Hair Highlights

What Makes Dyed Hair Orange When Highlighted?

What Makes Dyed Hair Orange When Highlighted?

Unless you're seeking the Halloween "Great Pumpkin” look,...

What Is Diffuse Color When Highlighting Hair?

What Is Diffuse Color When Highlighting Hair?

It takes a good eye to detect diffuse highlights that give an all-over...

Hair Highlights & Glazes

Hair Highlights & Glazes

Changing up your hair color doesn’t have to involve expensive...

What Are Freestyle Highlights for Hair?

What Are Freestyle Highlights for Hair?

Freestyle highlights, also known as the Balayage technique, simply means...

Hairstyle Ideas for Highlighted Hair

Hairstyle Ideas for Highlighted Hair

Achieve hair-glowing pizzazz with locks accented with highlights. A...

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Lemon Conditioner Highlights for Black Hair

Lemon Conditioner Highlights for Black Hair

Raven-colored locks have a rich, mysterious beauty all their own, but if your dark hair has you feeling a little down, lighten it up. Highlights are an excellent way to add depth and warmth to your hair, and the best part is you can do them at...

The Best Dark Root Cover Up

The Best Dark Root Cover Up

You've spend a ton of time and money getting that glam new hair color. That's why the last thing you need is to head back to the salon in a few short weeks when those dark roots starting screaming "dye job!" From drugstore kits to items...

How to Protect My Ends While Touching Up My Roots

How to Protect My Ends While Touching Up My Roots

That new hair color was super sexy a month ago, but your undyed roots are threatening to ruin your smashing style. Touching up your roots with a fresh coat of dye will move you back onto the stylish side, but your ends don’t need the...

What Makes Dyed Hair Orange When Highlighted?

What Makes Dyed Hair Orange When Highlighted?

Unless you're seeking the Halloween "Great Pumpkin” look, orange hair usually isn’t what you’re going for when you get highlights. When you dye your hair lighter shades, however, sometimes that’s what you get....

Rainbow Hair Highlights

Rainbow Hair Highlights

You want standout hair that makes people at the club stop and stare. Rainbow highlights are for you, but only if you're willing to put in the time it takes to create and maintain them. Those super-fake colors don't come easily. Depending upon your...

Tips on Highlighting Hair With Garnier Nutrisse Nourishing Color Creme

Tips on Highlighting Hair With Garnier Nutrisse Nourishing Color Creme

If you're looking to add a little color to your locks, Garnier Nutrisse Nourishing Color Creme is a good choice for highlighting. Not only does it color well and last a long time without fading, but it's actually good for your hair. Garnier...

Can You Strip Toner From Highlighted Hair?

Can You Strip Toner From Highlighted Hair?

Toner, the semi-permanent color that you use to tone down wild highlights, doesn't penetrate the hair very deeply. After four to six weeks, you can barely tell that it was even there. The temporary nature of toner has advantages, one being that...

Dandruff Removal for Highlighted Hair

Dandruff Removal for Highlighted Hair

After spending a small fortune to highlight your hair, the last thing you need is the dusting of dandruff to ruin your new look. But it can happen to almost anyone. With all the harsh chemicals used to strip away and add color to your locks, you'd...

Hair Highlights for Brunettes Without Having to Do Touch Ups

Hair Highlights for Brunettes Without Having to Do Touch Ups

Highlights can be a serious pick-me-up, injecting major sass and color into a tired 'do. Although brunette girls can jump into the highlighting game too, you’re in for steeper maintenance unless you get creative. Add hair highlights to your...

What Happens If You Put Semi Color Over Highlighted Hair?

What Happens If You Put Semi Color Over Highlighted Hair?

If you're tired of permanent highlights or unhappy with the shade of your stripes, semi-permanent color can camouflage them. To return to natural, choose the semi-permanent color that most closely matches your natural hue. Follow instructions when...

What Is Diffuse Color When Highlighting Hair?

What Is Diffuse Color When Highlighting Hair?

It takes a good eye to detect diffuse highlights that give an all-over glow and flow with the cut. Divas can play off the color as natural -- and get away with it. It doesn’t take a star stylist to diffuse bright color in your mane, though...

Fekkai Hair Highlighters

Fekkai Hair Highlighters

Celebs from Rihanna to Katy Perry change their hair color every other week. You can spice up your look on the cheap without being so drastic. For a touch of glitter-glam without the commitment of permanent color, try Fekkai Hi-Lights. This hair...

Hair Highlights & Glazes

Hair Highlights & Glazes

Changing up your hair color doesn’t have to involve expensive monthly visits to the salon to combat root growth. Whether you desire honey-kissed blond highlights to brighten up your complexion, or you just want to deepen your natural auburn...

Is It OK to Get Highlights With Dyed Hair?

Is It OK to Get Highlights With Dyed Hair?

