Sombré Hair Is The Lowkey Alternative To Ombré Hair

Sombré hair is the next big thing. The subtle, softer cousin of ombré hair is here to slay. Why didn’t we do this before?

Fashion influencer and entrepreneur Olivia Palermo happens to be a fan of this hairstyle, and we totally get it! The colour fade is so subtle and elegant.

Here are 3 tips to get sombré right for your roots.

1. Sombré hair is subtle

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Forget the dark roots contrasting with light tips, sombré hair is much more subtle and low-maintenance. Opt for a softer look that doesn’t contrast as much at first sight. According to Glamour, Olivia Palermo’s colourist only uses six highlights at each session to keep her sombré looking fresh.

2. Sombré hair needs a lot of care

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To keep your sombré glossy and gorgeous, the best thing you can do is cut back on shampooing and do hair mask sessions every once a week. Shampooing every day will cause your sombré to fade quickly.

3. Sombré hair works best with long, layered hair

You can do sombré with any hair length, of course, but the subtle colour fade works best with long, layered hair. Any hair length longer than your shoulders, with layered ends, will make your sombré look gorgeous and ideal.