Highlights make long hair look longer, which is even further accentuated by straight strands. Using a high quality flat iron, choose a dramatically straight look when you’re hoping for a beautiful change.
Since straight hair showcases color so well, why to stick only to natural hues? A bright fire engine red, an electric blue or a cool purple can really make hair pop.
Many varieties of trendy ombre straight hair demonstrate subtle transitions of color, but that doesn’t have to be the case. You may also try this dramatic dark to light style with beautiful blonde ends.
Another standard trait of ombre hair is dark on top cascading down into a lighter hue. Mix things up by trying out a reverse ombre. It’s creative while still remaining gorgeous.
Hair doesn’t need to be super long to look good with an ombre style. Shoulder length hair is just as beautiful, and if your hair is of medium thickness, it will look even better. Best of all, it will take less time to flat iron your hair in the morning if you weren’t blessed with natural straightness.
Utilizing the dark to light technique, you can liven it up with some rainbow colored strands. These will look really fun on straight ombre hair, but you can also experiment with some added curls.
Sometimes ombre color can be too dramatic for one’s personality, which is why trying a subtle ombre may be best. If you end up loving it, you can always go for something that makes more of a statement. It’s much easier to add than reverse when it comes to hair coloring.
Too often we associate long hair with flowing, Disney-princess inspired locks. In real life, where we have work, school or kids to look after, a shorter style is perfectly acceptable. Short long styles look just as lovely on hair that doesn’t reach past the shoulders.
Ombre for straight hair is fun to wear in a variety of hues, and it is made even more unique with bangs. These will soften the dramatic look of the color while beautifully framing your face.
Straight hair can quickly look dull or weighed down when it grows long. You can fix this by adding some curls to the bottom of your mane. Locks of medium thickness will hold curl best.
Use short straight ombre to bring some fun and sass into an otherwise ordinary hairstyle that stays on the short side. Perfect for a professional environment, this shoulder-length ‘do is layered to further showcase the color.
Ombre on straight hair looks lovely for any occasion, but it gets really fun when you work some truly vibrant colors in from top to bottom. Following the same technique of “dark to light,” this straight hair starts out fuschia and works its way down into an orange-yellow.
Another form of a subtle ombre is blending it with highlights. Choosing a color that compliments your natural hue, you should have a few highlights on the top strands, with more color gradually increasing with each layer.
Sweet and simple, this traditional blonde ombre is beautiful on thinner, straight hair. Add in some light layers to welcome in the dimension and further definition of color.
Ombre straight hair turns even more beautiful when you add in some angled layers that cause hair to truly cascade and tumble into different directions. To get this look, blow dry your hair with a round brush to achieve the flared layers.
Go for an angled cut and then add in ombre hair color to draw attention to its beautiful lines. Highlight the tips and sides, leaving a darker shade at the roots. Angled cuts can soften strong facial features and also really score in the trendy “messy” look department.
Mega-long and straight hair can look lovely with a brightly colored lower section. If your hair is very dark, choose a vibrant color like this electric blue. If you do go for a bright shade, be sure to keep the ends regularly trimmed. The color will draw attention to the quality of your hair.
Part of the ombre’s beauty is the fact it illuminates hair without a lot of effort. You don’t need an intricate style or a stressful morning routine when it comes to a straight ombre. Just choose your colors, go to the salon and you’re good to go.
At a medium length, this hairstyle features fun pops of pink throughout. It’s a great choice when you’re looking for something whimsical and fun that won’t break the bank.
A subtle ombre looks best when one color gently darkens into the other. This can be taken a step further with variations of gorgeous colors that complement each other. One example would be an ocean-inspired light green into a deep blue. You could also choose pink to red, yellow to a deep orange, or even white into black.