Are you looking to get your hair colored but want to keep it minimal? Well, then your best choice would be to get your hair highlighted in any of the peek a boo colors listed below. These are the best colors trending this year and are sure to add a fun twist to your hair.
Peek a boo hair colors are subtle highlights done on different parts of the hair according to your choice, and while it definitely adds some brightness and a dash of colors to your hair, you can still retain the rest of the hair in the existing or natural color itself.
There are different styles you can choose from, such as by highlighting different parts of the hair in different colors or by dying one section or layers of hair in a different color than other sections.
1. Colorful Braided Hairstyle
It’s a cool and trendy hairstyle that will definitely take you places. The hair has been maintained at a medium length and is of thick texture. The way the hair has been styled generates much volume onto the head.
A few strands of the hair from the top middle portion have been subtly twisted and braided, and the rest of the hair has been styled in loosely falling waves.
Various strands of hair have been beautifully highlighted in many different colors representing mermaid or rainbow hairstyle.
2. Straight Layered Hair with Blue Highlights
A cute and adorable hairstyle for those who have short or medium-length hair and want to keep it natural and simple.
The hair has been subtly cut in layers that help to balance the volume of the hair and thus maintain a perfect structure when looking from all angles.
Towards the end, a few strands of the hair have been highlighted in a brilliant shade of dark blue. It simply looks ethereal and takes this minimal hairstyle to another level.
3. Long Black Hair with Blue and Purple Highlights
Another gorgeous way of styling your hair is if you have long and black locks of beautiful thick hair. This look goes really well with those who have hair of thinner texture too. The hair has been styled very sleek and straight and simply looks stunning.
A section of the hair on the backside has been highlighted beautifully in a brilliant color palette, which makes a bold and dramatic transition from a purple color to a lighter shaded of blue and then to a subtle ash blonde color as it reaches towards the ends.
4. Short Wavy Hair with Violet Highlights
Short and cute hairstyle for all short hair lovers out there. Instead of your usual blow-drying and straightening hair routine, for once, you can change your look and spice it up a little by styling your hair in gorgeous loose waves.
The violet highlights which have been done vertically and in alternate parallel positions on different sections of the hair also make it look quite amazing. A short and funky hairstyle that you can switch to for a cool new look.
5. Long Hair with Blue Highlights
Well, this is another great way to style your hair, and the beautiful ocean blue highlights that you can see on the hair simply adds to the entire beauty of the look. It looks quite mesmerizing, one will definitely say.
The hair has been maintained at a long length in its beautiful dark and black texture, and the highlighting has been done in sections on different parts of the hair.
The highlights stay hidden in some places, while in other places it looks quite visible, and all of this only adds to the beauty of the look.
6. Braided Blue-Green Hair
The hair has been maintained sleek and straight at quite a long length, and then it has been very loosely braided on the top middle part of the head and goes down through the middle.
The braids really do stand out especially because of how the beautiful blue and green highlights have been presented on this hairstyle.
A cool and chic look that you can try out and flawlessly flaunt anywhere, no matter what the occasion. You can also change the color palette for your highlights and try it in a color combo of your choice.
7. Colorful Braided Hair
A fascinating and colorful look that you can try out if you’re in the mood for doing something fun. This hairstyle here is a combination of many different hairstyles.
On the top portion, the hair has been thickly braided while few sections of the hair on both sides are tied up into much thinner braids.
The braids go all the way down across its entire length, and the rest of the hair has simply been maintained in loosely falling curls. The streaks have been highlighted in various rainbow colors.
8. Layered Pixie Cut Bob with Colorful Highlights
What an amazing look. It also blends together so many different styles quite effortlessly, making it look extremely stylish and classy.
The hair has been maintained as a short pixie cut bob, and the hair on the back has been cut in many deep layers.
The hair below these layers and some hair around this area have then been colored and highlighted in many different colors of red, yellow, blue, green, etc.
9. Shaggy Curls with Subtle Highlights
The shag hairstyle is quite the hottest trend these days, and they look as effortlessly beautiful as they can get. The hair has been maintained at a very long length and falls in loose and gorgeous curls.
A few of the hair on the sides has then been subtly highlighted, and with the shag look and the faded hair colors, the highlights are also more likely to look great when it fades too.
This is a must-try hairstyle for those who have been sporting long sleek straight hairstyles for a long time now.
