Whether you’ve just welcomed the arrival of your first grey hair or feel ready to proudly rock a silver mane, there are a few things you should know in order to prevent, conceal or maintain these steely strands.
From understanding why and when hair typically turns grey, to special makeup tips to consider when sporting silver locks, flip through the slideshow for everything you need to know about grey hair.
How hair turns grey
Hair and colour are separate
Hair grows grey, it doesn’t turn grey
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Hair could bleach itself from the inside
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You got it from your mama–or your papa
Race does make a difference
Stress plays a role
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Trauma doesn’t make you go grey immediately
Smoking may lead to premature grey hairs
Low B12 levels cause grey hair
Yes, body hair turns grey, too
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A cure in the works?
It’s just an old wives’ tale
Get the most out of your silver mane
Klorane Shampoo with Centaury, $30.
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Go for a radiant complexion–not matte
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer, $59.
Go with a rich lip colour
Guerlain Rouge G de Guerlain Exceptional Complete Lip Colour, $60.
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Sparkle in the Eyes
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow, $15.
Define your eyes
Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner, $31.
All about the brows
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz, $27.