January 22, 2015 Makeup.com Hair

The Ultimate Guide to At-Home Highlighting

It’s not an easy choice. Do you save money and highlight your hair at home, or invest in a salon visit? Having a professional do your highlights does have its advantages: The process takes some serious know-how. But armed with a little practice and some tips based on your own hair type, giving yourself at-home highlights is not only possible, but also fun!

At-home highlighting

Just like applying makeup, setting your own streaks can get your creative juices flowing and make you feel great when you produce an awesome result. It can also save you some serious cash.

What’s the trick? Different hair textures respond to color in different ways, so a successful technique depends upon whether your hair is curly, straight, long, short or thin.

We’ve put together this guide to at-home highlighting with each specific hair type in mind. Follow our expert tips and tricks for gorgeous, face-framing color that enhances the natural beauty of your hair. So what are you waiting for? Grab your favorite deep conditioner (make sure it’s color-safe, like Pureology Hydrate Hydra Whip), and follow the links above for each hair type. It’s time to color!

Have you ever highlighted your hair at home? Tell us all about it in the comments!



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