Money Piece Hair: What’s the Trend and How to Style it

This highlighting technique will have you running to the salon.

Money piece hair has been dominating social media. Whether you’ve been looking for curtain bang inspo or new hair color ideas, there’s a good chance you’ve comes across this latest highlighting trend.

Keep scrolling to learn what exactly the money piece is,  how to get the look, and inspo for your next salon appointment.

What is it?

So, you’re wondering what the money piece hair trend is? Don’t worry, we’re here to help you out. The money piece is a face-framing highlight that is often paired with balayage. The highlight starts at the root and goes to the end of the hair. It can be anything from a subtle highlight or drastic contrast or bright color.

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The money piece hair trend works on any length or type.

How to Ask for the Money Piece

When asking for a money piece at your next salon appointment, tell your stylist you want face-framing highlights. Your stylist can work with you to determine what thickness and color are best for your hair and the specific style you’re going for.

Adding the money piece to your look is a great way to brighten your complexion and make your style pop! Think of it as the perfect refresh for spring.

When trying out a new style, it always helps to have some inspo pictures for your stylist, so keep scrolling to get ideas for your next hair appointment.

1. Sandy Blonde Money Piece Hair

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Try a sandy blonde money piece. Photo credit: @bora_kalaj

If you’re brunette and want to go lighter, try a balayage look with a sandy blonde money piece. This is a great way to brighten your overall look without drastically changing your hair.

2. Blonde Balayage Money Piece

Brighten your balayage by adding a money piece. Photo Credit: @karldawsonhair

Thinking about trying blonde balayage? Adding a subtle money piece will add dimension to your look and help brighten your complexion.

If going blonde, make sure to use a purple shampoo like Nexxus Blonde Color Assure Purple Shampoo and Conditioner. This set will help keep your color vibrant and tone your strands to avoid any brassiness.

3. Balayage Lob Money Piece Hair

A money piece is a great addition to a lob. Photo credit: @candiepaynt

Money piece hair mixed with your bob will help your cut stand out in the best way possible!

4. Bold Pink Money Piece

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Make a statement by adding a bright money piece to your look. Photo credit: @kateelisabethxo

Want to go for a bold money piece hair look? Try a brightly-colored variation, like pink. This on-trend style is the perfect way to have fun with your style during the warmer months.

5. High Contrast Money Piece

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Try a contrasting color! Photo Credit: @yottiwilkinson

A high-contrast money piece is perfect for those who want to make more of a statement, but don’t want to worry about the upkeep of a bright hue.

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