Grey is one of the hottest colors in 2022 to wear, and here are the 50 best grey ombre hair ideas for 2022. So what is a grey ombre? To start, an ombre is a technique that adds color to your hair, and most traditionally, it is dark on the top and gets lighter gradually towards the bottom. The trick to a good ombre is for it to blend flawlessly together.
If you decide (which you should) to add a grey or silver ombre into your style, you will love how you look. This hair color technique works with all types of hair, so it does not matter if you have curly, straight, wavy, or anything in between; you will look fabulous. Now, let’s look at the 50 best grey ombre hair ideas in 2022.
1. Silver Ombre Hair Balayage
First up is this beautiful silvered hue ombre with a balayage added in as well. In the photo above, she has extra long hair with waves added in, but no worries, if you do not have long hair, this is a classic style that will look great no matter how long your hair is.
2. Seamless Blend Grey Ombre Hair
If you are looking for a style that has a seamless blend of grey and black, then this is the best look for you to try. Here they have her hair dark on the top, seamlessly fades into a light grey on the bottom. Add waves into your style, or keep it straight; you will look so good either way.
3. Ash Grey Ombre
Here is a beautiful way to way a two-tone style. In the photo above, she is wearing an ash-grey ombre with her roots dark towards the top. The contrast between the dark and the light here is so beautiful.
4. Dark Grey Ombre
This is the perfect style for you to take a step on the darker side, but if you would still like to add in a bit of grey. Here she has her hair cut short in a bob hairstyle with a dark grey color added throughout. Add some waves to your style to complete this beautiful look.
5. Wavy Grey Hair
Here is a beautiful style for ladies with extra long hair. Here she has styled her hair with an ombre and choice a light grey hue. Be sure to keep your roots dark like in the photo above for a more natural style.
6. Bob with Grey Ombre Highlights
After your next bob haircut, mix things up a bit and add this fabulous silver ombre into your short hairstyle. Here they have added silver and blonde into her dark hair, which looks fabulous.
7. Lob with a Grey Toned Balayage
This hairstyle is best described as a short lob look with a grey-toned balayage. To finish this look, be sure to add a few messy waves into your short style; you will love how you look.
8. Silver Grey Short Bob Cut
This sleek style is a short bob haircut that has been straightened perfectly. To get the look of this hairstyle, be sure to tell your salon that you want a blunt but and a silver grey hue on the top.
9. Straight Hair with Pure Ash Grey
Here is another beautiful hairstyle for ladies who want mid-length hair. Here they have cut her hair straight across after adding a beautiful pure ash grey look that starts halfway down the hair.
10. Short Curly Grey Hair
Here is a beautiful hairstyle for women who love curling their hair. She has a black base here with grey and silver highlights added throughout. She has her hair cut at about shoulder length, but this would look fantastic no matter how long your hair is.
11. Brown Roots Grey Ombre Hairstyle
Next up is a hairstyle for ladies with natural brown roots. She has kept most of her hair dark brown with just a few touches of grey throughout. This would be a great way to transition your hairstyle if you want to go lighter.
12. Curly Bob Grey Hairstyle
Everyone should try a bob hairstyle at least once in their life. She is wearing her curly bob haircut with natural grey and a few blonde highlights added in, which looks amazing.
13. Curly Platinum Grey Balayage
Platinum and blonde hair color were made for each other. In the photo above, she has a platinum grey mix of the best touches of blonde and grey. Make sure to keep the roots dark; it is a tale-tell sign of an ombre.
14. Grey Ombre Hair with Wolf Cut
Have you heard of the new trendy wolf-cut hairstyle? Well, either way, take a look at the photo above to get a perfect example. This style keeps your hair chopped with layers throughout, and here they have taken it to the next level and added bits of grey throughout for a fabulous finish.
15. Reversed Grey Ombre Balayage
If you want to make your hairstyle stand out in the crowd, you can always try a reversed ombre. This is as simple as it sounds where you start lighter on the bottom and gradually get darker as you go.
