40 Shades of Blonde Hair – The Ultimate Blonde Hair Color Guide


Blonde hair is considered as a bit hard to maintain. However, we can’t deny it looks extraordinary. Especially if you decide to do highlights. They make every hairstyle more exciting and eye-catching.

If you are in a lack of inspiration on how to transform your hair from casual to unique, here are some ideas. We must add, they are all beautiful and very easy to achieve.

Neutral Balayage

Neutral BalayagePhoto: therighthairstyles.com

Blonde hair is attractive. However, if you want to make it even more interesting and easier for maintenance, then opt for highlights. The best ones are achieved with the balayage technique.

Golden Caramel Hues

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Choppy haircuts are great, but they look even better with highlights. Caramel golden hues will make your hair shine and look fantastic. You can create additional beach waves and be ready for everyday wear.

Contour Highlights

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When you want to frame your face with your hair, look no further from highlights. This lovely combination of shades, from dark roots to really light blonde highlights will blow everybody away.

Dark Roots and Blonde Highlights

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Dark roots can show off your natural hair color or the darkest shade of your hair dye. The rest of your hair will look amazing with ashy blonde highlights. Shaggy haircut like this is very easy to style.

Brown and Blonde Combination

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Brown roots match perfectly with light hair ends. You can even opt for the transitional color in the middle – let it be gold blonde.

Ashy Blonde Highlights

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From the darkest ashy blonde roots, all the way down to the lightest ashy hair ends – this hair looks fantastic. You will need to take good care of your hair, but it will pay off, trust us.

Choppy Bob with Highlights

Choppy Bob with HighlightsPhoto: outfital.com

Choppy bob is one of the favorite hairstyles of many girls. It looks messy and very chic. When you have highlights on, choppy bob gets that wow effect.

Ashy Highlights on Golden Hair

Ashy Highlights on Golden HairPhoto: pinterest.com

Golden hues can be enriched with lovely platinum highlights. Even if you think that mixing warm and cold tones might not be a good idea, this has shown all of us that we were wrong. This combo is just perfect.

Balayage Tones

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The more, the merrier – different tones of your hair make it look stunning. More tones of blonde you use, the bigger the chance that you will be noticed.

Honey Blonde

Honey BlondePhoto: vimdecor.com

We adore honey blonde shade. It suits almost everybody and looks perfect whether it is natural or dyed. You can always ask your hairdresser to do light blonde highlights. They will match perfectly with the honey shades.

Highlights Done Right

Highlights Done RightPhoto: vimdecor.com

All shades of blonde on your hair mean that your hairdresser did the right job. You will enjoy in lovely shades, highlights, and reflexions of your blonde hair, wherever you go.

Brown Base – Blonde Highlights

Brown Base - Blonde HighlightsPhoto: vimdecor.com

If you have naturally brown hair, it is completely normal to transfer in blondies in one period of life. If you are not sure how to completely dye your hair in blonde, do it with highlights.

Straight Blonde Hair

Straight Blonde HairPhoto: vimdecor.com

Straight blonde hair looks polished, healthy, and very nice. However, straight blonde hair with highlights looks even better. You can be sure people will notice you.

Half Up Half Down Bun

Half Up Half Down BunPhoto: vimdecor.com

Highlighted hair is perfect for styling. No matter what hairstyle you choose, highlights will give it special wow effect that you will love.

Blonde Hair with Brown Highlights

Blonde Hair with Brown HighlightsPhoto: haircolourstyle.com

Instead of having dark hair with light highlights, here the situation is vice versa. And we have to admit it looks great. You will be unique and gain a lot of comments.

Braided Highlighted Hair

Braided Highlighted HairPhoto: haircolourstyle.com

The darkest shade of blonde should be on your roots covering your hair to the middle part. As you can see yourself, a braided highlighted hair looks even more eye-catching than the regular one. It’s easy to achieve.

Platinum Hair and Dark Roots

Platinum Hair and Dark RootsPhoto: haircolourstyle.com

Platinum hair is much more attractive than regular blonde shade. You can be sure that with platinum highlights and a cute bun you will look amazing, wherever you go.

