4 Best Hair Colour Shades That Cover Grey Hair Really Well August 3, 2016

Selection of a good brand and shade of hair colour is as important as choosing the right quality makeup and dress. The most important factors for choosing the shades are – Skin tone and Haircut. You can also experiment with colours based on the occasions but never pick a colour without knowing if it’s going to suit your personality or looks.

Though you can cover shades of Grey colour of hair with any colour, if it doesn’t suit you, it may end up looking weird. And on the other hand if you go for a powder hair dye or a low quality hair colour, then it may damage your hair thus making you lose your natural hair colour.

One important thing when it comes to hair colouring is that you should always do a patch test to avoid skin/scalp allergies. Read pack instructions well before going in for colouring, especially if you are doing it yourself or at home.

So without further ado, we present the top 5 choices of hair colour shades to cover grey hair:
Shades like Natural Black, Darkest of Browns, Light Browns, and Burgundy work best for Indian skin tones. Selection of the right colour as per your complexion is also a difficult task. However, try finding the closest hair colour shades for your hair.

1. Natural Black:

If you do not plan to experiment and want a good natural black, then there is no problem of colour selection. Below mentioned hair colour brands offer the best permanent Natural black colouring for Indian hair. Skin complexion will not matter here as you are seeking to restore the lost natural black colour of your hair.

L’Oreal Paris Excellence Crème Black 1

Garnier Color Naturals Natural Black 001

Wella Kolestint Hair Colour Black 2/0

2. Dark Brown:

If you want a little style and glamour to your regular black hair and also to help cover your grey colour shades, then dark brown will give you the right glossy shine and finish. People with fair to wheatish complexions can choose this shade.

L’Oreal Paris Excellence Crème 3 Natural Darkest Brown

Garnier Color Naturals Darkest Brown 003

Wella Kolestint Hair Colour Darkest Brown 4/0

3. Light Brown:

If you have a darker complexion or if you are fair and want a little golden touch, then go for a lighter shade of brown. Choose from colours mentioned below.

L’Oreal Paris Excellence Crème Mahogany Brown 5.5

L’Oreal Paris Excellence Crème Natural Light Brown 6

Garnier Color Naturals Natural Light Brown 005

4. Burgundy:

People with wheatish to darker complexions should always stay away from any shade of purple, mauve or burgundy. It will only make you look dusky. People with fair to very fair complexions can go for burgundy as it will suit best them.

L’Oreal Paris Excellence Crème Burgundy 3.16

Garnier Color Naturals Burgundy 316


There are however various other shades of hair colours in the market like Blonde, Pink or even Red shades. These are not common colours for coverage of greys or full length colouring, but are mostly used as fashion colours. You can go for streaks or ombres with these shades.

Nevertheless tastes and choices of people differ and if you are comfortable colouring your hair up with one such colour, then you may do so as long as you can pull it off with confidence.

Which is your favourite colour? Tell us in the comments below.

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