25 Hair Highlights For Every Style And Type Of Hair

The hair highlights are a thing which has been grabbing attention every time.

Highlights in the hairstyle make the hairstyle look prominent. The hairstyle is something which defines one’s personality and individuality. There are so many different types of hairstyles which are regularly experimented and tried upon. There are different hairstyles for short hair and long hair.

In fact, there are different hairstyles which can be tried on any type of hair. The Hair Highlights are something which enhances the hairstyle. The important thing is that the highlights must be compatible with the hairstyle.

All types of highlights are not suitable for every hair color. The highlights are also dependent on the hair color used. Every hair color is not suitable for any specific kind of hairstyle.

Therefore, depending on the hairstyle, the highlights and the color must be chosen. Another important thing to keep in mind is that the actual color of the hair must also be compatible with the color of the highlight.

One can choose to partially highlight your hair. One can also choose to highlight your hair strands in an alternate way. For highlighting hair, there are many options nowadays.

 

25 Hair Highlights For Every Style And Type Of Hair

Rose Gold Highlights

Rose gold shade is a beautiful blend of blonde, pink, and red that complements every skin tone.

These rose gold highlights on dark hair look mesmerizing. You will need to bleach your dark hair to a lighter tone for the rose gold highlights to appear vibrant and fresh. Wavy highlights fill your hair with dimensions.

wavy lob with rose gold highlights
Instagram/@landi_locks

 

Silver Highlights

Striking, edgy, and fashionable silver highlights will make you fall in love with them. They can elevate any base color. A warm brunette shade with cool silver highlights creates a fashionable contrast. Add a braid to your long hair and show off the amazing two-tone effect.

hairstyle with silver highlights
Instagram/@kings_salon1

 

Copper Red Highlights

A wide palette of colors is available to you in copper shades. The redder you go the brighter the hair color will become. It is high maintenance hair color and will require frequent touch-ups. The rich copper red highlights make your hair vivacious and eye-catchy.  It will suit pale skin tones and give the autumn vibe.

medium length hair with copper red highlights
Instagram/@miamihairmel

 

Honey Blonde Highlights

Honey blonde is a classic hair color that has a warm golden tone without being brassy. It is best suited for people with dark skin.  These sun-kissed Hair highlights over brunette hair color look seamless. The lush curls make the highlights more prominent.

curly hair with honey blonde highlights
Instagram/@jenea_colorncurls

 

Lavender Purple Highlights

Make your sunflower blonde hair livelier with the bold lavender purple money-piece highlights. Money-piece highlights enhance the beauty and vibrancy of your hair and make your facial features more prominent. The lavender purple highlights add more radiance to your blonde hair color. Money-piece highlights are cheaper and will fit into your budget easily.

wavy blonde hair with lavender purple highlights
Instagram/@inthevillagesalonspa

 

Yellow Highlights

Inspired by pop culture, fill your wispy layers with purple and yellow shades. A disheveled hairstyle with unconventional shades is very common among teenagers nowadays. Purple and yellow highlights together give the feeling that the brown base color has splattered and melted at the edges for a grunge effect.

modern shag haircut with yellow highlights
Instagram/@unionbeautysalon

 

Ice Blonde Highlights

Ice blonde highlights have been nature’s secret, and women all over have started embracing them. They are a cool shade that is similar to platinum hair color. If you have a dark base color such as black, then it will be a little difficult and time taking process to get a hair color so light. Style shadow roots to not worry about frequent touch-ups as your hair grows out.

woman's wavy hair with ice blonde highlights
Instagram/@beebenaissa

 

Pastel Blue Highlights

Pastel hair colors have become a new trend, with many celebrities opting for them. You love cool-toned hair colors and still wish to try out pastel shades. Pastel blue highlights will look great on your ashy blonde base hair color. The money-piece Hair highlights will add color to your face.

long blonde hair with pastel blue highlights
Instagram/@girlorgun

 

Chunky Highlights

The chunky highlights are for hair which is long and has a smooth texture. The hair is sleek. The highlights have been done using different colors. The hair color is light blonde. Brown highlights have been done in the entire hairstyle.

Alternate strands of hair have been taken and highlighted. For a casual chunky look, this unique hair highlight is the best. The alternating strands of brown and white hair are casual and classy look.

Chunky Highlights

 

Blonde Highlights

The blonde hair is something which looks best with highlights. In the blonde color of hair, and highlight with dark hair would look suitable. The hairstyle is kept casual. Few strands have been gathered at the top of the head and rest have been left open.

The dark colored highlights are used at the roots of the hair. The makeup and the entire getup is kept neat to complement with the hairstyle.

Blonde Highlights

 

Balayage Highlights

The actual hair color is light. The hair highlight is kept focused on the top of the head. The hair texture is wavy and it is left open. The hair highlight complements the hairstyle.

The balayage highlights are good for the casually styled hair. The hair color shade at the roots is perfectly blended with the hair color of the entire hair. The highlighted hair is suitable for a casual look.

Balayage Highlights

 

Multi Dimensional Highlights

The multidimensional highlights are for an elegant and gorgeous hairstyle. The hair length is medium long and the ends of the hair have been elegantly curled. An alternate highlight of darker and lighter hair is maintained in the entire hairstyle.

