"Gray hair is actually stronger than pigmented hair." And while gray hair is more resilient, Cole Stevens Salon stylist and owner Diane Stevens notes that it is more coarse. As a result, it's wiry and can be resistant to fully absorbing hair dye.
What skin tone does silver hair look good on?
Warm skin tones, for example, look beautiful when silver hair has a very slight peachy hue to it. Cooler skin tones, however, really pop against silver hair with a bluish shimmer to it. Neutral skin tone? You're lucky and can pull off a whole range of silver shades!
What color does platinum hair fade to?
Unlike other color, bleached hair doesn't fade technically, but the toner can wear off. That's why platinum hair can start to look yellow, which is what people refer to when they say “brassy.”
What does white hair fade to?
Over time, it's common for white hair to turn brassy. Everyone's natural hair color has underlying warmth, and as your hue starts to fade, those undertones begin to peak through. White hair is the lightest shade you can achieve at the salon, which makes it even harder to keep brass-free.
What colors should you avoid with silver hair?
AVOID: WASHED OUT TONES You want to avoid shades that are too similar to your natural coloring; beiges, creams, off-whites, stone grays, taupes, etc. These colors will only wash you out and emphasize your gray tones.
Does silver hair color fade?
Silver hair is definitely in, but most will agree it's a pretty high-maintenance color trend. Deeper charcoal tones may last longer, but most of those sought-after shimmery silver hues fade quite quickly.