Hottest hair trend 2013 ‘The Ombre effect’

One of the hottest hair trends for this spring/summer is the Ombre hair effect. Litterally ‘ombre’ means shadow. It is a coloring effect in which the bottom portion of your hair looks lighter than the top portion. This creates a shadow and if it’s done well it gives you this amazing fresh summer look.

There are different ways to ombre your hair. Some ombre looks mimic the effect of dark roots showing through a light hair dye, while others take a more purposeful approach by simply dyeing the tips of the hair in a lighter shade.

You can make the contrast as strong as you want. To avoid the panther effect I personally prefer a more subtle look. I looked up some examples of celebs that did the ombre look. Some are subtle, others wear ombre looks that are too strong in my opinion. Have a look and see for yourself which look you like.

Kloe Kardashian ombre look

Kloe Kardashian has a very subtle ombre look. Totally love it!

Jessy J pink ombre

If you want a more bold look you could color the ends of your hair pink like Jessy J

Jessy J ombre

This is the panther effect I was talking about. Personally I think this look is too strong although I do think it suits Jessy J perfectly

If you want to get the ombre effect done properly I advise you let a hair specialist do the job. But of course the cheapest solution would be to do it yourself. Therefore I looked up a nice tutorial video that explains how to do it. Enjoy! And let me know in the comment box below how it worked out for you!

Celebs that choose to age gracefully

For many Hollywood stars, plastic surgery is a necessity of life. The pressure to have plastic surgery when the first wrinkles start to appear, is tremendously high.  I researched if there are any female celebs that choose to age gracefully and not fall for Hollywood’s plastic surgery mania. The answer is: YES although it wasn’t easy to find them, there is a small group of women out there and honestly in my opinion they look much better than those emotionless botox faces. What do you think? Give your opinion in the comment box below or just click on the poll!

Diane Keaton

Film actress, director, producer, and screenwriter Diane Keaton is not afraid to show her age. Although she is 67 I think she looks absolutely beautiful!

Judi Dench

English film, stage and television actress Judi Dench is 78 years old and never had plastic surgery.

Kate Winslet

37 year old actress Kate Winslet says plastic surgery goes against her morals.

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50 year old Jodie Foster tells More magazine in 2007: “I’d rather have a comment about who I am than about something that identifies me as being ashamed of who I am,”.

Julia Roberts

Although it is not clear whether 45 year old Julia Roberts had plastic surgery in the past, she has spoken out against Botox saying that her face “tells a story” and that she wants her children to be able to read her emotions.

Kim Cattrall

Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall admits she had botox in the past, but she now chooses to ‘grow old gracefully and embrace aging’.

Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand (55) has spoken out against plastic surgery several times and said she is very ‘upset’ about it.