How Celebrities Use Black and Grey Hair Color to Elevate Their Looks

Gray hair may conjure images of dull dishwater tones, but its versatility lies elsewhere. From deep gunmetal hues to more subtle blue-gray tones, gray can add depth and dimension to any style. Finding your ideal shade could boost your locks and elevate their style.

As a rule of thumb, we suggest applying permanent dye two shades darker than your natural hue to cover gray strands more effectively. You could also try balayage highlights for more subdued results.

Celebrities Rocking Grey Hair

Celebrities like Draya Michele, Iggy Azealia, Kylie Jenner, and Sevyn Streeter have donned pink hair looks. Gray can serve as a compelling accent color as it often appears streaky, acting like highlights.

Whether you dye your grey hair or let it grow naturally, its cool blue-grey hue remains chic at any age and skin tone shade.

Singer/songwriter Melissa Lee, known for writing hits for Kelly Rowland, Trey Songz, and Ariana Grande, is working on her debut album, Girl Disrupted, and signing on with Cultivate Entertainment Partners talent agency.

Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone has become one of the most beloved sex icons of the 1990s and achieved Hollywood success few can match. However, she has had to cope with numerous heartbreaking tragedies.

She first gained notoriety in Paul Verhoeven films such as Total Recall and Basic Instinct; however, Casino cemented her place as Hollywood’s It Girl. Now, she is sporting a natural look featuring grown-in grays. She credits Augustinus Bader products as part of her daily beauty regimen to maintain this look.

Kelly Hu

Kelly Hu is an English, Chinese, and Hawaiian multi-ethnic actress, model, and voice-over artist. She competed in Miss Teen USA and Miss Hawaii USA beauty pageant shows.

Gray hair can often appear quite cool, so adding warm highlights or lowlights to soften its hue can make the color more natural and less stark. Alternatively, try opting for balayage or ombre instead of foil highlights for a more subdued effect.

Sibley Scoles

Sibley Scoles is an accomplished American entertainment reporter who hosts Battle of the Ex-Besties on Oxygen TV. She also covers red-carpet events and is a correspondent for E! News. Scoles graduated from the University of Northern California with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Sibley is open about her bisexuality and does not hesitate to express it freely. She has had several relationships but most recently became intimate with an athlete named Jamal Liggin.

Mel B

Mel B, best known as Scary Spice of the Spice Girls, is a multi-talented musician, author, actress, TV host, entrepreneur, and television presenter who rose to prominence through her role as Scary Spice in the Spice Girls.

As Scary Spice, she enjoyed international renown and now acts as an advocate for mental health awareness while serving as a judge on America’s Got Talent. She also presents for Lip Sync Battle UK and The Masked Singer Australia shows.

She has displayed various styles with her dark locks, from a sleek pixie with one side shaved and silver tips to an edgy backcombed style for America’s Got Talent. Caroline Labouchere

Grey hair has become an essential style staple among women of all ages. Caroline Labouchere of London was an early advocate for grey hair. During her twenties and thirties, she dyed her naturally greying locks blonde but one day decided to let it all gray naturally and never looked back.

Engaging your natural color can be done quickly with the proper cut. In Ciara’s case, her pixie highlights her gray flecks and complements her complexion beautifully.

Kelly Osbourne shows how adding lilac strands can soften her structured chin-length bob, brighten up her pale complexion, and match her lilac clothing wardrobe.

Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg is best known for her role as Rue in ‘The Hunger Games film series. Her talent as an actress with a toned body and captivating green eyes stands out.

Recently, she opted for an icy grey buzz cut, which looks stunning. The low maintenance requirements add high contrast to her outfits.

Model and activist Amandla Stenberg serves as a youth ambassador for No Kid Hungry and supports the Ubuntu Education Fund, which nurtures children “from cradle to career.” Born in Los Angeles to Tom Stenberg (a businessman) and Karen Brailsford (an author), she is of Danish, African American, and Greenlandic Inuit ancestry.