10. Short Angled Bob
Bob hairstyles always look classy and adorable, and even though it’s quite short and doesn’t exactly look as elegant as long strands of hair, they still look cute and always rocking. This hairstyle here has been styled in a deep, angled bob in an inverted U-cut.
The ends of the hair only have been highlighted in a beautiful combo of blue and green colors, and the rest of the hair has simply been maintained in its natural black texture itself. A great hairstyle for those who like to keep their hair short and minimal.
11. Short Bob with Colorful Highlights
This is yet another short hairstyles trend that you can try out if you’re looking for a short and cute look. The hair has been cut in a neat and single-length bob that falls beautifully.
The length of the hair has been maintained in such a way that it has been cropped just a little bit below the nape.
The front portion of the hair has simply been maintained as it is, and the rest of the hair on the back has been beautifully painted in radiant shades that vary in colors from blue to pink to orange to green; it looks like almost all the colors are there.
12. Long Black Hair with Blue Highlights
The best hairstyle for those who have long locks of hair and want to keep it natural instead of trying out additional styling or coloring on their hair.
The middle portion of the hair has then been painted in beautiful shades of blue, and apart from this, much coloring has not been done on the hair.
The hair has been straightened very sleekly, and this only adds to the beauty of the look.
13. Wavy Lace Braided Hair with Full Blue Highlights
The beautiful shades of blue that you can find on this hairstyle look as though they have taken straight out of an ocean blue color palette.
It simply looks amazing and stunning, and to speak the truth; words aren’t really enough to describe the beauty of this hairstyle accurately.
The hair has been twisted and tied in a lace braided style and has been directed towards the sides.
All of the entire section of the hair below these braids have then been painted in beautiful shades of blue, and you can also notice a pop of purple color highlights on some streaks of hair.
14. Shaggy Hair with Blue and Ash Blonde Highlights
Well, this looks like a hairstyle inspires by the popular singer Billie Eilish who is quite a favorite pop icon among youngsters and kids alike.
The hair has been styled in a shaggy cut, but it looks naturally messy; this having a relaxed and effortless vibe of beauty to this style.
The hair is of medium length and has been painted in various highlights of blue and ash blonde on different sections of the hair.
15. Simple Hair with Green Highlights
Well, this style here is as natural as it can get, and the hair has been maintained at a long length. This is sure to look good even on medium-length hair given that you have at least quite enough texture and volume to your hair.
The highlights painted on the hair are what make this look truly stand out. While on one section, the hair has been painted in bronde highlights, that is, a mixture of black and brown, on the other side, the hair has been painted in a beautiful shade of green.
16. Curly Blonde Hair With Rainbow Color Highlights
That’s another fantastic hairstyle for all the lovely blonde ladies out there. It will really make you look like a blonde bombshell, and all you need to do is simply try out this hairstyle.
The hair has been maintained at a long length and has then been styled in loosely falling curves towards the end.
The rest of the hair is as natural as it is, and then it has been highlighted in rainbow colors towards the bottom. A perfectly suitable hairstyle for any occasion.
17. Long Bun Tied Hair
We have all been jealous of Rapunzel’s long beautiful locks of hair, and while achieving such a length of hair is practically quite a difficult task, we still can manage by having quite enough long hair.
This bun hairstyle really suits such long styles beautifully. The hair on the front portion has been tied up together and bought to the back, and then it has been neatly placed as a bun in the middle.
The rest of the hair has simply been let down naturally as it is, and subtle highlighting in a few different shades has been done.
18. Long Blue and Pink Hair
A great look for those pink-loving girls out there. This hairstyle is not a mix of one but two different hair colors, and it looks absolutely stunning.
The hair has been maintained at a long length itself and then has been simply let down, falling freely in sleek, long waves.
The peek a boo hairstyle looks quite beautiful here as the highlights are only visible when you swipe the hair and look inside. It still manages to look girly and glamorous anyway.
19. Short Bob Hair with Blue Highlights
This is another great hairstyle that you can try out if you have short hair. The hair has been styled in a short bob that has been maintained at one length on all sides, and then the rest of the hair has been simply let down falling.
A few hair sections have been pulled back and tied up into a cute and adorable bun in the middle of the head itself.
And the hair below it has been beautifully highlighted and painted in gorgeous shades of blue colors. A great hairstyle that goes really well with casual outings and even with basic dresses.
