21 Chic Examples of Black Hair with Blonde Highlights

Looking for a new hairstyle but can’t find one you like? Maybe you want to jazz up your black hair but don’t know how? Then we are here to help you with your hair dilemmas! We have found 21 of the best black hair ideas with blonde highlights. Blonde is a beautiful color and compliments black hair beautifully. You will find all shades of blonde, from warm tones to icy shades. There is something for everyone and there are some cool cuts too. You won’t be able to decided which hairstyle to try next.

1. Black Hair with Golden Blonde Highlights

First up we have this beautiful black hair idea with warm golden blonde. This blonde has been added about midway so it creates a blended balayage look. You can choose this stylish highlighting technique or try highlights that go to the root. This is a gorgeous idea and the hair can be style waved like featured or straight. Either will look amazing.

2. Stylish and Subtle Blonde

If you want a subtler look then you can try something like this. The hair is darkest at the root and gradually gets a little lighter until most of the tips are blonde. It is a stylish way to jazz up your hair, easy to wear and low maintenance. If you don’t like the blonde, it can just grow out nicely.

Subtle Blonde Highlights for Black Hair

Source: @andyjamespaints

3. Sunkissed Black Hair

Black hair may sometimes feel a little too dark. If you feel like you and your hair need a lift, you can try a sunkissed look like this one. The hair is black at the root color and is gradually highlighted with brown and blonde shades. The multi tones create a beautiful, beachy and sunny hairstyle.

4. Black Lob with Blonde Highlights

Looking for a complete hair makeover? Then you need to check out this idea! Here we have a beautiful long bob with highlights of subtle blonde. The shade of blonde used is very toned down and light. Something like this is great if you don’t want blonde that is too bright. If you do prefer the bolder blondes, then those would look great too.

Black Lob with Blonde Highlights

Source: @konstantinos_hair

5. Black Roots and Cool Blonde

Want to update your look for the winter season? Then try a cool blonde hairstyle like this one! The blonde used here is very light and icy, it is perfect for the colder seasons or if you want a trendy look during the rest of the year. Recreate this style or try less blonde with highlights from root to tip.

6. Black to Blonde Balayage Hair

Next, we have a beautiful balayage blend. The root color is black and then gradually blends to a light brown and then to a soft and light blonde. This color change is gorgeous and it is a stylish way to add blonde to your black hair. A color idea like this works best on long hair.

7. Black and Blonde Beachy Hair

Love the beachy hairstyles? Then this one is for you! Here we have black waved hair with added warm blonde highlights. It is a stylish hair idea that will keep you looking sunkissed and beach ready all year around. Try long waves like these or shorter hair like a bob would look great too.

Black and Blonde Beachy Hair

Source: @hairbykellichristine

8. Ashy Blonde Long Bob

Our next idea is this gorgeous ashy blonde look. The hair is mostly blonde but has black roots and a subtle blend. You can recreate this light and bright look or try using less blonde for the highlights. This is a beautiful blonde shade though and a similar one will suit everyone.

9. Glam, Black Hair with Blonde Highlights

Maybe you want to add blonde highlights to your hair but you don’t want to cover up most of your beautiful black hair. If this sounds like you, then check out this idea. The hair is mostly black until about midway then it blends to brown and then blonde. This is a stunning idea and the styling is glam too. Hair like this is perfect for someone who wants a fresh, stylish and new look.

Glam Black and Blonde Hair

Source: @aaashleee

10. Black, Brown and Blonde Hair

Next, we have a gorgeous highlighted look. It is a mid length style that is black with bright blonde highlights. You can see how much the blonde has lifted the hair. This is a chic and easy to wear idea that will suit everyone. It will also suit any hair length.

Black, Brown and Blonde Hair

Source: @malloryje

11. Black and Icy Blonde Hair

Our next idea is another icy one. The hair is black and then changes into light blonde and platinum ice blonde. This is a stunning hair idea and it is perfect for the trendsetters who want their hair to stand out in the crowd. Try the balayage look or try the platinum blonde highlights from the root.

12. Black to Honey Blonde Hair

If all the light and bright blondes are not your thing then try a warm honey blonde like this. The hair has been beautifully highlighted with a stunning dark blonde shade. This is a stylish hair idea that will glam up your look. Recreate this or try less blonde highlights for a subtler look.

13. High Contrast Black and Blonde Bob

Next, we have another bob hair idea. This one is dark from root to tip and features light blonde highlights towards the bottom of the hair. It is such a trendy bob idea and it will keep you looking chic and stylish everyday. Try this look or you can choose a light blonde or darker blonde too.

High Contrast Black and Blonde Bob

Source: @aaashleee

14. Black Hair with Golden Blonde Highlights

Give your hair a glam makeover with golden blonde like this. The hair is again dark at the root and then gradually blends into a stunning, light blonde. Hair like this is stunning and will give your hair a beautiful lift. You can go for bold blonde by adding lots of highlights like featured or try a subtler look by adding less blonde.

15. Black to Bright Blonde Hair

If you love the blonde curly hairstyles, then check this one out. The hair is long with beautiful curls and starts dark at the roots, then has lots of beautiful blonde highlights. This is a stunning hair idea that will give you a trendy look everyday.

16. Black and Light Blonde Hair

Next, we have a gorgeous bright blonde look. This is a shoulder length hairstyle that is dark at the roots and then has very light blonde added to the hair. You can try this idea or have the highlights running from root to tip. It is a pretty hairstyle that will suit everyone.

Black and Light Blonde Hair

Source: @aaashleee

17. Caramel Blonde Highlights

If you don’t want to go too over the top with the blonde color, then this idea is for you. Most of the hair is black and a warm blonde has been subtly added towards the ends. You can recreate this look or try a different blonde shade. You can even add more highlights to the hair in the future if you decide you like blonde, it is a good way to try the color out first.

18. Black to Brown to Blonde Hair

Our next idea is light blonde waves. The hair is black then changes to brown then to a dark blonde and finally to a bright blonde. This is a stunning blend and it will really lift your black hair and it give it a summery, sunkissed look. As multi tones have been used, it creates a more natural looking color change too.

Black to Brown to Blonde Hair

Source: @colorbygian

19. Platinum Blonde and Black

Next, we have another platinum look. This one has dark roots and all of the hair by the ends is blonde. It is a beautiful black and blonde blonde highlighted color change. The color is stylish, cool and edgy and suits the trendsetting women. It would be perfect for the winter season.

Platinum Blonde and Black Hair

Source: @samanthahairstylist

20. Warm Caramel Blonde Hair Idea

Warm caramel is just a gorgeous blonde shade and we love it! So, we had to feature this next look. The hair starts off black at the roots and then gradually blends to light brown and finally to the caramel blonde. Hair like this is great for the ladies trying blonde for the first time as the blend softens the color change, it is easy to wear and can easily grow out.

21. Black and Blonde Bob

The last hair idea we have to show is this is gorgeous bob. The bob is a little shorter than the other ones we have featured, it is about chin length. It has dark black roots with added blonde and brown tones. This is a beautiful hairstyle and is perfect for the chic and glam ladies.

We hope you have been inspired by our examples of black hair with blonde highlights!

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