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Blonde Hair Dark Roots: 5 Ways to Pull It Off

How to make your roots look like they were meant to be. 

The blonde hair dark roots is re-trending. Let’s face it, every blonde girl knows there will come a time when your roots will be on display. Some may see dark roots on blonde hair as an issue, we see it as a stylish way to wear two-toned hair and a way to make a statement with your look.

Getting blonde hair is truly a commitment and sometimes life gets in the way. We’ve all skipped a hair appointment (or two) and believe us when we said its not the end of the work. Lazy girls with blonde hair rejoice because rooty looks are having a moment and here are five ways to pull it off.

How to Wear The Blonde Hair Dark Roots Trend

young woman wearing glitter roots on blonde hair
Pour some glitter on your rooty issue and turn it into a fun hairstyle.

1. Glitter Roots

This is a fun look for those that actually want to have lots of fun with the blonde hair dark roots trend. Put your roots on display, and own it with glitter! To achieve, apply mix some glitter and gel in a bowl, and apply to your roots!

young lady with blonde hair and dark roots on voluminous hair
Pump up the volume of your hair to draw the attention away from your dark roots.

2. Voluminous Teased Hair

Let’s say it’s just been a couple of days since your missed hair appointment, and you’re doing everything in your power to hide your roots. There’s definitely a way to go about this without having to worry that when people are looking at you, they’re focused on your rooty issue. Pump up the volume in your hair by styling it into a style that has a bit of volume and allows you to blend and hide your roots. To help you in the lift department, wash hair with Bed Head by TIGI Epic Volume Shampoo and condition with Bed Head by TIGI Epic Volume Conditioner.

young woman showing back view of her ponytail hairstyle on blonde hair
Make your blonde hair dark roots look as if it’s meant to be that way with an elegant ponytail hairstyle. Photo credit: Allyson Allapont

3. Elegant Low Ponytail

Imagine having to attend a function after you skipped out on your root touch-up hair appointment. The ponytail hairstyle always comes to the rescue. Pair your two-toned hair color with a chic low ponytail hairstyle with an elegant twist. The point is to not look like you’re having an awful hair day just because your roots aren’t done. Work with what you’ve got and make it look like it was on purpose.

woman posing with blonde hair dark roots on polished ponytail
Transform your off-duty mid pony into a polished look that can be worn anywhere, dark roots and all! Photo credit: Dvora

4. Polished Mid-Ponytail

Turn your off-duty mid ponytail hairstyle into something more sleek and polished. If you have super long hair, check out three ways you can update your ponytail. No matter your hair length, though, don’t be afraid to draw attention to your roots with a glossy finish. To get the look, smooth a shine serum or hair gel like Nexxus New York Salon Care Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel along the base of your hair and gather into a tight and sleek ponytail.

young woman with blonde hair dark roots on curly afro hair
Wear a voluminous ‘fro to hide or accentuate your roots.

5. Curly and Rooty ’Fro

On most curly hairstyles, the blonde hair, dark roots look gives off an ombré effect. If you’re looking to hide your roots, though, opt for lifting the hair at the roots for volume. This technique not only gives you a big and amazing ‘fro hairstyle, but also blends your color in nicely.

Want more blonde hair ideas or tips? Check out what every blonde should know and some cute blonde hairstyles with bangs

Alyssa François
Your Mane Attraction, Alyssa
19 January 2017

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