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Peekaboo, chunky, or two-tone highlighted hair with Lolita? 
26th-Feb-2010 05:06 pm
Has anyone seen any images of any lolitas with peekaboo highlights, two tone hair, or any interesting bright highlights in their hair? I've searched, but I could only find bright hair with one color.

Also, can your hair clash with your outfit?

Peekaboo Highlights:
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Chunky Highlights:
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Two tone:
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Comments 
26th-Feb-2010 10:17 pm (UTC)
I see a lot of this in Alice Deco magazines, the effect is usually achieved with wigs + hairpieces though. No examples to show, sorry >.<;;

Nozomiwhitewolf has/had coloured tones in her hair, not sure if it's exactly what you're looking for but it's cute :) Hope she doesn't mind me linking her post here.
http://community.livejournal.com/daily_lolita/2515490.html#cutid1
26th-Feb-2010 10:32 pm (UTC)
I'm sure I've seen lolitas with that kind of hair, but it's not something unusual enough for me to really mentally take note of, so I don't have any pictures. I'm of the opinion that if lilac or hot pink hair is acceptable with OTT sweet, than any kind of more subdued highlight is just as acceptable with any other style of lolita.

And if there's one thing I've learned having crazy hair colors, it's that bright hair is really no more likely to clash with an outfit than any natural color of hair.
26th-Feb-2010 10:35 pm (UTC)
http://takulu.blog79.fc2.com/
That might help! :-)
26th-Feb-2010 11:05 pm (UTC)
Well, haircolours can ofcourse clash with your clothes, but for me most have worked out fine. I've had hot pink hair once and bright red once :)
The red was a bit tricky.. I couldn't wear like any red at all since the shades were always different so it looked silly xD
The pink worked out fine with most colours... Except red I suppose :P
26th-Feb-2010 11:18 pm (UTC)
Hair can absolutely clash with your outfit. For example, when wearing a classic lolita co-ordinate the style is associated with feminine lines and hair colours that occur in nature- therefore ideally no stripey highlights and best to stay away from harsh asymmetrical cuts. Even if your hair is colored in a shade different to your natural color, in this case stick to shades that people would actually be born with (e.g. going from black to brown or even blonde so long as it is done well is fine.)

With something like sweet lolita I think unnatural colors like cotton-candy pink and chunky highlights would be acceptable as long as the colors suit your skin tone and the cut suits your face. Again, best to keep it feminine and in the case of sweet lolita- cute and youthful. IMO though, chunky highlights and two-tone are kind of dated-looking. Peekaboo highlights would be more versatile across different styles of lolita fashion.
26th-Feb-2010 11:25 pm (UTC)
Hair color can clash with your outfit. Highlights in unnatural colors (not brown/black/blonde etc) are nice, but if you want to make sure the will not clash i suggest buying fake highlights (there are some nice ones, but also really cheapo-looking synthetic ones) make sure to buy nice ones ;)
26th-Feb-2010 11:29 pm (UTC)
I have bright cobalt blue hair, and I don't consider the color at all when coordinating outfits, lolita or not. It's just my hair color. No one's trying to match their brown or blonde hair, so why should I worry?
26th-Feb-2010 11:54 pm (UTC)
I don't really have any good photo's showing my hair in lolita, but I have 3 tone hair.
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=119580&l=634ebe49bb&id=517379004

Mine works out quite well as the majority of it is dyed black, with the under layer done in fuchsia and violet. It's pretty visible, especially from the back, and when it's up.

The majority of my wardrobe is black, with pink, red or purple accents... so I don't really have any clashing issues.
27th-Feb-2010 12:38 am (UTC)
i used to have my hair with peek a boo and half tone colors from time to time. I never really bothered to care if it was going to match with my clothes or not. it is just hair, and most us wear wigs if we really want to cord with a specific dress any way so i think it is kinda a moot point.
27th-Feb-2010 01:19 am (UTC)
I only have my bangs dyed a different color. Before I would dye all of my hair some crazy color and it took forever to fade back to the platinum. By just having my bangs dyed, it takes about a month for all the color to fade out of my bangs, then I can dye it a different color, along with re-bleaching the new bang growth every three months. Right now my bangs are "Wildfire" colored. I use Manic Panic. Pic

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll173/Kagemegami08/Photo273.jpg
27th-Feb-2010 01:43 am (UTC)
When I dye my hair a weird color, clashing is usually part of the point.
27th-Feb-2010 02:37 am (UTC)
I don't usually pay attention to oddly colored hair/chunky highlights/two-toned hair/etc because I don't prefer it, but I do think that hair, even just the cut ignoring color, can definitely clash with an outfit... I often feel like my short, dark brown hair clashes with my lolita outfits because it doesn't seem quite cute enough. I would look completely out of place wearing sweet unless I was trying to punk it up or something.
27th-Feb-2010 03:09 am (UTC)
I've had dark brown hair with purple highlights in the past and I liked how it looked.

There are some pics here:
http://q-of-clubs.livejournal.com/1071.html
27th-Feb-2010 07:36 am (UTC)
The top layer of my hair is natural blonde, and the underneath is a light pink. I don't worry about it clashing ever, I don't really think to coordinate hair to outfit, or vice versa. I don't have any pics of me in lolita with it though, sorry!

I agree with the others that investing in wigs is good if you want to be sure you "match".

Edited at 2010-02-27 07:37 am (UTC)
27th-Feb-2010 04:24 pm (UTC)
I have peekaboo highlights, they are currently pink/purple but were previously blue.
There's photos of me in lolita, with this hair, on my blog: www.sanguiscity.com
27th-Feb-2010 09:55 pm (UTC)
I'm going to get pink highlights like the girl in the third photo of two toned hair. Only that I have curly brown hair ^^
1st-Mar-2010 02:25 am (UTC)
I have two toned/chunky hair now with blonde, I used to have chunky with hot pink. I don't really care about hair color as long as I styled according to outfit, but of course, wigs are a great helpXD
no very good photo =3=
http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?pid=24612&id=100000729466723
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