It seems like the past year has sparked a style movement amongst young women and men. There appears to be a new hair trend every week, and each one is a fresh take on how people are expressing their individuality while drawing inspiration from their lives and the world around them. This time around, it seems the source of inspiration is… Betta fish.
The silvery blue and yellow ombre of the aquatic creature inspired hair colorist Roxie Darling of Hairstory to apply the seamlessly color shifting effect to the human head. “I recently observed the organic flow of color in their bodies,” she told Refinery29. “I thought there was a way to make that translate into hair, since hair is also a natural, moving fiber.” So how did Darling accomplish the fluid effect? Well, she began by adding blue to the roots. From there, she proceeded to apply layers of alternating hues.
Scroll down to see the striking results.
Here’s a similarly colored Betta fish for reference. Do you see the resemblance?
Image via Happy Bettas