Rooted vs Ombré Hair: What’s the Difference?

Dec 08 2020 2 Comments

Have you ever wondered what the difference between rooted and ombré hair extensions are? Rooted and Ombré extension colors are available in Hand Tied Weft, Machine Sewn Weft, Clip-Ins, Tape-Ins, Keratin Bond and I-Tip. Here is the lowdown between these two types of Laced Hair Extension colors.


Rooted Colors are Only Applied to Roots

When reading off a rooted color, it will usually be something like R 8/60. The first color is the color of the roots and the second is the color of the rest of the hair. With rooted hair extensions, the root color will only be applied to the roots which is about one or two inches at the top of the hair. In more technical terms, rooted extensions give the hair a root smudge, so your roots will grow out more naturally.

Ombré Starts to Fade Lower Than Rooted

Ombré is read off the same way as rooted. If you are looking into buying Ombré 3/8, the top of the ombre will be color #3, and then it will fade into #8. With ombré hair extensions, the top color won’t just be applied to the roots, it will be applied lower than that as well. The first color goes down about a third of your hair then starts to fade into the lighter color.

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Laced Hair Extensions is a premium 100% Remy Human Hair Extension brand founded by CEO, Lacy Gadegaard- West. Laced Hair offers Machine Sewn Wefts, Hand Tied Wefts, Tape-in Extensions, Clip-ins, Keratin Bond, I-Tip Extensions as well as hands on education via our Academy Training Courses.

If you are a Licensed Cosmetologist who would like to stand out and advance in your career, the Laced Hair Academy is for you! The Laced Hair Stylist Locator provides easy discoverability for our Laced Hair Certified Stylists across the nation. Our headquarters and Laced Hair Salon are located 30 minutes from Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah with educators located throughout the U.S and Canada.

The Laced Hair Foundation is our nonprofit organization founded by our founder and CEO, Lacy Gadegaard- West. It exists to empower women suffering from hair loss with confidence by providing extensions for its recipients at no charge. Whether you are looking for premium hair extensions or want to further your career by taking our education course, we welcome all our #lacedhairbabes with open arms in our inclusive culture and community. We are proud to have equipped thousands of women with confidence across the globe.

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