2015 was the year of the balayage. For those of you who need a refresher, balayage is the French hairdressing technique of lightening the hair at its ends and leaving the roots dark for an edgy, lived in look.
As we are all aware, trips to the hairdresser can be pricey, so many women took to the DIY kits to attempt the trend for themselves with slightly disastrous results.
Check out these balayage dye jobs below that went horribly wrong (and viral) and put down the bleach stat.
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We hope you’ve learnt to leave it to the professionals! Balayage looks great when there are no harsh lines involved.
A great colorist can melt the tones into one another to ensure there are no unnatural breaks in the color. Done well, this trend gives you a taste of the blonde life, without committing yourself to constant salon upkeep.