Right now, innovative hair colour ideas are a plenty. From neon, geode and holographic hues, we can’t help but fall hard and fast for a creative colour. And while these looks are all beautiful, their ultra bold finish means taking the plunge is a bit of a commitment. However, for those less brave, we’ve found the ideal hue to work for the summer months ahead: marble hair.
Marble-inspired trends are all the rage right now and if, like us, you’re obsessed with anything coated in the rich layer of 2-toned colour, you’re sure to fall in love with this look! Want to know more? Brilliant! We’ve rounded up a host of images to inspire your next trip to the salon, so just keep scrolling.
Instagram inspo: Marble hair trend
So what makes marble hair so special? Well, marble hair can be worn on both light and dark tresses, and can be re-worked for all hair types. Additionally, most marble hair designs allow for au natural roots, so it’s pretty ideal for those of us who want a low maintenance hair colour option.
For those with dark strands, we suggest opting for a brightening marble hue, like silver, to give a shimmering finish! Credit: @josievilay
Call it balayage or ombre, either way we can’t get enough of this long wavy hairstyle, which helps to add depth and dimension to the look. And whats more, the visible dark roots give great contrasted against the gradual lightness of the glossy silver tips. Credit: @guy_tang
If you’ve set your heart on getting an ice white hair colour in your mane, know that weaving your strands in a braid is an incredible way to elevate your ‘do even further! With the light colour applied over dark hair, you’re left with a stunning marble finish that will have you standing out in every crowd. Credit: @noonaanii7166
Editor’s tip: When colouring your hair, remember to switch to a wash and care system specifically formulated for coloured tresses. We love TRESemmé Colour Revitalise Colour Vibrance Protection Shampoo and Conditioner, which will help maintain your hue’s vibrancy.
Rules are there to be broken, and as we know marble comes in an array of stunning colours. So why not take inspiration from one of 2017’s hottest hair colour and create stunning marble-inspired hair using a pink hue? Credit: @septembrenell
Come on, just look at this high-shine finish! We love how this dazzling pastel hue starts off with dark roots, transcends into a metallic silver shade, before finishing at the ends with a pastel pink colour. Credit: @josievilay
Colour options for marble-inspired hair have no limitations and green hair is one of the most popular colour ideas, loved by celebrities and style mavens alike. Give your own twist on the hue by leaving darker roots and sections of darker strands throughout, just like true marble veins. Credit: @damngus_
Probably the subtlest shade for darker-haired ladies, this deep green ‘do has used a dip-dye method to give the long strands a slight edge. And to show off the colour, soft waves have been added for a glamorous ‘do with loads of natural-looking movement! Credit: @philslayshair
When going for marble hair, ask for different hues to be added to your hair for the perfect marble-inspired effect. Take the above Instagrammer for example: the varying shades of purple help to tone down an otherwise bold look, while still packing a punch in the style department. Credit: @paristaher
Also, by adding different tones of colour throughout your mane, you’ll enable the light to hit the hair in just the right way, seriously boosting the shine factor of your locks! Credit: @susan.aw
Editor’s tip: If you need a helping hand with creating a glossy finish to your mane, reach for the Toni & Guy High Shine Serum Drops. Not only does this make your strands dazzle, but it also tames frizz and flyaways, too – bonus!
If this marble hair round up wasn’t enough to have you dashing to the hair salon, check out other bright and beautiful hair ideas on our Hair Colours page. Choose from leopard print hair to the hottest hair colours for Spring, and rest assured you’ll have a perfectly styled mane in no time.