Blonde hair is considered a bit hard to maintain. However, we can’t deny it looks extraordinary. Especially if you decide to do blonde highlights. They make every hairstyle more exciting and eye-catching.
If you are in a lack of inspiration on how to transform your hair from casual to unique, here are some ideas. They are all beautiful and achievable.
Check How to Dye Blonde Hair With Highlights for two great tutorials if you’re doing it yourself.
Blonde Highlights Ideas
#1: Neutral Balayage
Blonde hair is attractive. However, if you want to make it even more interesting and easier for maintenance, then opt for highlights. The best ones are achieved with the balayage technique.
#2: Golden Caramel Hues
Choppy haircuts are great, but they look even better with highlights. Caramel golden hues will make your hair shine and look fantastic. You can create additional beach waves and be ready for everyday wear.
#3: Contour Highlights
When you want to frame your face with your hair, look no further from highlights. This lovely combination of shades, from dark roots to really light blonde highlights will blow everybody away.
#4: Dark Roots and Blonde Highlights
Dark roots can show off your natural hair color or the darkest shade of your hair dye. The rest of your hair will look amazing with ashy blonde highlights. A shaggy haircut like this is very easy to style.
#5: Blonde Highlights With Brown and Blonde Combination
Brown roots match perfectly with light hair ends. You can even opt for the transitional color in the middle – let it be gold blonde.
#6: Ashy Blonde Highlights
From the darkest ashy blonde roots, all the way down to the lightest ashy hair ends – this hair looks fantastic. You will need to take good care of your hair, but it will pay off, trust us.
#7: Choppy Bob with Highlights
Choppy bob is one of the favorite hairstyles of many girls. It looks messy and very chic. When you have highlights on, choppy bob gets that wow effect.
#8: Ashy Highlights on Golden Hair
Golden hues can be enriched with lovely platinum highlights. Even if you think that mixing warm and cold tones might not be a good idea, this has shown all of us that we were wrong. This combo is just perfect.
#9: Balayage Tones
The more, the merrier – different tones of your hair make it look stunning. More tones of blonde you use, the bigger the chance that you will be noticed.
#10: Honey Blonde
We adore honey blonde shade. It suits almost everybody and looks perfect whether it is natural or dyed. You can always ask your hairdresser to do light blonde highlights. They will match perfectly with the honey shades.
#11: Highlights Done Right
All shades of blonde on your hair mean that your hairdresser did the right job. You will enjoy in lovely shades, highlights, and reflexions of your blonde hair, wherever you go.
#12: Brown Base – Blonde Highlights
If you have naturally brown hair, it is completely normal to transfer in blondies in one period of life. If you are not sure how to completely dye your hair in blonde, do it with highlights.
#13: Straight Blonde Hair
Straight blonde hair looks polished, healthy, and very nice. However, straight blonde hair with highlights looks even better. You can be sure people will notice you.
#14: Half Up Half Down Bun
Highlighted hair is perfect for styling. No matter what hairstyle you choose, highlights will give it special wow effect that you will love.
#15: Blonde Hair with Brown Highlights
Instead of having dark hair with light highlights, here the situation is vice versa. And we have to admit it looks great. You will be unique and gain a lot of comments.
#16: Braided Highlighted Hair
The darkest shade of blonde should be on your roots covering your hair to the middle part. As you can see yourself, a braided highlighted hair looks even more eye-catching than the regular one. It’s easy to achieve.
#17: Platinum Hair and Dark Roots
Platinum hair is much more attractive than regular blonde shade. You can be sure that with platinum highlights and a cute bun you will look amazing, wherever you go.
#18: Warm Rose Blonde
Strawberry blonde hair is the trend that we adore! You can always try it by dyeing your whole hair or making only highlights.
#19: Highlighted Updo
You can make such great updo hairstyles with highlighted blonde hair. This messy bun looks great and can be great for both everyday wear.
#20: Low Highlighted Bun
Messy, chic, and most of all attractive looking – that is how we can describe this lovely updo. You can wear it for both elegant and casual occasions.
#21: Twists and Braids
Not only this is a fantastic blend of shades, but also a perfect hairstyle for everyday wear. Twists and braids in a combination can be only good, for all styles and hair lengths.
#22: Honey Highlights
To achieve this lovely look, you would have to have healthy hair and hair ends. Only like that, you can expect the results to be perfect, and your honey highlights shiny and eye-catching.
#23: Dark Highlights
An inverted blend of dyes is perfect. Instead of letting your highlights to be light, you should dye them in light brown. And as you already know, a combination of light brown and honey blonde hair is stunning.
#24: Twisted Highlighted Chignon
The twisted low chignon is perfect for the wedding day, parties, and other kinds of celebrations. You can always go with highlighted hair. It will add more texture and volume to your hairstyles.
#25: Light Middle Highlights
Lighter hair in the middle of your head will add more texture and definition to your daily attires as well as your hair. You can dye your roots in dark blonde, then light your middle hair and finish everything off with choppy ends.
#26: Half Up Half Down Hairstyle
Every half up half down hairstyle will look good with highlighted hair. For example, this one, with a casual top knot will show off your dark roots and highlighted hair.
#27: Low Highlighted Ponytail
The ponytail is one of those timeless hairstyles that you can wear for any occasion. Whether it is a casual or elegant event, and it will surely make you stand out from the crowd. Check for best ponytail examples from Instagram for some inspiration!
#28: Balayage Bun
Balayage is a popular technique in hair industry which is great for highlights. You can mix different shades of blonde hair and be amazed by the results. This bun will look gorgeous.
