If you translate ombre from French into Russian, it means “shadow”, “feather”, “with a touch”. Indeed, the ombre hair dyeing technique is a brightening of the tips of the hair with a smooth transition to darker roots. Although, there are other types of painting in this style. For example, with a more abrupt transition from the tips to the roots of the hair, or when, on the contrary, the roots are light and the tips are dark. From the article below, we will find out what it is and how the ombra looks on medium hair, long and short, what types it is and find out whether it can be done at home.
Ombre staining appeared quite a long time ago, but it gained the most popularity in the last two years. Currently, the ombre remains one of the most fashionable styles of hair coloring, if only because it has so many different options. Glossy magazines are full of photos of celebrities who have tried this new trend on themselves. Try it and you. And here it does not matter whether you are the owner of long hair or short, dark or light. After all, coloring ombre implies a large palette of shades. A competent specialist will always be able to choose the right image for you. More daring and bold natures when dyeing hair in the style of ombra can use bright saturated colors, and those who are more modest, shades, close to the natural color. Most strikingly, this style of coloring will look on long curly hair.
Ombre hair coloring - types
Ombre covers a variety of color options for hair coloring. The choice of specific colors for you is determined by the color of your skin, the tint of your hair, and of course personal preferences are taken into account. Here you will find some really interesting ombre hair coloring ideas.
1. Classic two-tone
This is probably the most commonly used type, where only two colors are used. The border of the color shades can be smooth as well as sharp, from dark roots to bright ends and vice versa. The photo shows the coloring of the tips of the hair in a light color. This is a more common version of the classic ombre. Such coloring will approach any length of hair. Only by applying it to short strands, it will not be possible to create a smooth transition, in this case it will be sharp.
2. Difficult multitonal
There are already involved more than two colors. Suitable for long curls. Since it is more complex and you need enough space to "roam" various shades. Such ombre hair dyeing at home will be problematic.
3. Bombing with an ombre effect
Its essence lies in the fact that the hairs at the roots remain dark in color, and below they are painted according to the technology of brondirovaniya in natural light shades.
4. Turtle staining with ombre effect
This coloring will suit the bearer of long and medium hair. It is more relevant to use it for brunettes who want to be lighter and at the same time do not harm their hair. Colorist add light shades strands and correct the depth of color, giving a beautiful play.
5. Coloring ombra on dark hair with bright color accents
A sharp contrast of colors when dyeing ombra on dark hair is more suitable for owners of straight hair. It should be noted that the number of shades is not necessarily limited to two: you can experiment and get several color transitions. In this case, a clear expression of the horizontal line of hair on the border of shades adds extravagance and originality.
6. Caramel, honey and cognac ombre on dark hair
Rich, dark brown hair, turning into warm caramel or honey shades is just a delightful image on both curls and straight curls. This type of dyeing on dark strands is more popular than the previous one.
7. “Highlight” in the style of ombre on blond or brown hair
This ombre staining for blond hair is not suitable for short haircuts. His task is to emphasize the beauty of natural color by tinting individual strands.
8. Elegant framing contour ombre style
This type involves coloring the tips of the hair along the contour of the haircut. If you do not want to drastically change your image, but to bring something fresh, then this ombre hair dyeing technique will be most welcome.
9. Creative multicolor
This type of coloring will suit bold extraordinary individuals who are not afraid to experiment, create a bright image, adding bright accents.
This look is the best solution for hair coloring in ombre style for platinum blondes. Cold shades are most appropriate here.
11. Monochrome Contrast
This black and white coloring with a sharp transition from one color to another. Very brave option.
12. Ombre with maximum natural effect
This method of painting is best suited for blondes and owners of light brown hair. Delicate natural shades instead of bright colors make your look elegant.
13. Partial and asymmetrical Ombre
With such staining painted individual strands. A good opportunity to revive your image and give it some "flavor". Usually painted strands of the face.
All the above ombra are unique and fit a certain type of appearance. Let's take a closer look at coloring the hair for a specific length, as well as the type of appearance, and decide which technique will be best for short, medium and long hair.
Stylish ombre coloring on medium hair - photo
Stay yourself, but create your image more attractive - just look at coloring ombre on medium hair, creating a gradient transformation of one color shade into another. Beauties with shoulder-length curls can “play” with flowers in full. The choice of colors is the prerogative of each client exclusively. For brunettes, a contrasting cold color that has a bluish, pinkish or silver hue will look most advantageous.