Warm Rose Blonde

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Strawberry blonde hair is the newest trend that we adore! You can always try it by dyeing your whole hair or making only highlights.

Highlighted Updo

Highlighted UpdoPhoto: frisurenn.foop.club

You can make such great updo hairstyles with highlighted blonde hair. This messy bun looks great and can be great for both everyday wear.

Low Highlighted Bun

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Messy, chic, and most of all attractive looking – that is how we can describe this lovely updo. You can wear it for both elegant and casual occasions.

Twists and Braids

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Not only this is a fantastic blend of shades, but also a perfect hairstyle for everyday wear. Twists and braids in a combination can be only good, for all styles and hair lengths.

Honey Highlights

Honey HighlightsPhoto: soflyme.com

To achieve this lovely look, you would have to have healthy hair and hair ends. Only like that, you can expect the results to be perfect, and your honey highlights shiny and eye-catching.

Dark Highlights

Dark HighlightsPhoto: soflyme.com

An inverted blend of dyes is perfect. Instead of letting your highlights to be light, you should dye them in light brown. And as you already know, a combination of light brown and honey blonde hair is stunning.

Twisted Highlighted Chignon

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The twisted low chignon is perfect for the wedding day, parties, and other kinds of celebrations. You can always go with highlighted hair. It will add more texture and volume to your hairstyles.

Light Middle Highlights

Light Middle HighlightsPhoto: soflyme.com

Lighter hair in the middle of your head will add more texture and definition to your daily attires as well as your hair. You can dye your roots in dark blonde, then light your middle hair and finish everything off with choppy ends.

Half Up Half Down Hairstyle

Half Up Half Down HairstylePhoto: soflyme.com

Every half up half down hairstyle will look good with highlighted hair. For example, this one, with a casual top knot will show off your dark roots and highlighted hair.

Low Highlighted Ponytail

Low Highlighted PonytailPhoto: therighthairstyles.com

The ponytail is one of those timeless hairstyles that you can wear for any occasion. Whether it is a casual or elegant event, this ponytail will surely make you stand out from the crowd.

Balayage Bun

Balayage BunPhoto: southernliving.com

Balayage is a popular technique in hair industry which is great for highlights. You can mix different shades of blonde hair and be amazed by the results. This bun will look gorgeous.

Beachy Highlights

Beachy HighlightsPhoto: southernliving.com

If you like highlighted hair strands, you will adore them even more in summer. In combination with beach waves and sun, your hair will be even lighter than it already is.

Swoop Hair

Swoop HairPhoto: thecuddl.com

Braided swoops are beautiful and so festival-ready. If you are planning to go to Coachella, it’s time for you to pick the right hairstyle.

Messy French Braid with Highlights

Messy French Braid with HighlightsPhoto: thecuddl.com

Messy hair is more than appropriate for the festival season. A relaxed French braidwould be a perfect solution. Highlights will provide you with volume and texture.

A Highlighted Mohawk

A Highlighted MohawkPhoto: thecuddl.com

Mohawk might be bold, but it is also very trendy for summer time. The rest of your hair is curly and with lovely blonde highlights.

Messy Lob

Messy LobPhoto: bestofhaircuts.co

White highlights on honey blonde hair look extraordinary. If you are a fan of messy lob, you can make it work with just a minute of your time every morning.

Waves and Buns

Waves and BunsPhoto: bestofhaircuts.co

Wavy hair works perfectly in combination with buns. When you style wavy hair in a bun, it gets that lovely messy look that is great for both everyday and elegant wear.

Braided Ponytail

Braided PonytailPhoto: fabmood.com

While your braid is dark blonde because of balayage, the ponytail is in lovely light blonde shade. Only highlights can provide you with a hairstyle like this.

Two Braids and A Ponytail

Two Braids and A PonytailPhoto: fabmood.com

Two French braids will look gorgeous at the top of your head. But, the question is what to do with the rest of your blonde hair? Wrap it into a ponytail and make it look gorgeous.

