What exactly is ash blonde hair colour? If you’ve ever wanted to sport an edgy, ‘ice queen’ look, ash blonde hair is for you. Think light blonde with a grey or ‘ash’ tint.
It’s blonde with the temperature turned down, basically, leaving a brilliantly unique shade with an undertone of grey and silver. If you have a light complexion, ash blonde is a certain winner, but there’s actually a shade of ash blonde that will work for everyone.
When it comes to trending hairstyles and colours, ash blonde is certainly popular right now. There are plenty of celebrities with fine examples we’ll highlight. So lets get straight to the list!
1. Ash blonde ombre hair
If blonde all the way doesn’t work for you, pick ash blonde ombre hair. It will look as good at work as it will in a bikini.
A celeb who loves it: Ashley Benson, who plays Hanna in Pretty Little Liars.
2. Dark to light ash blonde hair
Just like yin and yang, the dark and light really work well when it comes to ash blonde hair. Think black roots that blend into platinum, and you get an idea of how stunning contrast can be.
3. Ash blonde brown hair
Who says ash blonde hair can’t incorporate brown? Try starting with dark brown roots and ending with cool blonde ends, and take a bold step from brown to the exciting world of ash blonde.
A celeb who loves it: Cara Delevinge, whose famous dark eyebrows make the brown in her ash blonde really sparkle.
Here are some other examples of ash blonde and ash brown hair – the spectrum is endless!
4. Ash blonde highlights
Highlights are another perfect way to step tentatively into the ash blonde realm. Take your prized brunette tresses and add some ice queen flair with ash blonde foils – in a long bob, especially if you have thin hair, it looks particularly chic.
A celeb who loves it: Taylor Swift, whose baby blue eyes really pop with ash blonde hair.
5. Dark ash blonde hair colour
When you add some more obviously grey tones to that ash blonde look, you’re really getting on trend in 2018 with a darker undertone. It’s also daring – and every eye on the room will be on you.
A celeb who loves it: Kim Kardashian, who will often opt for ash blonde with grey when she trades in her signature black hair.
6. Buttery ash blonde
Ash blonde and 2018 are all about breaking the rules, so let’s commit the sin of mixing those cool and warm tones. The result for ash blonde is a dynamic, buttery look.
A celeb who loves it: Amanda Seyfried, whose ashy roots blend deliciously with warm ends.
7. Silver ash blonde
You’re thinking grey and icy, but how about thinking more silver? Add in some metallic tinges and really make it pop with dimension via platinum highlights at the end.
So there you have it: ash blonde is not just ash blonde – there are loads of ash tones which generally present as colours with coolness rather than warmth. Do you have a favourite?
The really great news is that there are actually DOZENS more ash blonde hair colour ideas to choose from, so ask the friendly hair colour experts at People Hairdressing to help find the perfect one for you!
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