30 Wolf Cuts With Highlights to Sass Up Your Hair!

Add Highlights to Your Wolf Cut for Extra Oomph!

By Muskan Verma
Wolf Cut with Highlights

Revitalize your hairstyle with our handpicked list of the best wolf cuts with highlights! This collection brings a bold touch of sass and vibrancy to the classic wolf cut. Each style uniquely incorporates highlights, turning your hair into a dynamic and eye-catching masterpiece.

There are many types of highlights you can choose from, and we’ve tried to cover as many as possible! But, before getting into the list of the best wolf cuts with highlights, let us first take a look at the different types of highlights to choose from!

What Are the Different Types of Hair Highlights?

Balayage Highlights: Balayage gives a natural look to your hair. It is a freehand painting technique that blends color seamlessly for a soft, gradient effect.

Foiling Highlights: Precise and versatile, this classic method uses foils to highlight specific sections of hair. Using foiling allows control over the placement and intensity of color.

Ombre Highlights: Ombre refers to a gradient transition from dark to light hair color. It displays a striking and intentional color shift that adds dimension to your overall look.

Chunky Highlights: Make a bold statement with larger, more noticeable sections of color, giving your hair a dramatic and eye-catching appearance.

Lowlights: Add depth and richness by coloring sections of hair with shades darker than your base color, providing contrast and dimension to your overall hair color.

Besides these, there are many other ways to highlight your hair. You can choose to highlight specific areas of your hair viz. bangs, ends, crown area etc! Now, let’s get to our list of the best wolf cut options with highlights!

1. Brown Wolf Cut Hair With Blonde Highlights

A girl with long brown wolf cut and blonde highlights, wearing a printed red mask and bottle green jacket.
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If you are looking to give your long brown wolf cut hair a new look, try this style with blonde highlights heavy on the crown and sparse on the length. After all, brown and blonde combine to create a cozy and warm vibe.

2. Black Medium Hair Wolf Cut With Pink-Orange Highlights

A girl with long black wolf cut hair and pink-orange highlights, wearing a lock-shaped locket and chain and white sweater.
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A stunning blend of orange and pink highlights can make your medium black wolf cut look stand out no matter where you go. These beautiful hues of sunset will look magical on the bangs and ends.

3. Multi-Toned Wolf Cut With Black Block Highlights

A girl with medium multi-toned wolf cut look and black block highlights, wearing  a silver chain and black jacket.
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Black is the “highlight” in this unique multi-toned medium-length wolf cut with bangs. After all, the color black complements both blonde and red tones in the hair. The block highlight create an out-of-the-box vibe and never-seen-before look!

4. Layered Black Wolf Cut With Burgundy Inner Highlights

A girl with medium black wolf cut hair and burgundy inner highlights wearing a black jacket.
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There’s no single pattern or style when it comes to decorating your hair with highlights. If you are comfortable sporting bold looks, try this look with burgundy inner highlights on black hair. Doesn’t it look mesmerizing?

5. Light Pink Wolf Cut With Blue Highlights

A girl with light pink and bright blue highlights on medium wolf cut with bangs, wearing a silver chain and locket and black sweater.
Credit: Instagram – @cyrusssss_s

This is another innovative way of adding vibrancy to your wolf cut look. Instead of highlighting the length, add color to your bangs and wolf cut ends. The bright blue shade looks magical on the straight bangs and layered ends of the light pink wolf cut.

6. Black Bob Wolf Cut With Burgundy Highlights

A girl with black bob wolf cut and burgundy highlights, wearing a blue mask and sleeveless black sweater.
Credit: Instagram – @issey_hairmake

Highlights are not limited to medium and long wolf cut styles. You can also ace the wolf cut with highlights look on short hair. See how the burgundy highlights on the bangs and inner sides add glam to the simple bob wolf cut. After all, black and burgundy also look fabulous together.

7. Ash Grey Short Wolf Cut With Purple Highlights

A girl with ash grey medium wolf cut and purple highlights, wearing a nose ring and wearing a checkered white shirt.
Credit: Instagram – @vividsbytwisted

Bright purple highlights on a short ash grey wolf cut with curtain bangs are a classic example of the perfect balance between vibrancy and simplicity. As you can see, the only highlighted parts are the edges of the wolf cut but aren’t they enough to elevate the vibe?

8. Black Medium Wolf Cut With Bright Red Highlights

A girl with black medium wolf cut hair and red highlights, wearing a black printed mask and navy blue sweater.
Credit: Instagram – @dye.by.the.sword

Wear a daring look with these bright red highlights on the crown and edges of a simple black medium wolf cut. As you can see, the red highlights are vibrant on the crown and subtle on the edges of the wolf cut.

