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.

15. Honey Beige Highlights

If you fancy going blonder but not too blonde, instead of dying the entire head of hair, use a clever balayage highlight trick instead.
Honey Beige Balayage Highlights

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Have that beautiful gradient of color in the bulk of your hair but just around the face, those light and feathery face-framing layers, you should add more of that blended style. Because the layers are framing the face, you’ll get a good idea of what you’ll look like if you were to dye all your hair a much lighter color and it’s also very flattering, bringing highlighting properties.