Our vast list of modern gray hair styles will help you draw inspiration for your next trip to the salon. So, if you are transitioning to gray hair (or have natural gray locks) and struggling to find a style that fits your complexion and hair type – look no further!

1. Shoulder Length Layered Silver Hair. For women with thin gray hair, you might want to try a choppy shoulder length cut with long side bangs to prevent your ends from looking stringy and sparse.

Shoulder Length Cut for Thin Gray Hair
Via @hairbythomaz

2. Chic Shiny Bob. A layered bob instantly gives you a younger-looking vibe and can help with any thinning you may have.

Shiny Silver Layered Bob
Via @salvador_salon

3. Thick Shaggy Waves. Try shaggy haircuts for gray hair to show off your thick locks. Also, try adding a fringe to get more volume and body!

Medium Shaggy Haircut for Gray Hair
Via @vvegaz

4. Salt and Pepper Waves. You can have gray highlights to be different from women wearing typical dark hairstyles with blonde highlights. They look great on all ages!

Black Hair with Salt and Pepper Streaks
Via @chrisweberhair

5. Pixie Silver Gray Cut. A color this gorgeous is a combination of cool blonde and gray. Make sure your colorist gets this mixture correct so you can complete your short gray haircuts with modern balayage colors.

Blonde and Silver Gray Pixie
Via @ateliernouveau

6. Mid-Length Shag for Natural Gray Hair. Ladies over 40, embrace your beautiful color and show off your gray tones with a modern shag haircut.

Mid-Length Natural Gray Hair Style
Via @andy_doesyourhair

7. Gray Layers. Having longer layers in medium hairstyles can help add dimension and volume to natural gray hair.

Medium Haircut with Layers for Gray Hair
Via @mollygetz

8. Custom Highlights for First Gray Hair. Dark hair turning gray has never looked better! You can style it wavy or straight – depending on the vibe you’re going for. Wrap pieces of your hair around a medium-sized curling iron for about 10 seconds.

Balayage for Graying Dark Hair
Via @hairby_meli

9. Frizzy Cute Waves. A little frizz never hurts. If you have naturally textured hair that won’t stay put, try using an anti-frizz spray or cream after styling to keep the frizz at bay.

Cute Medium Gray Haircut with Waves
Via @br.hair

10. Gray Blending for Long Hair. As far as long gray hairstyles go, this one is a beautiful work of gray blending that will have heads turn. Play with highlights and lowlights to perfect the look. No need to hide gray anymore, blend it instead!

Long Gray Blending Hair Style
Via @blueyedsuz

11. Long Shaggy Layered Bob with Bangs. Adding layers and bangs to gray haircuts will help add bounce and volume to your natural gray locks.

Long Layered Bob for Natural Gray Hair
Via @allisoncarrollbeauty

12. Curly Gray Bronde Cut. You can create tight curls at the bottom half of your hair by using a small curling iron. A look that is great for a date night or a night stroll through the town.

Medium Haircut for Gray Hair with Curly Ends
Via @mercycollinshair

13. Sexy Silver Gray ‘Do. Effortless curls look super feminine and classy at any age. You can do a side part for added texture and volume.

Long Silver Gray Haircut for Women Over 40
Via @candace.ellersick

14. Gray Hair Style with Beachy Waves. The muted silky gray-blonde color is gorgeous for long hair because you can see the blend of colors perfectly.

Long Ash Blonde Hair with Gray Streaks
Via @ac93_hairstylist

15. Straight Hair with a Deep Side Part. If you want to refresh your medium hairstyle, go for a deep side part or comb it over to get the most volume and body you can. Try a blowout style for a look that keeps the volume intact.

Gray Lob for Straight Hair
Via @matevanhair

16. Gray Brown Waves with Balayage. There’s a fine line between cool blonde and gray, and this look blends both colors beautifully. You can choose a shade of gray that helps to brighten your complexion.

Long Gray Brown Balayage Hair
Via @konnorlookbook

17. Gray Pixie with Wavy Bangs. This short gray haircut is eye candy! Leave more hair in the front for extra volume and length to play with if you generally prefer to stick to short gray hairstyles but want a feminine touch to your hair.

Short Haircut for Gray Hair with Bangs
Via @prymebeauty

18. Gray Ombre. Talk about beauty – a color transition this beautiful works best on longer hairstyles for gray hair so you can see the gradual transition.

Sleek Shoulder-Length Hairstyle for Gray Hair
Via @kimwasabi

19. Sassy Short Gray Hair Style. For a short cut, try the most popular tapered shape with feathered layers on the crown and piece-y bangs. Highlight the ends of your layers and enjoy a modern age-appropriate look for gray hair.

Modern Short Tapered Cut for Gray Hair
Via @hdbykaye

20. Flawless Bob Blowout. A blowout will help keep your hair looking voluminous and chic for any date night or party. To maintain the perfect look of the style, use dry shampoo in between washes.

Chic Bob Blowout
Via @jackie_thesalonproject

21. Shades of Gray. You can have a few different shades of gray in your look to give your hair dimension.

Medium Layered Gray Haircut
Via @kalliedwardshair

22. Pixie Bob with Gray Balayage. This pretty cut features a compact shape and aptly blends lengths and colors for an easy current short hairstyle.

Gray Balayage Pixie Cut
Via @gigisalonstylingstudio

23. Gray Razored Shag. For a young look, go for a razored cut with bangs to add wispy texture to your icy gray hair. Try styling it wavy for added movement.

Young Razored Gray Shag
Via @rachelwstylist

24. Feathered Gray Locks. For older women, a feathered look with longer layers is perfect as a subtle change.

Medium Feathered Gray Haircut for Older Women
Via @hob_salons_elstree

25. Sleek Steeply Angled Cut. This look is quite eye-catching thanks to its high-shine color and extremely angled cut. If you have enough confidence, you’ll pull it off!

