob is a hairstyle that will not disappoint.

30. Elegant Long Pixie. And if you prefer a more elegant, classy look – you may have just found the right option.

31. Shaggy yet Soft Hairstyle. Doesn’t this pixie make you want to chop off your hair right away? It’s the perfect embodiment of style and agelessness.

32. Sleek Neck-Length Bob. If you’ve been blessed with sleek gray locks, this medium length gorgeous ‘do will look great on you!

33. Short Rounded Bob. A super sleek cut, especially for someone with straightened African American hair. We love the subtle undercut detail that creates a neat and tidy look.

34. Wavy A-line Bob. An A-line bob is when your hair is cut shorter in the back, and gradually gets longer towards the front. It’s a very popular hairstyle right now – and women who have fine gray hair swear by it because of the voluminous effect it creates.

35. Modern Shag for Gray Hair. Shaggy hairstyles are very youthful, especially when you add a fringe! This particular hairdo is ideal for oval face shapes.

36. Gray, Blue and Purple Bob. Embracing your gray hair doesn’t mean having to stick to one shade! Combine natural gray with fun and playful colors like burgundy and dark purple-blue for a gorgeous, unique look.

37. Beautiful Front Gray Streaks. When your hair starts going gray, wear it gracefully. This hairstyle is a great example of enhancing the first gray strands at the hairline so that they look beautiful and purposeful.

38. Sassy Gray Hair. Need a flattering haircut for round faces? Here’s a sassy solution! We love the ashy brown and gray blend as a low-maintenance hair color for dark-haired ladies turning gray.

39. Purple Highlights. To add a bit of intrigue to your ‘do, liven up your dull gray hair with creative and fun purple streaks – a color that works well with gray tones.

40. Wonderfully Stacked Bob. For a haircut that’s both simple and sassy, why not give this stacked inverted bob a go?

41. Natural Gray with Purple-Blue Ends. Want a hairstyle that’s a little different? Add a bit of color with some peek-a-boo blue!

42. The Ultimate Silver Vixen. Many women opt for a shorter cut when their hair goes gray, but that’s not the rule for everyone to follow! There are many beautiful gray hair styles for long hair – like this gorgeous silver vixen look we are head over heels for!

43. Effortless Beach Waves. You can never go wrong with beach waves. On gray hair, they look super original!

44. Short Gray Hairstyle. For thick gray hair, there is hardly a better hairstyle than a short, slightly layered bob.

45. Graduated Gray Bob with Bangs. Embrace your salt and pepper hair with this classy hairstyle! It reminds us beautiful beehive updos from the 60’s.

46. Trendy Blunt Bob for Thick Hair. The world loves straight, blunt haircuts – and do we need to explain why? Ditch the face-framing cut and opt for a stylish, blunt hairstyle instead!

47. Medium Rounded Bob with Layers. A slightly longer version of a gorgeous, classic bob – ideal for women who have thick hair.

48. The Perfect Charcoal Hair. If your black hair is turning gray, embrace it and let nature work its magic! Going for a neat and stylish short hairdo is popular among older women who have thick hair.

49. Gray Textured Pixie Cut. Think only young women can have fun with their hair? Think again! Whether you’re in your 20s, 40s or over 60 – a playful messy pixie is ideal for women of any age!

50. Sophisticated Brunette Gray Bob. Isn’t this look simply stunning? We’re impressed by this delicate salt and pepper hair color, and the beautiful, flattering haircut that perfectly frames the face.

Gray hair is fabulous – and we do hope you’ll own every strand of it! More and more women decide to stop the draining chore of regular touch-ups, and not to hide gray hair anymore. These gorgeous hairstyles are good examples of how to wear your gray hair gracefully. Find a hairstyle that complements your unique style and allows you to fully enjoy your silver hair without feeling like your look is outdated. There are so many trendy, youthful and enviable hairstyles for gray hair right now that you’ll probably want to experiment with a few as years go by! Have fun with it – and wear it proudly!

by Editors
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  • Irene Spreadborough

    Must be easy to manage.

  • ligia vallejo

    simply love the hair styles

  • ligia vallejo

    want my hair to look just like that