(also baliage, balliage)
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: she specializes in balayage, color corrections, restyles, and extensions
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- The balayage technique can be used on any color of hair from blonde and brunette to red.
- The balayage technique provides ultimate control over color application and allows for less outgrowth and more contrast in the hair.
- Scrivo and her staff practice balayage, color, and makeup application in the beauty boutique.
1970s: French, literally 'sweeping', from balayer 'to sweep'.
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