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Vanilla Blonde Balayage: Process, Formulas, and Tips for Success

We just love the work of this UK-based colorist. She shares some great strategies for creating your best color work and most beautiful balayage finishes.

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How to Make the Most of Trading Services for Social Media Recognition

If you're going to offer free services to an influencer, here's what to consider asking of them. Great advice from a stylist who is, himself, a must-follow.

New Client - New Color

This client found her new colorist through a post on Facebook. Good idea to ask your clients to give you a shout-out in their posts? The answer is yes.

Top 3 Tips for a Fiercely Beautiful Foilayage

A balayage effect can be achieved using creatively placed foils. This artist shares his three "must-do" moves for a foilayage finish.

Meet the Root Smudge Queen: Nicki Bianco

Nicki Bianco, a colorist out of Huntington, New York, is creating quite the buzz on her @nickiwildflower Instagram page for her seamlessly blended sliced highlights and root smudging. Her video transformations shot at her Wildflower Hair Den showcase the evolution of what appears to be stripey highlights into an on-trend, stretched-root effect.

How-To: A Once-A-Year Cool Blonde Balayage

This balayage client gets her highlights done once a year and they stay cool and clear for 12 months - Find out how!

New Pravana Balayage Palette Heats-Up to Accelerate Lightening

This new balayage tool is engineered to mimic natural body warmth in targeted areas to improve the lightening process.

Create a Blonde Shimmer with Schwarzkopf Professional True Beautiful Honest Color

Create a cool highlight with pastel toning using the new Schwarzkopf Professional tbh—true beautiful honest color line

Creamy Blonde with Hints of Violet and Blue Using Keune Haircosmetics Color

Courtney von Berg gives blonde waves subtle dimension with micro weaves of violet and blue using Keune Haircosmetics color.

12 Tips for the Best Highlights

Number one is teasylights. Saturation, tension, and working with a board are some other highlights on this list of highlighting tips.