While the name might be unfamiliar to you, we can guarantee you’ve seen money piece highlights around. Basically, it’s a colouring technique that so many people have been rocking over the past year!
A money piece highlight is a face-framing hair colour technique that involves dyeing the front strands of your hair from the root so that they are lighter than the rest. It’s a great way to brighten the complexion and make your facial features pop – think of it like a contour for your hair!
One of our favourite things about money piece highlights is the instant way it can boost your natural hair colour and help to give you a sun-kissed glow (basically, you’ll look like you just returned from a summer holiday in Europe). Oh, and we haven’t even mentioned the best part yet! It’s super low maintenance. So, not only is it healthier for your hair as you’re not colouring your whole head, it’s an easy style to maintain between salon visits.
It’s also a style that looks great on any hair type or length. So no matter if you’re rocking short, long, straight, curly, or anything-in-between hair, money piece highlights are completely customisable to suit you. You can even go bold by experimenting with bright colours (think neon or pastel). The options are endless!
It’s a great way to change up your hair if you’ve been thinking of trying a new style but are afraid of commitment or expensive ‘dos. Money piece highlights are super budget-friendly and your hairdresser can work with you to ensure you achieve your desired look. However, as with regular colouring, it’s always important to use colour-safe hair products to ensure your highlights look salon-fresh in between visits and to make sure they don’t start to fade.
As always, we recommend visiting a professional if you are interested in money piece highlights. While the past couple of years of lockdown has led to a lot of at-home dye jobs, it’s always in your best interest to see your hairdresser when it comes to your locks. They will be able to apply face-framing highlights in the perfect spot and know how to blend them well with the rest of your hair.
When it comes to styling your money piece highlights, the sky really is the limit! They look great left down with the rest of your hair, pulled back for a dramatic contrast, or left framing your face on their own while the rest of your locks are styled into an up-do.
We hope we’ve given you some inspo for your next hair transformation!