Gift Guides / September 26, 2019

10 Helpful Gifts for Women Who Want to Go Gray

Inside: Gifts for women who want to go gray this holiday season.

As most women know, choosing to ditch the dye and embrace your gray hair can be a daunting decision and it’s one that isn’t usually taken lightly.

So if you have a friend who is going gray, why not celebrate her bold choice this holiday season?

Having a supportive and thoughtful friend (or family member) will make her transition to gray so much easier!

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A Handbook for Silver Sisters

Silver Hair: A Handbook is a great gift to give to a budding silver sister as it’s chock-full of beautiful photography, empowering stories, and hair-care tips. My BFF Julie gave it to me when I mentioned I was ready to go gray, and I really loved the sweet gesture of support!

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A Fun Gray Wig

It’s always fun to try to figure out what one will look like with gray hair, so how about this inexpensive wig? It gets great reviews! And many women use wigs to get through the early months of their gray hair transition.

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A Myth-Busting Book About Gray Hair

If your friend is the analytical type, she’ll get a kick out of Anne Kreamer’s Going Gray: How to Embrace Your Authentic Self with Grace and Style. Kreamer uses her journalistic skills to investigate what really happens when you go gray.

A Shirt that Says It All

This cool shirt lays it all out there and forestalls the inevitable questions that occur when your gray roots start showing.

A Lovely Inspirational Bracelet

Your friend might need a little reminder during the day about how fabulous she is going to look once she gets through her transition to gray hair, so how about this lovely bracelet?

A Fun Messy Bun

Clip-on bun extensions are another great way to experiment with going gray! Your budding-silver-sister friend can pull her hair into a ponytail, let her newly gray roots shine, and clip-on this fun, messy bun for an instant transformation!

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Wow Root Powder

If your friend is feeling is a little self-conscious about her roots, some Color Wow Root Powder might put her at ease! It comes in many different shades, and is recommended by one of our favorite silver sisters, Louise.

A Lovely Silk Pillowcase

This beautiful silk pillowcase gets fantastic reviews on Amazon. Silk pillowcases not only reduce bed-head, but they also can help with facial wrinkles. What the what?! Your friend will thank you for this one!


That’s easy!

The best gift you can give to your gray-hair-aspiring friend is your unconditional love and support. You wouldn’t believe the number of rude remarks women get about their gray hair, so having a friend or family member give love and support is very important.

If you feel like being extra-supportive, tell your friend or family member about my gray hair transition blog, and suggest she join the Facebook group, Silver Revolution.

And if she is on Instagram, point her towards these awesome gray hair Instagram accounts for inspiration!

She’ll thank you for it.

Please do me a favor and share this post to social media, as it helps me grow my audience and spread the word about our Silver Revolution!  And remember to subscribe to my YouTube Channel and Pinterest Feed for more gray hair tips and product recommendations. Thanks!

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  1. Jeannette

    Katie thank you for being such an amazing inspiration for all of us. Keep up the great work.

    27 . Sep . 2019 Reply
    • Katie

      thanks, Jeannette!

      27 . Sep . 2019 Reply

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Katie is the founder of Katie Goes Platinum. After constantly dyeing her hair for over 25 years, in 2018 Katie decided to stop the madness and embrace the gray. Since then, she’s been sharing her favorite gray hair tips, resources, and stories to empower women to feel beautiful during and after their transition to gray hair.