Ladies love an older man. George Clooney, Pierce Brosnan, and heck, even Richard Gere all illustrate that point neatly. And it’s these dashing silver foxes who are causing young men to worry. Cue the arrival of gray highlights for men. Yes, really.
Okay, so the aim here isn’t to go more gray per se, it's rather to use highlights to enhance and blend those grays that creep in early. A more groomed and even result, à la Edward Lewis, if you will. Sold yet, dudes? Well, according to Neil Cornelius, of one of Bond Street's leading salons, it's totally a thing. “Nearly every male client I have gets their hair coloured". The popular new request? The "tampering" technique. This involves highlighting and tinting the thatch, the beard, and even the eyebrows, for that dapper, au-naturel finish.
These days, the male grooming aisle is almost as packed as women's one. Arguably, it ain't full of dying kits just yet, but surely it's just a matter of time? Though beware. DIY tricks for this particular gray-covering technique have a high failure rate, so may we advise booking in at the salon to avoid any embarrassing "I don't want to talk about it" mishaps. (The Times)
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