12 reasons to love hair painting
Take inspiration from these celeb styles
By Iantha Yu
Beauty Crew Beauty Editor / July 28 2016
Move over balayage, there’s a new hair trend in town. Similar to the ombré look, hair painting has taken over red carpets and is an incredibly genius way to lighten your hair, without a whole lot of commitment, plus it’s pretty low maintenance.
“Hair painting has been one of the biggest trends this year, and is great for medium to long hair,” says hairstylist Elyston Hayden. “Next time you’re at the hairdressers, ask for free-hand colour application followed by some micro-foils for a customised finish.” And take this gallery along as your style inspiration.
Charlize attended the photo call for Kubo and the Two Strings with a neck-sweeping cut, and blonde locks starting about half an inch from her roots.
If you’ve got dark brows and eyes, take inspiration from Emma Roberts and go for lots of highlights and babylights painted on a few centimetres from your roots.
JLo shows off a more contrasting look at FOX's American Idol Finale, with her light blonde hair straight around two inches from her roots.
Iantha is BEAUTYcrew's Beauty Editor, and has been part of the team since the site launched in 2016. Besides pinot noir, she has a healthy obsession with fake tan smell, wispy false lashes and CND Shellac in the shade Romantique. Her words and styling can also be found in previous issues of SHOP Til You Drop, Cosmopolitan and Women’s Health.