Ombre Hair: The Hottest Celebrity Styles

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The ombre hair trend is the way to update your look, minus the commitment. The dip-dye look proves especially popular for those who don’t want a drastic hair dye job and the tie of regular salon visits.

Made popular by stars like Drew Barrymore and Caroline Flack, ombre techniques traditionally involve going a couple of shades lighter on the ends. Think super-blogger Zoella’s ombre hair for inspiration. A good ombre will be graduated so the two colours join seamlessly. The bigger the contrast, the more statement your look.

For a cooler take on dip-dye, experiment with pastels, brights or this season’s granny grey with lilac undertones. The latest ombre brigade includes Gigi Hadid’s blue dip-dye and Kylie Jenner’s on-trend grey. We love!

So how to do ombre hair? If you’re thinking of going ombre, consider the salon if your hair is already bleached or dyed so you’ll end up with your desired colour.


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There are no rules when it comes to the length of your ombre. Just tint the tips or change the majority of the length. If you’re an ombre newbie, try dying the ends first and move up the hair as you feel more confident.

If you’re a pro at DIY dye, look for ombre home kits with specialist brushes to achieve a natural, sunkissed effect that you can build up. Check out ombre hair YouTube clips for application tips from the hair pros.

Don’t panic if your hair lacks length. You can now buy cheat and buy ombre hair extensions that do all the colour graduation for you. Just make sure you get the right colour match with your hair and the adjoining extension for the most realistic result.

Want some hairspiration? Here’s our round-up of the hottest celebrity ombre styles.