40 Dirty Blonde Highlights for Every Skin Tone

Emily Gold 06-17-2018 AM ET / 0 Shares

Dirty blonde highlights are something every woman ponders at one point in time or another. Will they look good on me? Can I pull these off? These are just a few of the questions that come up when contemplating going dirty blonde. But what most women fail to consider is that there are different types of “dirty blonde,” and choosing the right color for your skin tone can be the difference maker. That’s why I’ve gathered 40 diverse snaps that will help you choose which style is best suited for your particular skin tone.

Golden blonde.

Golden blonde by Buddy Porter

(Buddy Porter)

Beige sand highlights.

Beige sand highlights by Romeu Felipe

(Romeu Felipe)

Platinum beige tones.

 Platinum beige tones by Litvinova Julia

(Litvinova Julia)

Golden balayage.

Golden balayage by Michelle Zeller Porumb

(Michelle Zeller Porumb)

Blended cool tones.

Blended cool tones by Cherin Choi

(Cherin Choi)

Honey with caramel.

Honey with caramel by Kelly Farias

(Kelly Farias)

Shadow roots.

Shadow roots by Maggiemh


Creamy dimensional blonde.

Creamy dimensional blonde by Buddy Porter

(Buddy Porter)

Dark blonde highlights.

Dark blonde highlights by Donovan Mills

(Donovan Mills)

Iced rose.

Iced rose by Noora A Ahmad

(Noora A Ahmad)

Powder blonde ombre.

 Powder blonde ombre by Michelle Zeller Porumb

(Michelle Zeller Porumb)

Sandy blonde.

Sandy blonde by Buddy Porter

(Buddy Porter)

Texturized balayage.

Texturized balayage by Ash


Soft butter highlights.

Soft butter highlights by Maggiemh


Sunny glow.

 Sunny glow by Romeu Felipe

(Romeu Felipe)

Ash blonde.

Ash blonde by Jenn Malone

(Jenn Malone)

Sun-kissed streaks.

Sun-kissed streaks of blonde by Michelle Zeller Porumb

(Michelle Zeller Porumb)

Caramel blonde accents.

Caramel blonde accents by Daniel M

(Daniel M)

Beach blonde.

Beach blonde by Sal Salcedo

(Sal Salcedo)

Cool toned ashy highlights.

 Cool toned ashy highlights by Erik Gutierrez

(Erik Gutierrez)

Honey blonde.

Honey blonde by Mega Hair Maniac

(Mega Hair Maniac)

Summer sun blonde ombre.

Summer sun blonde ombre by Maggiemh


Silky blonde.

Silky blonde by Gabrielle Roccuzzo

(Gabrielle Roccuzzo)

Baby blonde accents.

Baby blonde accents by Stephen Garrison

(Stephen Garrison)

Light caramel blonde.

Light caramel blonde by Joel Wallbank

(Joel Wallbank)

Platinum beige.

Platinum beige by Maggiemh


Subtle dimensional highlights.

Subtle dimensional highlights by Cherin Choi

(Cherin Choi)

Softly contrasting roots.

Softly contrasting roots by Sal Salcedo

(Sal Salcedo)

Face-framing highlights.

Face-framing highlights by Romeu Felipe

(Romeu Felipe)

Pale blonde shade.

Pale blonde shade by Jordan Pardo

(Jordan Pardo)

Vanilla blonde.

Vanilla blonde by Chrissy Rasmussen

(Chrissy Rasmussen)

Bleach blonde ombre.

Bleach blonde ombre by Maggiemh


Natural ash blonde balayage.

Natural ash blonde balayage by Gigi Pogosyan

(Gigi Pogosyan)

Chocolate brown highlights.

 Chocolate brown highlights by Romeu Felipe

(Romeu Felipe)

Ash blonde highlights.

Ash blonde highlights by Marissa Mae Neel

(Marissa Mae Neel)

Champagne blonde accents.

Champagne blonde accents by Romeu Felipe

(Romeu Felipe)

Icy blonde ombre.

Icy blonde ombre by Stephen Garrison

(Stephen Garrison)

Hidden highlights.

Hidden highlights by Chris Greene

(Chris Greene)

Gradient from ash blonde to platinum.

Gradient from ash blonde to platinum by Chris Weber Mirlach

(Chris Weber Mirlach)

Butter blonde highlights.

Butter blonde highlights by Riawna Capri

(Riawna Capri)