Are you tired of constant coloring that damages your hair? Are you looking for a natural effect with very little maintenance for your hair? Then the reverse balayage technique is for you. Today, we explain the technique and show you inspiration photos of reverse balayage before and after. In France, there are a good number of hairdressers who are familiar with this modern and hair-friendly hair know-how.
Reverse balayage saves you from going through the complete bleaching box
The highlights around the face bring light and have a rejuvenating effect
What is reverse sweeping?
We start by familiarizing yourself with this very fashionable technique which adds dimension to the hair while avoiding the root effect that we all hate. Its goal is to add darker shades to the lengths and thus protect your hair from too heavy coloring which damages your ends. Indeed, hairdressers do not apply bleaching. In fact, the technique is very simple, while preserving the brightest parts, hairdressers add darker shades. The result is a natural effect with a nice contrast that enhances the hair.
Balayage is the new trend that takes care of your hair
Reverse balayage applies if you have roots darker than your ends in order to harmonize everything. If you have blonde balayage, this is the perfect way if you don’t want to worry about your roots anymore. In addition, if you usually wear your hair tied up or braided, this is a great way to enhance this type of hairstyle. Finally, this hair technique is ideal for women with white or gray hair in order to add dimension and depth.
- Only for light hair.
- A trip to the hairdresser for a refresh after 6 to 8 weeks for the most complex cases.
However, this technique remains a hair revolution to enhance hair
Reverse Balayage on Brown Hair
Maintaining lighter lengths and blending out the roots is the ultimate goal of a reverse balayage. If you have natural light brown hair, but want to freshen it up and add a little more light, reverse balayage is what you need. This is perfect, because you will not need to bleach and no need for regular maintenance, because you will keep your roots natural. The result is subtle and very delicate while adding something extra to your look.
Reverse sweep fits all lengths
Highlights capture light better
You can enhance the effect with good contouring
Reverse balayage on blonde or brown hair
Reverse balayage is the perfect technique for blonde hair. Indeed, by blending the roots with the rest of the hair, the regrowth will be natural. Reverse balayage is especially suitable if you have discoloration and the roots have started to grow. We have to admit, the effect is really not great. In many cases, full coloring is not the best solution.
Blondes use this technique the most
Reverse balayage will bring you a lot of light
Opt for balayage if you want to achieve a more natural effect
Reverse balayage on white hair
Reverse balayage appeals to another audience and these are women who want to keep their hair white. However, it is super interesting to do a reverse balayage, because it gives more dimension to the hair, creates contrast and a contouring effect. If your hair is entirely white, colorists advise turning to shades of ash blonde. It will blend better with the natural color and will bring a lot of light to the face to give it a rejuvenating effect.
Gray hair also requires the use of special shampoos
Some women add extensions
In this way, you will add relief to your white hair.
Reverse balayage on gray hair
Balayage is in fact a tailor-made job which is different for each client depending on the nature and length of their hair. Gray hair can appear well in advance due to stress or hormones. With reverse balayage, you can create a nice natural effect without starting to color your entire hair. Gray blending is a mixture of grays that enhances mature hair while playing on contrast and brightness. It also makes the transition much more aesthetic. Experts advise turning to shades of ash brown for your locks, if you have gray hair.
The different shades add depth
Reverse balayage is a good transition technique
Here is an example of a very good gray
Well, this all sounds great on paper, but how to maintain it is also important. The color evolves with the naturalness and without root effect, so you don’t have to go to the hairdresser every week. However, it is advisable to take care of white hair in order to preserve its shine.
Space out the washes to preserve your gray hair
Proof that you can be attractive with gray hair
Vintage hairstyles are very trendy in 2024
Which balayage do you prefer?
Platinum blonde is no longer very fashionable
Try to get as close to your natural color as possible
Every woman feels more feminine with a beautiful cut and the right color
Make purple shampoos to maintain your blonde