When color can add a zing to your hair, why not bring a little bit of life and bounce to the hair by going for hair highlights? Nothing works like hair highlights, to boost the dull hair.
While many people try these highlights to give the hair a spunk and personality, or may be to go for fresh hairstyle, since they do not like to look the same old way. The highlights are not only versatile and fun to use, they go with a number of hairstyles, ranging from long to short hair. Chose hair highlights carefully.
Go in for a color which is nearer to your natural color of the hair, to get a more natural feel. It is mandatory to choose a hair highlight which goes well with the skin tone and your natural hair color.
Highlights are of four types, known as lowlight, piecing, painting of hair and basic-foil. It is your choice how to look, whether you want to appear simple, or over-the-top, which determines the kind of highlight you should choose. But whatever the kind of highlight you choose, since there is no rule that your hair should have only one color, it really doesn’t matter.
Use the popular colors as a standard guide while choosing the highlighting for your hair. Though some colors adopt best in different types of hair, you should go for highlights which are a shade lighter than the natural hair color.
Men would look good with darker highlights;; while women who have dark hair, brown, jet black, dark brown and shades of brown can go for chestnut brown and honey brown highlights to get a good effect.
Redheads who would like to give some spunk to their already flaming colors should go in for highlight having copper, gold, or silvery brown tones, which will make the redhead great. When you have red hair, you should use highlights that can make you look subtle.
There are also punk hairstyles with colors like neon purple, blue, green, etc. which are certainly out of ordinary. Highlights provide a little oomph and zing to your hairstyles, and they are fun.