Low Bun with A Braid

Low Bun with A BraidPhoto: pinterest.com

Lovely low bun with a braid will look amazing wherever you decide to wear it. Platinum white highlights with darker ashy roots will appear amazing on any other haircut as well.

Straight Lob

Straight LobPhoto: pinterest.com

Straight hair might be one of the easiest one to style. It doesn’t require much time, while highlights look extraordinary on it. You can even let your highlights be lighter around your face.

Side Swept Bob

Side Swept BobPhoto: pinterest.com

Side swept hairstyle are one of our favorites. They are utterly sexy and stylish. You can wear them wherever you go.

Ashy Shades

Ashy ShadesPhoto: modernsalon.com

Ashy shades of blonde hair look amazing on any skin tone. You can combine this lovely blonde shade with light highlights for a fantastic layered haircut like this.

Strawberry Blonde

Strawberry BlondePhoto: pinterest.com

Strawberry blonde hair is the trend that all girls adore. You should try it for summer – dye your hair in strawberry blonde and do lighter highlights.

Blonde Hair with Blue Highlights

Blonde Hair with Blue HighlightsPhoto: pinterest.com

Blue shade on your hair might sound weird for you, but in combination with blonde, it looks wow! This is a great hairstyle to try for upcoming summertime and days spend on a beach.

White Blonde Balayage Hairstyle

White Blonde Balayage HairstylePhoto: hairstylehub.com

White blonde is yet another trend that occupies the hair industry at the moment. It looks utterly good and suits to every girl, whether skin tone she has. You should try it with blonde highlights as well.

Blonde Ombre

Blonde OmbrePhoto: pinterest.com

Ombre is a similar technique to balayage. It is excellent for doing hairstyles like this. While the upper half is dark, the middle of your hair is golden blonde with delicate highlights.

Strawberry Blonde Highlights

Strawberry Blonde HighlightsPhoto: pinterest.com

Strawberry blonde highlights look extremely good on blonde hair. You will attract views wherever you appear. This hair length, as well as those lovely beach waves, will give your hair more texture.

Brunette Undertones

Brunette UndertonesPhoto: health.com

When you are not sure if you dare to go completely platinum, do highlights. They will frame your face, add more texture, and most of all show to you how they look on your hair.


Blonde-RedPhoto: health.com

This fantastic shade is something between honey blonde with lovely red undertones. It looks good on short bobs like this, especially if you make beach waves.

Shiny Highlights

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From ashy blonde roots to the lightest hair ends – this hair looks so healthy and shiny. Waves are impeccable, appearing so glamorous.

Beige Blonde

Beige BlondePhoto: livingly.com

For all those girls seeking for something cute yet stylish, this is the hairstyle to go with. Long hair, waves, and light highlights will make you stand out from the crowd and look gorgeous wherever you go.

Champagne Blonde

Champagne BlondePhoto: pinterest.com

Wavy hair is one of our favorite hairstyles. It is so chic and stylish that you can wear it all the time. By combining warm and cold highlights, you will get this amazing hairstyle and be amazed by the results.

Voluminous Hair

Voluminous HairPhoto: thecuddl.com

Hair with much volume is hard to maintain. However, with this blend of colors, length, and texture of your hair you won’t have any more significant problems.

Long Straight Hair

Long Straight HairPhoto: thecuddl.com

Sometimes, you don’t need waves and curls to make your hair look interesting. Long, healthy, and straight hair is a trademark of many girls. So, why shouldn’t you try it?

Ice Blonde Highlights

Ice Blonde HighlightsPhoto: thecuddl.com

The top knot is one of the most casual hairstyles that you can make within five minutes. It looks even better on light blonde hair. When you add highlights – you have a winner combination.

Bob with Highlights

Bob with HighlightsPhoto: stylezco.com

Even though the base of your hair is dirty blonde to brown, highlights are very light and look great in this combination. This is a unique blend of shades that you will love.


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