Blond hair tint is often found in Slavic beauties. As a rule, its owners are unhappy with the color of their hair, in its natural form it does not look too expressive. But for a professional hairdresser, the light brown shade is a godsend because it provides a wide field of activity.
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Curls can be lightened to shades of blond, or vice versa to paint in darker colors. But the most popular with the blond-haired beauties is highlighting. This technique is the highlighting of individual strands with the help of blonding drugs.
Shades to highlight blond hair
The effect of staining depends on the correctness of the choice of shades for highlighting. The paint is selected on the basis of the original hair color. With dark brown curls all shades of brown and golden are in perfect harmony: wheat, copper, brandy, amber, honey, frosty chestnut.
Light blond ladies shades of white are best, such as ivory, creamy, milky, platinum. Tones of coffee with milk, caramel look impressive on their hair. Cold metallic shades like ash silver or platinum deserve special attention. Highlighting in this case will look very extravagant and bold.
The advantages of highlighting techniques for light brown hair
Highlighting is one of the most spectacular methods of coloring, which makes it possible to impart an extravagance to the image without disturbing the harmony of naturalness. It is best suited for thin hair, the owners of which are often fair-haired ladies. In comparison with the technology of continuous dyeing, highlighting has the following advantages:
✓ Individual strands are exposed to chemicals, so the structure of the hair does not suffer;✓ Regrown roots are not striking, so the services of a master can be accessed every 1.5-2 months;✓ The technology allows hair to shine and visual volume;✓ Zoning emphasizes the attractive aspects of appearance and successfully masks minor flaws;✓ Suitable for hair of any length and structure, it masks gray hair well.
By cons can be attributed: the complexity of the procedure at home without assistance, as well as a longer duration of staining.
Ways and types of highlighting that are suitable for light brown hair
Since Jacques Dessange invented highlighting, and Bridget Bordeaux showed the result of his work, more than a dozen years passed. Hairdressing has stepped far forward and today there are many varieties of this technology staining. Fashionable trends in coloring open up a lot of opportunities to create an expressive image. There are several popular highlighting technologies that are ideal for fair-haired beauties.
Classical frequent highlighting The traditional method, involving clarification along the entire length. Light shades are used in harmony with the natural blond color of the hair. It may be platinum or golden blond, wheat, ashen - light brown or even coffee with milk. In the classical technique of coloring use from two to four shades. For damaged hair, experts recommend zonal or so-called surface coloring, in which only the color of the upper strands is changed.
Ideal for light blond and wheat hair. Gentle brightening on several tones gives the hair a natural effect that has sunburnt, refers to a gentle coloring. This effect is due to the composition of the dye, it does not contain ammonia, which damages the strands, instead the dye contains a special wax that does not injure the strands. Shades gently go into one another, visually giving the hairstyle extra volume. Strands look shiny and well-groomed. Ideal for dyeing long and medium hair.
Partial (zonal) reclamation
A great option for a short haircut. It uses the clarification of individual strands in the occipital zone and around the face, in combination with the clarification of the tips. The use of dye mashmesh (special dye, which is produced by many well-known brands, for example, Estel, LOreal, Matrix) with natural wax allows in each case to achieve a delightful effect, while maintaining hair health.
The technique involves coloring the strands after their pre-clarification. Colors are selected depending on the skin tone. This method of coloring gives the hair a special extravagance and is perfect for hair of any length.
Fashionable equipment for blond hair Ombre (degrade)
Discoloration strands with their subsequent coloring. When coloring is used three - four shades. Both natural colors and brighter, even contrasting ones are allowed. This technique is similar to shatush, but the paint here is applied not to individual strands, but to the entire mass of hair. Ombre in combination with blond hair gives a smooth transition of color, such coloring looks very stylish.
California highlighting - perfect blond hair coloring
The technique by the end result is similar to ombre, but there is no clear color transition, Hair looks slightly burned out under the sultry southern sun, this technique looks most advantageous on light brown hair, because the hair looks natural and there are no sharp color transitions. Used shades close to the natural hair color. The naturalness and naturalness of this image fell in love with many Hollywood stars. Coloring is carried out in the open air, it gives soft smooth transitions of tones, suitable for light brown and dark blond hair.
