How do I find the right highlight for my hair?

How do I find the right highlight for my hair?

Hair Highlighting Tips To achieve great highlights, aim for a tone that is approximately two shades lighter than your base hair color. While one or two different highlight shades (or lowlight shades) are great, try not to add any more, or your hair will begin to look like a rainbow.

What kind of highlights should I get?

For the most natural look, highlights shouldn’t be more than two to three levels lighter than the base color, and they should be in the same tonal family. In other words, if the base is warm (dark, golden blonde), the highlights should be warm (buttery blonde).

What are partial highlights?

left: partial highlight / right: full highlight. Partial is just half of the head being lightened (typically placed around the face for a brightening effect) whereas a full highlight involves highlighting every section of your hair.

What are Balayage highlights?

Balayage is a French word that means “to sweep.” In this hair color technique, highlights are hand-painted or “swept” on the surface of random sections of hair. Dye or lightener is usually painted on, starting midshaft and becoming denser as it moves down the section of hair to the ends.

What kind of highlights should I get on my hair?

It might be time to get out of your comfort zone and try something fresh. Red highlights could be your answer. If you have naturally blonde hair red highlights can help give your overall look a slightly strawberry blonde look. You can also opt for blonde and red highlights.

What does touch on highlights do for hair?

Touch-On Highlights puts beautifully radiant, dimensional highlights at your fingertip. The innovative Control-Touch Finger TIP applicator offers precise control for even highlights from root to tip. Create any look you choose, from subtle to dramatic. No Caps, no foils, no hassles.

What’s the difference between a balayage and a highlight?

You might not even know the difference between a highlight and a balayage. Though balayage is the name of a technique it has become common practice to describe a look with this term. The look usually entails blonde hair color at the ends which also looks grown out at the roots. A highlight is placed all the way up to the root of the hair.

What does it mean when your hair is highlighted?

The simplest to understand is a full highlight, this means sections of hair all of your head will be covered with highlighted pieces. Someone may choose to receive a full highlight service if they want to add variation to their whole head. Full highlights are great for the client who likes to wear their hair up, or half up.