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.

8. Natural, Dark Brown Root + Silver Blonde Highlights

Such an easy look for a daytime or nighttime event, you don’t need to go nuts with the waves and curls to show off the silver blonde highlights running through this beautiful, natural dark brown rooted look.
Dark Brown Roots and Silver Blonde Highlights


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If you don’t have time for a full head of styling first thing in the morning, use your blow dryer and a round hairbrush to get those bouncy big waves and if you have a little more time, flick out your hair straighteners quickly and on a lower setting, giving it a quick once-over with hairspray to keep it all in check. Five minute hair indeed!