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How Often Do You Get Highlights?

A few years ago when I got regular highlights, (which slowly but surely transformed me into a blonde), I'd go every four to five weeks to keep the roots from showing. This way my hair always looked, fresh and naturally sun-kissed. It became quite a costly and time-consuming commitment, but I really loved the way it looked. Most of you told me that you get haircuts every few months, but how often do you get highlights?


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Superstar0901 Superstar0901 8 years
I get my hair retouched every 4-8 weeks cause I have such noticeable chunks, they have to be touched up :)
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 9 years
never - I am a strawberry blonde so if I want highlights I just go out in the sun for a little while.
marita marita 9 years
I just got highlights for the first time in my life.
ExCape ExCape 9 years
I never got highlights.
GibsonGIrl GibsonGIrl 9 years
I really don't care for highlights. They tend to look fake, even when they're the more "natural" looking ones. thankfully for me, my hair takes on natural highlights so I don't have have to worry about it.
keiraz keiraz 9 years
When I had them I used to rehighlight them every few months but now dyed it all one colour(red) which is sooo in now too ;-)
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 9 years
brutalcupcake brutalcupcake 9 years
I think highlights are tacky and rarely do they turn out chic.
Nicwolf Nicwolf 9 years
I used to get highlights every Spring/Summer, but I think my hair actually looks healthier without them. So, I just let the sun do it's work to give me some natural lightness. Plus, it's cheaper..haha
Beautifulbarbie Beautifulbarbie 9 years
I have blond hair but I still like to get highlights about every 8 weeks. Goes great with curly hair.
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
I had highlights only once before and I HATED them. I had gross striped on my head. So I refused for a long time. Then my friends mom convinced me to let her try some on me. I just got it a couple weeks ago and I love it. It's not obvious, it's just pretty and shiny. And my hair is curly so it looks neat and blends well.
snowbunny11 snowbunny11 9 years
How random, I just got some today for the first time in five years! I accidentally dyed my hair a shade too dark about a month ago, and instead of stripping the color, my stylist suggested highlights instead to brighten it up a bit. They look great....and I think I will try to keep them up, maybe even lighten my hair overall. I have very dark brown hair, which I love, but the stylist was like, "you know you'd look great with blonde hair too, right?" even though she said she also prefers dark hair. I think I am interested enough to give it a try to do something new. I'm guessing it's going to take 6 months of getting highlights every 4 weeks to get it there, does anyone know? Right now I have dark brown hair with lighter brown highlights...
Megatron Megatron 9 years
I home dye my hair pretty much whenever the mood strikes me. If I do highlights, I only do them in the long part of my hair which is my bangs.
coachluvr33 coachluvr33 9 years
I used to just get highlights. Now I am just blonde. Every 3 mos or so, I get a few highlights thrown in or lowlights just so it isn't one solid color.
lizlee89 lizlee89 9 years
never died my hair, never will (until I start getting grays)...
missy-k missy-k 9 years
Well I get mine done every few months but I may have to get them done more often as I have started to notice a few grey hairs around my hairline... eek!! :)
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I haven't highlighted my hair in 2 yrs but when I did I went every 4-6 weeks.
carhornsinapril carhornsinapril 9 years
i've got red highlights on medium brown hair, and it used to be every 3-4 months, but i'm broke and on month 7 now...
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 9 years
I have highlighted in the past and it does such a number on my hair I just don't do it anymore. My hair gets so damaged. I am naturally a medium to dark brunette so I was getting a few caramel highlights and although it looked nice for about a hair just doesn't like them. So, I stopped! I stick with a nice rich chocolate brown now.
fashion4ward fashion4ward 9 years
I had them a couple of years ago, but I have chocolatety brown hair, then "wore out" and looked brassy. It took a year and a half to grow out.
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 9 years
i dun highlight my hair... i usually color the whole head instead of highlights
untitled1 untitled1 9 years
I got them once and I really liked it but then I started completely dying my hair so I stopped. If I ever actually stay at my natural hair color anytime soon I'll probably start doing it again.
BeautyXRush BeautyXRush 9 years
I have dark blonde hair, so they add a lighter shade of blonde, but I naturally have strawberry blonde highlights even without going in the sun. It's weird.
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