Balayage: What is It and What is the Process?
Balayage is perfect for those who are looking for a change and are looking to explore hair color. It's a light transition and is low maintenance.
Color is one of the hardest things to manage in the beauty industry. That’s why you should always put your hair color in the hands of an expert. Let me start this article by encouraging you to use the Mobile Styles on-demand beauty and grooming app. A professional colorist will help you get the perfect shade you want for your hair.
Let’s talk a little bit more about this technique called balayage, a highlighting technique from the 70s. Developed by a French colorist, balayage means “to sweep or to paint.” This technique is one of the hottest trends at the moment, and if well done looks beautiful in anyone, no matter what the color or length of your hair is. Balayage is perfect for those who are looking for a change and are looking to explore hair color. It's a light transition and is low maintenance. The goal of the balayage is to leave the hair with a natural-looking hair color, known as sun-kissed.
How do you get this trend done right? First, you need to know that the balayage is done freehand. This is why it's better to leave it in the hands of a professional colorist because it doesn't involve foiling or caps. All you need are the expert hands of a colorist and a brush. The process consists of sweeping the color through the hair with a brush. As balayage is a lightening hair color technique, it does require bleaching your hair. So keep in mind that the darker your natural hair or your starting color is, the more work it will need to get the desired Hollywood result.