Wisteria Avenue

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Natural Highlights

Natural Highlights Appointments in Abingdon

Natural highlights offer a subtly and sophistication to your existing hair. Our salon prides itself on creating these delicate highlights that seamlessly blend with your natural hair colour, adding dimension and depth while maintaining an authentic appearance.

At Wisteria Avenue, we understand that achieving the perfect natural highlight involves a varied approach. Our skilled stylists, trained in the latest techniques, apply highlights to suit your unique features and preferences. Whether you’re seeking a sunlit glow or a softly enhanced look, our team is dedicated to delivering a tailored experience, guiding you towards a hair transformation that embodies your natural beauty.

What are my options when booking natural highlights?

Natural highlights are more diverse than you realise. Certain colours are perfect for certain people (whereas they don’t necessarily work for all).

Natural highlights however do. They are versatile, applicable to most natural hair colours.

In terms of highlighting hair, if there is something specific in mind that you would like, don’t hesitate to ask. We cater to most requests.

Why are natural highlights so popular?

Generally, because they are just so appealing! Natural highlights look great, they can be applied to most hair types and colours, they compliment most clients and they are a great starting point if you’re looking for a ‘safe option’.

Just because they are a safe option for some, doesn’t necessarily mean they are any less exciting nor daring. They can look just as good, if not better than any colour with the right choice of colours.

What is the difference between natural highlights and ice-blonde highlights?

The natural progression of highlights typically starts with natural shades, progressing to lighter colours over time.

The distinction between natural highlights and ice-blonde highlights lies in their tones and overall effect on hair. Natural highlights typically aim for subtlety, blending seamlessly with the base colour to create highlighted shades that compliment. Natural colours are more often tones that closely match one’s natural hair colour, offering a more understated look.

On the other hand, ice-blonde highlights are cooler-toned and significantly lighter. They involve shades of platinum or icy blonde, creating a stark contrast against the base color. These highlights tend to be more dramatic, bold, and striking in appearance, as they aim for a vivid, cool-toned blonde effect, often standing out prominently against darker hair shades.

Are natural highlights right for me?

Choosing the ideal hair colour for your complexion is simple: warm skin tones harmonise with warm hues, while cool tones complement cooler shades. The goal is to select a tone that enhances your inherent features. Understanding your skin tone not only aids in choosing makeup and clothing shades but also ensures a look that compliments. So, are you warm or cool-toned? Let’s uncover it.

First Step:

Position yourself near a window and check the skin under your eyes in a mirror. Does it lean towards shades of purple or blue (cool tone) or veer towards yellowish or green tones (warm tone)?

The Blush Test:

Apply pink blush on one cheek and peach on the other, slightly heavier than usual. Stand by the window and assess. Does the pink blush emphasise pink hues (cool)? If the peach blush complements golden tones (warm), that might suit you. Observe which blends seamlessly with your skin—cool tones favour pink, while warm tones prefer peach.

Your skin:

Is your skin prone to sunburn? If so, you likely have a cool tone. Warm tones tend to tan easily, imparting a brownish hue to the skin.

The White Sheet Experiment:

Draper a white sheet over your shoulders and observe how your skin contrasts with it. Bluish or pinkish tones indicate a cool tone, while yellowish or orangish hues suggest warmth.

Checking Your Wrist:

Inspect your wrist’s veins: blue denotes cool undertones, green indicates warmth. If you notice both, you might have a neutral undertone.

What do natural highlights do to my hair?

Natural highlights, unlike other colours are almost universally able to work with most peoples hair colour. , Natural colours possess an innate versatility, effortlessly blending with various complexions and providing a soft, adaptable look. Their natural essence allows for a seamless integration with your existing hair colour, offering a gentle and subtle enhancement.

What is the downside to natural highlights?

There aren’t that many!

Natural highlights compliment most skin tones, work with most eye colours. With the help of your Stylist, anything between one and three colours that compliment you well often make for an easy decision!

When it comes to natural shades, the only decision is ‘how light do you go?’.

How much do natural highlights cost?

The pricing for highlights remains consistent, similar to other highlighting appointments. In 2023, Wisteria Avenue’s average cost for highlights was £135-£150, while in Abingdon, the average cost ranges between £120 and £250+.

Where are we?
Address

Wisteria Avenue Hair Salon
4 East St. Helen Street,
Abingdon,
Oxfordshire,
OX14 5EA

Opening Hours

Tues: 10:00 am – 16:00 pm
Weds: 11:30 am – 20:00 pm
Thurs: 11:30 am – 20:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am – 18:30 pm
Sat: 9:00 am – 17:00 pm

Contact

T: 01235 534705
WhatsApp: 01235 534705
Email: [email protected]

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Your Questions,
Answered.

A great option if you’re looking for easy to maintain highlights.

Simply visit www.wisteriaavenue.co.uk/bookings

Alternatively if you’re unsure if highlights would work for you, contact the salon directly via telephone of WhatsApp on 01235 534705.

Like any colour, a consultation helps immensely.

Working towards natural looking highlights isn’t the same for each and every hair type. Thicker or finer pieces, bigger sections, fewer pieces or the choice of more or less colours can often be the difference maker.

We offer a range of products designed to colour protect, preserve blondes and to help maintain bleached highlights.

We try!

We offer most forms of highlights. If there is something you had in mind, let us know!

Balayages aren’t the same for every client.

We don’t expect clients to know the terminology of every type of balayage! However, pictures always help. If you have a vision in mind, we encourage you to bring this with you to your consultation.

Usually the differences between balayages don’t affect the price too much. For example, the ‘money piece’ is a popular addition right now. This is a great option yet doesn’t affect the price.

Still have a question?

Get answers from our team of experienced Hair Stylists.

Want to know more about natural highlights?

Complete the below and a staff member will contact you at the earliest opportunity with further information about our natural highlights appointments. Any questions, call or send a WhatsApp to the salon on 01235 534705 or book your appointment online.

natural Highlighting Consultations

As one of the best natural highlights hair salons near me in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, we would love to discuss your plans with you! To book your hair appointment or consultation, get in touch with Wisteria Avenue Hair Salon by booking online or calling us on 01235 534705. 

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