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.

18. Soft Caramel and Blonde Highlights

By working together two looks, balayage highlight ideas and ombre gradients, you can achieve a look like this one, toning the hair from an otherwise dull brown shade to one that’s filled with tone and shade.
Soft Caramel and Blonde Balayage Highlights

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Even though the hair is still relatively short, there’s plenty to play around with, showing you just how clever and versatile this look really is. There’s a reason it’s going to be the hottest trend of 2016 after all!