Spring special .Inc technical talk in the hairdressing world .

Colour techniques have become where our clients ,need an nvq in hairdressing,to know what to ask for .

For all those clients who need to know what balayage is , and also the current colour techniques for 2016.

Please read below .

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Colour techniques for 2016


Roots are stretched using a deeper base shade and the ends lifted to a lighter shade, hand painted to create a marble effect.


Threadlike highlights which are ultra fine and soft in tone to look sunkissed.


Adding areas of depth or light to increase tone and shine to a specific area of the hair. This can be handpainted or foiled.


Sections of hair are woven and coloured from darker to lighter using foil or méche for a subtle or bolder lift.


The opposite of highlights with hair taken from lighter to darker using foil or méche woven sections.


darker at the roots and through the mid-lengths with a gradual to intense lightening from the mid-lengths to ends.

Root Stretch

Roots are coloured slightly lower than the regrowth to give the illusion of a heavier root area.


Two or three colours of a similar tone are applied and smudged together to create softer versions of the original shade. The colour can vary from darker to up to three shades lighter when smudging. generally this would be from root to mid-band and achieves very subtle results.

Stretched Roots

Colour is applied to give a deliberate grown out feel.


Very similar to a technique called pixilation. Areas of colour are hand-picked and bleached in a pattern; colour’s then reapplied to certain pieces in many tons to create a strobing effect. This technique is particularly nice when hair is moving in a summer breeze.

Hope all this above helps when consulting with us .