Of all the spectrums of blondes, none is more inspiring and daring like dirty blonde hair. Just looking at celebrities like Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Aniston and Lauren Conrad and how they like to play around with every shade under the sun is proof of the dirty blonde effect.
Ever notice how blonde haired babes seem to look dazzling on a Monday morning after an entire weekend of tender loving and care to the hair? However, their luscious dirty locks tend to fall apart and go limp after a short while into the week. No matter how great your hairdresser is, time indeed waits for no man; and apparently no woman too. The good news here is that while we can’t avoid getting that several-day stale and a little frazzle and rumple here and there, there are plenty of ways to ensure you look great all the way. Maybe scrunch in some texturizing spray to earn some beauty waves, or go all the way up with accessories, scarves, pins to give your look some flair. Additionally, did you know that dirty hair has a much better texture that allows it to hold styles like a champ? Here are the top 50 most popular hairstyles and highlight techniques for people with Dirty Blonde Hair.
# 1 Short Balayage with Brown Curled Babylights
You do not have to have long hair to rock a killer dirty blonde look. No matter what hairdo you choose to go with, nothing beats balayage highlights. The roots on our boho chic Nella Gomez start off with a much darker shade and quickly transition to light blonde as you progress towards the tip. Getting some light curls to the short do makes for a great finishing touch.
# 2 Professional Layered Dirty Blonde Blowout
If you are going for a more formal look with a hint of playfulness, layers are always great for dirty blonde hair. How about letting your hair go with this round brush blowout that takes it easy on the dye?
# 3 Low Lighted Blonde Balayage Shadow Root
Brown hair with great blonde highlights always makes for a heck of a headdress. Problem is, some of these hairstyles tend to look way too similar for comfort. Make yours different today with Sarah Jane’s low lighted do that uses balayage to die the outer strands as opposed to traditional caps and foils.
# 4 Dirty Blonde Highlights on Long Wavy Locks
If anyone can pull this look off, it has to Gigi Hadid. Anyone with dirty blonde hair that loses volume can choose to go wavy and give the illusion of more volume. The dye also gets more colorful towards the tips and along the outside, leaving plenty of natural brown hair at the top.
# 5 Side Stropped Long, Dark and Wavy
Our next hairstyle is more dirty than blonde and works great if your hair is on the darker side. The blonde also complements the brown and is great for our more long haired babes. The curls add a touch of class and elegance and you can drape one side over the shoulder to complement your face shape.
# 6 Subtle Bronde for Straight Hair
It’s a proven fact that nothing blends better than gold and brown combined. If you have dirty blonde hair, then this style is just an added bonus. In this design, Sophia Garcia nails it with a straight and uniform dirty blonde look.
# 7 Dark Blonde Wavy Balayage
You can achieve a lot with a curling iron and a generous amount of dye. This style lets you go almost full blonde but still leaves a hint of brown at the roots for a great contrast. Just stay away from the foil and use balayage for the hair painting.
# 8 Long Hair Ombre Light Beige Blonde
With long hair, Ombre highlights embrace root shadowing, however, Mercedes Styles’s takes things to the next level with lusciously curled ends that maintain the style mush easily. If you like, you could also go for a center part for a neat look.
# 9 Straight and Sleek Long Uniform Dirty Blonde
Straightened hair always looks much longer and offers greater detail than some of its wavy and curly counterparts. However, you can take control of the strands and add more color to the tips. The tips move from blonde to brown as you proceed to the tips for a glorious finish.
# 10 Short and Straight Bronde
Again, brown and blonde always seem to know what your hair likes. Additionally, you also don’t need a hair stylist to tell you how to do it. Try out this neat and very attractive hairstyle right at the comfort of your home and don’t skimp out on the dye.
# 11 Dirty Blonde Ultimate Curls
Ever wanted to sport a grungy and tough look that still looks so damn sexy? Then this is the ultimate look you will want to go with. Just get the color right, create some intense waves and curls and you are all set to go.
# 12 Bouncy Balayage Blow Out Bronde
It has been said time and time again that nothing beats a great bronde match up. With this style, women can now say goodbye to those tiresome foils and hello to convenient and effective natural balayage.
# 13 Simple Bronde Highlights
If you are ever unsure of what to do with your dirty blonde locks, it’s always a great idea to go with blonde highlights that will accentuate you tips to the fullest. Foil or balayage, the choice is yours; go with what complements your complexion.
# 14 Long Outward Straight With Hues of Blonde
For the darker haired girl who is not a fan of waves and curls, nothing brings the eyes out like a neat outward straight. Random hues of blonde and brown at the side make this style quite interesting and attractive.
