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.

31. Dark Brown Hair + Caramel Highlights

Although this is a look best perfected at the salon to achieve that natural blend of color you want so much, you can try your hands at the dye-job at home with balayage highlight kits bought at local drug stores.
Dark Brown Hair and Caramel Balayage Highlights


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You will want to concentrate on the longer, bottom lengths of the hair, working with the natural layers (or layers cut in by your hairstylist) and it’s probably for the best if you have a friend to hand. This isn’t a look that you’ll easily achieve especially if you’re a first timer to the world of hair dye at home. That’s not to say you can’t give it a shot, but always start with something subtle and discreet just in case…

There are so many ways to wear 2016’s hottest trend but we hope that these beautiful balayage highlight ideas have given you plenty of #hairinspiration! Take these shots into your hairdresser and see if they can’t work out a beautiful new look for you to rock this spring and summer. It’s time for a hair transformation!