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50 On-Trend Blonde Balayage Ideas to Try in 2024

5. Sun-Kissed Golden Blonde Balayage. If you have tanned skin, a warm blonde balayage will give you a glamorous sun-kissed look as if you’ve just returned from a holiday on a sunny tropical island.

Fashionable and trendy, a blonde balayage undeniably makes you look stylish! There are tons of different ways to get those pretty blonde streaks in your hair, but the balayage technique is the most popular and beloved by all it-girls. No wonder, balayage is known as customized highlighting, and this means your colorist will do their best to find out what works for YOU.

Scroll through these absolutely stunning hairstyles to get inspired and book your hair appointment.

1. Blonde Balayage on Brown Hair. Check the delicate muted colors of this balayage. Blonde hair blended with ashy mushroom shades will earn you countless compliments.

2. Wavy Ash Blonde Balayage Hair. Ash blonde strands are a brilliant addition to dark brown locks. Together they create an eye-catching combination suitable for anyone! If you’re after something effortlessly chill but sophisticated and trendy, this relaxed style is a perfect go-to.

3. Full Balayage Blonde with Lowlights. What’s great about this style is that it provides both chic blonde locks and the extra volume achieved with darker roots and lowlights.

4. Full Head of Blonde Balayage Highlights. The style’s so bright and sparkly and will go absolutely amazing with summer sunshine. It’s almost a full head of balayage with some extra foliage.

5. Sun-Kissed Golden Blonde Balayage. If you have tanned skin, a warm blonde balayage will give you a glamorous sun-kissed look as if you’ve just returned from a holiday on a sunny tropical island.

6. Medium Blonde Balayage with Brighter Streaks. Here, the honey base is beautifully illuminated with fine white ribbons running from the top through the mid-length and melting into the shiny buttery blonde ends.

7. Honey Blonde Balayage. Blonde hair colors are so versatile that they can suit almost anyone. Along with this, honey shades of blonde work well with darker tones, so there’s a lot of room for experiments.

8. Delicate Blonde Balayage on Dark Hair. All hair colors are beautiful, but if you think that your dark hair is a bit “boring” or “monotonous”, spice it up with a blonde balayage. It will create texture and depth for a glamorous yet natural finish.

9. Blonde Choppy Wavy Layers. A balayage looks particularly gorgeous on choppy hair. While the light brown and warm blonde balayage shades create a beautiful contrast and make the hair look more voluminous and textured, the loose beachy waves enhance this cute piece-y look.

10. Air Touch Balayage Blonde Hair. One of the most exciting coloring techniques these past few years is still going strong among hair color trends. Cool and warmer tones are brought together in a smoothly blended balayage that is simply impossible not to fawn over.

11. Ashy Blonde Balayage with Rich Waves. If you’re looking for ideas to re-vamp your hair color for the colder months, an ash blonde balayage may be a great choice. It will perfectly pair with cozy and neutral-color clothing that you’ll likely be wearing for the coldest days.

Neutral Pearly Ash Blonde Balayage
By Dani

12. Medium-Length High-Contrast Balayage. Girls who like to keep it simple and enjoy their natural beauty would love this easy blonde balayage look that doesn’t require too much time or effort to create. Just stick to blonde and brown strands – it is one of the hottest trends of 2024.

13. Long Platinum Balayage Waves. With this hairdo, you’ll look like a Barbie doll, and we mean that in the best way possible. Bright blonde tones mixed with light brown shades will appear incredible on thick long wavy hair.

14. Creamy Blond Balayage with Shadow Roots. This color palette promises low maintenance for brown-haired girls since they can rock their blonde and enjoy longer breaks between visits to a salon with just a bit of DIY retouching on the roots.

15. Catchy White Blonde Balayage. Look at the latest trends, and you will see mushroom balayage hair sitting right at the top of the list. You can adjust it to fit your haircut and skin tone, which makes this coloring ideal for pretty much anyone.

