Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Dip-Dyed Hair



Any of our dedicated readers know that we have a major thing for ombré. We recently came across these photos of Jessica Alba's attempt at the style, and we decided this would be a great opportunity to clarify the difference between ombré and dip-dyed hair. Dip-dying is a lot harder to pull off. Here's why: The line between the blonde and brunette color is very even and stark. In Mary's ombré color below, the blonde was painted on in strokes, starting at different levels, adding dimension. Underneath Mary's blonde, there are still dark pieces that purposefully show through. Alba's full colored blonde ends are cute though! It looks great on really long hair. According to the Huffington Post, Rober Ramos of Estilo Salon in LA did Alba's color. We still think Bumble in Bumble's Upper East Side salon, where we both get our ombré done, does the best job! (Zoe and Stephanie do an amazing work there). We will try to find some examples of dip-dyed styles that we like and post them soon for you! Cheers!

Mary's Lips: YSL Rouge Volupte Lipstick in Lingerie Pink / Shirt: Patterson J. Kincaid
xo, Mary and Lindsey
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3 comments:

  1. Hi! I just stumbled across your blog and LOVE it! I love the soft, beachy waves you have in this pic! My hair's a lil shorter, and I'm trying to grow it, so I'd love to know how you achieve your waves. It gorgeous! So soft and effortless. Mine just don't come out as nice. Any help would be greatly appreciate! Thank you!

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    1. Aww thank you!! So glad you love the blog! I am ALL about soft, beachy waves as well. We hve actually been meaning to do a post on how we get the waves. Be on the lookout for one soon! We get a lot of questions about how to create these waves. You will totally be able to master the look on yourself - once you get the hang of it, it's easy! :) We'd love for you to click to become a follower on the right hand side of our page!

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  2. Oh thank you so much, and I can't wait for that post!! I will most definitely be on the lookout and become a follower =) You both are absolutely stunning!

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