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Partial Balayage vs Full Balayage: What’s the Difference?

If you’re looking to add some highlights to your hair, you may be wondering whether to go with partial balayage or full balayage. Both techniques have their pros and cons, so it can be tough to decide which is right for you. In this blog post, we will discuss the differences between partial and full balayage so that you can make an informed decision about which one is right for you!

The main differences between full and partial balayage

Full balayage

Full balayage
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Full balayage is a hair coloring technique in which color is applied from roots to ends. The result is natural-looking hair that takes on a sunny glow. One of the advantages of full balayage is that it can be tailored to your hair type and length. It also requires little maintenance, as you won’t have to touch it up often. In full balayage, you can use any color you want.

Partial balayage

Partial balayage
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Partial balayage is when only some parts of the hair are lightened. This is a great option if you want to add some volume to your hair, without a drastic change. In partial balayage, the master can touch up just a little bit of hair, selecting a better area to make the coloring look advantageous and expensive.

How does full balayage look like for different hair lengths

Full balayage for short hair

Full balayage for short hair
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On short hair, full balayage gives a sunny effect that looks easy, feminine and has its own twist.

Full balayage for medium hair

Full balayage for medium hair
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For medium length hair, full balayage is a great solution. This technique will give you a more lightened look, without having to do a full bleach. The result is a natural and sunny shade, perfect for summer!

Full balayage for long hair

Full balayage for long hair
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It is technique balayage is considered one of the best for long hair. It will help to lighten or darken them, where the master is guided precisely by the client’s wishes.¬†Light balayage can beautifully emphasize blue and light green eyes. Dark balayage will highlight brown eyes, and colored balayage can go well with any of them.

What partial balayage looks like for different hair lengths

Partial Balayage for short hair

Partial Balayage for short hair
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Partial balayage looks great on short hair. It can help add volume and depth without resorting to full bleaching. In addition, the master does not touch the roots of the hair, and works only with the lower part. This allows the coloring for women with a very sensitive scalp.

Partial balayage for medium hair

Partial balayage for medium hair
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Partial balayage on medium hair is ideal for those who want to add brightness and lightness to their hair. The result is a beautiful natural shade that gradually fades into a lighter color. Partial balayage is ideal for those who do not want to change their image too much.

Partial balayage for long hair

Partial balayage for long hair
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Partial balayage is also a great option for long hair. It can help add depth and volume without lightening the entire head. This technique is perfect for those who want to experiment with their image without resorting to drastic changes.