"Holiday" Highlights Are So Low-Maintenance, You Only Need a Touch-Up Every 6 Months
You may not be travelling far for the summer holidays this year, but that doesn't mean you can't look like you did. There are a few things you can do to fully embrace the just-got-back-from-holiday vibe without leaving your state. Step one: give yourself a sun-kissed glow with some self-tanner; step two: paint your nails a bright, mood-boosting colour; step three: freshen up your hair colour with some "holiday" highlights.
According Nicole Tabloff, a colourist at Maxine Salon in Chicago, holiday" highlights are "subtle, light-reflecting highlights one to two levels lighter than your base are the perfect way to add new life to your existing signature shade. Ask your colourist for an express balayage, where they will strategically paint only a few balayage pieces to frame your face and a sprinkle in your part, depending on your haircut."
The "holiday" highlights trend is great for anyone looking to make a small change to their hair colour for spring but who doesn't want to deal with a lot of upkeep. In fact, you won't have to head back to the salon for touch-ups to keep the balayage looking fresh for up to six months. Hair-colour maintenance doesn't get much easier than that.
Keep scrolling to see more inspiration for the spring "holiday" highlights hair colour.