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A beginners guide to balayage

20/02/2017 / Editor's picks

What exactly is balayage? Is it just another word for ombre hair? But isn’t that the same as a dip dye? With so much lingo in the industry right now, it’s easy to get confused. And as the colour technique du jour, it’s important to know exactly what you’re asking for next time you settle into the salon chair. To avoid a dip dye disaster, we sat down with Issie Churcher, Head of Technical at the popular HOB Salon chain (and 2015 British Colour Technician of the year no less), to create your beginner’s guide to this popular hair dye technique. It’s balayage decoded. Read on to find out more…

By Rebecca Hoffnung

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