Hair Color Trends Concept Men, Highlights are an awesome way to get a brand new look without much risk. Highlights add texture and a unique style to any head of hair, so they’re worth a try if you’re looking for some easy hair color. Highlights on dark hair usually work best when they’re brown to dark blonde. If you have lighter color hair a light blonde or platinum color will work great. If you’re wanting to go for a riskier hair color and rock a hairstyle like an undercut or fauxhawk, take a look at some of these hair colors that add a new element to these already stylish hairstyles.