As a fashion, beauty, and style icon, it’s hard to take eyes of Olivia Wilde. Wearing a shoulder-grazing layer shape with an inventive use of the center-part, she creates a classic face-frame for her strong jaw-line and mischievous, naughty eyes. But the real star of her crowning glory is the ombre. Some say the trend is tired; but it’s really only the most outlandish ombre looks that should be avoided; subtle versions are fashionable, cool, and look great. Graduating from mocha to caramel on the tips, Olivia’s style is a great way to spotlight the alluring tousle and flow that is dancing around her shoulders. For tips and tricks, click style notes.

Step: Talk to your colorist about subtle and stylist ombre options. Anything that drifts from dark to light brown is likely to look good. To upkeep your ombre, use color save shampoo and conditioner.

Step: For similar styling, towel-dry hair and apply set and style spray, roots to ends. rough blowdry with hands to encourage texture and separation.

Step: Mist mid-lengths and ends with protective thickening lotion and curl with an iron or wand. Make romantic ‘C’ shapes that tumble along the neck and shoulders.

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