Long camouflaged, white hair is now proudly displayed. It's a fact: gray is becoming more democratic and the hair transitions highlighted in this article are the perfect illustration!
Whether your first gray hairs are starting to appear or have been taking shape in your hair for a long time now, it is not always easy to adapt to such a change (in color, as in texture, in color). elsewhere). Perhaps that’s why one of the most popular options until then was to camouflage as best as possible the graying strands that tended to set in. But there you have it, in a time of self-acceptance: there is no question of becoming self-conscious about such a natural phenomenon as the loss of melanin in the hair (responsible for their pigmentation) over the years. Add to this the current pandemic context, which rhymes with the closure of repeated hair salons, you will understand why more and more people are choosing to celebrate their gray hair at its fair value.
Deciding not to dye your hair anymore is good. Getting your hair to bleach naturally is another story! Indeed, even with the best will in the world, it is not easy to come to terms with such a transition, especially when you have colored your hair for years. Expect to see your hair take on a two-tone shade, characterized by white or salt and pepper roots contrasting with still colored lengths. While ignoring this and letting your hair grow while gradually cutting its ends until it regains its natural gray is entirely possible, it takes a lot of patience. Fortunately: other faster alternatives exist. Indeed, some colorists have even specialized in the art of facilitating this hair transition in order to make it more homogeneous and accessible.
Jack Martin (@jackmartincolorist) is one of the most famous of them, as proof: even Jane Fonda confided in him about her gorgeous silver hair. Followed by more than 500,000 people on Instagram, he never ceases to amaze his followers by posting his work: Stunning Transitions to Gray. Pretty beaded highlights, tone-on-tone colorings, reverse balayage, or even gray blending… There is something for everyone and here are some models that could inspire you:
Once your hair transition to gray is complete, you no longer need to touch up your roots each time the slightest demarcation begins to emerge: a real saving of time and money! All you have to do is preserve the shine of your hair by focusing on anti-yellowing treatments, which have all the assets to become your best allies post-transition. Of course, you will have to change your care ritual, but as a result that you will not be able to regret it. Also, since white hair tends to be drier, brittle, and brittle, you should not skimp on nourishing masks and other treatments if you want to preserve the beauty and health of your gray hair.