10 Ways to Try Out Blonde Hair with Highlights

PJ Gach | 27 April 2018
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Still on the fence about blonde hair with highlights? Allow us to change your mind.

Blonde hair with highlights is a classic style. If blonde isn’t your natural hue, a colorist may suggest getting highlights along with all-over color, so that the result looks softer and more natural. There are a variety of highlights to choose from: Blonde hair with brown highlights (or lowlights), blonde hair with red highlights (if you’re looking for a gentle way to try out the strawberry blonde style) and dark blonde hair can suddenly appear many shades lighter with highlights scattered throughout.

You can also choose any color as your highlight shade. Ed’s note: We love trending icy or “griolet” looks these days, such as purple, lilac, peach or even silver, while you’re at it!

Take a peek into some blonde hair with highlights inspo photos to make you hit a salon, stat. Read on:



10 Best Blonde Hair with Highlights



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Semi-precious.

1. Ash Blonde, Platinum and Silver Highlights

Dark blonde hair with highlights gets a neutral tone with a mix of silver, platinum and ash blonde shades. To keep these shades on the cooler side, use shampoo and conditioners formulated for color-treated hair. Love Beauty and Planet Blooming Color Murumuru Butter and Rose Shampoo and Love Beauty and Planet Blooming Color Murumuru Butter and Rose Conditioner are a vegan duo made to keep color vibrant, shiny and hair at its healthiest.

LOVE BEAUTY AND PLANET BLOOMING COLOR MURUMURU BUTTER & ROSE SHAMPOO
LOVE BEAUTY AND PLANET BLOOMING COLOR MURUMURU BUTTER & ROSE CONDITIONER
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Better than frosting. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

2. Butter and Cream Blonde Highlights

Go even blonder with butter and cream blonde highlights on blonde hair. Show off the shades with a low pony.

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Strawberry blonde is a warming tone.

3. Strawberry Highlights

When you have blonde hair with red highlights, you get a soft strawberry blonde look. And it looks pretty amaze on a curly pixie, if we do say so ourselves!

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Warm tones.

4. Honey, Brown and Platinum highlights

When choosing blonde hair highlights, don’t be afraid to mix warm and cool tones; it helps add depth to your shade. Getting lowlights in particular helps blonde hues seem brighter in contrast. Adding another cool tone like platinum, and then mixing in a honey blonde, gives a multidimensional look.

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Peachy cool. Photo credit: Dvora

5. Peach Highlights

Have dark blonde hair try a peach highlight done in the ombre method. Keep your color true with Bed Head by TIGI Dumb Blonde Toning Protection Spray. It’s a lightweight leave-in spray conditioner with violet toners to prevent color change and it acts as a shield against heat damage. So go ahead, spritz on and then blow-dry your hair.

BED HEAD by TIGI DUMB BLONDE TONING PROTECTION SPRAY
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Go for a trendy, festival-ready look.

6. Light Orchid Highlights

Highlights for blonde hair includes soft lavender or light orchid shades.

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Warm strawberry mixed with cool peach. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

7. Strawberry Blonde and Peach Highlights

Dark blonde hair with highlights can skew warmer and brighter when adding strawberry blonde and peach shades together. To create a piecey style, use S Factor by TIGI Creamy Molding Wax. A small amount of the product can take your style to another level. The molding wax is a multitasker; it adds shine and fights humidity, locking out frizz.

S FACTOR by TIGI CREAMY MOLDING WAX
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Complementary colors. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

8. Purple and Red Highlights

A bob gets the slicked back wet look and the mix of purple and red highlights make the whole look edgy and modern.

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Shimmery.

9. Silver Highlights

Face-framing silver strands are painted on via balayage. Like the beachy look, but not near the ocean. Use Suave Professionals Sea Mineral Infusion Texturizing Salt Spray to style your hair to help infuse tresses with all-over body and a sexy wave.

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Blonde on blonde on blonde.

10. Blonde on Blonde Highlights

When thinking of blonde hair with highlights, you can never go wrong with warm blonde highlights on warm blonde hair.

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