Hair Color

What You Can Learn From 8 Women Who Embrace Gray Hair

In our culture, gray hair is synonymous with getting older. So Real Simple went on a search to find women who choose to go against the norm, free themselves from box color and never-ending salon appointments, and embrace the hair on their head—just the way it is. The response was overwhelming. Turns out, women of all ages and walks of life are embracing their grays. In fact, some women are even dyeing their hair gray (ironic, right?). Here, eight extraordinary women who make going gray look insanely gorgeous.

6 Ways to Make Your Hair Color Last Longer

You’ve spent good money getting your hair colored at the salon. Now, you want to make it last. Here, six products that’ll buy you time in between visits and, ultimately, save you money.

How Can I Cover My Gray Hair?

Not feeling so foxy about your silver strands? Keep the renegades under control with these expert camouflaging techniques.

The Best Root Touch-Up for Every Hair Type

The best fixes for pesky regrowth, no matter what delivery system you favor.

6 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Bangs

Done right, they can refresh your entire look without the commitment of a full cut or color. Done poorly, you end up with something reminiscent of a bowl cut from the fourth grade. We consulted hairstylist Vivi Lapidus on everything you should know to get your most flattering fringe—without any awkward grow out.

How to Care for Bleached Hair

Bleaching your hair is an investment to say the least. Beyond the cost of actually getting the process done and the time it takes to go from dark to light (a whopping eight hours in my case!), there’s the aftercare that you might not have considered. If you’re up for the upkeep, here are some tried-and-true tips to keep your color bright and your hair a little less damaged:

Expert Tips on Hair Coloring

A top New York City hair pro reveals how to get (and maintain) the perfect color.

A Hair Makeover at Any Age

Nine women in their 20s, 40s, and 60s polish their looks with new haircuts and hair colors.

6 Tricks to Making Your Makeup Last Longer

Easy tips for prolonging the life of your manicure, hair color, and makeup.