Balayage is one of the latest hair trends that brings us (literally) back to the roots. This painting technique of French origin is geared to healthy luster and natural color gradients. Nowadays, it has taken the beauty world by storm, thanks to the effortless, pure beauty it offers. Explore these beautiful ideas for inspiration.
1. Ash Blonde Balayage
A wonderful way to bring a bit of color into your curls without getting too noticeable is ashen. While maintaining the natural effect of blond, it has silvery tones that bring the whole Balayage color to life.
2. Blonde Balayage long Bob
One of the best parts about balayage hair is that it works for different lengths. Even if you do not have hip-length curls, you can rock a blonde balayage on a long bob amazingly.
3. Sun kissed brunette
Many brunettes opt for subtle blonde accents to highlight their natural hair color. This is a great example of how these light blond tones can make your dark brown hair shine.
4. Dark to light gradient
Due to the visible difference between the roots and tips, this example is more reminiscent of ombre hair. The gentle technique that fades the tones of brown and blond, however, is exemplary for balayage.
5. Soft Balayage highlights
Of course, discreet and healthy are key words in the description of Balayage. So you can switch from simple highlights to a completely sun-striped look. Whether you have dark or light roots, this look can definitely work for you.
6. Silver ashes
The picture above shows how you can take Ashblond to the next level with Balayage. While retaining a rich ash base, the color is lightened by the vibrating silver tones that reach almost white peaks.
7. Honey brunette balayage
Honey, caramel and latte are popular sounds when experimenting with balayage ideas. If you are a natural brunette, you can combine all three harmoniously to highlight your dark hair.
8. Dark Hair Balayage with Auburn
Another way to improve your naturally dark roots is to fade into a slightly lighter tone. For example, instead of fading into blonde, you can go for a rich Auburn secondary color. This looks absolutely great when your natural hair color has reddish undertones.
9. Faded color fade
Straight or wavy hair is not the only variety that looks gorgeous with Balayage. Curly locks, for example, really emphasize the natural mix of colors just like no other. Likewise, the effect can be enjoyed for long and short curly hair.
10. Subtle honey tones
Do you want to make your balayage almost invisible without losing all its natural shine? Try a tone that is just one or two shades lighter than your hair color and let your stylist "sprinkle" some blonde stripes here and there.
11. Black to Blonde Balayage Straight Hair
The complexity of balayage can be greatly appreciated on perfectly straight hair. If this is the case, you can try a balayage that is a bit more conspicuous. This does not necessarily mean that you need to use rainbow colors, but that the gradient is easy to see from top to bottom.
12. Curly Caramel Balayage
Corkscrew curls are always a feast for the eyes, especially when they bounce around in their natural color. Yet, the healthy radiant base can be accented with a subtle caramel balmage highlighting the tips.
13. shades of gray
Gray, dark and light hair have become more popular over the last year. Another benefit of balayage hair is that you can combine your favorite nuances of gray, starting with a rich charcoal and finishing with soft ash tones.
14. Brown and pink mix
Pink and brown have always gone well together, hair color included. Recently, Pink has again gained popularity, in all possible tones and intensity levels. To achieve a beautiful balance, consider a light pink balayage over your natural brown hair.
15. Gray to silver
As mentioned earlier, you can rock gray hair in different ways. The lighter alternative to coal balayage is this gray-silver gradient. A fine detail is that all shades of gray in this style have ashy undertones.
16. Copper and Auburn Balayage
Some of the most beautiful red hair colors are rich gold and honey copper. Thanks to Balayage, you do not have to choose just one. And you do not have to make a steep transition from one to the other, just like Ombre hair.
17. Violet red balayage
The same goes for purple and red. This burgundy-red tone is stunning on black hair and adds just enough color to bring out those natural dark tones. In addition, it is very low maintenance and easy to update once or twice a year.
18th steel blue
In cooler tones, this steel blue color shimmers when fused with black and evergreen. It looks even better if your hair is wavy, so do not forget it as an option when choosing your balayage colors.
19. Balayage & braids
But what happened after you got Balayage hair? This loose half is an excellent way to style your hair to accentuate the color transitions. If you have thick hair, this is definitely an idea that you should not overlook.
20. Natural light brown balayage
If you have chocolate brown eyes, one of the best ways to supplement them is honey balayage hair. It retains the natural essence of balayage while venturing into lighter shades that accentuate the rich color of your eyes.
21. Colors in Fishtail Braid
Another way to style your balayage hair is a side fishtail braid. In this example, you can see the deep violet undertones and the copper-blond blend highlighted in the mesh.
22. Dark ashes Blonde and Brown
You can also combine Aschblond and Aschebraun in a perfect balayage. It's another of the limitless ways to melt your favorite sounds together until you get the gradient you've always dreamed of.
23. Balayage Curly black hair roots
Lucky enough to have a full head of voluminous curls? Make these corkscrews with copper tips even more so that the base has its natural dark color. It looks best if your hair is extra curly, but it is also nice on wavy curls.
24. Turquoise Short Hair Balayage
So, you've made the big step to chopping off your hair for a chic A-line bob. What's next? Season it with a little bit of color. Kylie Jenner has already proven that a Turquoise Ombre Long Bob can look like a charm, so you can try it without a doubt.
25. Copper melt
With such rich tones of copper, bronze and caramel, how can you not love this red-blonde melt? Do not hesitate to add these special "ingredients" to your balayage recipe for natural shine.
26. Curly Silver Balayage Bob
If your base color is dark or even black, you've already seen the magic that silver balayage hair can work. Complement your hairstyle with extra curly curls and you have a hairstyle that will make you turn heads as you walk down the street.