9. Wavy Bronde Shaggy Wolf Cut With Blonde Highlights

A girl with bronde medium shaggy wolf cut and blonde highlights, wearing a dark grey tshirt.
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For those who are new to the term “bronde,” it’s a mix of brown and blonde hair. Instead of adding a third color to this calm and warm mix, consider adding all-blonde highlights to your wavy shaggy wolf cut for a chic and stylish look.

10. Long Brown Layered Hair With Light Pink Highlights

A girl with long brown layered wolf cut and light pink highlights, wearing a pastel green printed tshirt.
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Here’s another attractive and eye-catching combination, brown and light pink! Transform your long brown wolf cut with clear layers by covering the lower front layers with light pink highlights. You can also add mild highlights to the layers on the crown to enhance the magical look.

11. Black-Brown Wolf Cut With Purple Chunky Highlights

A girl with long black wolf cut and purple highlights, wearing a purple grey tshirt.
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Here’s another unique way of decorating your straight wolf cut hair with highlights. This time, we urge you to pair purple highlights with brown-black wolf cut hair. Instead of highlighting “only the crown or edges,” highlight the front layers to enhance the radiance of your face.

12. Medium Black Wolf Cut With Bright Blue Highlights on Half Bangs and Frontal Layers

A girl with medium black wolf cut with bangs and bright blue highlights, wearing a black mask and black tshirt.
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The beauty of bright blue shade lies in its compatibility with a plethora of hair shades, such as black, blonde, brown, and so on. This ultra chic look with bright blue highlights on half bangs and frontal layers of the wolf cut creates a stylish and unique vibe.

13. Black Wolf Cut With Edgy Golden Highlights and Micro Bangs

A girl with black medium wolf cut micro bangs and scattered golden highlights wearing glasses and a printed black shirt.
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Wondering why we are calling these highlights “edgy?” In case you haven’t already noticed, this medium black wolf cut look is decorated with blonde highlights on the “edges” of the micro bangs and layers. Try this edgy look to create an attractive and unique style like no other.

14. Long Wavy Black Wolf Cut With Neon Green Highlights

A girl with a black long wavy wolf cut and neon green highlights, wearing a black sleeves tshirt and black denim jacket.
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It’s time to “go green.” The neon green highlights on the lower parts of the long black wavy wolf cut look bold and classy. We never thought neon green could look so graceful with black wolf cut.

15. Bob Wolf Cut With Ginger Highlights and Fringes

A girl with a black bob wolf cut and ginger highlights wearing a navy blue tshirt.
Credit: Instagram – @ququtokyo

This bob wolf cut with ginger highlights is one of the most highlight-laden wolf cut look on our list today. The bright gingery highlights on the crown and upper layers create a dashing and unique vibe. What a fiery look, isn’t it?

16. Pink Medium Wolf Cut With Ash Grey Highlights

A girl with pink medium wolf cut and ash grey highlights, wearing a black jacket.
Credit: Instagram – @musubi__sg

We have often seen pink highlights on ash grey wolf cut, but the vice-versa combination is rare. Most people prefer blonde highlights with pink wolf cut hair, but we think this unique look with medium pink wolf cut and striking ash grey highlights looks fabulous and magical. The ash grey highlights on selected layers and wolf cut edges create an innovative look.

17. Wavy Blonde Short Wolf Cut With Sky Blue Chunky Highlights

A girl with a short blonde wavy wolf cut and sky blue highlights, wearing a navy blue camisole top.
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It’s time to switch gears from bright blue highlights to sky blue highlights. Give your short wavy blonde wolf cut a new vibe with subtle chunks of sky blue highlights on the crown layers.

18. Tousled Light Blonde Shaggy Wolf Cut With Grey Highlights

A girl with light blonde short wavy tousled wolf cut and grey highlights, wearing a navy blue jacket and white top.
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Grey doesn’t blend well with bright blonde hair, but it looks fabulous with light blonde locks. Add random grey highlights to your tousled short light blonde shaggy wolf cut to create a casual and rugged look like never before.

19. Wavy Blonde Wolf Cut With Light and Baby Pink Highlights

A girl with wavy blonde medium wolf cut and light and baby pink highlights, wearing a sleeveless black top and sleeveless baby pink jacket.
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There’s a subtle difference between light pink and baby pink, and this difference is clearly visible in this short blonde wavy wolf cut look. Leverage a balanced mix of both “pinks” to create a blushed look in your wolf cut hair.

