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20 Cool Ombre Hairstyles For Every Type of Gal

Alright, ladies! Have you tried ombre yet? Ombre hair color is definitely here to stay. So, whether you’ve tried it or are just thinking of it, check out our latest gallery of ombre hairstyles for inspiration. We offer lots of options to choose from — from short to long hair, curly or straight, subtle or bold. This easy to maintain color trend will have you turning heads. Here are 20 of the hottest ombre hairstyles to inspire you. Which is your favorite?

SOMBRE FOR DAYS

This sombre (subtle ombre) is great way to freshen up your color and works beautifully on curly hair for that sun-kissed look.

Sombre Hair Color on Curly Hair

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The warm, caramel tones of this brunette best suits a golden/olive complexion. Medium brown hair (level 5) works best with this look.

Tip:

Try a fun braided hairstyle to play up that texture!

BLONDE BOB-SHELL

Shiny golden ends are a great way to brighten up your face without the shock of an overall color. Twist your tresses up into a cute style to really show off that dimension.

Ombre Haircolor with Blonde EndsOmbre Haircolor with Blonde Ends Side

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The golden tones of this brunette and blonde combo best suits a golden/peach complexion. Medium brown hair (level 5) works best with this color scheme.

Tip:

Gather hair into a knotted updo and create a faux bob hairstyle to flaunt your ombre hue.

MERMAID MANE

With hair this gorgeously long, lightening the ends and a few strands around the face helps keep hair shiny and healthy.

Long Blonde Ombre HairstyleLong Blonde Ombre Hairstyle Side

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The light and dark golden tones of this dark blonde best suits a golden/peach complexion. Dark blonde hair (level 6) works best with this color combination.

Tip:

Use a large barrel curling iron to create soft ombre curls.

GOLDEN OMBRE

Ombre isn’t just for long hair! This delicious golden apricot hue fades out to a soft, golden blonde fringe.

Short Hairstyle with Golden Ombre

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The warmth of these blonde tones best suits a golden/peach complexion. Dark to medium blonde hair (level 6+) wears this color well.

Tip:

Use Kevin Murphy’s UNDRESSED to create this casual, messy finish.

CHERRY DIP

Go bold with a strong color change that goes from deep brunette to a fiery cherry shade for a dip-dyed ombre look.

Deep Brunette Ombre with Cherry EndsDeep Brunette Ombre with Cherry Ends Side

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The interplay of cool brunette and warm red tones suits any complexion. Naturally dark brown hair (level 4) works well with these hues.

Tip:

Create massive volume on an extra long hairstyle like this one with a little backcombing at the base.

SUNSET OMBRE

Amp up the glow factor of crimson red hair with a transitional blend of orange and golden tones.

Crimson Ombre Haircolor

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

These golden blonde and brunette tones best suit a slightly golden/peach complexion. Medium to light brown, fine hair (level 5 – 7) benefits from this combination.

Tip:

Create a crown braid to really show off those colors!

BARBARELLA HAIR

Go big with these luscious golden ombre curls that will surely bring out the vixen in you.

Long Golden Ombre Curls

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The neutral and golden tones of this combo best suits a golden/peach complexion. Dark blonde hair (level 6+) works well with this color.

Tip:

Play up that texture with a light hold spray wax.

COLORFUL OMBRE

Here’s a colorful way to way enhance your ombre. Add some copper red tones to your warm, golden blonde ends.

Colorful Ombre Haircolor

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The playful tones of this brunette, blonde and copper combo best suits an olive/golden complexion. Dark brown hair (level 2+) works well with this color.

Tip:

Style these colorful locks into a casual chignon for a fancy night out.

BLOCKED OMBRE

Take a bold approach with creative color blocking and ombre. Take that brunette and mix it up with copper sections that melt into golden blonde curls.

Blocked Ombre HaircolorBlocked Ombre Haircolor Back

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The dark and light copper tones accenting this brunette base best suits an olive/golden complexion. Dark brown hair (level 2+) works well with this color.

Tip:

Boost your conditioner with some color to refresh your tone easily and maintain vibrancy.

AUTUMN OMBRE

Get inspired by color changing autumn foliage. Add splices of spicy cinnamon to your warm brunette hue and let them cascade into a warm, golden finish.