27. Highlighted Ash Brown Balayage
Nostalgic for the trend of highlights? Well, you can incorporate highlights and lowlights in your ash-brown balayage. After you have done the superb coloring, you can style it in half a half back fishtail braid to show the shades.
28. Reddish brown with blond accents
Redheads will love this. Ginger Kids can combine these natural shades of brick red with some cinnamon and honey tones in this beautiful balayage idea. Even if you are not a natural redhead, you can be inspired by this beautiful look for your next hair appointment.
29. Balayage brunette and copper combo
This style is similar to the black and copper curls we have already described. However, this one goes a little further and shows the light maroon to near the roots. This makes your curls more dynamic and voluminous than ever.
30. Lavender Gold
Rose Gold has been the latest craze lately, but an original approach to the idea is Lavender Gold. This style combines subtle shades of light purple and honey gold, with just the right amount of variety you can make out in the bottom half.
31. Indigo fades violet
To have an outgoing and fearless personality? Choose vibrant Balayage colors to combine them. For example, you can mix indigo and violets for a deep, rich balayage that you will adore.
32. All-natural Balayage Brown Hair
Keep the caramel coming. This natural gradient from light brown to blond looks fabulous on wavy hair, but you can also try it if you have straight hair. However you design it later, the two main tones will look brilliant.
33. Short balayage hair with bangs
You can choose this coloring technique if you have pony or you plan to get it too. It does not affect the overall effect of color mixing. On the contrary, it will reinforce the darker base to contrast with the second half.
34. Pastel with dark roots
This pastel blue – lavender color is already an excellent color. But if you combine it with dark roots, the results are stunning. With a chopped off long bob and a deep side piece you have a great hairstyle idea.
35. Balayage on dark hair with a high ponytail
We wanted to include this example to help you understand how beautiful this hair color looks when styled in a high ponytail. As you can see, the dark base stands out wonderfully from the lighter shades in the ponytail.
36. Angel hair
A truly unique hair color idea is this wonderful mix of silvery pastels. Often referred to as "opal hair" or "angel hair", this intriguing combination is an amazing choice when pastel colors reflect your personality.
37. Fine Balayage Ombre Hair
If you are not sure whether you want balayage or ombre hair, you can ask your colorist to mix the techniques. About 3/4 of your hair will have the brighter color, but the gentle transition associated with balayage will provide a boost of elegance.
38. Discrete Balayage Blonde Hair
To make your coloring as subtle as possible, choose different similar blondes. This example shows that the color mixture itself is barely perceptible while looking at the natural radiance of the blondes.
39. Mint fresh
You tend to think outside the box and stand out from the crowd? Nothing beats melting this light lime paint, even more so when applied to a wavy long bob.
40. Dark blue Balayage Dark Hair
Long-haired brunettes will love how those discreet sweets of the navy highlight the lower part of their tresses. You can also combine dark blue with other shades, such as brown, but it really does look stunning with jet-black hair.
41. Twisted Braids
Braids are an excellent way to show the color blends in your new hairstyle. With a little patience and work you can go over the top with this intricate knot netting. It starts as a tight French braid that will loosen you up in cute bows as you go under.
42. Chocolate brown balayage
Milk chocolate is not only sweet when enjoyed as a treat. This hue is just as spectacular when integrated into your hairstyle. This is another great idea for natural brunettes who want to emphasize their dark curls.
43. Purple and pink
As you get inspired by sunrise, you can take the most important colors and brighten them up into a unique and breathtaking mix. You can start with dark purple and go over the tips in magenta, pink and strawberry blond.
44. Choppy Balayage Short Hair
It's crystal clear that this technique makes even short locks look glamorous. A short, chopped-off bob can be taken to the next level with a few batten tones and a few stripes in the front to beautifully frame your face.
45. braids and rolls
Double French braids with a lace knot have become increasingly popular among the latest hair trends. It's an exceptional styling option to show your gradient, especially if you work with rich nuances like lavender and silver.
46. Slender silvery lace knot
Alternatively, for a simple top knot with your hair halfway down. Your darker roots are emphasized so that the rest of your hair can flow freely on the sides.
47. Light Magenta Balayage on black hair
Some women choose to highlight only a few important areas of their hair, such as around their face. You can try a slight shade of magenta for this blend, which is amazing when paired with jet black as the base color.
48. Gray balayage on short hair
No matter how short your hair is, you can melt colors wonderfully so that they all stand out. We already know that dark roots with gray hair are a popular choice, but we can now see how dazzling it looks on a short A-line bob.
49. Wavy beach hair
Beach hair is forever adorable, especially when worn by a boho. These sun-striped curls are playful and sexy at the same time for long and short hair.
50. Balayage highlight highlighting
Finally, you can keep the attention to the different types of caramel highlights that you have. Long locks work best for this style and at least 3-4 kinds of highlights.
51. Dark pink balayage
An absolutely cool color that fits perfectly with the Balayage style is the dusty, dark pink. If you dream of looking like a mermaid, this is the ideal style that will take you anywhere. These long, wavy locks are easy to maintain and at the same time noble and noble.
52. Intense copper
This classic warm color is intense and versatile. The copper balayage is ideal for medium-long to long hair, as the highlights stand out for longer strands of hair stronger. Combine it with a long bob and you'll have a perfect look!
In conclusion, there are more than enough balayage hair ideas to choose from. Whether you choose earth tones or experiment with pastel shades or bright shades, this technique will make your hair glow beautifully. Before you go to balayage, make sure you choose the sounds that are most representative of you. Have fun!