42 Beautiful Winter Balayage Styles (2024)

Beautiful Winter Balayage Style

Balayage roots can be traced back to 1970s France and with the new styles being introduced, it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Balayage styles are fast becoming the biggest hair highlight trend, and it’s the perfect low-maintenance hairstyle you can go for.

Winter is fast approaching so undoubtedly, you need a hair color that protects your hair from damage while adding volume to it. Balayage is a technique, that is meant to subtly highlight and lighten your hair while visually adding volume and enhancing the hair’s texture.

A balayage hair color is beautiful and when it comes to rocking it for winter, there are plenty of unexpected styles to go for. If you are unsure where to start regarding the best balayage winter styles, we have asked our top stylists and gotten amazing balayage styles that can help refresh your look.

42 Beautiful Winter Balayage Styles (2024)

Winter is the season of contrasts, it’s the chance to choose the color that shows off the season. This is also one of the reasons Balayage quickly gained recognition. You need it to refresh your look and welcome the coldest days of the year. So, if you are willing to test this palette, here are 19 beautiful; winter balayage styles for 2024.

1. Warm Brown Balayage Highlight

Warm Brown Balayage Highlight
Image: aaashleee // Instagram

Brown is an iconic classic winter color and is also perfect for balayage hair color highlight. This is one of the balayage hairstyles that give you a dimensional style, it is quite calm while also being fascinating enough to be noticed.

2. Warm Rose Balayage Tone

Warm Rose Balayage Tone
Image: @meaghanmastersonhair // Instagram

The warm rose tone is another fascinating winter balayage that is pretty hard to ignore. This color tone gives your hair some bounce and also makes winter pretty fun.

3. Strawberry Blonde Highlights

Strawberry Blonde Highlights
Image: @amazing_beautiful_you_salon // Instagram

This strawberry blonde highlight is done with chocolate hair, and here is the result. It gives a calm, fancy vibe.

4. Dimensional Blues

Dimensional Blues
Image: @meganrosecolors // Instagram

The deep blues are no doubt a staple color in winter, so having it highlight your hair can create an amazing balayage variant. This had been done with dimensional blues, which is even more gorgeous.

5. Winter Wonderland Balayage

Winter Wonderland Balayage
Image: @she_runs_withscissors // Instagram

While this is simply a combo of purple and blue, there is no doubt that it gives the winter wonderment vibe. It is really beautiful.

6. Toasted S’mores

Toasted S'mores
Image: @mastersofbalayage // Instagram

Going for a hairstyle that shows off winter can be so exciting, you can confidently step out with an outfit that matches your hair, and here is another classic that can be further enjoyed while having some toasted S’mores.

7. Light Brunette Balayage

Light Brunette Balayage
Image: @sametcankara_official // Instagram

This is another trendy balayage style you can’t say no to. The lighter tone is great for blonde and black hair.

8. Chunky Pastel Balayage

Chunky Pastel Balayage
Image: @createstudio_hair // Instagram

A gentle and warm pastel hue can also give you a winter vibe effortlessly. This is particularly flattering for women with warmer skin tones.

9. Straight Pearly Balayage Hair

Straight Pearly Balayage Hair
Image: @gulevich.vladimir // Instagram

This type of balayage incorporates heavy blonde highlights with a cool tone to create this amazing dimension. This is another unexpected adorable winter balayage hairstyle.

10. Chestnut With Caramel Highlight

Chestnut With Caramel Highlight
Image: @danielmbeauty // Instagram

To brighten up your gorgeous waves, here is another wonderful technique that can be used. It may take a few sessions to achieve this, but it always comes out great.

11. Blonde Balayage For Thin Wavy Hair

Blonde Balayage For Thin Wavy Hair
Image: @beapanneflekhair // Instagram

If you have flat, dull hair, a blonde balayage should be your go-to option. While this is not exactly a winter balayage hairstyle, it is still going to make your winter hair eye-catching and luscious.

12. Copper Brown Balayage

Image: @vincentdelgadohair // Instagram

Copper brown balayage is one of the hottest winter balayage hairstyles. This tone tends to stand out and looks great on any skin tone as well.

