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What are some haircuts that look good with gray hair?

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Some haircuts that look good with gray hair include the pixie, a cropped bob, and a shaggy, wavy or blunt lob, according to Allure. Side-swept bangs are best, and while a short or shoulder-length cut is preferable, long layered hair also works, says The Right Hairstyles for You.

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Pixie cuts spotlight the face and look sassy and edgy with gray hair, according to Allure. Those with gray hair should keep the pixie soft and feminine by cutting it a little longer around the ears and making it feathered around the forehead and neckline. For a youthful look, ask the stylist for a cropped bob that hits just below the jawline with choppy layers to add fullness.

The universally flattering lob with its shaggy layers is perfect for the thick curly texture of gray hair. It can be styled straight or wavy, and the layers also cover up thinning hair. Those with fine hair might opt for a blunt lob, which is characterized by longer layers and is slightly shorter in the back than the front.

For bangs, Allure recommends choppy, messy, side-swept bangs to draw attention to facial features, such as the cheek bones. Thick, center-parted bangs that blend into the hair create a modern look at any age.

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