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Imagine a capital letter A, and you’re probably getting a good idea of what this hairstyle looks like with bangs of some sort across the top and longer hair along the sides of your face. If your A-line hairstyle needs a little pick-me-up, use color to revitalize and energize your style.
Add highlights all over the top half of your head to draw the eye to the top half of the A-line cut. Add bold color in your bangs to draw attention to your eyes. Add highlights liberally over the crown of your head to create the illusion of volume and texture. This can be extremely flattering for a narrow face because it will make your hair look bigger.
Add face-framing highlights around your face for soft texture and subtle highlights. Whether your A-line style has full and choppy bangs or a sideswept fringe, adding a smattering of lighter color around your face will draw attention to your face and highlight your gorgeous features. Face-framing highlights work well with any length hair from a short bob to medium-length or longer.
Frost your whole head with all-over highlights. You simply cannot go wrong with a light sprinkling of highlight throughout an A-line style. The smattering of color that peeps in and out of your hair will create instant texture and dimension to energize your style.
Use a combination of highlights and lowlights to pull the eye exactly where you want it in your A-line do. Highlights pull the eye and lowlights push the eye, so use the combination of colors carefully. If you want to make a wide face look narrower, use lowlights at your temples. Try highlights over the top of your hair and lowlights along the ends to create vivid dimension. Another option is to place the highlights over the top layer of your hair and lowlights in the hair underneath. When you move your head and your hair shifts, the combination of light over dark can be striking. You can also just combine the light and dark colors evenly over your whole head for a chic color job that always wins.