"I completed Beyonce’s color in stages, with two rounds of highlights," says Celebrity Colorist Rita Hazan created Beyoncé’s new, edgy look to kick off 2015. "I did a base color, and a couple shades of highlights. Then we added some highlights where we needed them to be at the end."
"I used shades of blonde, honey and platinum that are complementary with Beyoncé’s skin tone. I wanted to lighten her color and this gave her that look with subtle drama."
"Placement is important because you don’t want stripy or chunky highlights," says Hazan about the star's hair. "The placement makes this look work by lightening the correct areas, while being subtle and sexy at the same time."
"Anybody can have blonde highlights, it’s just about the right variation for your skin tone," says Hazan. "If you have an olive skin tone, you should go with darker shades like honey and caramel. If you have lighter skin, you should go with lighter colors like platinum, golden blonde and baby blonde."