'Silver Hair: A Handbook' by Lorraine Massey & Michele Bender
DISCOVER THE POWER of Silver
Whether you’re naturally greying, weaning yourself off the dye, or coveting the chic #grannyhair trend, your hair will shine with this empowering guide.
Here are step-by-step tips on letting nature take its course—or using lowlights, highlights, blending, and toning to transition with minimal drama (and avoid a skunk line). Tips on haircuts, tricks for the best care (conditioning is crucial). Products, including the DIY variety. Plus, the most flattering clothing and makeup to accentuate any shade of grey. With unique treatments and techniques from hair guru Lorraine Massey, Silver Hair is a call for celebrating and enhancing your natural radiance, with thrilling results.
Welcome to the inspiring guide for every woman who’s ready to find her true colours. Written by the authors of the national bestseller Curly Girl, here is everything you need to know, from going grey stylishly to living silver gorgeously, including Silver Lining Stories and before-and-after photos of real women. Going silver is not just about a certain look, or saving time and money at the stylist—it’s about fulfilling a deeper desire for authenticity, empowerment, and the freedom to be oneself at any age. So let’s get started.
The many perks of naturally silver hair
Style and beauty to play up the silver
Toners and color blending
Avoiding the skunk line
Hair care routines
DIY recipes, including Lavender and Verbena Herbal Hair Tonic
Face-framing silver streaks
Lorraine Massey is the author of 'Curly Girl: The Handbook' and The Curly Girl method is encompassed in both her books and her life work. She now works independently, teaching the Curl by Curl™ cutting technique and leading the movement to more natural hair care products with the launch of her new company, CurlyWorld ™.
Michele Bender, co-author of Silver Hair and Curly Girl, is an award-winning freelance writer. She has co-authored best-selling books, such as Believe Me with Yolanda Hadid and The Immune System Recovery Plan with Dr. Susan Blum. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Glamour, Real Simple and Family Circle, among other national publications.