You must have heard the term lowlights before, but what are they and what is their function? Lowlights and highlights are achieved using the same techniques, the difference being in whether the colored strands are darker or lighter than the base color. Blending in lowlights creates contrast and dimension resulting in some gorgeous color transformation. Read on for the comprehensive lowlights vs highlights guide and the best examples of how to enhance your hair color with lowlights.
Sarah Cabral is an independent hairstylist and balayage specialist out of MG Salon in Medway Massachusetts. She is well known for her creative Instagram content and her passion to share a wide variety of educational videos to teach all of the latest techniques. She has been featured on the biggest hair pages in the hairdressing industry, ie Behindthechair and Modernsalon Magazine. She is also a Finalist in the 2021 One Shot Hair Awards, the biggest hair awards show in the world involving 80 countries, in the Balayage Mannequin category. She has been in the industry for almost 20 years and couldn’t picture herself doing anything else!