Blonde and looking for a fresh style? Blonde hair with lowlights can make your blonde tones pop with vigor. Low lighting works great for blondes as it adds depth and dimension. With low lighting, your hair can finally take a break from all the high-life action, giving it space and time to revitalize. Be creative and try some color placement and blocking. As a blonde, your hair is gifted with lots of potential. Fiery copper tones or some pastel hues can make your hair really pop. When it comes to choosing styles for the blonde with lowlights, the sky is the limit. Your decision starts with choosing the right shade for the effect you want to achieve. As a general rule, deeper shades are difficult to blend; they work best when creating an ultra contrast effect.
Sometimes choosing several lowlight shades in similar hues creates variety. Try this if you are the experimental type and have no particular color in mind. For greater color depth, combine lowlights with highlights. They create a nice transition look.Most blonde women choose some form of balayage style because it is versatile, easy, and low maintenance. With balayage styles, you can easily grow out the color and also give your hair a break when it starts to thin due to over styling and dying. Balayage is also famous for creating natural blending when done right. Styles range from simple to sophisticated color blends. Regardless of which balayage style you choose, you are sure to add that much-needed dimension to your blonde hair.
Whichever style you choose, find inspiration from these blondes with low lights ideas. A selection of the styles below uses balayage styling with lowlights to create stunning effects.
# 1 Face-framing Layers
The look of confidence; a style that flatters your face. There is some subtle layering done in this look. It draws attention to your bombshell face. You get to maintain your length while altering your shaping and highlighting facial features. This look is ideal for fine hair and heart-shaped faces. This is a fresh office style, but its versatility means that you can take it anywhere you want, be it a night out, a casual/business meeting, or even a weekend trip.
This is a creative, fascinating style that generates a nice contrast of a deep brown at the base and a light sandy brown transition at the ends. The long waves are created as the hair falls down highlighting this deep brown and light sandy contrast. Another attractive feature of this style is that it is very low maintenance. It also allows for easy regrowth. This look is super easy to wear, and with a lighter color on top, you can leave your roots to grow a bit longer than you would normally let it.
# 3 Forward Focus
It’s always joyous when you achieve a haircut and color in harmony. A classy, chic look achieved with golden lowlights that are delicately blended and are smoothly transitioning into a darker finish. Perfect for pale skin, the look gives an icy-cool look for a big day at the office. The forward focus is a go-getter’s style.
# 4 Long Bob Blonde
This long bob straight cut is the perfect classical gorgeous trend. This style uses bright golden color nicely fused with light brown. The contrast is very subtle, almost not visible as the golden steals all the lights. And of course, it is worn straight and medium length. It’s easy to see why this long straight bob is so versatile - take it to the office, formal dinners, casual night outs, or a date, - and you will steal the show no matter the place.
# 5 Beige Blonde Balayage With Fishtail Braid
If you’re just being introduced to the gorgeous world of blonde hair, you might want to start with an ash blonde as it is an easier transition to make. You can only find out if there’s fun in the blonde world when you are actually one. First, though, you need to pick the right shade to avoid the bottle-blonde look. This beige style here is soft and natural, crucially avoiding the bold, trashy look. The blending is smooth and perfect, and, for a personal touch, things wrap up with a beautiful fishtail braid. This is a casual look though, so wear it on weekends or when you are not in the office.
# 6 Magical Shears
In this style, the original blonde color is maintained, but adding some lowlights creates a magical impression over the hair. This particular hair color is not hard to achieve and it’s very enjoyable. Savor the compliments and appreciation that come with this style. It is a multipurpose style that you can take to the office, a dinner date, or just a casual evening out.
# 7 Luxe Lights
A smooth blend of dark and light caramel tones softens your golden blonde hair. It’s a perfect way to revitalize thick curly hair. If you love your blonde hair and don’t want to do anything radical with it, this style will suit you perfectly.
# 8 Brown and Wavy
Many blondes go for lighter shades for lowlights, which is perfectly fine. But try a darker shade for a change. This style uses a two-tone color and incorporates waves with a shine. The resulting visual is amazing dark brown punctuated with light brown accents. This two-tone mix looks particularly stunning on the waves.
# 9 Long Shag Balayage
A nice, shoulder-length trim and some lowlights. The look is achieved with some brownish golden lowlights to add a subtle contrast. While the lowlights are subtle, they create the perfect distinction that gives a beautiful pop. If you feel it is time for a makeover, this can be a perfect style to choose.
# 10 Short Bob with Lowlights
A superbly chic and versatile style that suits a range of ages, but if your hair is starting to add a tinge of gray, then a short bob with some lowlights will give you the fresh look of youth. This bob is easy to adopt and maintain. It’s a hassle-free style that looks stunning on all face shapes.
