Need a social-media support system? Trae Howard is your woman. Trae was a finalist in our spring styling contest, and beyond being the sweetest person on Instagram, she is a master at updos, braids and waves.
Grand Junction, CO
Amy Baugh (@hairbyamybee) of Advanced Techniques, Fruita, Colorado, specializes in balayage and dimensional hair color. Her 12K followers are treated to makeovers and finishes featuring perfectly placed painted highlights.
Marissa Sue Madsen
Marissa Sue Madsen specializes in the perfect blonde. Her color work consists of rich masterpieces with face-framing details, and the extensions --one of her specialties--are seamless while adding so much volume, length and thickness. Her clients leave looking like they have been blessed by the good hair gods.
West Hartford, CT
It's easy to quickly swoon over the clean, all-white background aesthetic Megan Moran has created on her Instagram page. But the more you scroll, you'll quickly also fall in love with her perfectly balanced balayage variety, from the brightest of blondes to the darkest of brunettes.
Frances Canola's page is a perfect portfolio of no-nonsense, gorgeous balayage, and is sure to inspire you. She is best known for her balayage and blonding work, complete with seamless blending and finished off with loose, effortless waves.