9 Best Hair Color Techniques 

These are all hair coloring techniques that include just 2 shades – a base hair shade and one more for lightening strands, darkening, or enriching with color.

Two-Tone Hair Coloring

In most cases highlights are lighter streaks aimed to enhance natural hair texture and brighten locks. They differ in shades, size, and placement Many women opt for highlights to naturally


Balayage refuses to go anywhere thanks to its versatility and beautiful effect. It differs from highlights because there is no foil or meche used. Color is swept through small triangle


Foil highlights are a more precise way to apply color to hair. The use of the foil or meche allows the stylist to apply different colors at the same time, as well as, provide

Meche Highlights

Babylights mimic natural hair by creating very subtle color changes to the base color. They are similar to regular highlights but are spaced closer together


Lowlights add depth and dimension to hair color that let the beauty of the natural color shine through. Instead of lightening the hair, lowlights add darker shades


This is another tried-and-true technique that is easy to wear and works on virtually every hair color and type. Ombre means “shaded” in French


Sombre is a softer version of ombre. The contrast between roots and tip color is only a shade or two apart, so the color looks more seamlessly blended.


This technique is perfect for short hair. Unlike the ombre or sombre, only the tips of the hair are bleached or lightened by several shades. This look pairs well 


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