Ombre on light brown hair: interesting ideas with a photo

Light brown hair looks very feminine and gentle, however sometimes
they seem too boring. Revive hairstyle, add strands
volume and try new shades will help fashionable ombre technique.

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With its help, you can achieve the effect of naturally burnt
hair, create smooth or sharp color transitions. Usually procedure
perform in the cabin, but with certain skills dye strands
can and at home.

  • 1 What is an ombre
  • 2 Who will fit
  • 3 Who should not try coloring
  • 4 Selection of colors
  • 5 kinds of ombre
    • 5.1 Classic
    • 5.2 Grown roots
    • 5.3 Burnt Strands
    • 5.4 Color
    • 5.5 Ombre for light blonde
  • 6 Technique performance at home

What is an ombre

Ombre is a variant of creative hair coloring,
first proposed about 10 years ago. Since then, technology has been
improved, clients are offered at least a dozen
options of varying complexity.

The essence of the technique is smooth or more obvious transitions.
colors. Usually the ends of the hair remain dark, and the ends
brightened or tinted. There is a reverse ombre, when
where the tips are painted in bright or dark colors, and the roots
left light or discolored with subsequent coloring in
gentle tones.

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The procedure is performed in salons, but women who know how to handle
paint, can try staining at home.
The technology can be applied on medium wavy, straight or
curly hair, both natural and dyed.

To suit

Ombre technique is ideal for women who want
experiment with color, but not ready for full coloring.
The easiest way is to tint strands that perceive paint well, not
too thick, but not fragile.

It is possible to dye hair of any length, but the effect is more noticeable,
on medium and long curls. Ombre worth trying girls

  • having thin and thin strands, but dreaming of a more voluminous
  • wanting to liven up too boring color;
  • loving to experiment with shades;
  • who are afraid of too frequent staining.

Council Ombre is the best choice for women with fast
growing hair. The technique will mask the grow
roots and will not require frequent tinting.

The technique is suitable for different colors, but a particularly wide palette.
shades can be tried on natural blond hair. Strands
this shade well perceive any colors, perhaps blackout
and gentle clarification.

Choosing an ombre option for medium-length blond hair, better photos
search in magazines for professional hairdressers, there are always
There are some interesting ideas.

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Ombre is worth trying for anyone who wants to visually change the traits.
faces. Lightened strands on the sides of the head will slightly expand the oval and
make the image more feminine.

Darkening, on the contrary, will lengthen the face, emphasize the cheekbones and
chin. Soft transitions and the use of several natural
shades will create the effect of lush head of hair.

Who should not try coloring

Despite its versatility, the ombra is not for everyone. From
procedures should be abandoned

  1. Girls with badly damaged, split ends, brittle hair.
    The effect of the burnt strands is good with perfect hair,
    otherwise the hairstyle will look untidy. Contrast and color
    Ombre will emphasize the poor condition of the hair.
  2. Owners of very fat strands. Greasy roots on the background
    brightened up the order will be evident. For normal appearance
    styling your head will have to be washed daily, but it does not always save
    the situation.

Important. Ombre is especially beautiful on exactly
trimmed hair or long, smooth steps. Strong
graduation and pronounced asymmetry are not the best option for
soft color transitions.

Shade selection

Before you choose a paint, you need to decide on the overall
in a way. To create a natural effect for owners of fair-haired
hair fit all shades of blond, from silver to rich

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Light brown hair usually has a cold undertone. To work fit
ashen, silvery, pale yellow gamma. To create more
Contrast can slightly darken the roots using a dye for 2
tones darker than natural.

If the hair is painted in warm colors, you should use
straw, honey, creamy or golden palette. Dark brown
strands will require pre-clarification, the color will be more

Colorists suggest using professional dyes
stamps. For home use are special sets.
for ombre, including 1-2 tones of paint and high quality
oxidizing agent.

Council Use pure colors, with smooth
transitions they look more beautiful.

Ombre Types


Photo 338The classic version implies smooth transitions.
natural shades.

The roots are left natural or slightly darkened with
soft non-ammonia dye.

On dark blond hair, the ends are brightened and tinted, for more
light strands rather light paint.

