Need a Hair Makeover? Ease Into Ombre
Forget those usual highlights. For a look that requires little maintenance, makes you look younger and flatters everyone, regardless of age or skin tone, try ombre.
The trend has been taking over Hollywood and it seems that just in time for the warm months of summer, more celebrities are choosing this sexy look. Unlike standard highlights, the ombre starts off with dark roots that fade into lighter tips. The result is a natural-looking, sun-kissed shade.
“The ombre hair color trend is still going strong,” says Los Angeles-based stylist Julia Papworth. “This color is so hot right now because in addition to it looking beautiful on all skin tones and can be easily changed.”
“When it comes to the current style, make sure to ask your colorist to stay with natural tones and keep a subtle graduation between the colors,” she adds. “When it comes to root touch ups, since ombre often stays close to your natural hair color, you may be able to go longer in between salon visits than if you had typical highlights.”
Ready to brighten up? Here are some tips and tricks to getting a runway-ready ombre hair color.