Makeup for Grey Hair

Gray hair can be a startling change if you know how to embrace it. Now the question is: what type of makeup will look good with my gray hair? Although grey may seem like an extreme hair color, makeup doesn't have to be outrageous. The good thing about grey is that it looks wonderful with all types of skin; no wonder why we all get gray hair when we get old. Picking the right makeup for your new hair color is just as important as choosing the right hair cut. 

Grey hair can have different tones, from white to silver highlights, it all depends on your preferences and skin color. Usually people with fair skin go for a supple white while people with cool undertones choose a brighter white tone. Now it's time to pick some great makeup colors for gray hair! Are you ready?

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Makeup Tips for Grey Hair


I don't want to lie about a specific foundation for grey hair, because it will depend on your skin tone, but I can give you some great recommendations on the best makeup for grey hair! Check out the post How to find your skin tone to recognize if you have warm or cool undertones. 

Recommended products: Estée Lauder Invisible Fluid Makeup, Vichy Liftactiv Flexiteint & Sensai Fluid Finish


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When talking about makeup for grey hair and specifically lipsticks, there are indeed some colors that will make a statement and others that can expose the sweet girl you have inside. Red is a color that looks amazing on every skin tone and hair color, but there are specific shades of red that will make your gray locks stand out.
If you want to achieve a soft look with your gray hair, go for pink and apricot shades as they will easily illuminate your face. For a more dramatic look, and this is something girls usually do when they just got their new look, is choosing a maroon or brown color. Dark tones create a contrast with your hair but they are definitely a color you should wear at night.

Recommended products: Clinique Long Last Lipstick, Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy & Guerlain Shine Automatique


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Dark eyeshadows always look great with grey hair. You can try with colors like purple, charcoal, and other bright colors such as green and blue. However, if you are looking for a more relaxed look, try out brown and chocolate.

Recommended products: Catrice Absolute Matt Eye Shadow Palette, Clinique All About Shadow Soft Matte 


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Grey hair is very trendy right now and there is no doubt that a marvelously grey hair, styled in a contemporary way can look amazing with the right products! I hope you liked this article and feel free to comment on the box below if you have any questions!

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Prepared by: Priscilla Eslo beauty editor