15 Stunning Examples of Black Ombré Hair to Bring to Your Colorist

Who remembers the early 2000s, when everywhere you turned you saw ombré hair? The color technique blew up overnight and has transcended the test of time. Since there's no better time to try out a new shade than the start of a new season—hey, fall; hey, new hair color—why not go for the ombré look that's still relevant after all these years? If you have black hair, consider yourself blessed because so many colors will look amazing coupled with your color. Your laid-back dark hairstyle would look effortlessly stunning with any one of these black ombré hair ideas.

One of the best things about black ombré hair is it requires very little upkeep. You don't have to rush to the salon every few weeks because the gradient is designed to look natural as it fades. It's essentially every lazy girl's hair dream. There are several techniques for executing this color transition. Janna Velasquez of Bomane Salon in Beverly Hills once told us she depends on the foil technique to achieve the perfect ombré. "Ombré technique is a bit bolder," Velasquez told Byrdie in reference to ombré's cousin, balayage. "I tend to approach ombrés in foils using a teasing technique to ensure a really nice melt from dark to light, embracing more of a dramatic feel from roots to ends."

Get your color mood board started with a scroll through our favorite black ombré hair ideas for all hair types. Then, call your colorist to bring these looks to life.