Ombre Hair Color
Ombre Hair color is a High lightening technique wherein careful placements of colors are used to give depth and dimension to certain areas of the hair to accentuate the face. Professionally done Ombre hair color should have a seamless transition from a base hair color to a lighter tone as it progress to the ends. Here are a few tips to consider before getting yourself an Ombre Hair Color makeover
1. Though it may look easy, it is actually hard to achieve. With all the D.I.Y. youtube tutorials it seems tempting to try to do one yourself ; However, with the quest to save money this usually ends up to be more costly. Ombre hair color is just a technique, fundamental basics of hair coloring like the timing, mixing ratios, tonal neutralization, etc. are just a few critical areas where professionals work their magic. Have your hair done professionally.
2. Ombre hair color is low maintenance. Yes it is true that you may wear your roots longer compared to having a retouch service every month. But, you should use a good post aftercare product regime to maintain the brilliance of your hair color. Ombre hair color is stunning, sexy, and trendy…but this would look faded, washed out , and lifeless if you dont take care of it. We suggest you use a sulfate free shampoo and conditioner to lengthen the fade age of your hair color. We love the ‘mythic oil’ treatment packages offered by loreal.
3. It looks fab on straight hair but more stunning on Curly hair. This is perfect of Filipina hair as most Filipinas have naturally wavy to curly hair – this Ombre technique would emphasize more movement and create dimension . Consult with your stylist what tone and base color is perfect for your skin tone. For those who style their hair with curing tongs / heat irons we suggest you use a heat protect product and watch your temperature guage being careful not to exceed 200 degrees Celsius for normal chemically treated hair, the maximum heat that can be applied on color treated hair would vary depending on your hair texture – thicker and more resistant hair would tent to be more resistant to heat compared to thin and sensitized hair.
4. It is very versatile. Styling it curly would really make the colors pop out. Tie it up with a braid for that easy up-do would also look nice.