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Highlights and Lowlights: Your Guide To Hair Color Options

By:Phoenix Delray


Ready for a little color boost? Whatever your natural shade may be, hair highlights and lowlights can provide contrast and help you to create a striking, unique look. Unlike a full color treatment, a highlight or lowlight can enhance your hairs natural color, while creating definition and contrast, as well as a unique look that is all your own.

If you have never experimented with highlights or lowlights, but are intrigued by the idea of these color treatment options, you have come to the right place. Here is your definitive guide to both of these treatments.

Hair Color Highlighting Defined:

Simply put, hair highlighting is a way to lighten, brighten, and enhance your hair color. While there are home highlighting treatments available, your best option for stunning, professional quality results is to have your hair highlighted at your salon, where your expertly trained stylist will use Professional quality hair products. There are many types of highlights available, the most popular ones being streaking which involves multiple, contrasting-hued highlights, and the classic front of the hairstyle highlight method. Whichever highlighting shade and method you choose, keep in mind that the health of your hair will have a direct impact on the overall appearance and quality of your results. If your hair has been severely damaged, due to environmental factors like excessive sun or humidity, or an excess of styling and home-hair coloring products, ask your stylist if an intense, moisturizing reconstruction salon treatment is right for you, before you have highlights or other color applied.

The Hair Color Lowlight Lowdown

Hair Lowlighting delivers exactly what the name implies, by darkening and deepening your color with a contrasting shade, providing a unique, striking look. As with highlighting, your lowlights can be abundant, or simply done, and the color you choose should complement, or provide contrast, to your current shade. The health of your hair is also an important consideration when deciding on the type, and frequency of your highlighting treatments, since damaged hair does not hold or absorb color as well as healthy hair normally will.

Lowlighting is a trend that many celebrities, including Courtney Cox, and Scarlett Johansson have been seen with, and is swiftly gaining as much popularity as highlighting treatments. The most important thing to remember when selecting a lowlighting shade is that colors that are dramatically darker (black lowlights on blonde hair) may not always turn out exactly as planned, which is why it is so important to have your hair coloring done professionally by a salon stylist.

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