Fall Hair Color Trend Alert: Get Back to Your Roots

Cancel your hair color appointment—the trend for fall is to let those summer highlights grow out, exposing your darker roots. The effect ranges from subtle graduation (think: spent-the-summer-on-the-beach) to major contrast (think: rock and roll).

Click through these trend-setting celebs to see whether the look is right for you!

1. Hair Color: Odette Yustman

Odette Yustman’s grown-out highlights create a pretty halo effect that draws the focus to her radiant face.  


2. Hair Color: Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes opts for a subtle shade shift with an inch of grown-out roots and some slightly lighter ends.


3. Hair Color: Paz de la Huerta

Dramatic dark brown bangs and auburn-brown ends give Paz de la Huerta an edgy contrast.


4. Hair Color: Jamie-Lynn Sigler

Dark chocolate fades into sandy blonde streaks for a natural gradation (called "ombré highlights") that looks great on Jamie-Lynn Sigler.


5. Hair Color: Natalie Morales

The two-tone effect is even more obvious when you pull your hair into a half-up bump, like Natalie Morales.