I've always had blonde highlights but about 8 months ago I got fed up and got my hair dyed back to my natural colour, medium brown. I've had it done. Mar 24, 2011 - It's the reason why celebrity hair looks better than yours. . Highlights and lowlights are just sections of your hair that are coloured darker or lighter, leaving your base colour How I rescued myself from burgundy hair dye hell. If this is the color you desire for highlights, then you may only need to bleach the strands of hair. However, bleach is often mixed with a highlighting dye that adds a natural color to the bleached hairs to be blended in with the dark color of the hair. Feb 13, 2015 - 'This creates a clear highlighting effect that still reads as natural-looking.' 4. You dyed your roots yourself, went too dark, and now your hairline looks shoe polish-y. 'The hairs along your hairline are finer than the rest of your strands, so they tend to absorb hair color quicker and can look darker,' she says. Feb 16, 2008 - I recently lost my job. I have been getting my hair coloured a light brown and then having foils applied. I love it but it costs 40 every two. Highlights involve bleaching sections of your hair to lighten them. If you're starting with a dark base shade, then it could take multiple dye sessions to reach your . 3 days ago - I just recently dyed my hair a dark brown. I like the color, but I'm wanting some kind of highlight. I don't want blonde. I like the dark brown with . Feb 11, 2017 - If you watch professional hair dye videos (like I do [Guy Tang is my favorite!]) they will often dye the hair and then highlight directly after. However, they usually . I wanted to get highlights but my hair is dyed a reddish brown color right now. My natural color is medium brown.