16. Short Bob with Platinum Grey Ombre
Here is a short and sassy hairstyle for women to try out. Here she has her hair cut in a short bob with a platinum grey ombre added in. To get this style, make sure you part your hair in the middle and curl it away from your face; you will love how you look.
17. Black Grey Ombre Dutch Braids
Dutch braids are versatile and can be worn to any occasion. Here she has a beautiful black, and grey ombre added to her dutch braids. This is a fabulous way to add a bit of weave into your style.
18. Messy Curls with Grey Hair
Messy styles are right on trend in 2022. She has extra long hair with messy curls and a grey ombre color with black roots.
19. Blonde with Dark Grey Ends
This unique style is best described as a reversed ombre with a lovely blonde throughout most of the hair with just a small amount of brown on the bottom. Of course, you could always mix it up here and add a fun color like pink or blue.
20. Silver Hair with Messy Waves
Here we have an almost all-over silver color with beautiful, messy waves. However, this is still an ombre because she kept the roots dark and the light of the end for a flawless finish.
21. Side Parted Hair with Grey Ombre
Up next is a fabulous style with an ombre for short hair. She has parted her hair on the side and brushed it over to create a beautiful side-swept look.
22. Light Metallic Grey Ombre
For a darker tone, try this metallic grey style. She has mid-length hair parted down the middle with messy and loose waves. But, this beautiful style would look amazing no matter the length or how you styled it.
23. Charcoal Grey Ombre
Up next is a straight and sleek look using charcoal grey tones. In the photo above, she started with a dark grey on the top and gradually faded into a lighter grey towards the bottom.
24. Dark Roots Ombre Balayage
Another beautiful style to try out would be this dark root with a grey balayage and ombre hair color added in. This style will leave you feeling fabulous and right on trend.
25. Light Grey Hair with Straight Cut Bangs
Here is a hairstyle for all ladies who love keeping their hair bright and straight. She has colored her hair with a light grey and finished the style off with bangs and a hair straightener, which looks amazing.
26. Silver Ash Blonde Ombre with Curtain Bangs
Silver and ash blonde is always a good pair. She has added both of these colors into her mid-length hair and finished it with a lovely wave. She has also added the trendy curtain bangs into her long hair for a little extra style.
27. Sterling Blonde with Ombre Hairstyle
Here is a mix of grey and blonde hair color that comes together to form a perfect ombre. She has kept the top section of her hair dark, and the light color comes in about halfway and flawlessly all blends together.
28. Root Smudge Grey Ombre
Have you ever tried a root smudge? Well, you should because the results are always so pretty. Here she has added a root smudge with grey hair, which looks amazing. They went with a light hue on the top and a darker one on the bottom for a unique finish.
29. Short Bob with Stainless Steel Grey Ombre
Stainless steel is not only a color used to describe your kitchen appliances; it is also a very trendy hair color. In the photo above, she is wearing a short and blunt bob with a lovely silver hue added throughout, which looks amazing.
30. Grey Ombre Hair with Tape-Ins
If you need to add extra length to your hair fast, tape-ins are the way to go. Here she is wearing tape-ins with a beautiful grey hue to them. This would also be a great way to add color to your hair without having to dye your natural hair.
31. Violet Color Melt with Light Grey Ombre
Here is a beautiful and colorful hairstyle to try out. She has added a violet color on the top of her hair with a color melt technique that ends with a lovely light grey hue. You can wear this style curly as they have done above or straighten it for a sleeker finish.
32. Seamless Blend of Light Ash Grey Ombre
Next is a two-toned look with a seamless blend of light ash and dark grey. Again, she has kept the true ombre fashion, added the dark color to the top, and left the bottom half light. They have added beautiful curls here, which helps to bring out the texture of the hair.
33. Smoked Out Ash Grey Ombre Hairstyle
This is a smoked-out ash grey look with an added ombre hair color technique. She has kept her hair at about shoulder length and added the smokiest grey color to her dark hair. Be sure to part your hair down the middle and plenty of curls to get this style.