16. Toasted Almond Balayage Waves. So romantic and sleek, a hairstyle that will look astonishing any way you go about it. Pair it with thick blonde streaks at your face for an extra accent on your beautiful features.

17. Blonde Balayage on Dark Hair. If you’re not willing to go all-blonde and say goodbye to your natural hair color, you don’t have to! Add some golden tones to your darker hair to create that hot sun-kissed vibe.

18. Light Brown Base with a Silvery Feel. If you have a pale complexion with a pinky undertone, you are sure to pull off striking icy blonde strands which don’t require much bleaching when done on a light brown base.

19. Lob with Cool Ash Blonde Balayage. Nothing says hot trends just as this fashionable ash blonde. Go ahead and serve the best blonde balayage looks with this hairstyle. Get a few highlights to go from the very crown of your head to show off the deep contrast of the roots and bleached lengths.

20. Versatile Beige Blonde Balayage Highlights. Neutral shades of blonde flatter a much wider range of skin tones, from cool to neutral, from fair to dark. So, get inspired by these beachy vibes and customize the beige balayage to suit your complexion and natural hair base.

21. Extra-Long Balayage Waves. There’s nothing more feminine than extremely long locks. However, they might not be easy to take care of. Make sure your hair is healthy enough before getting balayage. Blonde hair and beachy waves are made for each other.

22. Balayage Blond Lob. Wavy lobs are perfect for fine hair as they make it look so much more voluminous, especially when you go for balayage. Blonde highlights add texture to it, and you’ll see how they will instantly transform your entire look!

23. Blonde Balayage with Caramel Tones. If you have long hair and a warm skin tone, a tasty caramel blond balayage is a perfect choice. It will perfectly complement your complexion, giving you a glowing and sophisticated look all year-round.

24. Beige Blonde and Platinum Balayage. A cool blonde balayage oozes those “cover-girl” vibes that so many Tumblr bloggers and Instagram models are striving for these days. Don’t be shy – try this look, and the number of compliments you’ll be getting from strangers will blow your mind!

25. Pearl Blonde Balayage for Straight Hair. Wouldn’t you like to sport an iridescent color like this pearl blonde which is much more exquisite and diverse than platinum?

26. Airy Platinum Blonde Balayage. Cooler blonde shades always work best with peachy or slightly darker skin tones. Get yourself some chunky bright blonde balayage highlights and frame your pretty face with thick platinum money pieces for a spicy dramatic look.

27. Vanilla Blonde Balayage on Brown Hair. You can’t but fall in love with such a delicate take on blonde that infuses creamy and golden hues into the barely visible dark base.

28. Money Piece Balayage on Brown Hair. Getting white strands around the face is a never-failing way to brighten up your look while some multi-tone highlights scattered around the head will add depth and shine to your brown hair.

29. Blonde Balayage on Dark Hair. We usually see a blonde balayage on a brown or even dark blonde base. But don’t be put off by your very dark hair, the mix of icy and caramel shades will give your dark hair a new depth. The result is stunning!

Stunning Dark Hair with Blonde Highlights
By Mary

30. Medium Blonde Balayage for Finer Hair Types. Fine hair can sometimes look “flat” and it can be tricky to find the right color for it. A beige blonde balayage will create instant depth thanks to both warm and cool tones. Finish the hairstyle with some loose waves to add a bit more volume.

31. Faded Blonde Balayage Pieces. For a fresher look, concentrate the lightest color around your face. A smooth blend of rich caramel brown with warm platinum shades easily fits any skin tone and creates a well-balanced overall look.

32. Light Blonde Balayage Lob. A lob like this looks minimalistic, which would be ideal for the office. The warm honey blonde shades create a very soft, delicate, and elegant look and, the waves are worth waking up a bit earlier in the morning.

33. Chunky Blonde Highlights. For a jaw-dropping 3-dimensional effect, bring together deep chocolate colors and the lightest shades you can find. This will give you an incredible contrast and the coziest feel.

34. Long Warm Blonde Balayage with Glam Waves. If you have long hair and a warm skin tone, use it to your advantage with warm balayage types. It will make your skin glow and your hair look luscious.

