Style ‘Money Piece’ Highlights Are the Face-Framing Hair Trend Anyone Can Pull Off
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If you’re anything like us, you’ll be long overdue a trip to theto get your freshened up. Don’t know her.
It’s true: We spent every day in lockdown dreaming of trying out the latest. ? Sign us up. The ? Chop it all off. Even the ? Yep, there was no trend we wouldn’t have tried (Thanks, ).
But now that we’re out the other side and my hair salon is officially open, we’re looking for a slightly more subtle switch-up—something soft and flattering for autumn that doesn’t require too much maintenance or upkeep.
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I really shouldn't have needed a celebrity hairstylist to teach me this, but oh well! And then she goes right back to being bubbly and fun, and showing me just how bouncy, shiny, and lively my hair is going to get when she's through. From that day forward I have heard Clariss's slightly threatening voice in my shower demanding that I thoroughly squeeze out my hair post-shampoo. Is it really that important? What difference could it possibly make? I called her up to get more information on this apparently crucial step I'd been missing for my almost four decades on this earth.
Enter “money piece” highlights, a happy medium betweenand super-soft highlights that instantly brighten and frame your face. “Money-piece highlights are a fuss-free way to change up your look without having to touch the whole head—it’s all about face-framing and contouring the hair,” says Natalia Romaniuc, colorist at .
Money-piece highlights were popularized in the ’90s and have made a notable comeback lately. “The main inspiration for this throwback trend is probably ’90s-era,” says Romaniuc. “It’s just been a little bit more refined and softened to suit the 2021 market.”
“It’s a super-flattering look because it brightens your face, accentuating your facial features and your own base hair color,” explains Romaniuc. “Best of all, this technique works on any color of hair and really can suit everyone, whether you are aor a deep, cool —the money pieces can pop when you choose a color three to four shades brighter to achieve the full impact, and this usually requires bleaching those specific areas of the hair beforehand.”
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“I have a ton of new growth now and my hair is silky and shiny. I am so grateful for this product.” Hair Thickness Maximizer's Hair Oil combines jojoba and argan oils to strengthen, repair, and stimulate hair follicles. The oils are packed with vitamin E, which moisturizes the scalp to combat dryness associated with hair loss. Plus, they're dermatologist-approved: "The oils in the product are great for overall hair health and to reduce scalp inflammation," Ife J. Rodney, MD., founding director of Eternal Dermatology + Aesthetics, tells InStyle.
Money-piece highlights are a hotly emerging trend as we ease out of lockdown and look toward the holidays, with clients looking to embrace a new and exciting look in a fuss-free way, says Romaniuc.
“We are able now to work with the clients’ more natural color and offer them services such as money-piece highlights to immediately update their look with very little effort—and of course, less time in the chair meaning more affordable and maintainable,” explains Romaniuc. “My clients at Windle are incorporating this trend into their usual, where we just intensify the placement of highlights and freehand around the face.”
So how do we maintain the look? “The level of lightening involved with money highlights mean you should use gentle,so as to not strip the hair or affect the color,” advises Romaniuc. “After all, you wouldn’t buy a Gucci dress, then wash it with dish soap, would you?!”
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“It brought my hair back to life,” a shopper said. Results extend to multiple hair types, including a parent of three who wrote of unwelcome hair changes caused by pregnancy. "My hair came to life. It smoothed out my curls and there was less frizz. [My hair] felt softer, moisturized, and held curls better and longer." A reviewer with fine hair assured shoppers the mask won't weigh down strands, saying, "Before using the product, my hair felt dry. It smells so nice and leaves my hair feeling silky and smooth.