Sometimes, you just want to go back to the way things were when you were younger, but sadly, that’s not always possible. When it comes to this hair trend though, it kind of is. It’s called “babylights,” and it’s an actual (grownup) hair trend that is inspired by babies. Specifically, the soft, angelic-looking hair that seems to sprout so effortlessly from the heads of toddlers. It’s that thing where your hair always looked so perfect in baby photos, but now seems like it takes hours of styling to tame. Harken back to the days of your extremely youthful youth, and try out this new trick.

Celebrity colorist and Schwarzkopf ambassador Kim Vō seems to know best when it comes to this trend, and she has a few tips for making it happen. First, what exactly is it?

So, when you go into your hair appointment, there are some crucial things you should ask for. Julie Ricevuto of has the deets:

Essentially, babylights are subtle, effortless highlights that frame your face and lighten your hair. You almost wouldn’t know it’s there, and that’s the beauty of it. People will think you were just born with it — and actually, you were!

(Image via Shutterstock.)