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!
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Odette Yustman’s grown-out highlights create a pretty halo effect that draws the focus to her radiant face.
Eva Mendes opts for a subtle shade shift with an inch of grown-out roots and some slightly lighter ends.
Dramatic dark brown bangs and auburn-brown ends give Paz de la Huerta an edgy contrast.
Dark chocolate fades into sandy blonde streaks for a natural gradation (called "ombré highlights") that looks great on Jamie-Lynn Sigler.
The two-tone effect is even more obvious when you pull your hair into a half-up bump, like Natalie Morales.