With all the new hair trends that have come out in the last decade nothing has been more popular than the technique of the Balayage. So What is a Balayage?
Balayage is the French word for “scanning or sweeping” which in terms of hair means “hand-painted”. This is a free form technique that the places the highlights or color creating a much more natural look than foiling or chinking highlights into the hair. This technique requires a lot of skill and vision from the stylist and is a beautiful way to accentuate any hairstyle. Balayage is vastly becoming the new way to highlight or color hair period. The old look of stripes and chunky placement of color just may forever be replaced by this delicious technique. The options are endless and finding a hairstylist who really understands this technique is a must. It may look easy to do yourself but I can assure you that you will want a professional to apply this technique or you could end up looking like an cheetah and not in a good way!
So the next time someone asks What is a Balayage You can sound like a pro from here on out!