The Balayage, What Exactly is it?

While the practice of a balayage hair treatment has been around for years, the technique is becoming more and more popular in todayâ%u20AC%u2122s hair trends. Bella Salon & Spa specializes in the balayage color technique so letâ%u20AC%u2122s take a deeper look into what exactly the balayage treatment is.

What is balayage?

Originating from a French heritage, balayage is a word meaning to sweep or paint. It almost mimics a sun-kissed all-natural looking color, with softer less noticeable regrowth lines. With this styling, a natural less is more approach is best.

How is it applied?

Essentially, balayage is applied at the surface of the hair and not saturated all the way through until the very tips. This allows for a natural gradient look in the color transition and doesnâ%u20AC%u2122t produce a defining â%u20AC%u02DClineâ%u20AC%u2122 of where the color changes. In other terms it can be known as the â%u20AC%u02DCfreehandâ%u20AC%u2122 technique due to the fact that no foil or meche is used to create the highlights.

Why is it so popular now?

While not many traditional salons are skilled in the technique of balayage, the recent surge of celebrities and models sporting the balayage look has sparked true interest and created a new trend.  Bella Salon specializes in the balayage treatment for clients in the Danvers, Peabody, Middleton, Salem, Beverly and surrounding areas.

How is the maintenance?

Balayage requires very little maintenance as it grows out naturally, leading to no obvious regrowth lines. Thisl allows longer time in between appointments. All you really need to do is use a color protecting shampoo and conditioner, along with heat protection when styling.

Is balayage suitable for all hair types?

YES!  Balayage works great with both light and dark hair, long or short (but not too short, like cropped or bob style). Just about anyone can enjoy the natural looking beauty of the balayage coloring technique.

Where can I get the balayage look?

If you are in the Danvers area, or any surrounding areas, Bella Salon & Spa has an extremely talented family of staff that specialize in the balayage coloring technique. Take a look here at our service page to see pricing and other treatments we offer, or click here to schedule your next appointment with the Bella Family! At Bella our Mission is: To provide a nourishing family atmosphere, focusing on passionate artistry, allowing your inner beauty, wellness and positive energy to resonate.   Call today if you would like to learn more.

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