20 tempting styles that are making us reconsider trying blonde ombre hair

Find out why we're making a case for blonde ombre hair this summer!

Thought the blonde ombre hair ship had sailed? Well, we’re happy to report that while ombre blonde hair has already been a hit for the past few seasons, it’s not showing any signs of retiring anytime soon! There are plenty of ways to take this graduated colour trend and make it your own, from ultra light blonde ombre to richer caramels but if you’re not sure which hue to commit to, chillax!

To help you find your perfect shade, we’ve gathered up some of our favourite A-listers who have chosen to rock the blonde hair ombre trend. From Drew Barrymore to Ciara, we’ve got something for all skin tones, hair lengths, and types, so the only thing that’s left to do is scroll through and choose your hue!

20 A-list blonde ombre hair looks to inspire


long blonde ombre hair Drew Barrymore
When it comes to ombre, Drew is a pro! Credit: Getty Images

1. Drew Barrymore

California native Drew Barrymore is known for her effortless style and her golden ombre blonde hair only helps to add to her laid-back, beachy vibe.

Fleur East with curly hair hair and blonde ends
Curls just wanna have fun! Credit: Getty Images

2. Fleur East

Thought the blonde ombre hair look was just for straight manes? Think again! The truth is that curly, coily and kinky locks can all rock the colour, too- just take look at former X-Factor star Fleur East!

Emily Blunt with medium length blonde hair
The devil wears ombre! Credit: Getty Images

3. Emily Blunt

Over the years, style chameleon Emily Blunt has been a redhead, a brunette, and a blonde, so it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that she’s tried the light brown to blonde ombre look too!

Carly Cushnie with short blonde hair
Carly Cushnie gives the ombre trend her seal of fashion approval. Credit: Getty Images

4. Carly Cushnie

Carly Cushnie’s curly quiff is proof that blonde hair ombre can work perfectly on natural hair! The Cushnie et Ochs co-founder and her warm-toned light brown to blonde ombre is a great example of how to work this colour trend on shorter hair lengths, too.

Rosie Huntington Whiteley wavy medium length hair
Everything’s coming up Rosie! Credit: Getty Images

5. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Whether model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is working out at the gym or at the Golden Globes, she always looks fabulous. So what’s her secret? Her natural-looking light blonde ombre, of course!

Lauren Conrad with blondeombre hair and a side parting
The Hills are alive, with the sound of ombre! Credit: Getty Images

6. Lauren Conrad

The best thing about blonde ombre hair? You don’t have to worry about retouching your roots! Laguna Beach and The Hills star Lauren Conrad has always been a bright Cali blonde, but from time to time she’s also opted to rock darker roots with her sunny blonde mane.

We’re not sure whether her grown out roots were intentional or by accident, but either way- they definitely work!

khloe kardashian with ombre light brown to blonde hair
Khloe’s red carpet style is on fleek! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

7. Khloé Kardashian

Khloé Kardashian has been seriously smashing the ombre hair game recently! We’re loving her current ashy, light brown to blonde ombre style and it looks flawless against her flawless straightened strands.

Suki Waterhouse natural looking hair blonde
Suki’s smouldering style is an inspiration to us all! Credit: Getty Images

8. Suki Waterhouse

Still on the fence about whether or not you should get ombre hair? Brown to blonde graduations like model Suki Waterhouse’s are a great example of how best to take on the trend. The subtle colour fade looks so seamless that we’d almost forgive you for thinking it was her natural hair colour!

american singer ciara with lob length brown to blonde ombre hair
Short ombre hair, don’t care! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

9. Ciara

Love to keep up to date with all the latest hair trends? Bobs, lobs and pobs are everywhere at the moment, so why not tackle two trends in one à la Ciara with a dip-dyed crop?!

katerina graham, star of the vampire diaries with curly brown to blonde hair with bangs
Adding bangs to your look is the perfect way to compliment an ombre hue! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

