During the Covid-19 pandemic, many people chose or were forced to limit their usual primping and beauty routines and opt for a more “natural” look. And, our opinion on it is anywhere from a gray area. We love it! Across genders and hair textures, tons of people have embraced their grays and actually found a lot of confidence in showing their true “lack of” colors. Curious if it’s for you? Check out how a few people are sharing their transitions, techniques and new styles.
Gray is Gorgeous
Gray is Gorgeous celebrates embracing gray and the beauty options that come with it. With a passion for non-toxic living and clean beauty, she offers makeup tips, styling secrets and general tips on how to adapt your makeup look for gray hair.
Legend of Grayskull
In May of 2019, Susannah decided to #ditchthedye, made a plan with her stylist to do it seamlessly, and hasn’t look back since. And why would she? Her Instagram feed showcases her evolving style, the surprises she’s found along the way and the joy she’s found in embracing her natural beauty.
My Silver Lining
Curious about going gray? My Silver Lining 2019 believes “You never know if you never try.” Her transition took about a year, and she has documented her entire transition in feed, including how her mom first reacted when she told her she was planning to go gray. Now, she posts pics of how she’s been rockin’ her silver locks since and the overwhelmingly positive responses she gets to her look.
Licensed stylist and makeup artist Mindy Gale knows her way around a silver streak. She also knows that beauty starts from the inside. Along with self-care and confidence inspiration, she offers tips on styling coarser hair and working through the transition to gray to find out what your natural hair color has to offer.
The Official Silver Fox Squad
Of course, we have to include some silver foxes in the mix! This group of stylish friends each represent their own sense of personal style and are at varying levels of gray but are all making it look great! Their feed shares fashion, friendship and the fun you can have when you embrace who you are and what you love.
This is Me Shannon
Canadian born with Caribbean roots, Shannon documents her journey to silver that began in 2019. Sharing her life being her “imperfect” self, she invites her community to join her on her adventures as she navigates all of life, sharing why growing gray was just one way she continues to try to be her most true and authentic self.
Chronicles of Gray Transformation
Like many others, this stylish lady has found freedom in letting her natural hair grow in. She started her journey and continues to share a lot of great wisdom about going gray including, “Every gray hair tells a story,” “Ageing is out of your control. How you handle it, though, is in your hands.” and “Shine as brightly as your silver strands.” If that doesn’t make ya want to toss the dye, what will?
Silver is the New Black
By her own description, Fransje is a silver vixen, making her way through life celebrating aging and challenging the mainstream beauty standards for women of a certain age. We’re all about challenging stereotypes at GB, so we’re all about her hacks for healthy hair, style inspo and messages about living life to the fullest.