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.

28. Mocha + Ice Tone Highlights

If you’re worried about too much of a bright and bolshy tone in your new blonde highlights, it’s definitely worth taking a look at a slightly icier approach. Ice and ash tones of blonde are easier to wear than brighter, yellow tones, especially when you mix them in with the darker browns and mocha colors you have here.
Mocha and Ice Tone Balayage Highlights

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Just because you’re going blonde doesn’t mean you need to go bright blonde. There are plenty of hues to pick from, it’s all about working out which one is right for you.