Balayage is technique for highlighting hair to achieve graduated and natural effect. It is again a French term form coloring the hair and it means to sweep. It’s called “sweeping” because sweeping motion is used when applying the color with color applicator
Balayage isn’t just for blondes and there are varieties of balayage hairstyles. It can be done also in other colors. It is also good for brightening brunette and red hair. This technique is best for achieving natural look. It also provides very good coverage if you want to cover up some grey hair in a very low maintaince manner.
Traditional Highlights or Balayage?
Balayage is more natural hair lightening technique. People who wants more natural look should go for balayage. Also people with short hair should prefer balagaye because highlights may create zebra effect on short hair.
If you have curly hair, then balayage is more suitable for you. It will accentuate your natural curls without making it very obvious. And If you want more low maintaince hair you should go for balayage. With balayage you don’t have to renew your color every one to two months. Even though roots grow out, you hair color will look still natural.
You can create color equally with both techniques. You are a perfect candidate for balayage, in fact the next time you come in I will balayage you with my magic color wand and give you some gorgeous summer streaks to write about.
You can do balayage at home, too. But make sure you watch a lot of videos and read the instructions very carefully before you attempt it.
New Balayage Hairstyles 2015