Silver Hair Color: 14 Stylish Ways to Show Off This Hair Trend

Give your look a striking update with this hair color trend.

Silver hair color is making a big comeback, much like metallic hair shades. Love your natural shade but consider scattering some silver gray hair highlights or balayage onto your tresses. There are endless possibilities when it comes to silver hair. You can choose a pale, almost white silver, or a dark and stormy shade of silver gray hair. If you’ve been thinking about trying out a new and creative way to wear silver hair color, read on for some inspiration and get the glistening silver color of your dreams.

14 Ways to Wear Silver Hair Color

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Play peek-a-boo with highlights.

1. Silver Highlights and Golden-Brown Hair

Go for a subtle silver hair color with ultra-thin silver highlights scattered through your hair.

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Silver works well with warm blonde tones.

2. Silver and Blonde

If you have blonde hair and want to add a bit of silver lowlights, take inspiration from this look. We love how this creates a multi-hued, sun-kissed look. Use Suave Dry Texture Finishing Spray to add texture and create a beachy hair effect.

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Chunky highlights make a statement.

3. Chunky Highlights

Use a silver hair color for thick or chunky highlights.

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Spray it on.

4. Unreal Silver Hair Color

Fool everyone into thinking you’ve dyed your hair a sparkly silver shade with a wash out color spray.

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Graduated color. Photo credit:

5. Heavy on top

Have your colorist go heavy on the silver hair color shade by your roots, then blend the silver gray hair color into your own huesTRESemmé Pro Collection Purple Blonde Shampoo will preventing the color fading and going brassy.

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Pure silver.

6. Silver Hair All Over

We love this pale silver shade from roots to ends. Keep hair smooth with Bed Head by Tigi Dumb Blonde Smoothing Stuff, created for color-treated hair, so your hair color won’t fade.

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Punky cool.

7. Silver and Blonde

Create your own hue by mixing silver and platinum blonde shades.

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Silver hair color goes dark and deep. Photo credit: Instagram @noemicara

8. Dark Silver Gray Hair

This dark silver gray hair is as deep as stormy skies! Rock this color with a middle part and longer tresses.

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a thick fringe highlights color.

9. Silver and Black

Highlight how silvery your hair is with deep, black lowlights.

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Go multi-tonal with shades of blue and silver.

10. Silver and Blue

Mix pale shades of blue with silver gray hair color for a one-of-a-kind style.

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Shades flow into each other.

11. Mermaid Inspired

This style is almost like mermaid hair! This look is created with a mix of dark and silver hair color and a touch of pale purple.

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Mix it up.

12. Shades of Lilac

Lilac and lavender are mixed with steel gray silver hair to create the depth in this style.

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Warm and cool tones look great together. Photo credit:

13.  Blended Warm and Cool Tones

We love how silver gray and warm rose gold come together to create this beachy look.

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Get creative.

14. Splash of Pink

For the adventurous, a splash of pink over silver gray color.


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