Just as we crave rich layers of cashmere, an extra-frothy cap, and a throat-warming pour of wine this time of year, we have similar standards for our hair. In other words, we want depth, complexity, dimension, and a whole lot of gloss. And more than any other hair trend, balayage hair colors satisfy the craving.
So we made it a study (and mission) to research and find the most covetable balayage hair colors celebrities have demonstrated as of late. And for the record, we think we hit the treasure trove. Keep reading for 11 balayage hair colors to swoon over this season—best served warm with a side of cabernet. (Because why not?)
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Beyoncé almost always has some iteration of caramel and honey spun throughout her strands. Here, a dark root adds a touch of drama.
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With a darker base and vanilla-esque tips, Ashley Benson's loosely curled strands give off a rich and cozy warmth we can't stop staring at.
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Along with her acting chops, Priyanka Chopra is known for her deep ultra-glossy length. Updated and swirled with subtle pieces of auburn, the overall effect is mesmerizing.
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To upgrade her copper-hued base, actress Zoey Deutch has made vibrant strands of flaxen blonde her signature.
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Never one to shy away from a ballsy hair look, Scarlett Johansson demonstrates the prettiest of balayage hair colors with shimmering gradients of bronde and butter. After all, who needs length?
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Leave it to model Joan Smalls to expertly meld a touch of edge with a classic nod to Old Hollywood glamour. Her rich brunette base leads while the curled copper-and-crème ends close the show.
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Kat Graham's gleaming butterscotch-dipped ends set the tone for a deeper root and even steeper part. *We swoon.*
Paired with her romantic half-up do, Romee Strijd's striking shade of caramel feels fairytale-esque in inspiration.
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One of our favorite balayage hair colors in the bunch, model Jasmine Tookes models bits of toffee, caramel, and chocolate-hued strands with a sleek middle part and pretty twists and bends.
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Actress Jennifer Lawrence keeps her champagne tresses relaxed and low maintenance with tints of honey and sand near her part and icy platinum-toned tips.
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Chrissy Teigen is known for her epic ombré and beautiful balayage hair colors. Warm notes and variations of chestnut and pecan pulled through her ends are the model's signature.