Tigereye is worn for protection and confidence, but it's the ancient stone's rich brown and gold hues that has inspired the latest colour trend, which is about thin, golden-beige or caramel highlights hand-painted on a warm or dark chocolate base. The lighter strips help illuminate the brown, and emphasizes movement in hair.
It looks natural and the growing-out phase is not painful, so that means less time in the salon for touch-ups (music to your ears, right?).
And lest we state the obvious, yes, it is very similar to balayage but different enough for social media to coin a new term.
Here's some celebrity inspiration to get you started:
And, of course, Pinterest has been all over tigereye hair colour for a while:
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