What Are Highlights & Lowlights?

Should I Have Highlights or Lowlights in My Hair? Hair Colour Advice From The Hair Colour Experts at Flair Hair & Beauty Salon in Wolverton, Milton Keynes 

Whether you want to restore radiance to dull hair, add subtle fashion colours or just want to enrich and enhance your natural hair colour, highlights & lowlights are the easiest way to transform your hair shade. Are you confused about whether highlights or lowlights are best for you?

The hair colour experts at Flair Hair & Beauty Salon in Wolverton, Milton Keynes explain exactly what highlights & lowlights are……

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What Are Highlights Or Lowlights?

Highlights & Lowlights also a great way to colour your hair for the first time, they are a subtle way to enhance your hair colour.

Highlights & lowlights are a perfect way to enhance your complexion – injecting new life into your hair colour can work wonders for your skin tone!

Lowlights and highlights aren’t the same as streaks. Streaks can also be applied using traditional foils and have a more noticeable effect on the hair than lowlights and highlights – highlights & lowlights have a more natural looking finish.

Lowlights vs Highlights

Highlights use hair colours that are a few shades lighter than your natural hair colour. Highlights aim to bring up the overall colour of your hair, whilst softening the look of your base hair colour.

In contrast, lowlights involve adding colours that are darker than your natural shade. Lowlights add dimension and depth to your hair colour, they can also make your hair look thicker!

Beautiful Babylights

Babylights are highlights which applied using gentle strokes to mimic the subtle, multi dimensional hair colour seen on children’s hair. Babylights are natural looking and are also low maintenance.

Babylights work best on fine hair, and can be applied to any hair colour or length of hair.  The babylights should be fine around the hairline and natural parting, with a gradually lighter hair colour at the ends.

Should I Have a Balayage?

In the Balayage technique, hair colour is painted onto sections of your hair in a freehand manner. The hair colour is applied from the mid-lengths to the ends of the hair, with the colour become bolder towards the ends of your hair. 

Balayage tends to be a few shades lighter than your base colour, although your Flair colour expert can also add fashion hair colours to the lengths of your hair. Balayage adds depth and dimension to your hair colour in a natural-looking sun-kissed way.

Book Your Hair Colour Appointment at Flair Hair & Beauty Salon in Wolverton, Milton Keynes 

Book in for your hair colour appointment with the highlight specialists at Flair Hair & Beauty Salon in Wolverton, Milton Keynes  by calling us on 01908 320222 or book online here.

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