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Balayage Hair Color

Balayage Hair Color

Find out more about balayage, hair color that's hand-painted so highlights and lowlights enhance your haircut and keep roots hidden longer.

Rachel Gower, owner of The Upper Hand Salon, says balayage may be new to you, but it's so not new after all. "Balayage was actually the original technique for highlighting hair, and it was created in France in about the 1970s," she says.

The word translates to "sweeping" or a "sweeping motion," which exactly how the hair color is applied. Hairstylist Serena Lowry says, "It's like your hair is the canvas and I'm painting on a freeform."

The technique involves no foils, unlike traditional highlighting, and allows hair stylists to pick and choose strands of hair to color. Stylists can even paint a highlight color AND a lowlight color on the SAME strand of hair. The result is natural-looking hair color that's personalized for your face shape and haircut.

For more information:
The Upper Hand Salon

Shoes by Donald Pliner, Balayage Hair Color, Infinity Dress, Shimmer Makeup

Other segments featured on this episode of Mirror/Mirror:

Shoes by Donald Pliner
Shoes by Donald Pliner
Donald Pliner believes if your body is uncomfortable, so is your mind. So, if your feet hurt, so will you! Here's his secret for comfort and style.
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The Infinity Dress
The Infinity Dress
This adjustable LBD transforms into as many dresses as you can imagine -- from strapless to halter to one-shoulder to cap-sleeved and more.
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Shimmer Makeup
Shimmer Makeup
Ladies, leave the glitter to the girls because this season's sparkle makeup is soft, sophisticated and even a little scientific.
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The Live Well Network
Knock It Off!
Live Big with Ali Vincent
My Family Recipe Rocks!
Food Rush
We Owe What?
Let's Dish
Mexico: One Plate at a Time
Home with Lisa Quinn
Hiring America
Children's Programming
Military Makeover
The Balancing Act
Pickler and Ben