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.

2. Golden & Caramel Brown Highlights

Going from dark to light is a look that means hair appointments don’t need to be quite as frequent as they were before. Balayage highlight ideas like these are smart because no one would ever know if that dark color at the top was meant to be there, or if your recent blonde dye-job is simply growing out. The best news is… It’s a hot trend!
Golden and Caramel Brown Balayage Highlights for Brunettes


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The darker roots mean that it doesn’t really matter if your roots start to show through and in many cases, it’ll accidentally look like it was meant to be that way. Model Gisele Bundchen recently sported a great balayage blonde look and it’s definitely one that you should copy now!