Adding highlights to hair color is an artful way to create depth, contrast and help hide gray. There is no reason you should fear stripping your color with the right beauty products. If you want to add a pop of blond to your tresses (come on, you...

What Shampoos Not to Use on Highlighted Hair

What Shampoos Not to Use on Highlighted Hair

Whether you pay a salon to highlight your hair or do it yourself at home, you want the color to stay on your locks for as long as possible. The key to keeping your highlights looking vibrant and fresh is to use the right shampoo. Using the wrong...

Hair Highlights & Frosting

Hair Highlights & Frosting

Highlighting and frosting are two terms that basically mean the same thing; they both describe the process of creating lighter streaks of color in the hair. A frosting job tends to be a bit lighter -- almost white if you ask an older stylist....

Yellow Highlights in Hair

Yellow Highlights in Hair

If you're like most girls, seeing yellow in your hair makes you see red -- so to speak. Yellow tones are usually completely unwanted, but if you choose to have yellow highlights in your hair, you don't want them to fade away. Instead of fighting...

Plum Hair Highlights

Plum Hair Highlights

Plum hair highlights can create a different effect in hair, depending on what other colors you have added in. The size of highlights you get and the placement of the color also affects the overall look. Before you rush off to see your stylist,...

The French Technique for Highlighting the Hair

The French Technique for Highlighting the Hair

Balayage is the name of the French highlighting technique for your hair, as noted by Lisa Cooper, an expert in the technique. Balayage can give you color that looks soft, natural and random, like you've spent a summer at the beach instead of...

How to Chemically Straighten Caucasian Highlighted Hair

How to Chemically Straighten Caucasian Highlighted Hair

A chemical straightener that works better on highlighted hair than on virgin hair sounds too good to be true, but it isn't. Keratin treatments rock at straightening Caucasian hair, which is less coarse than African hair, and perform even better on...

What Are Freestyle Highlights for Hair?

What Are Freestyle Highlights for Hair?

Freestyle highlights, also known as the Balayage technique, simply means brushing bleach highlights onto the hair in an artistic and random pattern. Rather than opt for a full head of highlights or choose face-fringing blond tresses, some gals...

The Best Hair Highlighter

The Best Hair Highlighter

Maybe you want to cover those nasty, little gray hairs that popped up recently. Or maybe you’re just in the mood for a change. Picking the best hair highlighter involves knowing what end results you are hoping to achieve and which...

The Best Hair Softeners

The Best Hair Softeners

Hair that is rough and straw-like in texture not only looks unhealthy, but doesn't feel too great either. Many factors can cause your locks to take on a dryer texture, from the sun's harsh rays to getting highlights at the salon. Take your tresses...

How to Highlight Your Hair With Rinse

How to Highlight Your Hair With Rinse

If you look through just about any magazine or watch television, you'll see lots of celebrities with shiny, highlighted hair. Highlights can add dimension, shine and depth to hair and can brighten up a complexion or provide an interesting element...

Rocker Chick Hair With Chunky Highlights

Rocker Chick Hair With Chunky Highlights

You've already got the edgy, chunky highlights and the take-charge, hard rockin' attitude. Now, you just want a rocker chick hairstyle that shows what an awesome, confident girly you are. Try one of the new fab, ferosh hairstyles that are as...

Hairstyle Ideas for Highlighted Hair

Hairstyle Ideas for Highlighted Hair

Achieve hair-glowing pizzazz with locks accented with highlights. A highlight or dye applied to the hair is usually one or two shades lighter than the natural hair color. Jumpstart your look with all-over highlights or splashes of color...

What Not to Do After Getting Hair Highlighted

What Not to Do After Getting Hair Highlighted

Your hair always looks uber-fab right after getting it highlighted, but by the end of the second week you start to notice that it's, well, a little less-than-fab. You may notice your hair has turned dull or brassy, or even looks another color...

Conditioners for Highlighted Hair

Conditioners for Highlighted Hair

When you have a fresh set of highlights, the day feels bright and cheery. With every passing glance in the mirror, you likely gain an extra pep in your step. Hey, hair color can really brighten up your look -- and your day! However, highlights...

Hair Highlights for Fall

Hair Highlights for Fall

New seasons call for new changes. Whether it be to your wardrobe, your makeup or your shoes, the fall season is ripe for reinvention. One of the easiest and most popular ways to embrace a new you is to add a little spice to your hair color. The...

What Is the Difference Between Streaking & Highlighting Hair?

What Is the Difference Between Streaking & Highlighting Hair?

When it comes to coloring your hair, there are so many options, it's easy to see why a girl can get confused about it all. Streaks and highlights, for instance, are a similar hair coloring process, yet very different. So before you head to your...

The Harmful Effects of Highlighting Hair

The Harmful Effects of Highlighting Hair

Sure, your hair looks fab after getting it highlighted, but it's important to realize some really harmful effects are caused by hair bleaching. Make yourself aware of these bleach-related risks before heading to your stylist for your next...

