Helen Mirren, 76, opens up about her decision to go gray
- Dame Helen Mirren, 76, opened up about kissing gray hair in a new interview with Vogue.
- The good liar The actress said it was a “very easy” transition for her because her hair was still blonde.
- Mirren said she had “gained” her self-confidence over time.
At 76, Helen Mirren has never felt so confident. The actress strutted the L’Oréal runway show at Paris Fashion Week, and she showed off a daring look with dramatic cat-eye makeup and her iconic gray locks tied in a sleek bun.
Mirren has rocked silver hair for years and the actress recently opened up to Vogue on his decision to go gray. The actress said she was inspired by her past role as Queen Charlotte in The Madness of King George, which takes place in the 18th century, at a time when gray hair was considered flattering.
“They would be powdered with white and gray because it was incredibly flattering and they got that,” she said of the royals at the time. After the movie, Mirren decided to embrace her natural color. “I have to say it was very easy for me because my hair was always blonde,” she said.
As a blonde, Mirren said Vogue that she lost her natural hair color quite quickly. “It was more and more like I had been in the sun, but all year round,” she said. Mirren said going gray should be encouraged, but “that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with your hair.”
The actress has played around with a few different hair colors in recent years, including a pale pink look at the launch of L’Oréal Paris’ new Age Perfect Makeup collection in 2019. She also said Vogue that she would consider putting a few lowlights back in her hair soon.
“Women my age who took the plunge [to gray] have been so spectacular lately, “Mirren said. At the end of the day,” people should do whatever makes them feel comfortable. “
In a previous interview with People, Mirren said people are afraid of going gray because it means they belong to a different age group. “And of course you are in this age group. I’m sorry, but you are! So why not just embrace it and accept it and welcome it? “She said.” Make it a positive thing as opposed to a negative thing.
To take care of her hair, Mirren takes a minimalist approach. Outside of events, she never uses heat on her hair and only dries it. She also said before Red book that she uses Kiehl’s shampoo and conditioner. Other great shampoos for gray hair include L’Oréal Paris Serie Expert Magnesium Silver Neutralizing Shampoo and Clairol Professional Shimmer Lights Shampoo.
As she gets older, Mirren feels more confident than she ever was. “You grow up in it, without a doubt,” she said. Vogue of his confidence. For a long time, the actress believed that she had “fat cheeks”, so she always sucked her cheeks. “But you can’t suck your cheeks and smile at the same time… So I guess I never smiled,” she said. “Then I found out that it’s actually nice to smile openly and with freedom, not a tight little smile, a big one,” she said.
Today, Mirren says beauty and confidence come from within. “My advice is to work from the inside out,” she said, adding that she prioritizes a balanced diet and a practical training program to feel good at any age. “What you put in your body influences how you feel, so start there,” she said.
Mirren is an icon and the epitome of timelessness, so we will follow all of her advice. We can’t wait to see what the silver haired beauty does next!
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