34. Brown Roots with Grey Ombre Hair
Here is a look with brown roots and a grey-toned ombre that starts halfway down. These two hues go perfectly together because they are both muted, and it looks amazing.
35. Lavender Hair with Light Grey Ombre
Lavender hair is so much fun to wear in the spring when all the flowers come back to life. Here is a mix of lavender and grey hair that you could wear any time of the year because it is so stunning.
36. Smoky Grey Ombre with Brown Tones
Up next is smokey grey and brown ombre. Again, she has kept most of the hair natural and dark here with a few grey highlights, which look fabulous.
37. Light Grey Sky Ombre Hair with Bangs
Here is another way to wear your new light grey hair. She has kept her hair long here with face-framing layers and a fringe and colored it with a lovely light grey ombre. Most girls love wearing curls in their hair, but straight hair has its place, too, and this would be a great style to wear it with.
38. Ash Brown Tone with Grey Ombre Hair
One way to stand out in the hairstyle world is to add a bit of silver to the end of your hair. She has colored most of her hair in an ash-brown ombre with just ends of silver, which looks amazing.
39. Ash Grey Ombre with Short Straight Cut Bangs
Have you heard of the new trend of micro-bangs? She is wearing short hair with one long layer and micro bangs in the front. And of course, she has colored her hair in our featured technique with touches of ash grey as well.
40. Lob with Metallic Grey Ombre Hairstyle
After your next lob haircut, is sure to ask your hairdresser to add in these beautiful metallic grey colors. They have kept most of the hair dark here with a beautiful touch of grey.
41. Blunt Bob
If you like wearing your hair sleek and straight, a blunt cut is perfect. She is wearing a blunt bob haircut with a grey ombre added in. She has also taken her style further and added in long bangs, which look amazing.
42. Pure Ash Gray Ombre Hair
You can never go wrong by adding in a pure ash gray ombre. Here they have black roots that seamlessly fade into a light silver hue on the bottom. No worries if your roots are darker than shown here; it will still look amazing on you.
43. Wavy Light Grey
If you are looking for a trendy new way to wear your short hair, this is the perfect hairstyle for you to try. She has her wavy light grey hair colored perfectly throughout her natural dark style. Finish it with loose and messy curls, and you are all set.
44. Natural Grey Ombre Hair
In today’s world, your grey hair is considered trendy; not like you are getting old as it used to be. Yet, here she is wearing natural grey tones on the top, and the bottom section of her hair is dark and beautiful.
45. Dark Caramel Hair with Grey Ombre
Here is an extra long style with long locks for all you ladies out there. Here she has kept most of her hair dark with just a few touches of caramel and grey color on the ends. This is a unique style that you are going to love wearing.
46. Slate Grey Hair
Slate grey will always be in style because it is so fashionable. Here she has mid-length hair with slate grey colors added throughout.
47. Dark Brown Hair with Ombre Balayage
If you like to take a walk on the dark side, this is a fun style for you to try out. She has her long hair, mostly dark brown with just a few peek-a-boos of silver. She has added a wave to her style to show off the texture, which looks amazing.
48. Black Roots with Light Grey
If you love a contrasty look, you should give this hairstyle for women with black roots and a light gray ombre a chance. She has styled it straight and paired it with a black and white shirt for a fun contrast.
49. Layered Shag
Shag haircuts are so on trend right now. She has her shag haircut styled with a pretty grey look and long layers. Be sure to add in curtain bangs to get the most of this beautiful style.
50. Soft Waves Ombre Hair
Last but not least is this stunning style with soft waves and a grey ombre. Here she has kept most of the color even throughout, with just a touch of an ombre in the front. Wear it curly or straight either way; you will love your appearance.
There are so many different ways to wear your grey ombre style. Do you like the darker grey, or are you more of a light silver type of a girl? Please let us know which hairstyle you will try on your next trip to the salon; we always love hearing from you!
Jenni Haward has been working as a hairstylist for almost 11 years. With that much experience, she was able to start her own business. It has been two years since she started and had made three salons in three different cities and is still growing. She is continuing to pursue the career hoping to impact more with her skills and knowledge.