The ombré technique Paint on the colour using the brush through your mid-lengths and ends, and then gently backcomb the line where the colour meets your natural hair - that's the key to avoiding a harsh divide, and achieving a more natural graduated look.
What is the ombre technique for hair color?
Put simply, ombre is a coloring technique that sees hair gradually transition from deeper and darker at the roots to lighter and brighter through the ends. It works on all hair colors – blonde ombre, brown ombre… the list goes on – and you can make the root-to-tip contrast as bold or subtle as you like.
How do hairdressers do an ombre?
But actually, ombre is done by applying the lightener horizontally and tends to only be a few inches from the ends of the hair. It's all about the blend with ombre, rather than the dimension you see with balayages.
How do you get the perfect ombre?
Applying your ombré colour
- Divide. Divide your hair into sections and begin your transformation!
- Backcomb. Backcomb the hair ever-so-slightly around the area where you want the ombré to begin in order to avoid creating a harsh line.
How do you do ombre paint for beginners?
- To start, pick your two shades you want to ombre with.
- Next, taking your second darker shade, apply colour to the bottom portion of the wall.
- On a separate board, mix the two colours together evenly.
- Apply the mixed paint to the middle section of your wall, blurring the dividing line of colour.
How do you bleach your hair for ombré?
However, you should not need 30 or 40 volumes to achieve an ombre look. The easiest and cheapest at home bleach method is to use equal parts of 20 volume peroxide and powdered bleach. Mix 2oz each of the 20 volume peroxide and powder until they are completely combined into a creamy mixture.