Thought you left ombré hair behind in 2012? Nuh-uh... We've rounded up 21 totally dreamy colors that prove dip dye hair is just as cool as ever. Forget everything you thought you knew about ombré, these styles are beautifully blended with no harsh lines or staggered shades involved. From ash-blonde fades to rose-pink tinted strands, there's a shade to suit everyone.
Bright blonde ombré
The best thing about ombré hair? You can go brightblonde without having to keep on top of the roots... Perfect for lazy girls (aka all of us).
We can't stop dreaming about these beautiful caramel ombré strands.
Cool blonde ombré
If you're all about that ash, prepare to fall in love with this dreamy cool ombré blonde. There are zero yellow tones in sight.
Caramel balayage ombré
Give deep strands a summery upgrade by adding a caramel balayage through the ends. The result? A dreamy ombré finish.Continue reading below ↓
This teal ombré fade is everything.
Honey blonde highlights ombré
Cool brunettes should try adding warm, honey-blonde highlights through the ends to create a summer ombré.
Feeling a little color shy? You can still get on the ombré hype, just opt for a subtler shade a la FKA Twigs.
Smoky purple dip-dye
We're so here for this smoky purple dip dye. #HairGoals x 10000
Blocky blonde ombré
Blocky blonde ombrés can be suuuper flattering. The key? Choosing the right shade, whether it's a cool ash or warm caramel blonde, make sure you ask your hairstylist which shade they recommend for your skin tone.Continue reading below ↓
Inky blue ombré
Inky blue tips are our fave way to add a bit of edge to a cool gray dye job.
Subtle caramel highlights
Ombrés don't have to be super obvious, adding a couple of caramel highlights through the mid-lengths and ends will subtly brighten up your locks.
Reverse lilac ombré
A reverse lilac ombré is a quirky-but-cool way to try the dip-dye trend.
Rose-tinted strands are all the range come festival season... Opt for an ombré finish if all-over pastel seems a little scary.
Creamy blonde ombré
This cool brown faded to a beautiful creamy blonde is giving us all the hair envy right now.
Inky mermaid ombré
We're seriously feelin' these inky mermaid hair hues. Who says brunettes can't get colorful?
Forget unicorns, we want rainbow braids!
Dip dye hair doesn't have to be crazy colorful. A sun-kissed blonde balayage will give a natural-looking ombré effect.
Buttery copper ombré
The warm tone of this buttery, ombré copper is oh-so-flattering.
Peachy pink dip-dye
This peach-meets-pink dip-dye is giving us all the Fruitella vibes.
Chocolate brown to honey blonde ombré
This graduated color fades from chocolate brown to honey blonde perfectly.
Purple + silver ombré
This cool purple mane has been dipped in a bold silver to create the edgiest ombré, ever.
This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com/uk. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.