In case you thought that balayage‘s moment had come and gone, we’re here to let you know that the hair color method is still trending. Not only is balayage still a thing, but it’s aged like fine wine—new balayage variations are undeniably the best yet.
In case you were wondering, balayage is just a highlighting technique that doesn’t use foils like traditional highlights. The result is hair that looks more natural because colorists are able to paint on natural-looking streaks that blend seamlessly into hair thanks to a better ability to blend. This painted-on highlight style is a great way to get lighter hair that fades better over time, so you don’t have as much upkeep. Keep reading for our favorite blonde balayage inspiration photos to show your colorist.