Find out which type of wick is right for you
Discover the main coloring techniques and get inspired to choose the transformation that will best match your style and skin tone
Changing the look is a recurring situation in women's lives. Whether to mark a new phase in life, like cutting your hair since you have spent a lot of time with it long, or even to try a new color. To get additional details, view here: balayage vs highlights
A very desired option among women is coloring, which can be very discreet, just to lighten the hair, as well as a more radical change, dyeing the hair completely.
The most common coloring techniques are lights, balayage, ombré hair and Californian hair, but don't stop there, the options are numerous and you will surely find your favorite.
Check out the selection of coloring types that we separated for you to be inspired, if you are thinking about changing the look.
Types of wicks to know and choose yours
With the help of hairstylists, Simone de Andrade and Rodrigo Leal from Walter´s Coiffeur, we separated the most used techniques in beauty salons, check it out.
Hair highlights are one of the coloring techniques most loved by women, the darling of beauty salons. According to hairstylists, the technique is suitable for all skin types and different hair tones and gives the appearance luminosity and youthfulness.
Balaiagem is also a technique well known in the female universe when it comes to lightening the threads. For Simone and Rodrigo the technique leaves a more natural aspect, so it is indicated for those who want to lighten the hair with a certain discretion and give a soft lighting to the hair.
Ombre hair and sombre hair
Both are great techniques for those who don't want to radicalize too much in change. “The light point starts in the middle of the hair and intensifies to the tip, with strands that leave the area more marked”, explains Simone and Rodrigo. The two also hint that the coloring can be done in any shade, respecting the gradient from the base.
Sombré hair is a technique very similar to ombré hair, the difference is that its effect is much more subtle and natural. “For the shaded effect, it is important to use close tones for the most natural result. The strands are made all over the hair, including the top and not just the ends ”, explains Simone and Rodrigo.
An option for those looking for natural lighting in the wires, but do not want to bet on major changes. “In addition, as the strands are alternated throughout the hair and can still be done outdoors, the retouching routine is much more flexible”, adds Simone and Rodrigo. Ideal for any hair tone, the important thing is to choose shades close to the natural base so that it maintains the subtle effect.
How to choose the ideal shade?
Check out some tips prepared by hairstylist Cissa Jung, from Seven Coiffeur, for you to choose the type of strand that suits you best.
After several tips and suggestions you will surely find the right type of lock for your hair. It is worth remembering that after coloring it is recommended to moisturize the strands so they do not become weak and dry, as well as to maintain them so that the hair remains beautiful.