Get the celebrity look with these 7 dazzling blonde hair with highlights ideas

Got light or dark blonde hair? With highlights you could amp up your style in an instant – just like these celebs!  

Do you need a colour makeover? Or perhaps you’re looking to spruce up your existing hue? Either way, you’ll love blonde hair with brown highlights.

Let us start by saying, that this A-list-approved hair hue is perfect all year around, not only adding depth to your existing colour, but also giving your mane a lush, sun-kissed finish.

So, whether you want a subtle ombre or all over highlights, these celebrities will show you how to work blonde hair with highlights with ease and have you rushing off to the salon!

Blonde hair highlights: 7 celebrity-approved looks to try


Emily Blunt wears her long bob length hair with blonde highlights at LA event
Teaming her highlighted hair with the ‘It’ cut of the year is Emily Blunt. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

1. Emily Blunt’s slicing highlights

Emily Blunt, who recently starred in the epic The Girl on the Train film, is usually sporting a brunette hue, however, she is also not one to shy away from blonde hair highlights.

The starlet took to the red carpet with this fabulous style, rocking super-fine highlighted strands. This technique is known as ‘slicing’ and is great for adding extra depth to the hair, helping give you a sophisticated finish.

Editor’s tip: Think blonde hair with brown highlights is what you need to shake up your style? Then be sure to invest in a wash and care system specifically made for coloured tresses.

We love the Dove Colour Care Shampoo and Conditionerwhich will help maintain your gorgeous hue’s vibrancy, while also making your hair feel more nourished!

Jennifer Aniston wears her mid length blonde hair with brown highlights at LA premiere for The Leftovers
Jennifer Aniston looks amazing with her dark blonde highlighted hair. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2. Jennifer Aniston’s all over highlights

If you are a lover of blonde hair with highlights, then why not take your cue from Jennifer Aniston? Blonde highlights have become her signature style, brightening up her appearance and providing extra depth to her layered locks.

To get this red carpet look for yourself, simply ask your stylist for a varying mix of bright blonde and medium-toned shades from root to tip. Jen would be proud!

Whiteny Port shows off her long blonde hair in a centre part wavy style wearing a floral v neck dress
When it comes to blonde inspiration, look no further than Whitney Port. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

3. Whitney Port’s highlighted ombre

Ombre hair has undeniably been one of the most coveted styles over the last few years – and leading the celebrity pack is The Hills star Whitney Port.

Blending her medium brown hair into a light blonde finish, the look emphasises her natural tones perfectly, while also helping to give a more subtle finish to the overall style. Keep up the good work, Whitney!

Sarah Jessica Parker with long poker straight blonde hair with highlights at industry red carpet event wearing strapless bronze dress and long gloves
Sarah Jessica Parker is arguably still one of our fave hair idols. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

4. Sarah Jessica Parker’s frosted highlights

The graduated look on Sarah Jessica Parker’s hair is reminiscent of her Carrie Bradshaw days. Leaving her roots dark, the hair then lightens to a medium-brown hue, before ending with light-blonde frosted tips.

We also think Sarah’s dark blonde hair with highlights would look great in a updo, enabling the transcending colours to be displayed in all their glory!

Bella Throne long strawberry blonde hair with highlights and wavy finish
Hair chameleon Bella Thorne with golden waves. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

5. Bella Thorne’s ribboned highlights

For those with curly hair, ribbon highlights have become one of the hottest hues to try, thanks to their universally flattering aesthetic.

Proving just how fantastic they can be is Bella Thorne, who wore her blonde hair with red highlights in a set of undone curls, for a glossy, strawberry-blonde finish.

Gigi Hadid with long straight hair and full bangs fringe
Gigi Hadid with bangs! Yes really. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

6. Gigi Hadid’s sombre

We’re now moving from ombre to sombre (AKA subtle ombre). And lucky for us, Gigi Hadid is a huge fan of having blonde hair with brown highlights, making the ideal match for her blonde tresses. The model upgraded her sombre with faux, eyebrow-skimming bangs, which framed her round face.

Jennifer Lopez with shoulder length long bob hair with sultry blonde highlights wearing pastel blue dress
Jennifer Lopez rocks the red carpet with this tousled look. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

7. Jennifer Lopez’ lowlights combination

Singer, actress and all-round mega-babe, Jennifer Lopez opted for both high and lowlights to spruce up her long bob. Incorporating a mixture of golden brown and blonde shades to her hair, she’s left with an ultra-feminine ‘do that is all kinds of fabulous!

Editor’s tip: Get Jennifer’s wavy finish by using the TRESemmé Perfectly (un)Done Wave Creating Sea Foam, which will make creating light waves a total breeze.


Has this left you wanting an extra dose of highlights inspiration? If so, head on over to our Highlights page for all the best celebrity looks, plus expert tips and tricks from our editors.

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