2013: Ombre Hair Tutorial
For you low maintenance gals or you fabulous fashionistas it looks like Ombre is here to stay, at least for a little while. Although many celebrities who once rocked the Ombre: Drew Barrymore, Jessica Biel, Hilary Duff…etc have switched over to more conservative looks, stylists are still dishing them out just as much as when it first became popular in 2010. Aside from Ombre. word on the street this summer is we’ll be seeing a lot of RED. For any of you future hairdressers that are looking for a very simple self-explainitory hair tutorial, here’s the place to be.
What we used:
- Color bowl and brush
- Wella Blondor Bleach – 30 volume
- Plastic Wrap
This week we took our lovely model Shannon (who was already rocking a grown out duller version of Ombre) into our chair to kick up that blonde and give you all a great visual on how WE execute this style.
Section the hair as shown. You simply want to create 3 sections, the back and the sides. Your side sections do not have to be even. Say your client has an off center part with side bangs…leave the parting as is and only section the back from the front shown on our model.
Place a piece of plastic wrap between your client and the first section of hair. Have your client hold it in place is necessary. Starting with the nape take a 2-inch section laying it on the plastic wrap. Begin painting on the bleach at the tips…lightly brush upwards to create that soft blend from natural to highlighted. Cover with plastic wrap. This will be your process throughout the entire application.
Continue the application following the same guidelines from Step 3. Instead, while continuing taking your 2-3 inch sections consciously apply bleach a little higher then the section above. (Example: In the first section apply the bleach about 2 inches from hairs ends, second section apply 2 1/2-3 inches from the ends, then 4…etc)
This step is all about the side sections, following roughly the same guidelines with a slight twist. Apply the bleach on each side section in a diagonal back method. Doing this will create higher highlighted sections around your clients face to bring the entire look together.
We hope you found this tutorial helpful. For any future hair tutorial suggestions you can contact us either through Facebook or e-mail us directly.
Posted by Alex: Beauty blogger for BEAUTY SCHOOL ADVISOR and licensed Cosmetologist since 2011. Contact Alex at firstname.lastname@example.org