Ombre Hair Trend

Euro copyThe ombre hair trend isn’t showing any signs of disappearing or slowing down, and with new incarnations of the color technique constantly evolving, from free-painting balayage to super-subtle ‘sombre’, there’s never been a better time to get involved.

Ombre remains one of the hottest hair color trends not only because it has so many different options, but because it can be ridiculously low maintenance. The variety of this trend can be seen in every magazine and on nearly every runway.

Go bold, soft, colorful or natural with endless color choices. Ombre hair colors are a great way to rock a low maintenance look that doesn’t sacrifice style!

Ombré describes the gradual blending of one color hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from light to dark. The technique is commonly seen as a surface treatment in fashion and art. During the early 21st century it became a popular feature for hair coloring, nail art, and even baking, in addition to its uses Ombré technique has been used a long time. Ombré fabric printing, using a special printing block called an ‘ombre’ or ‘rainbowed’ block, was used in the early 19th century to produce textiles with graduated color designs.  Ombre as a textile treatment came back into fashion in around 1840 and was used throughout the 19th century. In machine embroidery an ombré effect was achieved by dyeing the threads in graded colors before hand home decorating and graphic design.

Ombré as a hair coloring technique is believed to have been popularized in 2000 when the artist Aaliyah had her hair dyed in a subtle gradual fade from black at the roots to lighter towards the hair tips. As of 2014, the ombré hair trend was still popular. The style has been adopted by many A-list celebrities such as Alexa Chung, Lauren Conrad, Nicole Kidman, Beyoncé, and even Jared Leto, among others. The ombré hairstyle requires very little upkeep, making it easier for it to remain on trend. While ombré was initially the gradual lightening of the hair from dark to light, it has expanded to take on various other techniques, including the fading of a natural color from the roots to a more unnatural color (such as turquoise or lavender) at the tips.

The Honey Clouds Ombre Hair is one of the most popular ombre styles which best for light to medium toned skin with warmer undertones looks best in this shade of honey. Mid to fine hair types will achieve this look easily with the right tools and products.

Tip:

Keep your finer locks healthy and hydrated with leave-in treatment. To keep heat damage at a minimum, try some no heat options for beautiful curls. Volume is the key to this style! Start off with root volumizing foam paired with a thickening cream. Blow dry hair using a medium to small round brush, creating the most volume towards the top and crown.