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Half/Full Head Straight Foil Highlights Tutorial Video

With Tracy Hayes
Duration15 minutes
Skill levelFoundation


Tracy Hayes’ head block colouring tutorial demonstrates a classic foil placement of half-head straight-up highlights. This technique converts easily into a full-head of foil highlights. Tracy's detailed explanation guides you through the correct pattern placement for successful results every time.

This tutorial is performed using a hairdressers training head, which can be used to safely master the techniques prior to transferring to a live model or client.

Members of MHD can also download our step by step guide to these half/full head straight foil highlights.

Technical skills

  • Foil patterns
  • Highlight placement
  • Weaving technique


Contributor: Tracy Hayes
Model: N/A
Make-Up Artist: N/A
Photographer: Jamie Harrison

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