The next generation of ombre.

Poke around on Instagram and you’ll quickly discover that #ecaille is popping up as the newest color buzzword in the color community. French for tortoiseshell, the ecaille color technique mimics the differing shades found on the reptile. This new take on ombre maintains the hair’s depth while enriching blonde color with shades of honey and amber and brunettes with caramel and butterscotch. Booked two months in advance for her color creations, Jenny Savage, artist at Atelier by Square in Las Vegas, knows all about the ecaille trend.

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