Let's Talk Lowlights

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Let’s talk LOWLIGHTS 🌙⠀

How many times have you or your color felt a little too “solid” or a little too “washed out?”⠀

Sometimes when highlighting is the main color technique, after a while you look in the mirror and BAM! 🙀 How did I get this blonde?!⠀

FACT : you neeeeeed depth in the hair to allow your highlights to have maximum brightness + POP 💥⠀

Lowlights are a fantastic way to add a little dimension back into the hair and give that blonde some punch.⠀

Sure, it might seem contradictory to add dark in to make you feel blonder, but in reality it’s exactly what you need.⠀

Take a look at Dawn’s hair. We normally do a Full Balayage to allow her the most overall lightness. But this last color we decided she was feeling a little too solid on the ends. We chose a lowlight that complimented her blonde, and VIOLA!⠀

New dimension, new shine, and a healthier look for summer! 👏🏻🌟⠀

Feel like you need a little dimension in your life? HIT ME UP

Talk about a BRONDE transformation

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DANGGGG this BRONDE transformation is everything 🤘🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻⠀

Elizabeth came to me ready for a change. She wanted to go back to something closer to her natural color so she could space out her appointments 📆⠀

I chose to paint a Full Highlight for her using both highlights + lowlights.⠀

We wanted a seamless blend when her natural grew in. By choosing NOT to do a global on scalp application, I can give her a tad softer grow-out line come 8 weeks from now. Essentially, by varying the lowlights with her existing natural it creates a subtle multidimensional look.⠀

Then I painted a fewwww soft balayage pieces up around the face. Just a few with @love_kevin_murphyfreestyle.lightener. And I used a low level 10vol developer to avoid damaging any fragile ends.⠀

We finished with a root shadow of @redken shades eq 06N. Then a gloss through the ends of 08GI + 09N + Clear. Simple, but just enough depth reflection to give her this sexy root blend that won’t need to be touched up for another 3–5 months 🖤⠀

Elizabeth is the perfect example of someone who wants to go a long time between appointments, and needs to adjust her color to fit that type of low maintenance look.⠀

We picked out some hydrating products to take home, and I coached her on how to keep her hair feeling healthy between visits🌟 ⠀

What’s the real takeaway here? Sometimes change is good. And even though it can seem sad to let the blonde go, look how sultry, healthy and sexy a walk on the BRONDE side can be ✨✨✨