Chrissy Teigen is an all-around babe and, if her Twitter feed is any indication, one of the coolest chicks to ever appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She’s the kind of celebrity—smart, stylish, witty, down-to-earth—that we’d jump at the chance to be friends with.
Now, if she would share her hair secrets with us, well, that would just be the icing on the cake, wouldn’t it? To those who decry ombré as nothing more than a trend, all it takes is one look at Chrissy’s shiny, subtly highlighted waves to make even the most militant ombré naysayer say, “Nope, never mind.”
Now that we’ve all agreed that ombré is here to stay, let’s admire Chrissy’s locks for what they are, and that’s perfect. The color gradation is super-flattering on her tan skin, and her penchant for loose, often tousled waves makes her look like she just spent a day at the beach, rather than a day at the hair salon.
Granted, we’re willing to bet that Chrissy did actually have to spend a day at the salon to get those perfectly lightened ends and gilded pieces, but with a finished look like that, who would ever complain?
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