Can You Highlight Hair With Lemon & a Hair Dryer?

Can You Highlight Hair With Lemon & a Hair Dryer?

Lemon juice is a long-standing home remedy for adding highlights to light-colored hair. You apply it to hair to add a sun-kissed look, especially during summer months. If you want to try an alternative to damaging dyes, add a little lemon juice to...

How to Bleach Highlighted Hair

How to Bleach Highlighted Hair

Lots of women bleach their hair. There are times when you may need to bleach your hair when it's already highlighted. Maybe your roots are coming in, or it's been a while and you just want to brighten up your highlights a bit. You can even bleach...

The Best Product to Use to Tone Down Brindle Highlights on Hair

The Best Product to Use to Tone Down Brindle Highlights on Hair

So your dream highlights turned into a bit of a nightmare, did they? "Brindle" is a word that typically describes a color combination of dark brown or black stripes and lighter, orangey-reddish stripes. It looks cool as hell on a variety of dog...

How to Fix Bad Highlights in Brassy Hair

How to Fix Bad Highlights in Brassy Hair

Is your hair a case of bad color on bad hair color? If your hair has more brass than a band full of trumpets, it's time to tone that mess down. Using a toner is like taking an eraser to your hair color and taking out only the nasty tones, leaving...

How Often Should You Highlight Hair?

How Often Should You Highlight Hair?

So you had the most stunning highlights in the history of highlights, but now those darker roots are creeping in to ruin the fun. While your highlights will need touch-ups to maintain their fabulousness, you want to make sure you don't do it too...

Sexy Highlighted Hair Colors

Sexy Highlighted Hair Colors

That time you decided to change your hair color from blond to chocolate brown -- it looked good but ... it was kind of severe. You love playing with new looks, but you've discovered over the years that illuminating your natural color is always...

How to Comb Weaved & Highlighted Hair

How to Comb Weaved & Highlighted Hair

Sometimes change just isn't limited to adding length or color to your hair. Gals in need of a drastic change may, in fact, get both color and extensions added to their mane. If you've gone this route, you will need to keep your extension hair...

How to Crunch Hair With Highlights

How to Crunch Hair With Highlights

Want to make your curls pop? Define them with natural-looking highlights. Crunching -- a technique that's very similar to crunching and drying your hair with mousse to bring out your curl -- is a great way to create sun-kissed highlights that...

How to Darken Highlighted Hair

How to Darken Highlighted Hair

Highlights a little too light? Or maybe you'd just like to give those highlights the boot for good? Either way, it's easy to darken highlighted hair. The good news is this process is damage-free thanks to the low level of developer needed to...

How to Choose a Color for Highlighting Your Hair

How to Choose a Color for Highlighting Your Hair

Whether you dye your hair or like to rock your natural color, a one-toned 'do can look drabber than drab. Incorporate a splash of highlights to add dimension and character. Since there are so many hair colors to choose from, the wrong highlight...

How to Highlight Hair with Cinnamon

How to Highlight Hair with Cinnamon

To change your color without dousing your hair with a bunch of chemicals, try natural dyes like cinnamon. Cinnamon lightens brown hair, giving it honey highlights for a subtle and super-budget-friendly home makeover. Leave yourself a full day,...

Should I Highlight My Hair Before or After a Relaxer?

Should I Highlight My Hair Before or After a Relaxer?

It's a woman's prerogative to have it all, and if that means relaxed and highlighted hair, then so be it. The key to pulling off multiple chemical services on your hair is getting them done in the right order. No use spending time and money on a...

How to Naturally Highlight Your Hair Without the Sun

How to Naturally Highlight Your Hair Without the Sun

If you're craving sexy highlights in your tresses, you don't need to rely on chemical dyes. Skip the scary chemicals and use a more natural approach to spare your locks from drying and damaging dyes. You can get hot highlights with natural and...

How to Section Hair for Chunky Highlights

How to Section Hair for Chunky Highlights

Highlighting styles vary depending on your goal. If you want it subtle, you'll go for little contrast on tiny strands of hair. If big and bold is what you're craving, try chunky highlights. When you chunk, you highlight bigger sections of hair to...

How to Add Highlights to a Bob Hairstyle

How to Add Highlights to a Bob Hairstyle

Is your bob hairstyle looking dull and boring lately? An easy way to add pizazz to limp, dreary locks is with a smattering of color. Subtle highlights can take your style to the next level and add texture, volume and interest without changing your...

How do I Highlight Hair With Hair Color?

How do I Highlight Hair With Hair Color?

Highlights add vibrancy, shine, depth and tonal variation to all types, textures and colors of hair. The benefits of highlighting with hair color rather than bleach or a lightening product abound. For starters, the variety of colors available...

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