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.

1. Silver Blonde & Caramel Balayage Highlights

Jessica Biel is one Hollywood A-lister who’s opted for a balayage barnet and the technique is a relatively new one in the hair scene, requiring hairstylists to hand-paint the highlights on the areas of the hair the sun would hit if you were to be sat in the great outdoors, lapping up those beautiful rays.
Silver Blonde and Caramel Balayage Highlights

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The balayage look allows you to keep your hair looking natural even when you’re incorporating a lot of shades and color, giving you plenty of opportunities to get a little experimental.