Hair Color Highlights

Highlighting is a very special way to color your hair. Highlights come in all shapes and sizes and suit almost everybody. So, why choose highlights over regular dyeing? When proper highlighting is made, the flowing change of color from one strand to another adds your hair more volume and brightness. People, who do highlighting, will notice that they start looking younger. Highlighting will allow you to change your image without any drastic methods. There are countless ways you can highlight your hair. You can color just the strands around your face or dye just the ends, while leaving the rest of the color natural. Another advantage of highlighting is that it doesn’t have to be done as often as the regular coloring. Usually, the salon visits for renewing the highlights need to be scheduled once every two or three months, while colored hair needs a touch up about once a month. However, this is only true for men and women with long hair. If your hair is short then the highlights need to be touched up more often. Grown out highlights look quite untidy on short hair.

Another wonderful advantage of the highlights is that there are no age limitations. Highlighting looks just as great on older men and women as it does on teenagers. The length of the hair doesn’t matter either. No matter how long your hair is, highlighting will make it brighter and livelier. Highlighting is also great for hiding gray hair. When gray hair is just starting to grow, there is no reason to go for full coloring just to hide a few strands. Highlights will save the day. While highlights are wonderful for most people, there are some who should avoid them. Highlighting is not recommended for people, whose hair has already been dyed with bright red shades. Otherwise there will be serious contrast with the natural hair at the roots. Highlighting is also not a good idea for people with very dark hair. It should also be avoided if hair has been dyed with henna, perming has been done or when the hair is really damaged. If you have none of the above problems, then the time has come to a get highlights. There are so many interesting options to choose from. Take a look at some of them to make the right decision.