The Best Celebrity Highlights

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    We're of the mind that everybody should sport highlights—whether your hair is darkest brown or fairest blonde, weaving in lighter, brighter shades brightens up the face and adds much-needed dimension to every hair type and style. These celebrity highlight looks are some of our favorites.

    Ashley Greene
    An auburn-tinged caramel shade makes for a gorgeously unexpected highlight hue in medium brown hair.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Ciara
    Taking hair from jet black to blonde can oftentimes end in disaster, but Ciara's hair professionals kept the singer looking hot, not fried.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Selena Gomez
    Selena's sun-kissed highlights complement her long beach waves perfectly.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Scarlett Johansson
    Scarlett's highlights are concentrated on the ends of her hair, while keeping her roots natural. This creates both a softer and sultrier look for her.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Lucy Hale
    Ash blonde highlights starting several inches from the scalp in dark brown hair are a perfect piggyback onto the ombré look without being too trendy.

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    Emma Roberts
    If you're unsure about taking your honey-hued base to Marilyn-level blonde, ask a colorist to give you a half head of balayage highlights. The new "paint your hair" treatment looks more natural than conventional foils, and already has a cult following that includes celebs like Drew Barrymore and Jessica Biel.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Gisele Bündchen
    Gisele could be the spokesmodel for natural looking highlights. Her highlights range in colors, so she always looks like she's just back from the beach.

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    Jennifer Lopez
    J. Lo's hair is the perfect combination of blonde and brown. Her highlights and thin lowlights mesh together perfectly to create a natural golden hue.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Jessica Biel
    If you shy away from faux color to avoid trips to the salon, this season's highlighting trend is right up your ally. Take a note from Jessica and allow your light color to grow out. It's a softer way to rock the dyed-tips trend we've seen in the past.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Elizabeth Olsen
    Elizabeth has effortless downtown style in her genes, but even her color need a little help from the pros. Instead of adding platinum highlights to light brown hair, soft brunettes should opt for caramel hues. The result is still a lighter, warm-weather look, but without the harsh color contrast and short grow-out period.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Kate Beckinsale
    It seems like all it took was a head of golden highlights to take Kate from serious actress to sexy bombshell. Now we can't imagine her ever giving up her gorgeous hair color.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Lauren Conrad
    Not only does Lauren wear highlights starting at the crown of her head, but she also goes from blonde to blonder at the ends.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Jennifer Lawrence
    Cool, pale blonde highlights enhance Jennifer's natural medium blonde and make her rosy complexion glow.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Jessica Alba
    Light always casts the prettiest shine on Jessica's highlights, and the result is hair that looks healthy and well-maintained.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Eva Longoria
    Caramel highlights look subtle and sweet when woven into the bottom layers of darker hair.

  • The Best Celebrity Highlights

    Jessica Szohr
    If you aren't sure about bright blonde highlights, try a subtle caramel shade like Jessica. Her highlights aren't drastically different from her natural color, but they freshen up her whole look.

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We're of the mind that everybody should sport highlights—whether your hair is darkest brown or fairest blonde, weaving in lighter, brighter shades brightens up the face and adds much-needed dimension to every hair type and style. These celebrity highlight looks are some of our favorites.

Ashley Greene
An auburn-tinged caramel shade makes for a gorgeously unexpected highlight hue in medium brown hair.

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