'Colour Melting' Is The Next Big Hair Trend

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When it comes to hairstyles, we can't seem to commit to just one.

At first we were all obsessed with ombre.

kylie jenner

And then we got over it.

Next came balayage. Again, we were obsessed.

lily aldridge

And then we got over that too.

Fast forward to now. Our new obsession? Colour melting.

Messy sexy peachy hair by Charlie

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"Melting is a technique that blends the highlights with the base colour of the hair so you don’t have any harsh lines," George Papanikolas, Matrix StyleLink stylist, tells BuzzFeed.

Unlike the bold transitional colour that ombre brings, and the strategically placed highlights balayage creates, colour melting is all about a smoother process that creates a more gradual and natural blending effect. So gradual, in fact, you can't even tell where one colour begins and another ends from roots to end.

"The difference between this and regular highlights is that you use multiple shades to create the ‘melted’ effect," Papanikolas says.

Now, check out these girls rocking melted hair:



Gretchen Zwisler, Color Specialist, maven salon Beverly Hills


Now BRB while we book our next hair appointment...

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