Steeply Angled Bob Haircut for Gray Hair
Via @leo.valencia

26. Spiky Gray Hair Style. Keep your style short and sassy with spiky pieces incorporated into a razored crop.

Spiky Razored Gray Hair Style
Via @luminariessalonboutique

27. Long Sleek Straight Hair with Bangs. A cute twist on the traditional highlight style. You can choose whatever color you want.

Cute Long Gray Haircut with Bangs
Via @candace.ellersick

28. Salt & Pepper Short Cut. Play up your black hair with silver highlights. Forget about hiding your grays and make them intentional instead.

Short Cut for Salt & Pepper Hair
Via @emmajanebeautylane

29. Layered Gray Bob. For women over 60, all styles should be minimal and the cut that involves effortless layers could be the one for you.

Over 60 Medium Layered Bob
Via @hair_by_justine

30. Gray Undercut Pixie. Talk about sassy layers when you have the top half of your hair to focus on and style. You can style it however you want – curly, wavy, or straight, and each way gives off a different vibe.

Wavy Gray Pixie with Undercut
Via @ashdoescolor

31. Super Long Layers. We’re obsessed with the two-tier layers this style features, and you can see the flawless transition between the brown roots and silver lengths!

Long Gray Hair Style with Layers
Via @jackmartincolorist

32. Slate Gray Lob with Waves. To add depth of your style embrace custom highlights and lowlights for a unique look that flatters you like no one else!

Gray Lob with Highlights and Lowlights
Via @hairbyjessalarynn

33. Mermaid Waves. Silver hair looks so pretty in shoulder length waves. If you are young and bold, you’ll probably go for a high-contrast look like this one.

Shoulder-Length Silver Bob with Waves
Via @hairbykristimurdoch

34. Edgy Outgrown Pixie. Let your inner rocker come out in a shaggy overgrown pixie cut. Use pomade to style the way you like it.

Gray Overgrown Pixie Cut
Via @sarahbeth850

35. Gray-Black Reverse Ombre. Going from gray to black is a bold move but it looks great!

Gray Hair Style with Reverse Ombre
Via @lindseyhalbrook_hair

36. Balayaged Salt-and-Pepper Hair. Should you cover gray hair? For a small percentage of gray, a hairstyle with silver balayage is more interesting than a solid dark color.

Short Dark Hairstyle with Silver Balayage
Via @jamslmitchell

37. Natural Gray Tones. If you have a natural hair color that is on the cooler side, having gray highlights may complement your complexion and set off your ash blonde hair. If you still prefer to warm up your complexion, mix silver and light golden blonde highlights.

Natural-Looking Gray Blonde Balayage
Via @claireannette

38. Smokey Gray Waves with Brown Roots. Play around with colors during your next trip to the salon! You might find a color that looks better than you expected!

Medium Wavy Gray Hair Style
Via @blondemesisi

39. Extra Short Salt-and-Pepper Crop. There’s nothing easier than a super short pixie cut that takes less than 3 minutes to style every day!

Super Short Pixie Hairut for Gray Hair
Via @feli_hair

40. Two-Tier U Cut. In pictures and life, the feathered layers that show off color transition look very beautiful!

Gray U Cut with Feathered Layers
Via @konnorlookbook

41. Gunmetal Gray Chic. Embracing bangs if you wear glasses will take your style even higher. Opt for choppy eyebrow-grazing bangs; these are super edgy.

Gray Lob Hair Style with Bangs and Glasses
Via @hairbyedwin

42. Short Wispy Gray Bob. Even basic gray haircuts look pretty edgy, not to mention crops with added finishes, like this razored shortie.

Short Razored Gray Bob Haircut
Via @courtneytreyvaud_hairartist

43. Tight Gray Curls. Diffuse your curls when they are damp to get the most volume and body you can in your medium hairstyles. Make sure to use anti-frizz cream after styling to keep those cute ringlets hydrated and bouncy!

Medium Hairstyle for Gray Hair with Curls
Via @cassiskovic

44. Sleek Silver Long Bob. You’ll have everyone planning to dye their hair silver once they see your highlights and lowlights. Try a side part to get the full sleek look.

Long Bob with Silver Highlights and Lowlights
Via @hairbyedwin

45. Elegant Hollywood Curls. To achieve bigger curls, use a bigger curling barrel and hold smaller pieces of your hair around it for about 10 seconds.

Elegant Medium Gray Hair Style with Curls
Via @makemeprettyjackie

46. Textured Bob. The choppy layers give off an effortless vibe with some enhanced texture thanks to the high-contrast balayage color.

Effortless Choppy Bob with Silver Balayage
Via @rachelwstylist

47. Bronde Lob with Gray Streaks. The touches of gray add the chic twist that all women over 40 should consider when gray hair starts popping up.

Chic Bronde and Gray Lob Hairstyle
Via @bobbideberard

48. Gorgeous Silver Locks. Ladies with thick gray hair, you’ll want to try thicker waves to show off your beautiful hair.

Medium Hairstyle for Thick Gray Hair
Via @kimwasabi

49. Wispy Sliced Pixie. If you like gray hair but feel uncertain about a solid look, blend in some gray highlights into your natural hair color.

Gray Balayage for Bronde Pixie
Via @pierpaolohw

50. Long Icy Bob. The right silver balayage with shadow roots can add volume and body even to fine hair. This lob is a nice example.

Long Silver Balayage Bob
Via @janelleloveshair

We hope we`ve persuaded you that gray hair styles may also look youthful, stylish, and trendy. Which one of these gray hairstyles would you choose?