Luscious Warm Blonde Balayage Hair
By Dani

35. Blonde Balayage Highlights with Lowlights. When you want to add depth and dimension to your brown hair, choose a blonde balayage with lowlights. Lowlights will soften the transition between the blonde and your natural hair color, creating a new level of depth in your hairstyle.

36. Blonde Balayage Tips for Short Brown Hair. Shaggy haircuts have long been everyone’s favorites, and they only get better with a juicy balayage. Keep the tips cooler and brighter for added spice.

37. Bright Blonde Balayage with Messy Waves. Ladies looking for a natural yet trendy long hair look can opt for a rooted bright blonde balayage finished with messy waves. The hairstyle looks voluminous, very natural, and effortless.

38. Short Hair with Rooty Blonde Balayage. Make that haircut pop with the right colors to match. Shadow roots will let you keep this style dimensional, low-maintenance, and classy at all times.

39. Lifted Blonde Balayage on Brown Hair. If you have brown hair with outgrown highlights, you can achieve a fresh-looking blonde balayage by lifting and enriching the blonde highlights and then using a toner to get rid of unwanted brass or reddish tones.

40. Beachy Blonde Balayage Lob. Play around your ragged lob and spruce it up with a full head of bright blonde balayage. The blend of sun-kissed blondes and warmer in-between shades truly gives it a soft Californian vibe.

41. Long Layered Hair with Blonde Balayage. Worry less about the upkeep and spend more time being your awesome self with a melted balayage technique. With roots already darkened and lower layers on the brown-ish side, your only everyday struggle will be whether to wear your hair in waves or straight.

42. Wheat-Blonde Balayage with Soft Waves. A well-blended blonde balayage will give your hair a flawless look with just the right amount of dimension and brightness. Complete the style with some waves, and you will get that classy hairstyle all modern women crave for.

43. Blonde Balayage Straight Hair. It might be a good idea to give your hair a day off and not use a curling iron. Besides, a balayage hairstyle with shiny, healthy long hair will make you look younger, as teen girls are very much into straight hairdos these days.

44. Light Blonde Balayage with Lowlights. A blonde balayage on brown hair looks amazing, but depending on your base color, we recommend choosing the shades wisely. For really dark rooted hair, go for warmer tones and set them off with silver babylights.

45. Dark Blonde Balayage with Choppy Layers. This is a great option if you have medium brown hair and want to add some balayage without too much lightening. The choppy waves will add texture for a guaranteed stylish and smart look.

46. Unusual Smokey Blonde Balayage. There are so many shades of blonde that you will surely find at least several for your dark hair. Don’t stop on classic light and dark blonde shades only. Consider bolder shades like ashy and smokey too. Sometimes a new unusual tone of blonde is all you need to start a new chapter in your life.

47. Blonde Balayage with ‘Surfer’ Beachy Waves. If you already have a mix of blonde and brown shades in your hair and want a freshened gorgeous natural look, just lift your blonde highlights, add some brighter face-framing, and curl the ‘surfer’ beach waves leaving some frizziness. The extra texture is guaranteed.

48. Warm Blonde Balayage on Thick Hair. This is a great option if you’re looking for an effortless and classy look. A warm blonde balayage finished with relaxed waves will give you those vibes as if you’ve just stepped off the beach.

49. Gray-Blonde Balayage with Waves. Some ladies like to re-dye their locks when a new season comes. They opt for warmer shades in summer and add cooler tones to their hair for the fall-winter period. If you haven’t tried this trick yet, it’s time to experiment. Easily change your warm blonde into platinum shades and vice versa.

50. Waves with Dirty Blonde Highlights. The natural dimension created with this style is unmatched. The darker lower layers meet the super bleached hair in the front, stretching into ashy tips. Imagine how it will shine under the sun and the drooly looks you’d get along with it.

After looking at all these blonde balayage pictures, it’s hard not to want to get a makeover. Time to give your stylist a call!

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