20. Long Wavy Hair with Subtle Blue Highlights
Well, this hairstyle here is simply classy looking, and you just can’t seem to take your eyes off this gorgeous hairstyle. It simply looks so effortlessly beautiful, and maybe that’s precisely why it looks so good.
The hair has been maintained at a long length, and the thick strands help to make sure that the hair looks quite voluminous too. The hair has then been styled in loose curls and falls in waves.
You can notice that only subtle highlighting has been done on the hair on a few selected streaks and sections from random parts. The blue color of the highlights simply looks gorgeous.
21. Short Curly Hair with Green and Purple Highlights
The green and purple color combo seem to be catching up with trends really well as it is now seen on almost all hairstyle that requires coloring or highlighting.
The color palette simply has a raw beauty to it. As seen here, this is not exactly a peek a boo hairstyle since most of the hair coloring done is quite visible anyway.
The hair has been maintained at a short length and has been styled in loosely falling gorgeous curls. It has been twisted and tied up neatly on the back and gently tucked in with the rest of the hair.
22. Medium Length Hair with Neon Highlights
Now, this is one of those unique looks since neon hair colors as highlights are not chosen as a styling option by many, and maybe that is what makes it look so outstanding.
The hair is a beautiful shade of golden blonde, and on the backside, the insides of the hair have been painted beautifully in many different neon colors, thus making it quite a fascinating peek a boo hairstyle
. This style will totally give you the edge and make you look like you’re the coolest person in the room.
23. Brown Hair with Blue and Purple Highlights
Well, this is another hairstyle that can be tried out for those who want only minimal styling or coloring on their hair and only want to make it look subtly visible.
The hair here has been maintained at a medium length itself and is a beautiful shade of rich chocolate brown color.
The style is in such a way that there are not many layers to this style, and the hair has been maintained at a single length itself.
Additionally, the tips of the hair have been highlighted in shades of blue and purple, and they really stand out.
24. Long Blonde Hair with Blue-Green Highlights
The blue-green color combo is another trending one when it comes to hairstyle, and this adaptation of the blue-green style simply looks amazing.
Quite a classic peek a boo hairstyle itself and is very attractive. A hairstyle that will surely have all eyes on you no matter where you go.
The hair is maintained at a long length, and when parted to the sides, it reveals the beautiful blue-green color that has been painted on an entire single section of the hair.
25. Short Bob with Colorful Highlights
Amazingly beautiful brown hair. That could be the sole attraction of this look, and yet this hairstyle has been made more and more impressive by the way in which it has been styled.
The hair has been maintained as a very short bob that has been cropped right at the nape itself, and then a few sections of the hair on the front have been pulled back and tied up into a cute bun.
The hair then parts to reveal the beautiful hair coloring that has been done in the shades of blue, pink, grey, purple, etc.
26. Short Voluminous Bob with Highlights
The hair has been styled in a very short bob, and the bob looks quite voluminous in the way it has been cut with thicker sections of hair on the bottom, at the area around the back of the neck.
The highlights are subtle and minimal and look quite gorgeous, too, as they come in streaks of many different colors ranging from red to green and even a subtle shade of dark blue.
The hairstyle is very effortless and looks quite gorgeous. An all-rounder style you can sport on any occasion.
27. Short Straight Hair with Peek A Boo Highlights
Truly a great peek a boo hairstyle for those who want to keep it subtle yet quite dramatic.
Now that is quite an irony when it comes to hairstyling choices, but fortunately, we have got even that covered with this hairstyle here.
The hair is a beautiful shade of brown, and when parted to the sides from the back, it reveals a stunning array of colors that have been painted and highlighted on entire sections of the hair.
Purple, violet, blue, green. It’s got all the bold colors you’re looking for.
28. Long Black Hair with Highlights
How amazing and stunning does this hairstyle look? I would say simply amazing and beyond words. Whoever created this hairstyle really did a remarkable job of choosing how to paint those highlights.
The hair otherwise is maintained in its natural black color and texture, and the lovely surprise comes in when the hair is slightly parted, and it reveals a beautiful color palette that has effortlessly blended together all these colors to make it look this beautiful.
29. Fishtail Braided Rainbow Hair
Braids never looked prettier. How stunning does this hairstyle look? I would say absolutely.
The hair on the front has been pulled back towards the middle and then neatly tied up and stacked in the style of fishtail braids across its entire length.
