The Best Celebrity Grey Hair Colour Inspiration

These celebs aren't afraid of the 'Granny Hair' trend

Ariana Grande

She’s as famous for her glossy high ponytail as she is for her voice, but Ariana Grande has dramatically changed her look this week, revealing a silvery grey colour change on Instagram. Fans think the pink tinge is the result of the filter she’s obviously used, as her hairstylist, Chris Appleton, has also posted pictures in which he calls the colour silver.

Kim Kardashian

Fronting up to the Tom Ford S/S ’18 show in New York today, Kim Kardashian revealed a dramatic new dye job: she’s ditched her ebony tresses for silvery platinum. 

Salma Hayek

The 50-year-old actress has never shied away from her natural roots, embracing her grey fly-aways. We love that the actress keeps it natural.

Nicole Richie

For the 2013 Met Gala Richie took on the punky theme by rocking a bold white hair-do.

Hilary Duff

Ditching her normally beachy-blonde locks, the 29-year-old actress decided to go for a new look, opting for an icy blue and grey hue. 


Jourdan Dunn

For the 2016 Met Gala model Jourdan Dunn decided to match her hair to her silvery Balmain gown. The hair colour is understated, while adding a touch of shimmer to enhance her overall look.

Blac Chyna

This reality TV star is regularly known to match her hair colour to her outfits. Recently, Chyna was spotted out for dinner in LA matching her pink tracksuit to her grey/pink locks.

Zosia Mamet

The 29-year-old Girls star decided to ditch her usually mousy-brown hair for a more understated greyish-blonde tone. We’re loving the understated combination, perfect for those wanting to lightly embrace the ‘Granny Hair’ trend.



Going completely against her normal look, Ciara rocked a grey wig at the 2016 Met Gala to accompany her sparkly, floor length gown.


Ellie Goulding

The British beauty rocked a light grey/white hue back in 2011.

Dascha Polanco

The Orange Is The New Black star decided to go for a dark grey hue with pastel purple ends.

Leona Lewis

The singer has been known to embrace her natural blonde/grey colouring. The colour combination perfectly matches her green eyes too.

Rita Ora

Always a fashion and beauty risk-taker, Rita regularly rocks a bold white/grey hair-do.

Kelly Osbourne

Although it lands on the purple side, Kelly Osbourne has a grey-tone to her hair that we love. The purple colouring, coupled with a grey undertone, is a fun way to spice up your hair.

Lady Gaga

No stranger to mixing up her beauty looks, Lady Gaga looks glamorous and beautiful with an old-Hollywood inspired hairstyle matched with a grey colouring.

Dannii Minogue

The Aussie pop-star is giving us major Pretty in Pink envy. The pink and grey hues, tied in with her pink lipstick and blush are a perfect way to embrace this trend.

Kate Moss

Leave it to the veteran supermodel to know exactly how to pull of this trend. Kate is known to embrace her natural grey hairs, and makes them look effortlessly chic while doing it.

Ginnifer Goodwin

Ginnifer Goodwin ticks two trend boxes with this lilac-tinted grey pixie crop. If you’re currently working a short ‘do now is the perfect time to get experimental with the colour.

Evan Rachel Wood

Another way to rock the grey-coloured pixie cut is emulated perfectly by Wood, who is no stranger to mixing up her beauty looks.


Possibly the Queen of hair trends, Rihanna shows a way to subtly embrace the ‘Granny Hair’ trend. Adding grey extensions to your usual hair colour, either by extensions or dip-dying, is the perfect way to add a new element to your hairstyle.

Cara Delevingne

Although not technically aligned with the grey hair trend, we couldn’t not include Cara’s bold silver painted hair at the 2017 Met Gala. The model proved you can interpret these trends in anyway you please!

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