13. Vibrant Burgundy Balayage

Vibrant Burgundy Balayage
Image: @blush_burgundy // Instagram

You can paint the town red by going for this vibrant, beautiful burgundy balayage.

14. Purple Riot Ombre Balayage

Purple Riot Ombre Balayage
Image: @hairbyyamber // Instagram

If you are looking to slowly adjust your hair tones, this is a cool highlight to get started with. This can help maintain your hair strength while you still get to rock a cool winter balayage hairstyle.

15. Warm Toffee Nut

Warm Toffee Nut
image: @elise_blo // Instagram

There is no doubt that we are going to be having lots of warm toffee, so we might as well introduce that into our hair. It is fancy and fitting for all occasions.

16. Soft Blend Balayage

Soft Blend Balayage
Image: @hairbyyamber // Instagram

Keep it soft and simple but ensure to get the blend looking like this. This can give your hair a natural hair color and depth.

17. Balayage On Curls

Balayage On Curls
Image: @curlseccentric // Instagram

If you want your natural curls to stand out no matter the color of your hair, here is the balayage shade that can give it that depth and dimension.

18. Brunette Cinnamon Balayage

Brunette Cinnamon Balayage
Image: @lauraelenahairartist // Instagram

Here is another balayage technique that is here to stay. Achieving this Cinnamon tone will surely require a professional, and it’s worth all the effort.

19. Marshmallow Pink Balayage Highlight

Marshmallow Pink Balayage Highlight
Image: @ steilydd_gwallt_nia_haf // Instagram

A pink balayage highlight compliments blonde hair pretty well and it also works on medium brown so this can inspire your next balayage hairstyle.

20. The Reverse Balayage

The Reverse Balayage
Image: @angelll.bl // Instagram

The reverse balayage lets you play with tones and you just have to show this with your stylist. It is lots easier to create than you think.

21. Partial Balayage & Money Piece

Partial Balayage And Money Piece
Image: @caseycarbonello // Instagram

Another cute winter balayage you should add to your collection.

22. Fairy Tale Blonde Balayage

Fairy Tale Blonde Balayage
Image: @miamihairmel // Instagram

For those who want something something subtle but fun for their blonde hair, this is a cool choice to try.

23. Caramel Blonde Balayage

 Caramel Blonde Balayage
image: @jten.thequirk and quirkandmood // Instagram

This is perfect for those with thick tresses and if you want a winter balayage that isn’t too bright but still makes you stand out elegantly.

24. Cowboy Copper Balayage

Cowboy Copper Balayage
Image: @danielmbeauty // Instagram

This is one of the most stylish balayage highlights. This style gives you a bold, classy color that makes the cold winter much more tolerable and even friendly to your hair. Copper balayage is one of the most popular worldwide, it features a combination of warm and lightened tones. This can be rocked during the summer months as well.

25. Gold Brown Balayage

Gold Brown Balayage
Image: @hairgoalsbyaditi // Instagram

Warm gold balayage helps create a classy high and full volume that fits any face type. This highlight evokes warmth and sophistication. Also, it gives a bit of an edge compared to the main gold highlight. You can add more color for intensity.

26. Natural Chocolate Balayage

Natural Chocolate Balayage
Image: @gabenaples_hairstylist // Instagram

Here is another balayage style that gives you an edge. If you have dark hair then you won’t have to change much of your hair color, just a subtle highlight with loads of cuteness. This is an excellent base when you are experimenting with balayage.

27. Ash Brown Gloss Hairmanicure

Ash Brown Gloss Hairmanicure
Image: @liekuang’s // Instagram

This is very similar to the natural chocolate balayage, but not the same. This style looks attractive and also offers you a natural choice if you don’t want something too light and bright.

28. Champagne Blonde

Champagne Blonde
Image: @elixierph // Instagram

This balayage style gives you an unmistakable cinnamon glow. Also, it is another fashionable winter color you should give a try. This highlight gives you bouncy waves, and you can add some bangs.

