Boring. Blah. Stuck in a rut. Fifty shades of gray. That’s how five readers, who answered our call for makeover volunteers in their 30s and 50s, described their “before” hair. But after the pros at the Cutler/Redken Salons in New York City gave them new cuts and rich, beautiful color, they had a whole new set of adjectives to work with: fresh, fun, polished, easy-to-manage, gorgeous. (Makeup in this story: Melissa Silver and Tanya Rae. T-shirts by American Apparel.)Want more hair ideas? See the new looks we gave women in their 20s, 40s, and 60s.