What is Ombre’s Hair Color? The hair world borrowed the term ‘ombre’ from the French word meaning shaded or shading. Ombre hair color is generally darker at the roots through the mid-shaft and then gradually gets lighter from the mid-shaft to the ends. By admin|2019-08-20T10:10:24+00:00August 13th, 2019|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.