In this second installment -Balayage Highlights Installment #2: Pastel, Vibrant, Silver Muted Bright Balayage Highlights Downtown Hair Salon, Seagull - We are going to go over the basics of Balayage Highlights as we did in
The words Bombre (Balayaged Ombre) and Sombre (subtle Ombre) have kind of come and gone. Ombre it’s self isn’t talked about much… Unless it’s in terms of punky vibrant neon greens or pretty pastel color which is what this post is about.
Blue Hair Balayage Hand Painted Highlights - Balayage Highlights Covered In Deep Blue
I want to kind of continue the conversation about Balayage hand painting and all the different looks, colors and styles that this specific kind of hand painting can achieve
First let’s get to basics and I’ll repeat this again. The word Balayage literally means “to sweep” in french. And this kind of highlighting is not new in Europe. In fact it’s the european standard while here in America we are just really starting to toss out our foil packets for rigidly structured streaks, meticulously chosen for bold effects. Not that foils don’t have their place in the world of hair highlights, they will always be around for an extra boost of lift for light hair or to lighten hair further in this case we will be adding artificial colors.
Coral Orange Balayage Hand Painted Highlights - Balayage Highlights Covered With Neon Orange Coral Color
The way Balayge was intended to be employed as a technique to help women appear that they had spent their summers on yachts in the French Rivera OR to extend that look into winter and spring before the sun came out again. Balayge highlights are specifically intended to mimic the suns effects. So the highlights used in the Balayage technique are sometimes face framing creating lighter streaks of blonde that are most exposed when the hair is pulled back in a bun or low pony. All created by a Balayage Hair Painting expert. Obviously, In this post we are talking about taking this super natural method of hand painted highlights and and flipping it's organic state by applying vibrant or pastel muted tones.
Green Ombre Balayage Highlights- Balayage Highlights Covered With Aqua Green Color
If women wore their hair down in the summer, the Balayage Highlights will follow suit: The pastel, vibrant or muted bright shades will be concentrated toward the top crown of the head, the front hairline and not a lot on the underneath usually. These and many more pictures of Balayage, vibrant colors, pastels and muted bright colors can be found on the SEAGULL STYLES page of our website.
Steel Purple Grey Balayage Hand Painted Highlights - Subtle Balayage Highlights Covered With Steel Purple Gray
Pastel Blue Balayage Hand Painted Highlights - Balayage Highlights Covered In a Pastel Blue