15 Versatile Purple Highlights on Blonde Hair for Women

Blonde hair with purple highlights gives the hairstyles a completely new vibe. Throughout the last few years we’ve seen hair in countless different shades of blond, and now we are ready for something fresh.

 

How to Get Purple Highlights

How to Get Purple Highlights

The complexity of doing purple highlights depends on the desired shade of the highlights and the base. If your hair is already light blonde, the possibilities regarding purple color highlights are vast.

On the other hand, if your hair is really dark, you will probably have to bleach the highlights and then tone them with toner in the desired shade. If the shade of your is dark blonde or light brown, you can pull off dark purple highlights without bleaching it. For a lighter or a more vivid shade, you’ll have to use bleach.

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How to Do Purple Peekaboo Highlights

How to Do Purple Peekaboo Highlights on blonde hair

Start by sectioning your hair into horizontal sections very carefully. The point is to leave the top section untouched. Divide the second section into strands as thick as you want your highlights to be and apply purple toner.

Secure them with foil. Optionally, you can do purple highlights in the third section as well, or you can do them just in the second section. Leave the toner in for about 30 minutes.

Wash the toner out and blow-dry your hair. If you want the full potential of your blonde with purple peekaboo highlights to shine through, curl your hair using a curling iron.

 

Following Short Tutorial Shows How to Do Peekaboo Purple Highlights on Blonde Hair

 

Beautiful Blond Hairstyles with Purple Highlights

Following are the trendiest ideas to style blonde hair with purple highlights. Have a look to get inspired.

1. Purple Lowlights on Ashy Blonde Hair

Purple Lowlights on Ashy Blonde Hair

Lowlights come most frequently in the form of a balayage. And a purple balayage highlight looks incredibly stylish on ashy blonde long layered straight hair.

Ideal for: Girls with cool skin tone.

How to style: Use a styling brush while blow-drying your hair to straighten it while still making sure that volume is preserved and your hair doesn’t fall flat.

 

2. Peekaboo Highlights

Purple Peekaboo Highlights on Dark Blonde Hair

Purple peekaboo highlights style can be so flattering for girls with a warm dark blonde and a warmer skin tone.

Ideal for: Girls with warm skin tone.

How to style: Section your hair into vertical sections and use a flat iron to curl it. Comb through your hair for a more relaxed look and spray it with a little bit of hairspray. You can wear it for side-swept.

 

3. Short Blonde Hair with Bangs

Platinum Blonde Bob with Lavender Purple Highlights

How breathtaking do these lavender purple highlights on a platinum blonde bob look?

Ideal for: Girls with cool skin tone.

How to style: Use a flat iron to straighten your hair completely. If you do this regularly, don’t forget heat protectant and nurturing products.

 

4. Honey Blonde Hair with Highlights

Honey Blonde Hair and Magenta Purple Highlights 

Purple shades with a strong red undertone, such as magenta purple, are a great match for warm blonde shades.

Ideal for: Girls with warm skin tone.

How to style: Section your hair into vertical sections and use a flat iron to curl it into simple, romantic curls.

 

5. Shaggy Bob

Dark Purple Peekaboo Highlights on Platinum Blonde Hair

Don’t be afraid to try the bold platinum blonde hair with purple. If you’re a fan of this color combination, you will most certainly like it.

Ideal for: Any skin tone.

How to style: Use a thin curling iron to curl your hair. Comb through it for a more relaxed and natural look and spray the hairstyle with hairspray.

 

6. Lavender Purple Balayage

Dark blonde hair is a great base for highlights or lowlights in any shade of purple.

Ideal for: Girls with cool skin tone.

How to style: The balayage for long hair should start a few inches below the roots. The highlights should be dense but not too thick. If your hair is long, you can straighten it with a flat iron.

 

7. Purple Lowlights on Caramel Blonde Hair

Vivid purple lowlights can blend surprisingly well into dark blonde hair and make it look more interesting.

Ideal for: Any skin tone.

How to style: Straighten your hair using a styling brush while blow drying it. Then take a flat iron and curl the ends, starting where the lowlights start.

 

8. Vivid Purple Highlights with Braid

Purple and platinum blonde hair and of any shade are a match made in heaven. Even though the combination is eye-catching, it can be implemented into a very natural style as well.

Ideal for: Girls with cool skin tone.

How to style: You can wear your hair braided if you want a simple and natural everyday look that will still emphasize the beauty of the purple highlights.

 

9. Shades of Pink and Purple

For an original look, you can opt for pintura highlights in different colors. The thin baby pink highlights make the contrast between the dark purple and blonde hair look more subtle.

Ideal for: Any skin tone.

How to style: Use a styling brush for the volume of the upper part of the long curly blonde hairstyle. Then use a curling iron for the beautiful curls on the ends.


10. Funky Dark Purple Highlights

Dark Purple Highlights on Strawberry Blonde Hair

This is one of the more interesting color combinations, and it looks amazing. Strawberry blonde hair goes great with purple color highlights.

Ideal for: Girls with warm skin tone.

How to style: Use a styling brush while blow drying your hair to give your hairstyle volume and curl the ends a little bit.


11. Asian Highlights

If your hair is in a neutral blonde shade, you can try experimenting with a mix of highlights in two or more shades of purple. In this case, the light blonde, magenta, and dark purple highlights look great on neutral dark blonde hair.

Ideal for: Any skin tone.

How to style: Nothing emphasizes highlights better than natural waves that you can achieve with a flat iron.

 

12. Reverse Purple Ombre

These highlights are denser and more intense near the roots and they become lighter and thinner towards the ends, which will give you a look of a fairy.

Ideal for: Girls with cool skin tone.

How to style: You can experiment with different braids that would emphasize the gradual transitions of different purple shades.

 

13. Pastel Purple Hair

Let’s not forget that blonde with purple highlights can have a magical effect even on short angled bob haircut.

Ideal for: Girls with cool skin tone.

How to style: Use a styling brush while blow drying your hair to straighten it and create volume.

 

14. Highlights on Ashy Blonde Hair

Lavender Purple Highlights on Ashy Blonde Hair

In a different color scheme, these would be some pretty basic dense, thin highlights. But the gorgeous combination of faded purple highlights will blow your mind.

Ideal for: Girls with cool skin tone.

How to style: Use a thin curling iron to create some quick beach waves.

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15. Subtle Highlights in Icy Blonde Hair

wavy ice blonde hair and purple highlights

This simple hairstyle consists of nothing more than icy blonde hair and a few subtle purple highlights piercing through.

Ideal for: Girls with cool skin tone.

How to style: Use a curling iron to create curls that will let the purple highlights shine through.

 

FAQs on Blonde with Purple Highlights

Q. Do purple highlights work better on blonde or black hair?

Ans: This depends solely on personal taste. But the vibe they give off will probably be completely different. While purple highlights on blonde hair look fresh and doll-like, black hair add a little bit of punk or goth feel.

Either way, whichever direction you go, you should not forget to maintain your highlights. If you don’t maintain them regularly, they will start to look messy, washed out, or even badly executed.

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Q. Which shade of purple suits blonde hair best?

Ans: It depends on the undertone of the blonde hair. If the undertone is warm, such as in honey blonde or strawberry blonde, choose a shade of purple where the red undertone prevails.

On the other hand, if the undertone of your blonde hair is cool, such as in icy or ashy blonde shades, we suggest you go for a purple with a stronger blue undertone. If you have neutral blonde hair, any shade of purple will be a good match.

 

These gorgeous 15 hairstyles have most certainly convinced you how beautiful purple highlights on blonde hair. Now it’s your turn to try it out.