The rest of the hair that has been let down falling loosely has then been highlighted in beautiful rainbow colors, which simply look surreal and gorgeous. This hairstyle is best suited for those who have long and thick hair.
30. Blue and Brown Highlighted Hair
Take inspiration from this gorgeous hairstyle that also sports an unusual hair color combo as the highlights.
The hair is maintained beautifully with wavy hair and has been highlighted in beautiful shades of both brown and blue. The hair color is a solid shade of blue that only adds more beauty to the entire hairstyle.
Best suited for hair with a medium texture. A look that you can flaunt quite effortlessly almost anywhere with any outfit.
31. Chunky Green Peek A Boo Hair
The green highlight on your brown hair stands out. In fact, you can rarely find anyone with this hairstyle. Direct all your hair straight towards your hair.
Afterward, clip a section of hair at the back to make the green highlight visible. Trim the hair edges for a uniform look.
32. Purple Highlights on Black-silver Hair
This is among the Peek a boo hair color ideas that make a person stand out. The purple highlights give you a great look. Give your hair a wavy look towards the hair edges.
Similarly, trim your hair edges for a uniform length. Combing your hair towards the back makes it easy to maintain it.
33. Burgundy and Brown Combo
Go for this hairstyle if you love neutral colors that easily blend with different outfits. Burgundy-Brown highlights can be spotted from a distance.
Trim the silver hair edges for an even length before attaining a wavy look. Afterward, direct your front view hair towards the right or left side of the head. Sleek hair at the back straight downwards.
34. Blonde Hair with Purple Highlights
Different Peek a boo hair color ideas with Purple-blue highlights bring out a classy look. In fact, you will stand out from anyone around you.
This blonde medium hair can become an edgy hairstyle with these funky highlights. You are free to choose the style of your hair.
35. Chic Wavy Ponytail
Set this marvelous hairstyle and look good within a few minutes. Some burgundy highlights should be visible within your black hair.
A wavy look should also be attained on your entire hair. Afterward, Clip your hair at the back of the head, forming a ponytail.
36. Sea Blue Effect
Draw a line at the center of the head to decide which front view hair rests on the right and which one should rest on the left side.
Blue highlights on the head bring out an electric look. This is among the numerous peek-a-boo hair color ideas that have a wavy look. You can wear different outfits with this marvelous hairstyle.
37. Brown Hair with Blue Peek A Boo Highlights
A single-colored hairstyle is popular. This is why you should try out this hairstyle. It brings out blue highlights on your brown hair.
Additionally, a wavy look should be attained. Use a hair ribbon to hold a section of your hair up. The remaining hair should rest straight towards your back.
38. Vibrant Braided Ponytail
Give your short black hair green and yellow colors. Afterward, loosely intertwine your hair together towards the back of the head.
Hold your hair intact with a black thread. This ponytail is comfortable and can be attained within a few minutes.
39. Black Hair with Silver Waves
The combination of black and silver colors brings out a spectacular finish. Silver highlights should appear on your dominant black-colored hair.
Choose the point on your hair to form a wavy look. Your hair should rest on the right side, left side and at the back of the head.
40. Half Down Peacock Peekaboo Highlights
Tie hair with black and brown colors at the back of the head and form a knot. Use hair pins to hold the knot intact.
Direct the remaining hair straight downwards. Use blue, pink, and purple colors on the hair sleeked downward. Also, form a wavy look towards the edges.
How much does peekaboo hair cost?
The average peekaboo hair costs $75. However, the price of peekaboo hair can vary greatly depending on the salon and the number of colors used.
Is peekaboo hair color easy to maintain?
Peekaboo hair is easier to maintain than regular hair color because it isn’t as noticeable when the roots grow out. Despite that, make sure that you’re still using color-safe shampoo!
However, not all peekaboo hair has the same maintenance levels. For example, pastel colors and vibrant red tend to be harder to maintain than other colors. If you plan on either of these options, ensure that you are washing your hair in cool water only.
How long does peekaboo hair take?
It depends on whether you need to lighten your hair first. If your hair is ready immediately, you can get peekaboo hair done in as little as 20 minutes, depending on the complexity of your color application.
If you plan to lighten your hair and then add a new color, peekaboo hair can take up to an hour and a half to dye properly.
That’s the end of the list. Try them out and look your best. Peek-a-boo hairstyles don’t exactly need to be done the way mentioned here, and you can also try them out in your own version with whatever style you like.