# 15 Short Blonde Bob with Side Sweep
Short, decent and wild are all elements that describe this wonderful hairstyle. The short bob not only looks great thanks to the additional blonde dye. But the side sweep adds more character and mystery.
# 16 All Natural Long Dirty Blonde
There comes a time in a blonde’s life when you just need to ditch the dye and be yourself. This is definitely a look to mull over if you have naturally beautiful dirty blonde hair.
# 17 Long Straight Blonde With Hippie Braids and Tied Off Side Sweep
As they say, the devil is in the details; and this hairdo has plenty of details left right and center. With a few hippy braids and some styling, the entire ensemble really complements the light blonde highlights with hues of black and brown.
# 18 Soft Textured Brown and Blonde Lions Mane
If you are looking to go all out for a special event, then the lion’s mane is exactly the style you need. With an outward top that incorporates shiny brown highlights, the design lightens up with a light blonde all the way through to the tips.
# 19 Perfectly Long and Wavy Balayage Babylights Blowout
If you have long dirty blonde hair and you’ve never tried this style, then you are doing yourself a huge injustice. This style makes use of a uniform, wavy blonde that runs through the hair but leaves darker roots for a gorgeous finish.
# 20 Textured Waves on Layered Dirty Blonde Hair
How about sporting one of Sarah Chalke’s very gorgeous hairstyles that will have you looking cuter than a pink sweater. The layered hair, blonde and brown highlights as well as luscious waves make the style just that more attractive.
# 21 Ombre Bob With Wavy Balayage Highlights
If you always end up with a bad hair day almost every day, it might be time to consider a style that is literally fool proof. Just bust out the balayage and enjoy some of the lightest highlights of blonde there is.
# 22 Centre Split Straight with Sleek Layers
Seeing how great this hairstyle looks is almost enough to give you the envies. How about going a little more blonde at the tips while maintaining the dirty blonde hair at the parted center?
# 23 Full Blown Out Balayage Golden Blonde
Color cut and style, the full blown out look is among some of the eye-catching styles this season. Try dying your dirty blonde hair with an all out light blonde for a uniform look. The golden blonde highlights also make this look more beautiful.
# 24 Long Wavy Ombre with Golden Highlights
Thick locks will always make for a distinctive headdress, especially if your natural color is dirty blonde. Getting some luscious waves and an ombre makes the volume more distributed. The darker hues of brown at the tips also give the style more flavor.
# 25 Wavy Curled Sombre Blonde with Lowlights
Recently, platinum highlights have been all the rage among dirty blonde haired ladies. Forget blonde lights on a dark base; this style uses great lowlights to achieve a marvelous look.
# 26 Full Blown Out Honey Ash Balayage with Golden Blonde
The season looks like one where balayage hairstyles are more dominant and common for ladies. For example, this face-framing blowout looks excellent with the ashy uppers and rich blonde colored tips to boot.
# 27 Long Straight Dirty Blonde Hair with Lowlights
Who says that bright and golden blonde is the only way to go? If you are feeling a bit under the weather, try out this long hair style that makes great use of foil techniques for a gorgeous dirty tone.
# 28 Short Layered Bob with Side Sweep and Colored Ends
Short haired girls seem to be having lots of fun with the styles this time round. This professional short straight looks amazing with formal wear thanks to the blonde and brown hues.
# 29 Dirty Blonde Chaos with Platinum Hues
Keeping your dirty blonde hair color soft and simple is very effective in creating that amazing look you can wear confidently. The luscious natural locks here are a result of soft ombre coloring with some light highlights for a great finish.
# 30 Long Straight Hair with Darker Roots and Golden hues
The great thing about long hair is that you can always dye different parts wit different colors and still get a sense of uniformity. The darker roots complement the golden blonde uppers for a beautiful contrast.
# 31 Medium Beach Waves with Hues of Golden Brown for Flair
Sun’s out, wind’s in and surf’s up; if you like hitting the beach for a fun and windy day, then you’re definitely going to love these sexy beach waves with golden hues for more flair.
# 32 Thick and Long Black Roots with Platinum Blonde Highlights
Ladies with thick hair always have a huge advantage over lower volume heads. This hairstyle lets you keep your dark roots and parted center for a livelier cut and color towards the tips.
# 33 Wavy Browny Blonde Balayage
It’s already been proven time and time again just how effective brown hues work with dirty blonde hair. Add a few curls and waves and you have a sexy style you can be proud of.
