Victoria J. Fields, August 2nd, 2013. Hair Dye, .Black Peek a Boo HighlightsPeekaboo highlights is a new trend of hair coloring technique by adding thick or thin block of colors that contrast with the dominant hair color. The benefit of this style is that it will help to add volume to your hair. This highlight technique will look best on layered hairstyles.Before get into step by step how to do peekaboo highlights at home let’s see some different styles of peekaboo highlights.How to Apply Peekaboo HighlightsBottom Hair Peekaboo highlights. This style highlight means you add highlights at the bottom sections of your hair. Bottom hair peekaboo highlight is a trend style for scene hairstyle.Bangs peekaboo highlight. This style highlight applied for bangs area only, to give stylish accent to a modern hairstyle.Multi-colored peekaboo highlight. This style using many colors of highlights to create colorful hairstyle.Chunky peekaboo highlights. This style using thick block of contrast hair color to main hair colors.Natural peekaboo highlights. This style means you want to add highlight but want to stay looking natural at the same time. Adding thin section of contrast color for highlights wwill create this natural peekaboo highlights.The idea of peekaboo highlights is to use contrast color as highlights. Popular colors which are used often to create contrast to black or blond hair colors are pink, blue, and neon green, purple and red. For Natural highlights, popular highlight colors are blonde colors.How to Do Peekaboo HighlightsNext it is time to start looking at what to be prepared before you get into how to do peekaboo highlight yourself at home. To make highlight especially for bright contrast colors like hot pink, neon green, blue and blonde hair colors, you will need bleaching agent to get rid of your natural hair color unless you start with very blonde hair color. You will also need to prepare: gloves, tooth comb, tail comb brush duo that usually use for coloring hair. Let us start checking on how to do peekaboo highlight.Step 1.Wash and soft dry your hairClean your hair and apply conditioner to moisture your hair before bleaching process. Soft drying your hair before bleaching will make it easier to make divide your hair.Step2. Divide your hair into sections Now start divide your hair into sections depend on peekaboo style you choose. For example, for bottom hair peekaboo highlight, divide your hair into two sections: Up section and bottom section.Step 3. BleachingNow that you already divide hair into sections, choose the area of highlights and start bleaching the strands carefully. This is one of the most important step on how to do peek aboo highlights. If you want natural look, start with thin sections like 2 to 3 inches. For chunky peekaboo highlight start with 5 inches or more. Cover the area that you have done bleaching with aluminum foil paper.Step 3. HighlightingAfter 45 minutes, your hair must turn into brighter color. Clean the bleaching agent sections by section because you don’t want the other part contaminated with the bleach. Continue applying highlight colors to the sections. Choose color that really gives contrast to the major colors.
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