30 Ideas to Change Your Look With Hair Highlights - Hair Fashion Online


Wednesday, August 13, 2014

30 Ideas to Change Your Look With Hair Highlights

Highlights are light colors applied to dark hair, while lowlights are dark colors applied to lighter hair.No matter how you achieve it, highlighting your hair is a great way to add texture to thin hair and the illusion of movement and bounce to any hair type. Before we even started looking at the shades,it's important to know if you look better in cool tones or warm tones.Highlights are when you apply color and/or bleach to various strands of hair throughout your entire head of hair.

30 Ideas to Change Your Look With Hair Highlights
30 Ideas to Change Your Look With Hair Highlights

30 Hair Highlight Ideas:

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High and Lowlights
These high and lowlights add both light and dark sections of color to the hair for subtle, understated look.

Chunky Highlights
Chunky are bold highlights that often form very visible stripes or patches in the hair.
Face Framing Highlights
This type of highlighting accentuates the face and eyes.

Peek-a-Boo highlights
Peek-a-Boo Highlights
Peek-a-Boo Highlights

Peek-a-boo highlights move and shift as your hair moves.

Slicing is a technique that controls where and how much of the highlight you see.

Balayage is a natural-looking form of highlights.

Subtle Red Highlights
Subtle Red Highlights
Subtle Red Highlights 

If you want a subtle, yet sexy look, then you may way to consider adding a few red highlights.
Sweet as Honey
If your complexion is dark with warm undertones, honey is a lovely color option for highlights.

Chestnut Highlights
Chestnut highlights offer another subtle highlighted look that can be a good alternative to red highlights.

Fuchsia Highlights
Using high contrast colors, unnatural colors or bold streaks adds instant drama and daring to any look.

Punk Red 
Punk rock red highlights.If you want to make a bold statement with your hair color but fuchsia isn't your favorite shade, you have other options. Consider chunky hair highlights in a trendy punk rock color like the bright red pictured here.

Bold Blue
Blue highlights are another bold option for those who really want to stand out.

Pastel Colors
Pastel highlights
Pastel highlights
If you love punk colors, but are not ready to go to the extreme with a bold bright pink, red or blue, consider a lighter shade. Pastel highlights can be a fun alternative.

Extreme Highlights
Pastel shades can be used in wild ways. While not for everyone, radical, multicolored highlights provide a great way express the inner you and declare your independence.

Sun kissed
natural Sun kissed Highlights
Natural Sun kissed Highlights 

This type of natural coloring adds warm accents to a style to give it the appearance of sun-brightened hair.

Highlights don't need to use shocking or unusual colors to be bold. Platinum, red and dark lowlights can all offer a bold and beautiful alternative to natural-looking highlights.

Hiding Grey
Hair highlights can give your style a more youthful, playful appearance.

Frost and Glow
Frosted hair highlights wax and wane in popularity, but the look never completely fades from the fashion culture. The reason? This is a look that gets noticed, every time.

Strategic Placement
Where you place highlights is just as important as deciding what shade to use. A you can see, highlighting the hair strategically can yield truly lovely results.

Bang Highlights
If you don't want to get all over hair highlights but still want a great color contrast, consider highlighting just your bangs. Because the bangs frame the face, the effect will be instantly noticeable.
Instead of placing hair highlights at the crown of the head, opt for more unusual placement with highlights underneath the bulk of your hair. This is a fantastic style that will need less maintenance and fewer touch ups than highlights that are more immediately visible.

African American Highlights
Blonde highlights situated as under placement streaks can be a great choice for African American women with long hair.

Get the Look
Leighton Meester -celebrity hair highlights look

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  1. Loved your hair highlights ideas ...would love to try and find out what's best for my skin tone.Cheers love

  2. Loved your hair highlights ideas ...would love to try and find out what's best for my skin tone.Cheers love