# 34 Subtle Honey Blonde with Balayage Shimmering Bounce
Thick, blonde and voluminous hair can benefit greatly from a style that adds more volume and less color. This balayage touch of honey blonde works great with some curls at the tips for added character.
# 35 Layered Dirty Blonde Boo Gatti Extensions
Not everyone is blessed with some of the most beautiful locks on the planet. If your hair needs a boost, these dirty blonde hair extensions will have you looking prettier than ever.
# 36 Relaxed Natural Curls With Blonde Highlights
One of the easiest tricks to looking young and cool is by relaxing the crazy out of your hair. This look incorporates a lighter shade of blonde at the tips for a vibrant image.
# 37 Hand Painted Balayage Baby Blonde
For any lady looking for that unique, natural and every stunning hairstyle, freehand coloring has become all the rage nowadays. Here, the base color is barely visible thanks to the hairdressers’ generous application of baby blonde highlights that really complement a variety of looks.
# 38 Simple Style Dirty Blonde Ends in Loose French Braid
While also a neat trick to achieve salon free wavy hair, the French braid can also make for a great style for many occasions. You will especially like how the blonde highlights all collect to the braid for a spectacular shade show.
# 39 Dirty Blonde Balayage with Multiple Hues
The great thing about dirty blonde hair is the fact that it can be dyed to any shade of blonde. This is exactly what this sandy blonde short hairstyle goes for with hues of brown, blonde and balayage finish.
# 40 Ombre Caramel Highlights for Vibrant Delicacy
This is one of the most colorful styles here. It starts off with dirty blonde-brown tresses that are not only sleek at the roots, but also fan out into ombre highlights of brown and golden blonde towards the tips.
# 41 Dirty Blonde Hair Balayage for Asian Hair
While it mostly suits Asian hair, you don’t necessarily have to be Asian to enjoy this hairstyle. This particular style is great for people with darker hair looking for a simple yet subtle golden blonde dye along their locks.
# 42 New Bob Cut With Sweep and Dirty Blonde Hues
Once again, short hair wins it with a very sexy bob cut that is sure to turn heads. Thos bob rocks a nice brown top with a sweep over the eye and increasingly light blond balayage as you proceed to the ends.
# 43 Wild and Funky Bangs with Dirty Blonde Highlights
Are you a brunette who secretly wishes she could achieve the perfect dirty blonde hair? You simply can’t go wrong with these funky bangs that show the world what you’re made of.
# 44 Straight Long Dirty Blonde Hair With Safety Pin
Long hair can be awesome, but it tends to go all over the place. Once you get this lovely blowout with blonde lights all over, just stick a bobby pin of safety pin over the ear for added class.
# 45 Fearless Dirty Blond Wave with Brown Roots
Just like Kay Aston tells us as she rocks this amazing style, she is not afraid of anyone. Now, you too can stand fearless with this wavy look for both long and short hair.
# 46 Uniform Baby Blonde on Long Scissored Waves
Without the regular cut, razor and scissor, even the most beautiful hair would be shapeless. This dirty blonde hairstyle just embodies how great it is to match a great color dye with nice hairdressing.
# 47 Rooty Sidesweep Blonde with Balayage Extensions
Like most ladies, you are probably tired of the demanding platinum blonde life. It’s time to go back to basics with a natural balayage dirty blonde look with a side sweep for added charisma.
# 48 Hand Painted Balayage With Curls
Longer hair always looks better with a centre parting and some cute waves at the tips. Throw in the fact that this style is hand painted and you have a very nice style to start off the year with.
# 49 Ombre Dark Dirty Blonde Dye Job
In this style, the transition from a dark brown base to a much richer blonde is quite surprising and makes for one of the richest hues you will ever lay eyes on. This playful style is ideal for most dirty blonde haired girls and works best with ombre dye technique.
# 50 Straight and Sleek Dirty Blonde with Razored Ends
If you are going for a cute, formal and official look for the new year, nothing beats a straight and sleek hairdresser with all the right hues in all the right places. This particular style lets people know that you mean business with the behind the ears side sweeps and dirty blonde lowlights all over.
As with all other hairstyles, you do not have to go over the top to look sexy, attractive and well dressed. This especially goes to all those people with natural blonde hair that many would literally kill to have. Despite being the best base for highlights, dirty blonde hair gives you all the freedom you need to reach whichever shade of the blonde spectrum your heart desires. With over 50 different styles to choose from, you are spoilt for choice and have no excuse to look dazzling. Make sure you give them a try today and see which style suits you best.