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Colour remix

Fuss-free star looks that could be your perfect match


This subtle version of the popular ombre trend, which showed a clear line of demarcation between lighter ends and darker roots, is a more natural progression of colour. You’ll get the illuminating effects of light hair without looking washed out.

Tip: Use a sulphate-free shampoo that’s gentle enough for the lighter ends, then apply an oil to the ends to replenish lost moisture.

Dove Nourishing Oil Care Nutri-Oil Serum, $8.17

Multiple highlights

Adding warmer tones to hair complements glowing summer skin, and brings a richness and dimension to hair when on top of a cooler, ash- blonde base. Tip: Since we lose colour molecules every time we wash our hair, skipping the odd day can prevent fading. To stop hair turning brassy, give your locks a weekly treatment.

Pureology Perfect 4 Platinum Cool Blonde Enhancing Treatment, $43

Overgrown roots

Long gone are the days when letting your roots show was a no-no. This look is overgrown enough that it looks intentional, and creates a nice contrast between hair and skin. But when light shades grow dull, the look can be too severe.

Tip: Wash hair with a lavender-based shampoo to help keep it looking bright and vibrant.

John Frieda Sheer Blonde Colour Renew Tone-Refreshing Shampoo, $19.90

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