The hair highlights are perfect to be worn with a dark makeup and elegant outfit. The straight hair is maintained at the top of the head and it makes the hair highlight more prominent.

Multi Dimensional Highlights

 

Thin Highlights

Thin highlights are perfect if one wants hair color which is subtle. The hair highlight is kept complementary to the hair color. The hair length is short. The hair color is light brown.

Lighter shades have been used for highlighting single strands. The shorter hairstyle and the hair color matches with the highlights in the hair. A casual or semi-formal outfit will definitely complement the look.

Thin Highlights

 

Dip Dyed Highlights

The dip-dyed highlights would look very good with the long hairstyle. The hair length is long and bangs make the hairstyle, as well as the hair color, look prominent. The thin highlights have been done at the ends of the hair strands.

The bangs are straight but the hair is kept messy and a little wavy. The hair color is a bit darker at the roots of the hair. The lighter color of hair is at the tips of the hair strands.

Dip Dyed Highlights

 

Face Framing Highlights

The face-framing highlight would look very well with the long hairstyle. The hair highlight is kept complemented with the color of the hair. The hair length is long and is made wavy.

The original color of the hair is black. The lighter color is used at the ends of the hair strands. The front of the hair strands is highlighted in the lighter colors. Rest of the hair is needed to be kept natural.

Face Framing Highlights

 

Peek a Boo Highlights

The peek a boo highlights are perfect for a bright yet chunky look. The long and sleek blonde hair is perfectly complemented by the hair highlights. The dark blonde hair is maintained throughout the length of the hair.

Few streaks of blue color and indigo highlights have been done in the hair. The dark and contrasting color has only been done in the few hair strands so that the hairstyle remains balanced.

Peek a Boo Highlights

 

Chestnut Highlights

The chestnut highlights are a unique style which can go well with longer or shorter length of hair. The hair length is medium long. The ends of the hair strands are made wavy.

The highlights are kept subtle. The darker hair color is maintained at the roots of the hair. The lighter color is maintained at the ends of the hair strands. The hairstyle is neat so that the highlights are prominent.

Chestnut Highlights

 

Pastel Color Highlights

The pastel color highlights look very well with the light makeup and for a casual and bright outfit. The ash blonde hair is maintained throughout the hair. The ends of the hair are highlighted in bright blue color.

The color is faded at the top of the hairstyle and gradually darkens at the tips. The hairstyle is kept messy and very casual. The hair strands are carefully gelled to look messy. The pastel color highlights look very well with the hairstyle.

Pastel Color Highlights

 

Sun Kissed Highlights

The sun-kissed highlights are for the elegant and classy look. The hairstyle is kept matching with the highlights in the hair. The top of the head is kept natural with highlighted dark and light colors.

The ends of the hair strands are kept messy and wavy and have light highlights of a brown shade. While the lower strands of hair are kept in a single shade of color, rest of the hair is kept in alternating shades of light and dark colors.

Sun Kissed Highlights

 

Ombre Highlights

The ombre highlights are very much in trend these days. The darker shade of hair is at the top of the head. The ends of the head have been maintained in lighter shades.

The hairstyle is kept messy and casual. This is the reason the hair highlights are complementary with the hairstyle. The ombre highlights can be easily styled for any length of hair.

Ombre Highlights

 

African American Highlights

The African American highlights are very good for a bold and defined look. The bold color of highlights is kept in the outer strands of the hair. The hair length is kept short and straight.

The haircut is also kept equal. The hair color is black. In contrast with the hair color, lighter shade of highlights has been done in few strands of the hairstyle. A dark and bold makeup would definitely complement this look.

African American Highlights

 

Brown Highlights

The brown highlights look best with any length of hair. For women with thicker and voluminous hair, the brown highlights are suitable. The hair is maintained in alternating shades of dark and light brown.

The lighter strands are arranged especially at the outer strands of the head. This look is a very casual one and yet can be made to look elegant. The hair highlights are perfect for the hairstyle.

Brown Highlights

 

Caramel Highlights

The length of the hair is long. The caramel highlights go well with the suitable color of the hair. The light caramel color is maintained at the roots of the hair.

At the ends of the hair strands, lighter hair shade is maintained. The entire hairstyle is kept a bit messy towards the hair ends so that the color of the highlights is made prominent.

Caramel Highlights

 

Grey Highlights

There are many highlight color options for ageing or grey hair. The grey highlights are also of a quirky and different look. The hair length is short. Black hair is streaked with grey and white highlights.

The lighter shades of colors are kept in the outer strands. The straight hair strands make the hair highlights stand out. This makes the hair color stand out. Towards the roots, a bit darker color is maintained. This look is perfect for a light makeup and a casual outfit.

Grey Highlights

 

Extreme Highlights

The extreme highlights are a very unique yet a different highlighted color. The hair length is short. Only a front long strand of hair stands out and has been highlighted in lighter shades of yellow and pink.

Rest of the hair color is kept natural black to complement the highlighted strands. This look is perfect for a casual and different look.

Extreme Highlights