29. Rose Quartz Balayage Style

Rose Quartz Balayage Style
Image: @gabenaples_hairstylist // Instagram

This color keeps the brightness of your hair in while also giving you a warmer reflection. It is truly sophisticated and there is a rich undertone to it as well which makes it perfect for layered hairstyles.

30. Sun Kissed Strand Highlight

Sun Kissed Strand Highlight

The sun-kissed highlight is another cool winter hair color. It gives you a fresh look and also happens to be a style you can find everywhere during the new year. You can go for the smooth, lighter shade for something calm.

31. Mid-Length Layered Chocolate Deluxe Balayage

Mid-Length Layered Chocolate Deluxe Balayage
Image: @gabenaples_hairstylist // Instagram

This is one hairstyle you would love to get winter started with. The complete highlight is fascinating and perfect for any hair type.

32. Copper Balayage

Copper Balayage
Image: @naplesbalayage // Instagram

Copper balayage is described as artful and fascinating. This highlight emphasizes the cooler and the light shade together. It is a good choice of balayage if you want something low maintenance and gorgeous.

33. Beautiful Red Balayage

Layered Red Balayage
Image: @beautifinder // Instagram

You can’t go wrong with red and when it comes to winter balayage style, it will turn heads. It is no doubt the perfect autumn color to wear. This highlight is beautiful and gives you that cheerful girl-next-door vibe.

34. Balayage And Layered Cut

Balayage And Layered Cut
Image: @redkensalon // Instagram

If you are trying the balayage style for the first time, and you don’t want something too bright, go for this simple and classy style. The layered cut has always been trusted to make your balayage style pop, so they pair nicely.

35. Honey Copper Balayage

Honey Copper Balayage
Image: @beautyybyjm_ // Instagram

With this style, you can easily decide if blonde suits you or not. This is quite bold, but not dramatic. Honey balayage gives you the perfect wave making it a perfect hairstyle for your dinner date.

36. Shaggy Lob With Purple Highlight

Shaggy Lob With Purple Highlight
Image: @gabenaples_hairstylist // Instagram

The best winter balayage can also be achieved with two tones. This is a style worth considering if you have dark hair and want to give it some color and texture.

37. Coffee Brown Waves

Coffee Brown Waves
Image: @oliviashairx // Instagram

Want to accentuate your hair color without making so many changes? This is a great choice of balayage style, it is lightened in a way to intensify light reflection on it. But also cool enough to work for any skin tone.

38. Auburn Balayage

Auburn Balayage
Image: @gabenaples // Instagram

Next on the list is this super fine highlight. You can’t go wrong with the auburn hairstyle, it intensifies the pattern of the hair and the undertone might not be bright, but it adds some enticing glitz to the whole hair.

39. Brunette Balayage Style

Brunette Balayage Style
Image: @shadesqspecialist // Instagram

If you are looking to create a soft brunette gradient, this highlight is an excellent choice. The ends of the hair maintain the same texture and color as the root, but it gives a completely refreshed look.

40. Silver Grey Balayage Ombre Hair

Silver Grey Balayage Ombre Hair

If there is a chance that high contrasts are not your cup of tea, then you can try this look. Silver hairs are not going anywhere, and they are close to being natural. All you need is a professional colorist to make it blend perfectly.

41. Caramel Beige Style

Caramel Beige Style
Image: @mertayyildizogl // Instagram

Caramel Beige is another lovely highlight that is beloved by many ladies looking for a trendy balayage style. The color combination creates an amazing dimension and this is not just a winter balayage style, but one you will love to rock all season.

42. Pumpkin Spice Balayage

Pumpkin Spice Balayage
Image: @gabenaples_hairstylist // Instagram

Since fall and winter are fast approaching, there is every reason to combine the two and create something that creates a high contrast between the two. This is one of the most popular coloring approaches and, just as the name indicates, it seems to melt between fall and winter colors.

Balayage is a French hair coloring technique that has been around for a while, but 2024 happens to be flooded with more creative styles for this hair highlight. The modern effect introduces subtle transitions that can be done to any hair tone. So, whether you are blonde, brunette, red, or unnatural colors, there is the go-to balayage style for you this winter.


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