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Is grey the new blonde? What's going on?

(6 Posts)
Kathyis6incheshigh Tue 04-Nov-08 12:12:41

OK I've just had my hair cut and in the trendy city centre salon staffed entirely by people under 30, 3 had grey hair.
One was long and voluminous and teamed with doll-like blusher which gave her an 18th century aristocrat in a wig effect, the others were short.

They all looked great.

Obv some young people do have naturally grey hair, but this can't have been coincidence.


JackieNo Tue 04-Nov-08 12:13:38

Was it for halloween, I wonder?

Upwind Tue 04-Nov-08 12:14:00

I've seen that before, very striking and can accentuate youthful features if carried off well.

Kathyis6incheshigh Tue 04-Nov-08 12:16:15

They were dressed normally otherwise - don't think it was Halloween.

I wondered if it was influenced by all those movie posters of Keira Knightly in a powdered wig.

zippitippitoes Tue 04-Nov-08 12:23:38

sounds like a fashion only for the very young

Kathyis6incheshigh Tue 04-Nov-08 12:27:54

I don't know Zippi, I can see it looking better than blonde on older people who currently have unconvincing blonde hair, ie people who are old enough to be grey anyway but won't accept it and don't have a skin tone that blonde suits.

But definitely it works well when teamed with very trendy clothes and I doubt it would work with frumpy ones.

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