Beautifully perform the coloring ombre on light brown hair of medium length will help the golden-wheat or copper color scheme.
Blondes can easily choose a light chestnut cold shade if they want to make the transition from light to darker, or, for example, platinum blond, to highlight the ends of the hair.
Ombre dyeing on medium hair can drastically change the image and generally encourage it.
The unique coloring of ombra for long hair - photo
The use of ombre technique for long hair has become a real sensation in the world of fashion and beauty. This method of coloring strands is quite popular among Hollywood stars. Torch dye in the style of ombra for long hair will look amazing.
Those who have dark or blond curls, can not hesitate to choose catchy color shades. How subtly will play caramel, cognac or honey color, if we are talking about black and long curls. Brunettes, this is exactly your victory. Girls, with this hairstyle, just want to admire.
Multitonal coloring is suitable for both brunettes and blondes. With this technique, colors are applied with step technology, using interesting intermediate tones. To make such a masterpiece, you need to be a truly skilled craftsman. The result is a natural and harmonious color.
Want to see the effect of the use of color, see the coloring ombra on long hair, a photo which demonstrates a new impeccable image. Models are so diverse that you just start to get lost in the abundance of color ideas. The main thing is to focus and find for yourself the best solution.
15. Ombre coloring on short hair, photos of various options
The amazing popularity of an ombre is confirmed not only by its beauty and originality, but also by a wide variety of ways to implement such a technique, as for short strands. Here every girl will be able to find her most suitable image. Ombre dyeing for short hair is a bold move that leads to a stylish final result. Quite often, young girls or women with short hair choose creative coloring, which involves all the courage of a creative decision. You can dye short hair using a couple of shades, not necessarily light or dark, and choose a lavender or lilac color. Pay attention to the photo, the model used several strands of bright colors, including highlighted several colored lines.
Creative coloring on a short haircut, can be done by different techniques and use different colors. Variations of shades a large number. The most important thing to choose those that ideally fit into the type of appearance. Do not pass by the photo, demonstrating the coloring of ombre on short hair, and fully charge with stylish solutions and images.
Popular ombre on dark hair - photo
The ombre technique is so versatile that it fits both any length of hair and any base color. It is worth noting the coloring on the dark strands, as it has a large number of unique techniques. But still prevails two-color ombra, in which the border of the transition from one shade to another smoother. This is the most classic version of it. This technique allows the curls to look quite natural, creating the effect of burnt hair.
Also on the dark strands look good honey, amber, copper shades. An experienced colorist is able to create beautiful and natural transitions. Nevertheless, if to consider practice, the preference is given to transition from dark to light color.
Also, you can safely try a sharp color transition or bright neon colors.
To achieve extravagance and brightness of the image on the dark curls, you can use shades of bright red and red in combination with gold color. It turns out the kind of playing fire.
How to make ombre hair dye at home
In order to get the proper color play, the colorist uses several paint palettes. At home, to carry out such staining is problematic, and as a result can wait a pitiable result. But there is a way out. We advise you to use a special set for coloring ombra, which will be only a couple - the three tones differ from the natural color of the hair. This will not only make the procedure safe, but also hide unsuccessful attempts. If you have decided on such a serious step, then fully prepare yourself and take: - Dishes. Choose glass or porcelain packaging in order to avoid paint oxidation.
- Foil. Plain foil, which is presented in any store. - Brush. This props should be purchased in the professional department. - Comb. Approach to the choice of this props should be very careful. It is best to use a wooden comb and not sharp teeth. - Gloves. Vinyl gloves will be the best for dyeing. When all the details are ready, follow the instructions.
Step 1. We dilute the paint, following the instructions, and cut several foil strips, about 6 cm wide.Step 2. Divide the hair into 9-14 strands.Step 3. Quickly paint the tips of each strand, using about 3-4 cm from the tip. Then we wrap each of the strands in foil and wait for 10 minutes.
How many times re-staining should be done depends only on where you want to stop it. It can only be the tips or length of hair, reaching to the temples.
Advantages and disadvantages of the ombre technique
Benefits include the following:
- suitable for hair of any length and color;
- does not harm the hair roots;
- does not require frequent staining (every 6-7 months);
- visually increases the volume of hair;
- A large number of options for playing with color.
The disadvantages of this staining technique include:
- high price;
- difficult to implement at home.
It should be concluded that the ombre remains one of the hottest trends in 2017. Such a victory was obtained not only at the expense of an elegant image, but also at the expense of a budget dyeing method and a sparing result.