# 11 Golden Blonde
Going for a deeper hue on long straight hair is an incredibly bold statement of style. It oozes confidence and is an instant eye catcher. This style adds a deep brown hue over fine golden blonde hair with a little shine. Here the base is deep brown lowlights with a tinge of light golden to add the smooth transition. This creates an absolutely gorgeous mix of gold and brown, which is sure to easily make you the center of attraction.
# 12 Soft Sandy Blend
This style employs soft sandy lowlights to create an almost even sandy shade that is as close to your natural color as possible. Light browns blend in softly towards the end, and the waves help create a relaxed, weekend look.
# 13 Balayage Golden
This beautiful golden balayage brings warmth and life to your hair. Deep brown lowlights are covered by the gorgeous golden brown that creates a graduated, natural-looking effect from the root to the end.
# 14 Ombre Blonde
Want to give your ombre hair an update? Here is an exciting way to achieve that. A medium sandy hue deepens the base while the ends remain super blonde. The mid-lengths are in-between, providing a smooth transition from deep base to blonde. The strands near the face remain lighter for a soft changeover.
# 15 Champagne Blend
Bring out the blonde beauty in you with these deep cold tones. The deepest contrast is towards the end while lighter shades appear throughout the whole hair length. For added dimension, mix it up with a lowlight hue.
# 16 Golden Lowlights
These finely blended golden lowlights that smoothly transition into a darker finish give a lovely, enchanting look. There’s a very subtle contrast here, which gives a fine, golden yellow appearance. The layering helps bring out every shade of the golden lowlight used, which creates a really stunning look.
# 17 Simple Ombre
This is a pretty simple ombre that looks utterly gorgeous. The long waves at the end complete this trendy look. It is another perfect style for an overdue makeover.
# 18 Honey Blonde Balayage
Have thin hair? Try adding layers to the ends. The best thing about this approach is that it works regardless of length, and it instantly adds depth to your thin hair, making it appear as though it were thicker.This particular style uses deep brown layers blended with various shades of golden lowlights and ash blonde to achieve this simple but amazing natural finish. You can wear this straight or curvy. It’s also great for the winter season.
# 19 Bold Splash
Have golden blonde hair? This copper hue will add a sparkly contrast to it. The ends are soft, golden hue creates an ombre style while the base has deep copper shade.
# 20 Soft Blonde Balayage
If you are a platinum blonde, try to switch things up by opting for a neutral shade. Soft blonde balayage styles are discreet and subtle, yet sophisticated in their own way. They are not attention grabbers, but they do look elegant. In this particular blonde balayage style, a lighter lowlight shade is used to maintain neutrality while remaining as close to your natural blonde color as possible. It gives a chic, stylish casual look perfect for a weekend trip or any type of travel.
# 21 Brunette Lowlights with Perfect Blonde Highlights
This is a head turner that brings out the best of lowlight brunette and perfect fringe blonde highlights. Adding brown lowlights to blonde hair adds dimension and makes hair appear thicker. The result is a gorgeous, versatile look tat you can take anywhere.
# 22 Medium Blonde with Balayage Lowlights
Medium length blonde hair with golden brown highlights. The contrast is subtle, almost invisible. This style is perfect for an office and is not so experimental. It is a kind of style that you would want to wear during a busy work week. The look means business but nonetheless still looks pretty.
# 23 Sandy Blonde
A gentle contrast between golden blonde highlights and medium golden brunette lowlights gives a sandy blonde look. With these shades, you can boost fullness and add dimension to your finely textured hair.
# 24 Blonde Balayage
This balayage style brings out your blonde’s natural color and perfectly complements its length. Subtle balayage lowlights at the root and the elegant waves make this a special style for the evening. The waves are achieved using heated rollers and will gradually become loose as the hair unwinds. The natural-looking effect is a testament to the power of balayage. If you fancy something different but very subtle for your balayage hair, this beautiful style works magic. It’s especially ideal for a nighttime date.
# 25 Ultra Contrast Beachy Blonde
This is another beachy blonde style that uses bold brown lowlights to add warmth and overall color to your skin. It is perfect for those who want an ultra contrast look dominated by golden brown. For a golden/neutral skin complexion, this shade provides the perfect balance.
# 26 Sleek and Straight
Flaunt your gorgeous blonde hair by going sleek, long, and straight. A little base break and some lowlights, - and you have an amazingly elegant look. The best part is that any face shape can pull this off perfectly. This is a classy office look that you can also take on an outing in the evening.
# 27 Golden Hues
As you can expect during summertime, your blonde will brighten up. Adding fine streaks of sandy tones will definitely make your blondes pop. The naturally golden tones of this blonde shade are perfect for the peach complexion.
Adding lowlights to your blonde hair doesn’t have to be hard. Deeper lowlights create stark contrasts but are difficult to blend well. Lighter hues of lowlights are easy to blend and provide a nice graduated effect that looks as natural as you could get. Good news is that there’s a lowlight shade for all the seasons. Use them throughout the year to create a classy, distinct look that will help you stand out. Be sure to choose lowlight shades that complement your skin tone.