Color How-To: Caramel Balayage

photo courtesy of @camouflageandbalayage

Although balayage has been around for years, it continues to be one of the most requested color techniques in salons. Why? The free-handing technique is low maintenance, customizable and suitable for all hair colors. Seriously, what more could a client want?

Even though we tend to see more balayage clients in the summer when everyone is after sun-kissed tresses, more and more clients are requesting warm-toned balayage. Hairstylist and educator Amy McManus (@camouflageandbalayage) transformed her client's virgin hair into a beautiful caramel balayage. Here's how she achieved the look: 

Get the Look:

Browse The Full Issue On Any Device

Want American Salon Delivered Directly To Your Inbox?

American Salon has gone fully digital! To read on the go, sign up today to get each month's issue delivered straight to your inbox.

Suggested Articles

Ratajkowski gets a summer bob, Zendaya rocks bangs and JVN reps Essie.

Think lots of baubles, barrettes, bobby pins, scrunchies and scarves this season.

Cassie Kurtz, barber and founder of Her Chair His Hair, is on a mission to change the barbering industry.