Over the long years of its existence, one of the popular techniques of hair dyeing - highlighting has not lost its relevance, on the contrary, has received a new life in different variations. Shatush, ombre and finally balayad. All three trends in recent years are a bit similar between each other. Shaded roots, transitions and stretching colors, They look stylish, give strands fashionable naturalness, and hair dynamic.
Title "Balayazh" from French translates as "revenge." Indeed, the work of the master with a brush when applied to the hair coloring composition resembles wide sweeps of a broom.
When dyeing balayazh color highlight the tips of the hair and strands, starting from the middle. The composition is applied in the form of a Latin letter V. First, the sides of the selected strand are painted over, and then its ends. Two or three shades are used, “flowing” into each other. Color transitions can be sharp or smooth, with no clear boundaries.
Advantages of equipment balayazh
Most modern fashionistas believe that the traditional coloring is yesterday. Hair that looks like a wig, many are bored, so dyeing and lightening using several shades at once has been at the height of fashion trends for many years. Balayaz has the following advantages:
✓ Suitable for owners of hair of any length;✓ Fits well in any image and style from extravagant to classic;✓ Gives hair a visual volume and shine;✓ Good for thin and unruly hair;✓ Does not require frequent color correction, except when dyeing is done on a short hairstyle;✓ Allows you to correct the flaws of the face, for example, hide a heavy chin or too wide cheekbones, excessively rounded cheeks.
There are also disadvantages to this technique. In comparison with traditional staining or highlighting, balayazh takes more time, and it will not be so easy to perform the procedure yourself at home.
Shatush, ombra, balayazh - is there any difference?
The trends of the last few seasons, the shatush, ombre and balayazh dyeing techniques, at first glance are no different from each other. Each of them gives the hair a natural burnout effect in the sun, in all there is a contrast between the roots and the tips. In layman’s opinion, there is no difference. But a good specialist knows that this is not the same thing.
When dyeing balayazh also ends of the hair are lightened. But, unlike the technique of shatush, the composition is applied to the entire zone, that is, the lower part stands out more clearly. In this balayaz similar to the ombre. However, the shades used in the first case are closer to the natural hair color. In addition, the balayazh uses vertical rather than horizontal coloring, due to which more blurred color transitions are obtained. Thus, it can be said that balayazh is somewhere between shatush and ombra.
Video - what are the differences between balayazh, ombre and shatush techniques
As already mentioned, the technology balayazh involves changing the color of only half of the hair. But this is a simplified scheme. In practice, there are several variations of staining. The difference is in the color transitions, they can be sharp or subtle. Coloring is subjected only to the ends of the hair or strands almost completely. The choice of colors is also unlimited: it can be shades close to natural, or bright, almost contrasting.
Who is suitable balayazh
Since the technology is considered gentle, the masters recommend the owners fine and porous hair. They are distinguished by insufficient volume, lack of gloss and fragility. Coloring can solve all three problems at once. There is no need to choose happy owners of long, healthy and lush curls, any of the techniques will suit them perfectly: shatush, ombre or balayazh. But on short haircuts, the last option will look the most advantageous.
It should be noted that balayazh coloring is aimed, above all, to give expressive hairstyle. Therefore, it is better to decide in advance by making a suitable haircut or carving. On curled locks, balaage looks simply luxurious. Well suited for this technique of dyeing as a haircut "ladder" of various lengths.
Owners of short hair They can choose a classic car with graduation and effectively emphasize the individual strands near the face and on the back of the head. This technique will give the visual volume of hair, in addition, the traditional classic will look more modern. By the way, this option is suitable not only for fans of elegant haircuts, but also extraordinary persons. Putting the right accents will allow color.
Balayazh on brown hair
The most natural on the blond-haired beauties look natural shades, not too different from the natural color of the hair: golden, wheat, light amber, light blond. In this case, the transition looks the most restrained. Fans of more unconventional solutions can be recommended: ✓ All shades of copper; ✓ Caramel; ✓ Light nut; ✓ Coffee with milk; ✓ Silver-ashy blond.
Gold-haired ladies Too balayazh can also be used to revitalize the hair color, to give the hair extra volume. Of course, on light strands, lightening will practically not be noticeable, therefore, for those who want to change the image a little, it is better to choose tones that will be slightly darker than the natural hue. To give the visual volume and shine fit "platinum blond."Balajaz on brown hair - photo
Balayazh on dark hair
Brunettes and brown-haired women prefer balayazh dyeing technology, since dark hair has the best experimental results. In addition, you can create any images just by choosing the appropriate color. Bold women of fashion will prefer brightness and contrast, elegant ladies will choose the effect of light sun glare in her hair.
Romantic, gentle look allows you to create staining using golden, honey, caramel shades. Brunettes fit colors of chocolate and coffee. On the hair of the color of the "raven wing" the shades of gray with a silvery sheen look especially nobly.
Fans of bright style will prefer shades autumn foliage or burgundy wine, old bronze. Bright color can be shaded strands almost the entire length, or simply emphasize the tips. In any case, the hairstyle will look nontrivial.Balajaz on dark hair - photo
Lovers of shocking prefer trendy images, with staining the tips in neon colors. The palette here is huge: from lemon to ultramarine or sea wave. Undoubtedly, this option is more suitable for a young lady, emphasizing her youth and courage.
How to make balayazh at home
There is nothing supernatural in coloring. With some skills in coloring and lightening, you can cope with such a task. But it will be difficult to paint your own hair from behind. Therefore, you need the help of a second person.
For coloring it is necessary to prepare:
one. Paint suitable shades;2 Brush for applying the composition;3 Mixing tanks; four. Comb with a long tail;five. Clips for hair; 6 Protective gloves and peignoir;7 Thin food film, pre-cut into large rectangles (15x30).
We proceed to staining, observing the following sequence:
1. Prepare everything you need, dilute the paint and close the clothes with a negligee; 2. Fix at the top the bulk of the hair, separating the "lower tier" in the temporal and occipital parts; 3. Divide the hair into individual strands, their width (2-4 cm) will depend on the density of the hair, the more hair, the larger the area that is processed at a time; 4. Apply a lighter shade of paint along the edges of the selected strand, blending it with short vertical strokes, move from bottom to top, then thicken the tips; 5. Paint over the middle with an intermediate shade; 6. Cover the dyed strands with film to separate them from the next row of dyed hair; 7. In this way, gradually treat the entire mass of hair.Balayazh at home video
For a smooth transition of color, providing a natural look to curls, fair-haired young ladies are recommended to use two colors of paint, the first one is lighter than the base shade of hair by 2 tones, and the second by four. The lightest will go on the edging, and the one that is darker in the center. If the natural color is not too expressive or you need to hide gray hair, dye your hair close to your natural shade (a little darker or lighter), and after a few days do it the above scheme.
Coloring balayazh photo
Do not forget that staining, even gentle, is still the impact of chemicals. Use regenerating masks, special balms and shampoos for further care. The color of dark hair, as needed, can be freshened up with color compositions.