How to Rock Grown-Out Roots Like a Celebrity

Victoria Moorhouse

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We understand getting fussy about blemishes, smudged eyeliner, and cake-y foundation. But dark, grown-out roots? That’s not your average beauty problem—in fact, it shouldn’t be considered an issue at all. Skipping out on that color touch-up can actually yield some really stylish, beautiful results if you have naturally dark hair. Whether you’re ready to let your roots grow in or want to fake the two-toned look at your next colorist appointment, these celeb pics will give you all the inspiration you need.

beyonce blonde bob

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Never forget Beyonce’s flawless blonde bob with visible roots. This was the style that launched a thousand hair color ships, for sure.


zoe kazan roots

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Zoe Kazan‘s golden blonde hair looks amazing with darker roots—it looks like the color is even used as her base for a cool contrast. Talk to your stylist about hair coloring techniques that are susceptible to a graceful grow-out—they’ll help you make the best choose for your lifestyle.

taylor schilling dark roots

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Darker roots complement even the iciest of blonde hair colors—Taylor Schilling‘s current hair situation is proof. And with a blunt, wavy bob, you can’t go wrong.

khloe kardashian roots

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Before Khloe Kardashian went completely blonde, she was wearing this golden honey hair color with her darker roots peeking through.

chrissy teigen roots

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If you want to transition from blonde back to brunette, look to Chrissy Teigen‘s modern, natural-looking ombre.

ashley benson roots

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Another reason to keep your roots growing on out? You can easily transition your hair to a style similar to “PLL” star Ashley Benson, who’s two-toned hair looks even more dramatic when styled straight.

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