20 Photos of Celebs Rocking Ombré Hair Color

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Lily Aldridge ombre hair

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Ombré is a French word that literally means "shaded like a gradient." Roots remain dark while the rest of the hair becomes lighter mid-shaft using a balayage technique. Check out this photo of model Lily Aldridge. Her dark to light color is a great example of ombré. This trend is also referred to as "surfer strands."

“Surfers have the best natural highlights—there’s no stop or start to them,” says Stuart Gavert in Elle Magazine. “The sun lightens their hair in such a way that it’s the perfect graduation from dark to light.”

To get this look, ask your stylist to keep roots dark while lightening the rest of the hair starting from about mid-shaft with the Balayage hair coloring technique.

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Khloe Kardashian's Amazing Ombre Hairstyle

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Jessica Biel ombre hair color

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Katherine McPhee ombre hair color

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Miley Cyrus Platinum Ombre

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Jamie Chung ombre hair

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Sarah Jessica Parker ombre hair

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Ciara ombre hair

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Olivia Wilde ombre hair

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Lily Aldridge (on left) ombre hair

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Laya Marti's Ombre Hair Color

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Lauren Conrad ombre hair

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Jamie Chung ombre hair

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Whitney Port ombre hair

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Vanessa Hudgens ombre hair

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Cameron Diaz ombre hair

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Keke Palmer ombre hair

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Rachel Bilson ombre hair

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Kristen Wiig ombre hair

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