Strands may have a horizontal border, but sometimes color
applied over the entire length.

In this way, you can select the hair from the face or bangs, giving
hairstyle extra volume.

Council Classic ombre is the best option for
beginners. This type of coloring is for everyone, the main thing is correct.
pick up shades.

Regrown roots

The easiest to perform version of this effect is easy
Achieve at home. The roots remain dark, the tips can
be very light, the middle part of the hair is worked through 1 or 2
similar in tone shades. Photo 339 Transitions should be soft, border colors
is relatively high. This coloring is especially beautiful.
Looks on wavy or curled hair.

Burnt Strands

Hairstyle looks very natural, but requires a lot
mastery of colorist. At home, to achieve this
effect is not easy. The dye is applied to the tips and the middle part,
some strands are brightened completely. Using the technique is easy
correct the shape of the face and visually increase the volume


Photo 340Creative option to turn any
gray mouse in iridescent hummingbird.

For work paints of different shades are used, from pastel to

It is better to work with professional kits that are harmless to

Some colorists successfully use food colors, on
with light brown hair they give a very interesting effect. maybe
use 1 tone or several at once. Color transitions can
be smooth or sharp, in the form of smooth stripes.

Ombre for light blond

It is believed that the technique is more suitable for dark blond color.
hair. Contrast with bleached or bright tips will be more
noticeable. However, owners of lighter strands
do not be upset. For them, there are separate techniques
allowing to try on fashionable coloring and look

Reverse ombre. With this technique, the ends of the hair are darkened, the roots
left light. Photo 341 Option fits perfectly straight hair,
underline the unusual contrast. Requires clear or blurry
horizontal border.

In a similar technique, you can perform ombre “flames”, causing
bright reddish or dark pink highlights in the base
zigzags and stripes.

Darkening of the roots. In this case, the dye is 2-3 tone darker.
own hair is applied to the roots, the middle part is processed
lighter tone, the tips remain natural. Effect
it turns out very interesting, but it is necessary to refresh the color of the roots
every 3 weeks. The growing light strip will spoil the impression of

And this video shows a non-standard use of the tool for
painting overgrown roots and gray hair. With his help blonde
can very quickly turn into a dark-haired girl with spectacular
Ombre, and all this at home:

Important. Work with light blond hair is worth
entrust professional colorist. At home effect
may turn out unpredictable.

Technique performance at home

At home, you can try the classic or color
ombre You need to start with the highlight ends, you can gradually
go to multi-color toning along the entire length of the strand and work with
a whole palette of shades.

Council Home staining is best done without
foil, outdoors. The effect will be more natural
small errors are easy to disguise.

For work you will need:

  • a set of paint and oxidant intended for ombr;
  • faience or glass capacity for breeding;
  • flat brush for paint distribution;
  • protective gloves;
  • nourishing balm.

Before the procedure, the hair is not washed for 2-3 days. The rods should cover
natural protective film that reduces aggressive effects

The easiest way, suitable for long enough strands –
staining in the tail.

Photo 342 Curls are collected on the crown, as close as possible to the forehead.
A dye is applied to the ends of the hair, aged 10 minutes, after
what is washed off.

Council To achieve a softer effect, time
Exposure dye can be shortened. It all depends on the hair texture and
their natural color.

If the shade of the tips seems too dark, the procedure can be
repeat. Another option – toned clarified parts,
imposing dye careless broad strokes. This technique
good for wavy or curly strands.

Photo 343You can try another technique.

It implies the lack of a clear color border, the result
It turns out more natural.

The hair is divided into strands. Paint is applied with a flat brush on
tips or a little higher, it is not necessary to observe a flat border.

Face curls can be painted at full length, departing from the tips
by a few centimeters.

Council Creating a brighter contrast will help
wrapping the strands in foil immediately after applying the paint.

The paint is aged for 10 minutes, then another layer is applied,
its boundaries are slightly higher than the first. After 7-10 minutes the composition
wash off, curls treated softening balm.

Medium length blond hair is an excellent base for experimenting with
ombre This type of strands is suitable for a variety of techniques, perhaps
use natural or emphasized bright colors. Choosing
suitable image, try to make it at home,
after a few workouts everything will work out.

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