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How To Know if Ombre Hair is Right for You?

EH Hair - ombre hair model 01
Mar 12 2021

How To Know if Ombre Hair is Right for You?

EH Hair - ombre hair model 01

Ombre hair colour is usually darker at the roots before gradually lightening from the mid-lengths to ends. This hair trend is still going strong and is worn by many celebrities and influencers. This may be due to the fact that this style has a version for every hair type and length and also how natural it can look. But how will you know if this hair trend will suit your hair needs and style? Check out the following basic requirements for you to know if ombre is right for you.


You want a hairstyle that shows more dimension

If you want a style that gives more life and dimension to your hair, ombre hair is right for you. This hair colour complements the darker hair by allowing the lighter portion to stand out in contrast. Even a simple braid can look more detailed as the colour transition is more obvious. Ombre for darker hair can give you the appearance of naturally sun-kissed locks or a more dramatic gradient depending on your personal style. This significantly lightens up the natural colour of your hair. It creates an eye-catching effect that illuminates all the blended tones in your hair especially if it is exposed to light.

Ombre ponytail hair 02, EH hair & Extensions

You prefer a low-maintenance hairstyle

Ombre hair is a low-maintenance hairstyle since it does not create a solid colour line at the roots. The colour usually gets lighter from the mid-lengths to the ends of your hair. Unlike colours involving the entire head of hair, ombre hair is lower maintenance than other methods such as foils that require more routine salon visits. It does not need constant touch-ups to disguise the signs of hair growth and it can often look even better as the colour grows out.


You want to save money in the long run

If you love to colour your hair but want to save money in the long run, an ombre style will suit you well. It’s a low maintenance hairstyle so you don’t need weekly or monthly touch-up appointments. With ombre hair, you can wait up to 4 months before visiting your hairstylist, depending on your colour.

Ombre hair extensions before and after 03, EH Hair & Extensions


You want a hair colour that will best suit your style and hair needs

Whether your hair is straight or curly, an ombre colour will perfectly suit your style and hair needs. With this hairstyle, you can look sophisticated and elegant from the wide range of colour combinations for you to choose from.


Ombre style is compatible with every shade of hair and there will always be an option that will best fit your natural hair colour and texture. If you want to achieve dramatic results, it is recommended to make your hair roots darker with the hair ends lighter. If you’re aiming for more natural results, you can keep your base hair colour while avoiding very light colour at the hair ends. This is because the lighter colour will need more bleach which can cause dry and damaged hair.


You Want a hair colour that is compatible with your skin tone

If you’re looking for a style that will complement your skin tone, ombre hair is also a great option. If you have a darker skin tone, deep reds or bronze ombre will best suit your natural hair colour and texture. Red hair colour will also complement your dark skin because your hair creates contrast with your skin tone. Blonde hair colour is also a good choice as it can brighten your overall appearance. If you have a medium skin tone, copper tones and rich browns will help you achieve a more natural and sophisticated look. As a general rule of thumb, choose colours that are two to three shades lighter than your original hair to achieve the best, most natural results.


Finally, if ombre hair is the right choice for you, pick one of the EH Hair premium salons across Australia and enjoy your new fabulous ombre look.


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