Gimme the Blues: Bold Blue Highlight Hairstyles

Hair highlights are like your favorite fashion accessories, they add the right amount of drama and set your hair off just right. There are a myriad of ways and colors to highlight your hair, but perhaps the most fun way is to utilize an unexpected color…like blue!

Mesmerizing Blue Highlight Hairstyles

Deciding to try out blue highlights for your hair is a brave choice for all you, daring hair rebels out there. While the color choice may be unorthodox, the way you decide to style your hair could give it a more classic or funky look.

If you have always wanted to give this bold blue hue a test run as your highlight color, you should take a look at the photos below for some stylish hair inspiration. These looks are so hot, you will definitely get the “blues!”

#1: Black Hairstyle with Blue Highlights

There is something effortlessly chic and timeless about a bob hairstyle, but it gets a funky modern makeover when you add blue highlights. This haircut is accentuated by well-defined curls and chunky dark blue strands.

#2: Pastel Blue Waves

Light brown hair with pastel blue highlights and black roots is a non-trivial coloristic solution for girls who want a customized hairstyle. The subtle, barely-there blue hue looks here rather romantic than funky.

#3: Stacked Indigo Bob

Regardless of the time period, a Bob will always be one of the most chic hairstyles around. This one is angled to perfection, chopped through the ends and topped off with electric blue streaks.

#4: Blue Steaks on Caramel Hair

If you are looking for a way to spice up your brown hair and incorporate a non-traditional color, this is for you. Blue highlights are the focal point of this hairstyle that’s full of soft, undone waves.

#5: Pastel Blue Wavy Bob

The word “effortless” can easily be applied to the magic that happens when a woman wears a wonderful wavy Bob. And when this bob is light blue like the ocean water, we a get a dreamy hairstyle that any young girl can have, as long as she believes she can pull it off.

#6: Black Hair with Blue Tips

Highlights are one of the best ways to experiment with extreme colors without the full commitment. This long, shiny black hair with blue highlights at the tips expresses just the right amount of unexpected drama.

#7: Gray and Blue Highlights for Brunettes

Here’s what can be best described as stormy-colored locks. This fabulous color combination of black, gray and blue blends the hues of a dark and stormy night. The blue highlights are peeking from under the gorgeous silver strands, and the dark roots thrown into the mix set off the two lighter shades perfectly.

#8: Medium Choppy Haircut with Blue Highlights

No one ever said that you had to wear your hair curled in order to make it look amazing. This medium choppy cut features straight dark brown hair with blue highlights, and it looks pretty fashion-forward.

#9: Wavy Blonde Locks with Blue Highlights

If you’ve always wanted to channel your inner mermaid, then this is the perfect hairstyle for you. The long, curled blonde hair is accentuated with the bright blue hue.

#10: Messy Waves with Dark Blue Highlights

By adding some disheveled waves to an otherwise understated hairstyle, you’ll add your hair personality. Blue highlights and black hair is the most common combination, but it’s probably the most successful one.

#11: Soft Blue and Teal Streaks

When you can’t decide on which hue of blue you like the most, you should incorporate a few of them into your new hair color. This colorful style features feminine curls and various blue tones to admire, including light blue.

#12: Purple Blue Accent

Black hair with blue highlights can look differently, depending of what shade of blue you choose, how you prefer to distribute your highlights and whether you wish to use a lot of them or just one as an accent. This look is modern, age-appropriate and acceptable in any setting.

#13: Dimensional Streaks for Medium Hair

Light blue, gray and arctic white are the prominent colors that make up this edgy hairstyle. The blue highlights are definitely the focal point of this look, but the deconstructed waves also deserve our attention.

#14: Electric Blue Highlights for Brunettes

It looks cute and curly at a glance, but once you look closer you’ll see the depth and dimension this black hair with blue highlights has, all thanks to the strategically placed hair color.

#15: Messy Hair with Blue Tips

Brunettes immensely benefited from the dark roots hair trend. Now any girl with dark brown hair can wear blonde and pastel shades much longer without frequent root touch ups. Light blue pairs well with ash blonde, and this color idea is no longer solely for blondes.

#16: Voluminous Waves with Chunky Blue Highlights

Maybe it’s because they complement each other so well, but whatever the reason is that black and blue tones go so well together…keep it coming. Here, you have black hair with blue highlights that is given a boost thanks to the chunky waves. The blue highlights are a nice added touch, unquestionably.

#17: Retro Bob in Pastel Colors

There are times when you come across a hairstyle so sleek and chic that you simply have to take a second glance. This is the stuff that Bob dreams are made of! The light blue highlights are just one of the fabulous things about this short Bob cut that also features subtle lavender, gray and brown tones.

#18: Smoky Curls

Light blue color for the roots and ash blonde for the ends make a funky fade you can style with curls that remind clouds of smoke.

#19: Loose Braids with Blue Highlights

Just because you’ve grown up, doesn’t mean that you have to totally abandon the two braids hairstyle. This one is given an adult update, thanks to the silver strands with white/blue highlights and messy texture.

#20: Brown Locks with Turquoise Blue Highlights

You’ve never seen dark brown hair like this. Turquoise blue hair color is incorporated very subtly to add depth and dimension to these expertly coiffed waves.

Aside from the colors on this list, why not to try out blue highlights on red hair or a cute and flirty pink and blue combination? Having the “blues” never looked so good!