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.

16. Light, Face Framing Highlights

This is a more exaggerated version of the look we are trying to show you here – how just a few tendrils around the face could make the world of difference to your ‘do.
Light Face Framing Balayage Highlights

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It’s still subtle but slightly bolder than some we’ve shown you, and you can even play around with this look the other way around too, having darker face framing balayage highlights if you’re usually a light-haired kind of girl.