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What is Ombré, Sombré, and Balayage?
Ombré has been a growing trend and it will continue to be hot this year but another hair coloring technique is taking the spotlight this year, Sombré. If you're confused by the term you're not alone. I had to research the difference and browse through hundreds of picture on the web to evaluate the difference. Just in case you're wondering what is the difference between ombré, sombré, and balayage I did the homework for you! Below is a simple guide to help you understand the three hair coloring trend.

Ombré

A vivid shift from dark to light hair.

Sombré

(subtle + ombré) A coloring technique that allows for a softer, more natural diffusion.

Balayage

A freehand technique where the hair color is applied by hand sweeping for a more natural effect.
Which hair coloring trend is your favorite?
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One of my hairdresser friends loves doing balayage on her customers. I keep wanting to try it myself.
@madeleine, I just saw your comment. it took about 11/2 hours. she used Olaplex during the coloring and lightning process and that takes longer for the color to lift. it was definentely with it though.
@trishperkins Thanks for getting back to me! It actually took 2 hours for me because I also got a hair cut. Overall, I really like the result! :)
I never knew balyage was a different style.... thats what ive always wanted..
@shjej5835 it's basically highlighting to get that sunkiss hair effect. it's been around for a long time but somehow it got the name balayage after ombré came out.