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Not All Balayage Is Created Equal

While clients can still confuse balayage and ombre, fall is the perfect time to educate them on these warmer tones.

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Bronde, Platinum, Ash, Honey: Gallery of the Most Beautiful, Shiny Balayage

In this gallery of balayage inspo, see how Ellie Toia creates the most stunning looks--plus how she captures her content for social media.

Palette Perfect: ColorDesign Gets Inspired by Pantone

ColorDesign’s challenges its Artistic Team to work within the Pantone color palette to develop the brand’s Spring/Summer collection.

Depth Preservation and Placement: Jamie Sea's Tips on Where to Place Lightener and Where to Avoid

Avoiding color ribbons, preserving depth with interior shadowing, depth distribution--it sounds complicated, right? Blonde and balayage expert Jamie Sea, @prettylittleombre, breaks down the why behind some of her favorite techniques.

The Wet Balayage Technique Will Boost and Brighten Dull Ends

Colorist Jessica Vanderwouden uses the wet balayage service to boost everyday color services with minimal time investment. This service allows her to balayage her clients’ hair while wet when the client wants to be slightly brightened, but needs a gentle approach.

AirTouch Technique: What it is, How it’s Done, and Why Your Clients Will be Saying Bye-Bye to Traditional Balayage

Learn all about the Russian highlighting and coloring technique created by Vladimir Sarbashev, it's a technique that's booming down salon doors in Eastern Europe and is moments away from being the biggest trend in American lightening and coloring since ombre and balayage.

HOW-TO: Midnight Violet Subtle Melt

We love how the various shades of violet blur together for a seamless transition in this subtle melt using Matrix Color Sync Vinyls.

THE JOURNEY: Blonding, One Session At A Time

Reanna Cochrane (@Reanna_SN), a Redken Certified Colorist based at Salon Nathaniel, Redken Elite, Summit Salon, Meriden, Connecticut, knew it would take multiple sessions to get her client to her desired goal. Details here.

HOW-TO: Color Extractor In Action

Kayla Boyer (@kayla_boyer) from Minneapolis, Minnesota, posted this amazing transformation using a color extractor and we had to know more.

10 Perfectly Blended, Balayaged Color Melts That Will Make You Fall In Love with Ombre Again

Flip though these seamless ombre hair designs by Yen Vuongphan.