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Two-Toned Hair Trend

Trend Alert: Dark Hair Under There

Several years ago, one of my friends had this amazing "Who does your hair?" kind of color job. It was darker underneath and lighter on top, with chunkier lowlights framing her face. While the thick streaks are most definitely out these days, multitonal color seems to be making a comeback. But, this time around it's not so severe. Added bonus? Because the dark layers peek out subtly, this technique can be a great way to give your hair a little update without a lot of cost.

While the two-toned color of Ciara is a lighter blond underneath, these ladies don't underestimate the power of the dark side. What do you think? Is it a look you'll soon be sporting?

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poptart-princess poptart-princess 8 years
i've been doing this technique for quite some time. while it's great for blondes, it's really killer on redheads.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 8 years
I like it on Kate. It's subtler than the two tone style used to be and I like it.
chatondeneige chatondeneige 8 years
I'm sorry, I'm having trouble seeing what the difference is between these ladies hair and the hair I had three weeks ago, when I hadn't been able to get in to get my hair done. It just looks like they have dark roots, except for Kate.
Retro-Bunny Retro-Bunny 8 years
Wow! This is hilarious considering the fact that I just dyed my hair back to it's natural medium blonde colour but because of all the bleaching my hair's been through, it's darker on the bottom and underneath! So, thanks to this article, I won't be so worried. ;)
zcoral zcoral 8 years
I have this. It wasn't really intentional, my hairstylist doesn't like to highlight the underneath layers b/c he says it isn't natural. When you have natural highlights, the sun only hits the top portion of your hair - very true. Also I do get lots of compliments on it!
KimBurnett KimBurnett 8 years
I like Cameron's look. I would try this. It looked great on Elizabeth Banks in Zack & Miri.
acemonkey acemonkey 8 years
I have the same look that Cameron has. It is very subtle, but I get compliments all the time. I think if the two colors aren't too dramatically different, then it looks good.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Eh sometimes it just looks like you have bad roots growing out, not flattering on anyone.
emalove emalove 8 years
I've always hated this look or "trend".
GKitty GKitty 8 years
Ok Whip!! me too. I think it's time for my nap!
miss-malone miss-malone 8 years
I already am, but it's very, very subtle.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 8 years
Yeah, I totally thought this blog was about something else when I saw the title. :rotfl:
snarkypants snarkypants 8 years
yeah i dunno if i'd call this a trend...
bananapancake84 bananapancake84 8 years
To me it just looks like these ladies missed their last few appointments with their colorist. I'm sporting the same look right now. Who knew it was trendy?
ShakeySugazz ShakeySugazz 8 years
I love Kate Moss' version the best because it's more vivacious, the other two are TOO subtle. Needless to say all three styles are very nice, love that hairstyle! Shakeyy XOXO
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