5 Stunning Ways to Wear Caramel Balayage Hair

This highlighted look is the perfect midway between subtle and sexy.

A quick skim through any roundup of editors’ favorite styles from the past year is sure to include a handful of caramel balayage styles. Balayage caramel styles have made a comeback over the last few years, and the latest iterations of this trend are some of our all-time favorites. A skillfully done style that includes caramel balayage can lighten up your entire look while simultaneously helping you debut one of this year’s hottest trends.

Thinking about trying out this sweet yet stylish highlights technique yourself? Check out different ways to wear caramel balayage:

1. Natural Curls

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Lighten up your natural curls.

Wear your natural curls short and light in a curly bob style that incorporates caramel balayage highlights. This look is guaranteed to brighten up your overall look.

2. Super Subtle

Add just a touch of caramel.

This look is ideal for someone who is a little hesitant to make a huge change in the hair color department. A super subtle touch of caramel color is a great way to get in on this trend in a subtle way.

3. Stick Straight

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Wear your lightened locks nice and straight.

Wear your freshly colored strands nice and straight to really show off your highlights. Don’t forget to protect your hair and prep with a heat defense product. We love TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Heat Defense Spray as it protects hair from heat damage and uses keratin to keep your strands super sleek.

4. Loose Ponytail and Subtle Highlights

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Gather your subtle highlights into a low, loose style.

Show off subtle highlights at the front of your hair by gathering your strands into a low loose ponytail. This soft style works with these highlights for a perfectly matched style-color combo.

5. Loose Curls

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Style your balayage into loose curls.

Use your curling iron to style your balayage style into long, loose curls. Hold the style in place and add a touch of volume by spraying the finished look with Nexxus Weightless Style Ultra Light Hair Spray.

Are you thinking about trying out caramel balayage hair? Be sure to share the results with us over @AllThingsHairUS!

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