Balayage is one of the most in vogue hair trends for the Summer. Shown off by models and celebrities on the runways and social media, the blonde balayage hair is beloved for its enveloping strokes of light, which create an extraordinary dynamism on your hair.
But what exactly is balayage and where does balayage the fashion of lightening come from? To answer this question, we must take a dive into the 70s, alongside the cuissardes boots and the fashion of flowers, the first forms of balayage were born.
The technique, developed by some French colorist, consists of lightening your base, with a very soft and natural effect. There are no clear contrasts: on the contrary, they are real shots of light, which give the effect of “hair illuminated by the sun”.
Lighten up your hair: the best hairstyles to emphasize them
What balayage color should you get? If you love light, enveloping shades on your hair, as well as a color that requires very little maintenance, balayage for blonde’s hair is the ideal choice for you. Perfect on light and dark hair, this technique requires very little retouching at the hairdresser and always maintains its naturalness, without upsetting your image.
Here are the 5 hairstyles that enhance your new shades.
#1 - Messy bun
The uncombed chignon is a very simple hairstyle to create and absolutely trendy. It only takes a few minutes to show off a high temperature-proof hair, chic and at the same time jaunty. With the messy bun, the effect of balayage is even more accentuated.
#2 – High ponytail
There is nothing better than a high ponytail, combined with a little volume, to emphasize the natural nuances of balayage. Super model Gigi Hadid this ponytail that leaves your face completely uncovered.
#3 – Unflattering side
The unflattering side by Riverdale star Lili Reinhart emphasizes the freshness and brightness of your face, with a deliberately messy effect that creates even more volume.
#4 - Bob
We love Karlies Kloss’ bob! This smooth bob, balayage for short hair, is very elegant and gives it a special look.
#5 – Plaints
The plaits greatly enhance the lightening of the balayage. From the classic side plaint to the fishtail plait, braided crops are the ideal solution to keep your hair in order and make it look even shinier.
Chiara Ferragni also opted for two simple free plaints in the middle of the head, combined with a slightly shaky crease.
If you want to take care of your hair, the balayage damage your hair, and get the most out of your new hair color, you can use the professional tools of Elchim, which respect every type of hair.
Our 8th Sense line is the first developed for all eight hair types, ideal for even the most fragile hair, those damaged by age or treatment and even for younger children. With the 8th Sense Sunset Copper you can get 36 combinations of heat&speed. Comfortable and handy, the Sunset Copper takes care of your hair thanks to the ionic-ceramic system, which hydrates the hair and protects it from the effects of heat. Staying with the hairdryer theme, the 8th Sense RUN is perfect for fast and professional drying. What makes it exceptional is the new Elchim BLDC motor, tested to last more than 5,000 hours. To complete your styling and create a perfect smooth, but is the 8th Sense Styler straightener, which doesn’t stress the hair and gives you a professional styling in one pass.