Embrace It If you’ve never colored your hair before, unwanted grays might now make it a necessityso have fun with it! Hair color will add vitality and radiance to your look. Red is trending for fall so try a few warm auburn tones to keep your hair current and youthful.
The Experts Say Hair in your 40s is in the process of changing texture and single-process color will highlight the loss of vigor, says hair-color whiz Rita Hazan, who works with Jennifer Lopez. Her solution? “Don’t go too solid! Ask your colorist to add highlights for dimension and stay in the golden and warm tones,” she says. As the gray comes in, your hair might become course so use a masque for color-treated hair once a week and hide any roots with concealing spray in between appointments. We like Rita Hazan's Root Concealer ($25; sephora.com).Read MoreLess