Venetian (amber or milanese)
According to the technology of execution close to California, suitable for dark blond hair, the effect of burnt strands is obtained. The most suitable colors for hair of a dark-blond shade: amber, cognac, milk chocolate. Light-haired young ladies are more suitable cold platinum shades, golden sand, caramel. Advanced women of fashion can use non-standard options: blue, purple, purple, lemon. The coloring composition is applied from the ends to the middle and then gently brushed with a brush.
Used to mask growing roots. To refresh your hair, just add a few strands of shade close to the natural hair color. This method allows you to adjust the results of a failed experiment on staining.
The technique of highlighting, allowing you to create the effect of maximum naturalness with the help of shades close to the natural hair color. Strands of arbitrary width are dyed without the use of foil, which allows to achieve spectacular tone transitions.
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In this case, the straightening of the strands is carried out from the middle to the tips. Perfect for those who are not ready to change the color drastically or simply do not want to expose the hair to the frequent effects of blonding composition. When coloring is used several shades in harmony among themselves.
How to make highlights on blond hair at home
The technology of straightening strands is difficult enough for independent execution. To pick up and mix several shades correctly, the task for the non-professional is almost impossible. Therefore, for home highlighting, the classical method is preferable. To please you with the result, use a few tips from professional hairdressers:
✓ Do not carry out the procedure immediately after carving or perming, it is better to wait 4-5 weeks; ✓ Lovers of natural dyes like basma and henna will have to postpone coloring for a couple of months in order not to destroy the hair structure;✓ You should not wash your hair for a couple of days for skin secretions to create a natural protective barrier;✓ Coloring is not carried out in the presence of irritation, abrasions on the scalp; ✓ Pre-protect your clothes with a special peignoir, and your face skin on the hairline with a rich cream;
Do not use metal tools and objects when mixing or applying the compound. Protect your hands with silicone gloves.There are several ways to highlight hair: with a hat, using foil, outdoors.
Highlights on light brown hair with a cap
The first version of clarification was familiar to our mothers. True, a bag with holes appeared in the role of a cap, and the coloring composition was made of soap, peroxide and ammonia. Today, ladies are much simpler, everything necessary for highlighting is sold in any hypermarket. This method is really very simple, does not require outside assistance. The only limitation is the length of the curls, the most convenient way to work with short or medium length hair.
one. Prepare the coloring composition according to the manufacturer's instructions;
2 We put on a hat and pull out thin strands through the holes using a regular crochet hook. It is more convenient to start from the temporal zone, and to finish the occipital;
3 We put the blonding composition on the strands and wait for the necessary time. It is usually 15-30 minutes;
four. We wash off the paint without removing the cap. We apply balm on all hairs;Highlighting through the cap - video
Depending on what effect is required, the number of strands is selected. You can use every hole, then the staining will be intense. Having released each second strand, we will receive more natural coloring. Do not rush to lighten the curls more than two or three tones, the result may not be as planned.
Highlighting using foil
This method was invented by American hairdressers. This technique is more difficult than the previous one, without any help with such staining is necessary. However, the result is worth the effort.
The sequence of execution:one. We divide the hair into a straight parting and, starting from the parietal part, we take a wide strand, dividing it with the help of a long leg hairbrush into smaller ones. We, in turn, isolate them from the bulk of the hair with a strip of foil, placing it under the very roots;
2 Apply blondes to the strands with a wide brush. With the first stroke, the hair should stick to the foil. Then add another dye, evenly distributing throughout the length. Pay special attention to the hair roots;
3 Fold the foil strip in half horizontally, then additionally fasten, wrapping the sides. In the end, you should get something like an envelope;
four. Fold up the “packaged” foil strand upward and repeat the same manipulations with the hair under it. First, the central part is processed, starting from the back of the head and moving to the crown, then the side.Highlighting on brown hair with foil - video
Exposure time from 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the desired intensity of clarification. At the end of the staining, remove the foil strips and wash the hair thoroughly.
Highlighting with a comb in the open air
In this embodiment, the clarifier is applied to the strands along the entire length or from the middle to the tips. The tool is not a brush, but a special comb whose short bristles are arranged in three rows at a distance from each other. Such a device is sold with Preference Glam Lights paint from L'Oreal.
You can do this with the usual rare comb, having previously applied a composition to it with a brush. Coloring starts from the side strands, then bangs are processed and, in the last area, the occipital part. When applying the composition should try not to fall on the already painted areas of hair. The strands are left open, allowing the process to proceed at room temperature. Such highlighting allows you to refresh your hair, giving it a natural and relaxed look.Highlighting comb - video