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Some Hairspiration: Blonde Hair With Lowlights

Are you a blonde looking for a change, but not a big change? Try some lowlighting to make your ultra blonde tones really pop! Lowlighting is a great way to add depth and dimension to any blonde shade.

Plus, you can give your hair a gentle break from all that high-lift action and revitalize your stressed hair. Have some fun and try some creative color blocking and placement to maximize your hair’s potential.

Take your blonde to the next level with pastel hues or fiery copper tones for a stellar look that’s guaranteed to help you shine! Whatever you decide, these ideas for blonde hair with lowlights are sure to inspire you.

  • Ultra Contrast

    Bold, deep, golden blonde lowlights are perfect for fine or thin hair to create the illusion of thicker strands. Add some curl or wear it wavy to break up the heavy placement.

     

    Blonde Hair With Lowlights Deep Golden Blonde Lowlights for Fine Hair Side View

    Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

    The natural golden tones of this blonde shade best suit a slightly pink/peach complexion. Naturally light, fine hair (level 9) benefits most from level 7-8 lowlights.

    Tip:

    Try a simple low ponytail with a slight twist for a trendy look.

  • Forward Focus

    It’s a joy to see a hair color and cut in harmony. The angle of an A-line bob naturally draws your attention forward, so keep your lightest and brightest blonde tones near the face. Finely blended golden lowlights smoothly transition to a darker finish in this chic look.

    Blonde A Line Bob with Golden Lowlights Blonde A Line Bob with Golden Lowlights Side View

    Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

    The cool golden tone of this blonde best suits a slightly yellow/golden complexion. Naturally light, fine hair (level 9) benefits most from level 7-8 lowlights.

    Tip:

    Boost fine hair with a little backcombing.

  • Dual Toned

    Here’s a cool way to transition from a overall high-lift blonde look. Add some medium ash/sandy blonde lowlights to break up your hair color. This is a fun color to twist into an updo or a textured braided style. Be sure to keep color nearest the face the lightest so you don’t go into color shock.

    Blonde Hair with Medium Ash Lowlights Blonde Hair with Medium Ash Lowlights Side View

    Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

    The cool gold tone of this ‘bronde’ (brown/blonde) best suits a slightly yellow/golden complexion. Medium light brown, fine hair (level 7 and up) benefits from level 5-6 lowlights.

    Tip:

    Create soft, loose waves to accent this hue by wrapping strands around a large barrel curling iron.

  • Beachy Blonde

    Warm up your skin tone and overall color with some bold brown lowlights. This is a surefire way to give overly-highlighted hair a little break while brightening your existing blonde tones.

    Beachy Blonde Hair with Brown Lowlights Beachy Blonde Hair with Brown Lowlights Side View

    Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

    The warmth of this shade balances a neutral/golden complexion. Medium blonde hair (level 7) benefits from level 5-6 lowlights.

    Tip:

    A playful half up half down hairstyle is a perfect way to show off the interplay of these tones.

  • Pastel Lights

    Lowlighting doesn’t have to mean adding brunette tones to your hair. Try some pastel hues or smokey tones for a temporary change. The cool thing is that they’ll gradually fade out, leaving you blonde once again.

    Blonde Hairstyle with Pastel Lowlights

    Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

    The interplay of warm and cool blonde tones best suits a slightly yellow/peach complexion. Naturally light, fine hair (level 7 and up) benefits most from cool pastel tones.

    Tip:

    Keep the focus on you by only accenting the fringe and face frame.

  • Champagne Blend

    Deep golden brunette tones liven up this light golden blonde beauty. Keep the contrast deepest at the base and gently transition to lighter ends. Mix it up with an extra lowlight hue that’s ‘in-between’ to add an extra dimension.

    Golden Blonde Hair with Golden Brunette Tones

    Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

    The warmth of this blonde best suits a slightly golden/peach complexion. Naturally light, fine hair (level 8 and up) benefits most from level 7-8 lowlights.

    Tip:

    Create long, beautiful waves using a large barrel iron (vertical position) and loosen them using your fingertips.

  • Ombre’d Blonde

    Here’s a refreshing way to update your ombre hair. Try a medium sandy/gold hue to deepen the base through mid-lengths, keeping the ends super blonde. Keep some lighter, finely sliced strands out nearest the face for a soft transition.

    Blonde Ombre Haircolor with Gold Hue Base Blonde Ombre Haircolor with Gold Hue Side View

    Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

    The natural golden tones of this blonde shade best suits a slightly pink/peach complexion. Naturally light, fine hair (level 9 and up) benefit most from level 7-8 lowlights.

    Tip:

    A gently tousled bun is a sweet style to balance these tones.

  • Smokey Blonde

    Want to keep it ultra-blonde but need a change? Try this smokey silver tone to cool off your hue yet still maintain blonde bombshell status.

    Smokey Silver Blonde Haircolor

    Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

    The cool tone of this blonde best suits a slightly yellow/golden complexion. Naturally light, fine hair (level 7 and up) benefits fmost from a smokey hue.

    Tip:

    Boost your conditioner with some color to refresh your tone easily.

  • Bold Splash

    This fiery copper hue is a great way to add brilliant, shiny contrast to your golden blonde hair. Keep it rich at the base with some bright streaks near the fringe and transition to a soft, golden-hued ombre style.

    Golden Blonde Hair Color with Copper Lowlights Golden Blonde Hair Color with Copper Lowlights Back View

    Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

    The richness of this red best suits a golden/peach complexion. Medium warm hair (level 7) is a great foundation for this hue.

    Tip:

    Slight, cascading waves give this rich dimensional red extra volume and shine.

  • Luxe Lights

    Soften your golden blonde hair with a blend of dark and light caramel tones. This is a perfect way to refresh and nourish thick and/or curly hair.

    Golden Blonde Hair With Lowlights Golden Blonde Haircolor with Dark and Light Caramel Tones Side View

    Best Skin Tone and Hair Type:

    This interplay of sandy and golden blonde tones best suits a slightly yellow/peach complexion. Naturally light, fine hair (level 7 and up) benefits from added warmth for a youthful glow.

    Tip:

    Wrap hair loosely around a large barrel curling iron for a soft, wavy look.

    Get inspired with these ideas for blonde hair with lowlights and transform your hair with long-lasting, vibrant color.