Balayage is a free-hand color technique that creates a graduated color effect. Highlights are hand-painted in to the mid lengths to ends of the hair, so that the color lightens gradually towards the ends of the hair. This technique isn’t just for blondes but can be applied to brunettes and red heads too!
Balayage varies from a gentle ‘sun-kissed’ look or a more dramatic dip dye look. As it is a free-hand color application, there are infinite results and it all depends on what you ask for and the skill of the stylist. Above is Alison V’s latest balayage highlight. As you can see Alison has a good eye and a steady hand. Her results are subtle, natural, and beautiful