― YOU CHOOSE YOUR SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER BASED ON YOUR HAIR TYPE...But did you know that there are several different types of salon highlights, each of which flatters certain hair types or shades? Here's the inside lingo and what to ask for at the salon... ∙ Foil highlights. Even if you've never had highlights, you're probably familiar with this approach. It's ideal for women with fine hair, since the dye bulks up strands, while the increased dimension creates the illusion of fuller hair. [...].