We’re Officially Obsessed With the 90s Chunky Highlights Trend That’s All Over Instagram

There are plenty of hair color ideas taking over Instagram. From tweed hair to strawberry brunette to ash brown, it’s full of colorful inspo. The latest trend? The return of 90s chunky highlights. No, really.

Chunky highlights are steadily making a comeback by replacing basic balayages. But it’s not exactly the same old style. The 2019 version plays up the gradient so the effect is more seamless. Wide streaks can also give your mane a much needed boost and help you transition to another shade.

If you’re still on the fence waiting for your current balayage to grow out, here are some of the best 90s chunky highlight ideas to convince you to head to the salon.