20. Short Wavy Wolf Cut With Pastel Pink Highlights

A girl with short blonde wolf cut and pastel pink highlights, wearing a black top and light pink sweater.
Credit: Instagram – @hairaide

Here’s another twist to the pink color. Ace a rosy look on your short wavy wolf cut hair with pastel pink highlights on the crown.

21. Medium Wavy Blonde Wolf Cut With Neon Purple Highlights

A girl with medium blonde wavy wolf cut and neon purple highlights, wearing a dark grey open shirt with a black top.
Credit: Instagram – @hairaide

Let’s go a notch higher and replace the subtle pinks with bright purple hues. Don’t you think blonde and purple look fabulous together? Highlight the wolf cut layers framing your face with vibrant purple hues to add a radiant glow to your overall look.

22. Short Brown Wavy Wolf Cut with Blazing Red Highlights

A girl with a medium black wavy wolf cut and fiery red highlights, wearing a black v-neck tshirt.
Credit: Instagram – @hairaide

Another bold and daring look with fiery red highlights. Elevate your medium brown wolf cut with flaming red highlights covering most of the wavy layers in the front.

23. Black Wavy Medium Wolf Cut With Hot Pink Highlights

A girl with medium black wolf cut and hot pink highlights, wearing a black sweatshirt and neckband.
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Wondering whether we are showing black highlight on pink wolf cut or vice-versa? Well, the base is an all-black wavy medium wolf cut with hot alternating hot pink highlights. What a bold and innovative look!

24. Medium Shaggy Mild Pink Wolf Cut With Purple Highlights

A girl with medium pink shaggy wolf cut and purple highlights, wearing a purple jacket and light grey top.
Credit: Instagram – @hairaide

The best way to elevate a mild pink shaggy wolf cut is to add complementing purple hues. After all, pink and purple belong to the same family. The chunky purple highlights on the crown add a touch of vibrancy to the mild pink layers.

25. Brown Mullet Wolf Cut With Teal Highlights

Back pose of a girl with brown mullet wolf cut and teal highlights, wearing a black sweatshirt.
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Just like the black and neon green wolf cut with highlights combination, brown wolf cut and teal highlights also look stunning together. Don’t you agree?

26. Black Layered Wolf Cut With Berry Blue Highlights

Back pose of a girl with black layered medium wolf cut and berry blue highlights, wearing a black top.
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Even though both black and berry blue are dark shades, they look pretty good when combined to elevate a black medium-length layered wolf cut. This unique look with berry blue highlights on all the back-side layers looks attractive and chic.

27. Short Duo-Toned Black and Blonde Wolf Cut With Bangs

A girl with short duo-toned black wolf cut, wearing a nose ring, face piercings and a thin silver chain in a black sweatshirt.
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This duo-toned black and blonde short wolf cut creates a radiant vibe. The blonde highlights on half the bangs and front wolf cut layers add an instant glow to your face.

28. Long Mullet Wolf Cut With Burgundy Highlights and Curtain Bangs

A girl with black long mullet wolf cut with curtain bangs and burgundy highlights, wearing a sleeveless light grey tshirt.
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This simple yet stylish combination of a graceful long mullet wolf cut with curtain bangs and burgundy highlights radiates confidence and trendiness. Moreover, the burgundy highlights add volume to the lower half of the long layered locks.

29. Tousled Dark Blonde Wolf Cut With Multicolored Highlights

A girl with tousled dark blonde medium wolf cut and multicolored bright blue, parrot green and neon yellow highlights, wearing a nose ring and light grey sweatshirt.
Credit: Instagram – @pulpriothair

This look is the boldest of all the wolf cut with highlights looks on our list. The crazy combination of dark blonde hair and bright blue, parrot green and neon yellow highlights on alternate bangs and frontal wolf cut layers is not everyone’s cup of tea. You need to be confident to ace this bold and daring look with tousled wolf cut layers.

30. Long Wavy Black Wolf Cut With Flaming Red Highlights and Bangs

A girl with long black wavy wolf cut with bangs and blazing red highlights, wearing a black mask and black barber's cover.
Credit: Instagram – @coloredbyriccanez

Here’s another intense look with black wolf cut and fiery red highlights. The blazing red highlights on the bangs and front layers look mesmerizing.

With that, we come to the end of this stunning list of the best wolf cuts with different types of highlights! We know single-shaded hair look classy, but adding these highlights with add that extra ‘wow-factor’ that you need! Let us know in the comments, which color and which type of highlights are your favorite!

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