Autumn Inspired Ombre HaircolorAutumn Inspired Ombre Haircolor Side

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The warm golden tones of the brunette ombre best suits an olive/golden/peach complexion. Dark brown hair (level 4+) works well with this color

Tip:

Add some sparkle with Kevin Murphy’s SHIMMER BUG!

DIPPED OMBRE

When you can’t decide between dark or light, choose both! This look features a dark chocolate hue that transitions into warm sandy blonde.

Dipped Ombre HaircolorDipped Ombre Haircolor Side

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The contrast of cool brunette to warm, sandy brown tones best suits an olive/golden/peach complexion. Dark brown hair (level 4+) works well with this color.

Tip:

Wrap hair loosely around a large barrel curling iron to create this soft, wavy look.

SOFT OMBRE

Some change can be kept simple. This look features a gentle gradation from a warm brown to a soft, toffee hue.

Soft Warm Brown OmbreSoft Warm Brown Ombre Back

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

This golden/neutral brown base transitions to ashy/golden blonde tones which best suits an olive/golden/peach complexion. Medium brown hair (level 5+) works well with this color

Tip:

For extra volume, backcomb the base and interior of hair, leaving the surface smooth.

SPICY OMBRE

Warm up a cinnamon-spice hue with a deep brunette base to show off those copper ends.

Spicy Ombre Haircolor with Spicy Ends

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The warm, red and cinnamon tones of this berry brown ombre best suit an olive/golden complexion. Dark brown hair (level 4+) works well with this color.

Tip:

Create fun curls using a smoothing iron for a sleek finish.

THE OMBRE LOB

Fine hair can have fun too! Keep those light golden splices small to encourage a feathery finish.

Long Bob Ombre

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The sandy brown and pale blonde tones of this combo best suit a slightly pink/peach complexion. Dark blonde hair (level 7) works well with this color.

Tip:

Gather hair into a messy knot for a fresh and casual look.

VOLUMINOUS OMBRE

Thick, long hair needs a bold ombre approach. Brighten up large sections to create massive light brown and blonde dimension .

Bold Ombre Color on Long Hair

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The soft ash and golden tones of this combo best suit a slightly pink/peach complexion. Dark blonde hair (level 7) works well with this color.

Tip:

Style your strands into a full topknot for a cool updo.

BERRY OMBRE

Get inspired by the richness of chocolate and wine hues. This ombre ‘do softly transitions into delightful curls.

Soft Chocolate and Wine Ombre Haircolor

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The interplay of deep warm brown and warm berry tones best suit a pink/peach complexion. Medium brown hair (level 5) works well with these hues.

Tip:

Pull hair back into a high fashion ponytail for a high impact style.

MELTED OMBRE

Enjoy the light and dark of it with this gentle transition from dark brunette to warm, golden ends.

Ombre Haircolor with Gentle Transition

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The deep brown to warm, golden brown tones best suit an olive/golden complexion. Dark brown hair (level 4+) works well with this color.

Tip:

Create a textured herringbone braid down one side for a trendy look.

RETRO OMBRE

This retro bob gets a modern update with a deep brunette hue that transitions to bright golden ends.

Retro Bob with Brunette Ombre

Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The deep brown and warm, golden brown tones best suits an olive/golden complexion. Dark brown hair (level 4+) works well with this color.

Tip:

Use a smoothing serum for shine and added protection.

CARAMEL OMBRE

Enjoy this delicious chocolate raspberry tone that blends into warm caramel ends all swirled up into a delectable finish for that special day.

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Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

The rich berry and caramel tones of the brunette ombre best suit an olive/golden/peach complexion. Dark brown hair (level 4+) works well with this color.

Tip:

Gather hair up and into a formal style like this one to celebrate a special day.

BEACHY OMBRE

Take that mousey brown lighter and look like you’ve been out for a day at the beach. Jazz it up into a twisted updo for a dressy finish.

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Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

These warm sandy brown and golden blonde tones best suit an olive/golden/peach complexion. Medium brown hair (level 5+) works well with this color.

Tip:

A twisted half up half down look is a perfect way to show off these colors.

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