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Black Hair Color Highlight Ideas and Inspiration

Black Hair Color Ideas With Highlights That Will Make You Want to Change Up Your Look ASAP

Black Hair Color Highlight Ideas and Inspiration

  • You can change up your look by adding highlights, lowlights, or balayage to your black hair.
  • Black hair looks great with white, brown, dirty blond, red, and even purple highlights.
  • Highlights on black hair can be subtle or extremely bold-looking.

Black hair is incredibly alluring and can make you stand out in a crowd — just look at raven-haired celebrities like Becky G, Demi Lovato, Rihanna, Lana Condor, Ciara, and Megan Fox, just to name a few. But it's a common misconception that you have to be a blond or brunette to have fun with your hair color. In reality, there are ample opportunities to experiment with your black hair color by adding highlights.

Understandably, people with black hair can feel a bit left out of the conversation when it comes to the latest hair trends, especially when many of the predictions focus on sand, toffee, caramel, and mocha hues. Highlights, lowlights, and balayage can add dimension and depth to your dark hair, but it's always helpful to research examples before heading to the salon. Whether you mix in tones of brown, white, dirty blond, red, or even purple, go subtle or spring for something bold, you'll feel like a whole new person with these highlight options for black hair.

To get inspiration for your next big hair color change, we rounded up examples of black hair with highlights ahead.

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