31 Balayage Highlight Ideas to Copy Now

There were three looks that drove everyone crazy over 2015 and they were balayage, ombre and babylights. For those of you who fell in love with those stunning hair designs, there’s good news ahead. 2016 is going to be a big year once again but this time for the following balayage highlight ideas.

We’ve learned a lot of about the humble highlight over the years and we’ve realized they can do a lot more for us than just add a bit of depth to our hairstyle. From teeny-tiny, barely there stripes to chunky and cool contrasts, there are so many ways to incorporate these balayage highlight ideas into your new ‘do.

14. Golden Caramel Highlights

Just because you can go a little nuts with color doesn’t mean you need to and this look is a perfect example of that. It’s still bold, bright and absolutely beautiful to look at, but at the same time, it’s not completely out-there, with brash colors and bossy tones.
Warm Golden Caramel Balayage Highlights
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It’s a light blending trick that you need to employ here. The look must be subtly added so that it’s not ‘streaks’ and in fact, the majority of the blending work is basically invisible. You can’t see where one color starts and the next begins but somehow, both colors are in there!