By Erica Metzger
The color looks natural.
"The colors should be a blend of lighter tones in the same family as those of your natural hair," says Hazan. According to Matiz, Reese Witherspoon's color is a prime example of highlighting done right. "The top half of her hair is golden blond, while the fringe around her face has lighter highlights," explains Matiz. Avoid common pitfalls, such as brassy streaks on blondes and too-red tones on brunettes, by keeping highlights within two shades of your base color.