13 Times Roots Looked Amazing

Photo: Henry Lamb/Photowire/BEImages.
For the longest time, roots have been the bane of any colored-hair gal's existence. Constantly touching them up and fearing their return can be exhausting. So, it should come as no surprise that people are saying "to hell with this" and just embracing them. Not only are lots of celebrities putting their growing-out processes on proud display, but some are actually dyeing their tresses so that their roots are a different color on purpose.
Crazy, we know. But, visible roots are a trend we can get behind. It's the pinnacle of lazy-girl beauty, and it's totally low-maintenance. Plus, you can vary your look just by letting your hair do its thing and grow. It's cool and customizable.
Thinking of getting to the root of the matter? Click through to see 13 times roots looked incredible. We feel bad for your colorist, 'cause you're about to cancel your next appointment.
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With a little black peeking out on the crown of her blonde mane, Rihanna looks like she's rocking a halo. Angelic, no?
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Sure, Rita Ora's slicked-back strands are drawing serious attention to her dark roots — but that gilded strip on her part is doing a pretty good job of it, too. Well played, Rita.
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Kristen Stewart's orange mane is only enhanced by her chestnut-brown roots. This is one seriously punk-rock 'do.
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Photo: REX USA.
A two-toned pixie cut? Gorgeous. Shailene Woodley shows us that the growing-out process doesn't have to be painful.
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Chloe Norgaard, queen of pastel hair, proves that roots and rainbow colors play well together.
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At Maxime Simoens' spring 2015 show, Bumble and bumble's global artistic director Laurent Philippon dusted MAC Pigment onto models' roots. Talk about a chic way to own your look.
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Photo: Rob Latour/REX USA.
Julianne Hough pairs her natural dark-brown with platinum for an effortless, cool-girl look.
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Photo: David Fisher/REX USA.
Pixie Geldof may very well be the patron saint of visible roots. She's let hers show on more than one occasion, but we're especially digging this sandy-blonde.
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Photo: Charles Sykes/REX USA.
Mary-Kate Olsen has always been known for her boho-chic look, and her roots just add to that. They also pair amazingly with beach waves.
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Photo: MCV Photo.
Roots on a short-haired gal may seem counterintuitive, since almost half the strands are a different color. But, Edie Campbell shows that with the right attitude, this look oozes downtown chic.
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Blake Lively has always been a root-happy girl, but her pregnancy has allowed her to fully embrace the two-toned life. Now that baby girl is here, we wonder if she'll stick to it.
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Photo: David Fisher/REX USA.
Miss Pixie Geldof stikes again, but this time with a fiery red. Paired with her scarlet lipstick, this is a total winner.
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Kate Hudson also did the roots thing when she had buttery-blonde hair, but we particularly love it with her pink-dyed strands.
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