How often you have been mixed-up by highlights and balayage? These two hair techniques may seem confusing especially if you’re new to hair and beauty world. We decided to help you choose the best technique for you. Balayage can be described as a natural melting and gradient of darker shades into lighter ones so the hair ends will tend to stand out more and for highlights, they look constant prominent along the length as well as equally dramatic depending on the shade.

Balayage and highlights are like comparing an edgy style with its more classy counterpart. But, ultimately, it is your choice. You should remember that no matter what technique you use, your hair shouldn’t be damaged if it is done correctly.

Balayage vs. Highlights of Caramel Blonde

Caramel Blonde Balayage

Balayage hair has the unique characteristic that it can look different depending upon how you style it. Caramel blonde balayage has a unique feature: while you may enjoy looking at your sweet caramel blonde hair, there is something more to this caramel colour.


Caramel Blonde Highlights

There maybe some challenge to tell the difference between caramel balayage and caramel highlights. This is especially true for those with dark brown hair. Your hair will look softly touched by the sun when you have brown hair highlighted with caramel highlights. Don’t trust us! Take a look for yourself. If you are a DIY-lover, here’s something for you to know: While there are many tricks for how to highlight your hair, we do not recommend that you attempt a DIY balayage when there is no proper training.


Balayage vs. Highlights of Golden Honey Blonde

Golden Honey Blonde Balayage

Balayage hair is the best option if you aren’t sure which shade you want. Look at how this dark brown hair colour transit to the golden honey blonde shade! You won’t believe how natural and beautiful it looks.


Golden Honey Blonde Highlights

The golden honey blonde highlights look amazing on brown hair. Both honey and chocolate are the best combination and delicious. Just one glance will reveal the sweet honey side of the honey hair!


Balayage vs. Highlights of Icy, Ash Blonde

Icy, Ash Blonde Balayage

The perfect way to enhance natural blonde hair is icy blonde balayage. It rock it up with a touch of boldness by taking it a small step further. An inverted lob haircut is the best match for this purpose.


Icy, Ash Blonde Highlights

For those ladies who are looking for a more dramatic and imaginative look, icy blonde highlights are the perfect choice. It is obvious that highlights are more beautiful and glorious when coupled with long hair.


New colour trend: Babylights

Babylights are for those who value natural beauty above all else. However, they won’t hesitate to use a technique that will not only preserve natural beauty but also enhance it. You should always be motivated to try something new.

The objective of highlights is mainly to add pops of colour to your hair by using a brighter hue. However, there are many options. Besides using highlights to accentuate  your natural colour, you can also add soft, smooth ashy highlights that run along your length entailing more dimension and sophistication.