BlogStar entry: the new sexy – ombre hair

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BlogStar entry: the new sexy – ombre hair

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A half-head of foils, an angled bob, these are too easy. The new dare? Ask your hairdresser to leave your roots au naturale & paint your tips as light as your hair can take. Brazenly dark roots gradate to bleached tips – the effect is messy, daring, & devil-may-care. Good girls swear their colour is bona fida and hide their re-growth like a dirty secret, but where’s the fun in looking perfect? The cool kids are having too much fun to worry about six-weekly touch-ups.

In textiles, ombré refers to a fabric dyeing process that produces a pale-to-dark gradation of colour. In this case, the order is reversed, but the effect is the same – one colour melts to another, with striking results. The beauty of the trend is that you can make it as subtle or as avant-garde as you like – test the waters with some balayage through the ends of your hair, or go all out with a striking bleach bath to your tips. Work with your colourist to achieve the look you crave, whether inspired by Nicole Richie’s soft & sun-kissed brown-to-warm-gold gradation or model Alice Dellal’s decidedly grunge interpretation. 


The best part? No more obsessively checking the mirror for dark roots. No more hiding under headscarves & floppy hats until you can beg your way to yet another appointment at the salon. No more stress. Keep your chemically treated tips healthy with a product like Aveda’s Damage Remedy, or Bumble & Bumble’s Deeep Treatment, & you’re done.


The new sexy is a little bit dishevelled, a little bit rebellious, & absolutely carefree. With everyone from British it-girl Alexa Chung to wild-child model du jour Erin Wasson on the ombré bandwagon, your locks will be in very fashionable company.

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