#29: Beachy Highlights
If you like highlighted hair strands, you will adore them even more in summer. In combination with beach waves and sun, your hair will be even lighter than it already is.
#30: Swoop Hair
Braided swoops are beautiful and so festival-ready. If you are planning to go to Coachella, it’s time for you to pick the right hairstyle.
#31: Messy French Braid with Highlights
Messy hair is more than appropriate for the festival season. A relaxed French braid would be a perfect solution. Highlights will provide you with volume and texture.
#32: A Highlighted Mohawk
#33: Messy Lob
White highlights on honey blonde wavy lob haircut look extraordinary. If you are a fan of messy lobs, you can make it work with just a minute of your time every morning.
#34: Waves and Buns
Wavy hair works perfectly in combination with buns. When you style wavy hair in a bun, it gets that lovely messy look that is great for both everyday and elegant wear.
#35: Braided Ponytail
While your braid is dark blonde because of balayage, the ponytail is in lovely light blonde shade. Only highlights can provide you with a hairstyle like this.
#36: Two Braids and A Ponytail
Two French braids will look gorgeous at the top of your head. But, the question is what to do with the rest of your blonde hair? Wrap it into a ponytail and make it look gorgeous.
#37: Low Bun with A Braid
Lovely low bun with a braid will look amazing wherever you decide to wear it. Platinum white highlights with darker ashy roots will appear amazing on any other haircut as well.
#38: Straight Lob
Straight hair might be one of the easiest one to style. It doesn’t require much time, while highlights look extraordinary on it. You can even let your highlights be lighter around your face.
#39: Side Swept Bob
Side swept hairstyle are one of our favorites. They are utterly sexy and stylish. You can wear them wherever you go.
#40: Ashy Shades
Ashy shades of blonde hair look amazing on any skin tone. You can combine this lovely blonde shade with light highlights for a fantastic layered hair like this.
#41: Strawberry Blonde
Strawberry blonde hair is the trend that all girls adore. You should try it for summer – dye your hair in strawberry blonde and do lighter highlights.
#42: Blonde Hair with Blue Highlights
Blue shade on your hair might sound weird for you, but in combination with blonde, it looks wow! This is a great hairstyle to try for upcoming summertime and days spend on a beach.
#43: White Blonde Balayage Hairstyle
White blonde is yet another trend that occupies the hair industry at the moment. It looks utterly good and suits to every girl, whether skin tone she has. You should try it with blonde highlights as well.
#44: Blonde Ombre
Ombre is a similar technique to balayage. It is excellent for doing hairstyles like this. While the upper half is dark, the middle of your hair is golden blonde with delicate highlights.
#45: Strawberry Blonde Highlights
Strawberry blonde highlights look extremely good on blonde hair. You will attract views wherever you appear. This hair length, as well as those lovely beach waves, will give your hair more texture.
#46: Dishwater Blonde Balayage
Dishwater blonde looks great. You can always opt for even lighter highlights. They will give more volume and texture to your lovely long wavy haircut.
#47: Brunette Undertones
When you are not sure if you dare to go completely platinum, do highlights. They will frame your face, add more texture, and most of all show to you how they look on your hair.
This fantastic shade is something between honey blonde with lovely red undertones. It looks good on short bobs like this, especially if you make beach waves.
#49: Shiny Highlights
From ashy blonde roots to the lightest hair ends – this hair looks so healthy and shiny. Waves are impeccable, appearing so glamorous.
#50: Beige Blonde
For all those girls seeking for something cute yet stylish, this is the hairstyle to go with. Long hair, waves, and light highlights will make you stand out from the crowd and look gorgeous wherever you go.
#51: Like a Sunflower
If you are interested in something low-key, yet attractive in its way, you can always go with this hairstyle. Its highlights are in lovely blonde shade, yet not overdone.
#52: Face-framing Highlights
Dirty blonde dye is great for winter time, because of its ashy shades (check for some ideas with ash blond hair yourself). However, opt for highlights. If they are light, let them frame your face and make this haircut looks interesting and stylish for cold winter time.
#53: Champagne Blonde
Wavy hair is one of our favorite hairstyles. It is so chic and stylish that you can wear it all the time. By combining warm and cold highlights, you will get this amazing hairstyle and be amazed by the results.
#54: Voluminous Hair
Hair with much volume is hard to maintain. However, with this blend of colors, length, and texture of your hair you won’t have any more significant problems.
#55: Long Straight Hair
Sometimes, you don’t need waves and curls to make your hair look interesting. Long, healthy, and straight hair is a trademark of many girls. So, why shouldn’t you try it?
#56: Ice Blonde Highlights
The top knot is one of the most casual hairstyles that you can make within five minutes. It looks even better on light blonde hair. When you add highlights – you have a winner combination.
#57: Warm Blonde Hairstyle
Warm honey blonde hair is perfect for all seasons wear. It also doesn’t matter which skin tone you have – warm honey blonde is ideal for anyone. However, with the highlights addition and darker roots, you will make your hair looking even more stunning.
#58: Space Buns
Space buns a la Princess Leia are one of those timeless hairstyles. You can do them no matter how old you are. And look, they look festival-ready on blonde hair with highlights.
#59: Bob with Highlights
Even though the base of your hair is dirty blonde to brown, highlights are very light and look great in this combination. This is a unique blend of shades that you will love.
#60: Pearl Accessories
Pearl accessories are not only great to see on your clothes or around your neck – it is also great to see in your hair. These lovely pearl pins match perfectly with your blonde highlighted hair.