Asian Short Hair Balayage
It’s hard to believe that just a few years ago, hardly any of us had heard of balayage hair – A technique for highlighting the hair in which the dye is painted on in such a way as to create a graduated, natural-looking effect another amazing way to style long flowing hair is to put it into a side parting with some ‘fresh off the beach’ waves. This style can make any girl look surfer chic, especially with some golden highlighting balayage
if your hair is a medium length, give it an extra bit of character and definition by opting for multi-tonal brown ombre. Cute curls make the chestnut and chocolate brown streaks stand out even more.
Unlike traditional highlights that is typically done with by “creating thin uniform strips of the same colour (lighter than your base colour), starting from the roots”, the balayage effect is usually created “with more than one colour and by alternating the thickness with some strips of colour starting at the root and others from the mid shafts,” according to Japanese hairstylist Linh from 1tto+Lim salon.
This same characteristic of balayage also makes it a better choice if you are looking for a hairstyle that allows you to go longer between salon visits since it’s going to be less obvious when you roots starts to show.
That said even if you’re going with the balayage effect since, “hair dye fades quite easily on Asian hair, we recommend doing a touch-up every three months otherwise you might look quite washed out, especially if you have fair skin,” said Linh.