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Thinking of changing up your locks this summer? We have the scoop on some different options to try. While we love traditional highlights, ombre hair maintains its spot in the style spotlight. Check out some of the pros and cons of each look.
In a nutshell
For the last few years, ombre hair has been one of the top trends, embraced by everyone from Drew Barrymore and Rachel Bilson to Jessica Biel and Hilary Duff. Basically, ombre hair is accomplished by creating a dark root and then extending down to a lighter tip.
It’s a fairly low-maintenance look, meaning less frequent trips to the stylist.
Ombre color creates a sexy/edgy look that's great for summer.
Ombre hair works on any skin tone from very fair to dark. Just choose your hues accordingly.