is a mixed combination of art and a science. For a glamorous effect, a
proficient hair dresser always applies some special techniques which are as
Hair Coloring Technique Processes
- Twilighting: If a person wants a
lighter hair color to picture an elusive change, twilighting is the best
option. Twilighting tones down too-bright hair colors by adding a few
darker tones. Twilights are intimately associated to lowlights.
- Lowlights: This is a coloring
technique that adds real depth to hair color. Low lights also add darker
tones and soften the appearance of over-lightened hair or add volume to
hair that looks flat. An experienced hairstylist can wind up to
different colors into your hair by drawing a few strands here and there
through a weave cap for a subtle look or foiling chunks of your hair for
a striking, voguish feeling.
- Highlights: Highlight probably
is the first inventions in hair coloring which add brighteness and
shine. Highlights function most effectively in warm tinctures of gold,
honey, amber, and reds and can be implemented on permanent hair.
- Veiling: This helps to
brightens and enhances former flat hair color by enforcing a
semi-permanent glaze in a richer tone over a permanent shade.
- Chunking: This is a hair
coloring proficiency that contributes striking affect to any hairstyle,
often by imparting bright, trendy colors to natural hair color. It takes
large, random divisions of hair and inculcates them with fresh color.
- Underlight: This is the
technique to apply color around the perimeter of the hair to create
strength and softness. The whole head of hair is colored.
- Block: It is the process of
coloring back to back slices of hairs for bold color placement.
- Partial techniques: Parts of
hair are colored often with one than one shade to create effects.
- Symbio blow dry: It is a
special technique that adds an unbeatable shine and a touch of color.
The hair dresser add this on to the blow dry for a perfect finish.
- Global coverage: All hairs of
head are covered throughout.
The above coloring techniques require some specific process which are
This process is used most
often in twilighting, highlighting and low lighting. The stylist draws small
strands through holes in the weave cap. The effect is commonly a subtle
change that heightens your hair color. Highlighting with a weave cap also
helps to disguise gray or roots growing back after a permanent application
of hair color.
This includes the placement of
a sections of hair onto rectangular sheets of foil and application of color
or lightener. Then folding the foil to hold the color in position and away
from other sections. Of all highlighting techniques, foiling is applicable
closest to the root.
This process is a great application for textured, natural loops, or wavy
hair. The hair-dresser selects a particular area and color it. This dramatic
implementation of a coloring technique leaves you with a very "personal"
It's significant to note that although kits are available for most all hair
coloring techniques, professional hairdressers have the knowledge that comes
with experience. It is good to refer a professional before trying a new hair
color technique at home, especially for hard to color shades like gray,
platinum, and black hair!