A red heart from fellow actor Diane Kruger, a fat "WOW" from Frenchwoman Marion Cottilard, and countless flame and heart-shaped emojis from fans from all over the world: under the picture that Penélope Cruz recently posted of himself in close-up on Instagram, overturn the reactions and comments. And we are completely blown away: Because the Spaniard shows herself with a new hairstyle that just looks spectacular. Not only did she get her hair cut into a bob, but she also experimented with hair color: She wears the ultimate hairstyle trend of the 90s: block strands!
Block strands aka "Chunky Highlights" have now shed their slightly trashy image, and they are increasingly sneaking back onto the trend radar: For example, Dua Lipa surprised with blond, thick strands, as did influencer Brittany Xavier and beauty queen Kylie Jenner.
However, while the two of them rely on two strands in the front section of their hair that frame the face, Penélope Cruz discovered the block strands in a completely different way: She had the chunky highlights worked into her entire hair - and thus gave her bob hairstyle a surprising one Upgrade.
Penélope Cruz succeeds in a balancing act: because working blonde highlights into dark brown hair can quickly appear inharmonious and too hard - especially when it is not about delicate highlights, but rather coarse areas that come across like a statement.
But as a style professional, who is Penélope Cruz, she knows exactly what suits her: So she relies on a caramel-colored, delicately shimmering blonde that blends gently into her dark brown hair and gives the hairstyle trend more depth, without Stand out and steal the show from the accurate cut of the bob hairstyle.
And that's a good thing: Because Penélope Cruz's bob hairstyle definitely deserves attention! The actress relies on the classic A-line bob, in which the hair ends just below the ear and increases in length towards the front. When styling the hairstyle trend, the 47-year-old relies on an accurate middle parting and a sleek look, which the twisted tips give movement. The block strands turn the classic straight to modern.