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Charlize Theron, ESC: Babylights

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By now, you've seen ombré hair and heard of balayage. Heck, even the terms sombre and flamboyage probably sound familiar. Ready for another one? Let us introduce you to babylights.

A Hollywood hair-coloring craze since last summer, babylights are not infant-size or smaller strands of lightened locks. Celebs like Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Charlize Theron love the look because it replicates the subtle dimension and contrast seen in children's hair (read: naturally sun-kissed hair). A hair color that takes a few years off? Yes, please!

Hairstylists, like colorist to the stars Tracey Cunningham, even sometimes ask clients to bring in their childhood photos for inspiration. But how does the process differ from just getting typical highlights? Watch the video for Tracey's insights.