"What is it called - ombre or ombré ?" is what I was thinking all the time at the hairdresser.
I thought it was Ombre which means "Shadow" in french. Ombré means "Shadowed".
Apparently, all the hairdressers say "Ombré" so .. "Ombré" it is.
I was planning on having a haircut and making some slight changes in my hairstyle but didn't know what to change exactly.
But since it had been 1 year and 3 months since I last cut it (I get panic attacks when I think about hairdressers cutting too much off of my hair ha-ha).. so it was about time to do something about it.
In my earlier blogpost "Around the globe" I told you I traveled to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands in April, and over there my hair bleached to a really light blonde color; some parts were almost white.
But it hadn't bleached evenly so it was kind of a messy look and since I'm very pale, the blonde was too blonde for my face.
So I came up with the idea to dye the upper part of my hair in a slightly darker blonde/brown and leave the ends natural, light blonde. So this is kind of the principle of an ombré, but I wanted a really natural look. I tend to change my hair just slightly when I go to the hairdresser, because I like the classic look of long hair. But some changes once in a while can only be a good thing.
He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. - Harold Wilson
I had my hair done at Sanké in Kapellen, Antwerp, Belgium.
The hairdressers information:
03/605 36 28 - firstname.lastname@example.org
I showed this picture of Bar Refaeli to the hairdresser:
This is what I look like:
I might go a little darker on top next time, but I really like how it looks natural!
If I'd go darker, this is what I'd go for:
What do you think of an ombré ?
Would you like one ?