10 Ash Blonde Ombre Styles So Hot, You’ll Want to Try ‘Em All

See the many ways you can freshen up ombre hair for blondes.

When it comes to playing with ombres, blondes can do it all. Why? Because ash blonde ombre, as well as brighter, lighter and even darker ombres, are easy to achieve, as hair doesn’t have to be bleached blonde before the fun begins.

Ombre hair is when the hair gradiates or lightens in hue from a natural (or dark) tones into lighter shades. If in your heart of hearts, you’ve always wanted the Cali beach girl look, as a blonde, it’s easy to achieve. Wearing an ombre on lighter sun-streaked tresses that mix with your natural shades is a snap. If you want to take your ash blonde, dirty blonde or any blonde to a brighter or lighter level, you can, and with much less time in the colorist’s chair than your darker-haired counterparts. Read on for some inspirational looks to help you on the way:

10 Ash Blonde Ombre Looks to Swoon Over Now

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Platinum shades are woven into your color.

1. Platinum Ombre

Blondes can catch the platinum trend  in a flash  with platinum shades painted on hair via ombre.

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Does she, or doesn’t she? Photo Credit: Verity Jane Smith

2. The Un-Ombre Ombre

Is it an ombre? Why yes: The blonde ombre hair is so sheer that it looks natural. The un-ombre mixes honey, ash blonde and other shades together to create a soft warm-toned ash blonde ombre.

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Multi-tonal. Photo Credit: Dvora

3. Ash Blonde Ombre

Cool ash blonde shades can go lighter, darker and bolder with an ash blonde ombre. To keep color fresh, use Bed Head by TIGI Dumb Blonde Purple Toning Shampoo at least once a week. The purple-hued shampoo keeps color from fading away.

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Ombre or sombre? Both? Yes!

4. Sombre Ombre

What’s the Sombre Ombre? It’s an ombre that is so finely applied so it looks natural. The result is that hair is shiny and bright. Keep up that brightness with Bed Head by TIGI Dumb Blonde Smoothing Stuff, a styling aid that smoothes and defrizzes hair while making it gleam.

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No one will know it’s ombre, but you. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

5. Flaxen Ombre

Because color goes from dark to light gradually in an ombre, the flaxen ombre is perfect for ash blonde or dirty blonde hair. Since hair naturally lightens in the sun, it just looks like your hair has had a lot of fun outdoors.

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Stylin’.

6. Ombre and Waves

Make the ash blonde ombre a head turning style but adding loose waves. A quick way to achieve a head full of big waves is to apply TRESemmé Beauty-Full Volume Touchable Bounce Mousse onto damp hair. Create small sections, then twist each section and pin up. Let air dry. Un-pin, and shake your head to make the waves fall. Finger-style them until you get the effect you like.

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Romantic and wild.

7. Mint Ombre

Try an ash blonde ombre with a twist; add pale mint shades to the palette.

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Pink!

8. Reverse Ombre

The basic rule of thumb for an ash blonde ombre, or any ombre for that matter is that hair gets lighter (or brighter) gradually. Why not reverse it, and go for a pink/orange blonde that starts deep at the roots and pastels out by the ends?

When you’re playing with color, we here at All Things Hair know that you have to care for your hair to prevent it from drying out and succumbing to damage from bleaching and heat-styling. Using Bed Head by TIGI Dumb Blonde Reconstructor once a week or every other week revives damaged hair with a boost of biotin.

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Wear all your fave colors at once.

9. Tri-Color Ombre

Create an ombre that only goes from side to side, leaving the from alone. Pick complementary and non-complementary colors like teal, purple and pink.  Style hair with Dove Style+Care Volume Amplifier Mousse. It adds bounce, long lasting hold and shine.

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Hot and cool.

10. Rose Gold Ombre

Go all precious metal with rose gold ombre shades on blonde hair.

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