10. Kat Graham

Love bangs? Us too! Choppy full fringes like The Vampire Diaries star Kat Graham’s are super flattering on those with oval and long face shapes and adding a light blonde ombre to your tips will help to give your look, even more, shape and body.

girls aloud singer cheryl with sleek straight ombre hair
Why not try a subtle graduation like Cheryl’s? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

11. Cheryl

Not sure you’d suit blonde hair? Ombre is a great way to trial going lighter with your locks without committing to an allover colour change. If you have dark features, ask your stylist to start your gradual colour fade halfway down your jawline like Cheryl’s for the best results.

model gigi hadid with light blonde ombre hair and loose waves
Talk about supermodel-worthy strands! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

12. Gigi Hadid

Sometimes the subtlest colour change can make the biggest difference, and Gigi Hadid‘s light blonde ombre and dark, ashy roots are the perfect inspiration for natural blondes looking to go lighter.

american actress jaime king with brown and blonde ombre tousled hair
Ombre with a tough-girl edge! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

13. Jaime King

Actress and model Jaime King can do no wrong in the style stakes and her blonde ombre hair is no exception. Pairing her glam-grunge look with a leather tie choker and bomber jacket, this look is right up our street!

american actress kate mara with a brown and blonde ombre bob
It’s all wavy, baby! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

14. Kate Mara

Like to wear your hair in waves? Whether your hair has a natural wave or you like to fake it with a curling wand, pretty ombre shades like Kate Mara’s are an ideal way to complement the look and bring out the different tones in your hair.

perrie edwards from little mix with long brown to blonde ombre hair
Gotta get him out my hair! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

15. Perrie Edwards

Little Mix star Perrie Edwards is known for being the blondie of the group but who remembers the first time she tried out ombre blonde hair? As stunning as ever, this look really accentuated her baby blue eyes and gave her blonde a fresh, new feel.

The OC actress Rachel Bilson with wavy caramel blonde ombre hair
Summer Roberts forever! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

16. Rachel Bilson

Rachel Bilson doesn’t seem to have aged a day since her The O.C. days. In fact, with her gorgeous sun-kissed tan and caramel blonde ombre hair, she’s looking better than ever!

modern family actress sofia vergara with golden ombre blonde hair
If perfect hair exists, this is it! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

17. Sofia Vergara

Ombre blonde hair with face-framing highlights is one of Sofia Vergara’s signature styles. The Modern Family star is a prime example of how much lighter tips can transform your whole look, opening up your facial features and giving you a healthy summer radiance!

youtube vlogger zoella on the red carpet with shoulder length curly ombre blonde hair
If it’s good enough for Zoella, it’s good enough for us! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

18. Zoe Sugg

As the world’s top beauty vlogger, Zoe Sugg (aka Zoella) is pretty well versed when it comes to the latest hair and beauty trends. Her shoulder-length cut and contrasting ombre shade made for the perfect red carpet style and inspired a flurry of teens to try the blonde ombre hair trend!

sister sister actress tia mowry with sleek straight ombre light brown to blonde hair
Love chic, straightened styles? Don’t we all?! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

19. Tia Mowry

Sister, Sister star Tia Mowry is all grown up with a chic, modern ombre look to match! The child star has embraced her gorgeous natural curls in recent years but we’re big fans of her current straight and sleek style, too!

british game of thrones actress emilia clarke with lob length blonde ombre hair
Who knew Khaleesi was so down with the latest hair trends?! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

20. Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke may rock an icy blonde mane as Daenerys in Game of Thrones, but in real life the star favours a much more natural-looking light brown to blonde ombre lob. We can’t decide which look we love more!

Editor’s tip: Need a new shampoo and conditioner that’s been specifically designed for coloured hair? The Toni&Guy Illuminate Blonde Shampoo & Conditioner are perfect for blondes, enhancing natural and coloured highlights and leaving hair with a shimmering, salon-like shine.


Fallen in love with blonde ombre hair? Well, we hope so! Now, don’t forget to head over our Ombre Hair page next where you’ll find the inspiration for loads more beautiful hair ideas.

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