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This week we had the absolute honor of having a private zoom education class with Sheree Knoble of Bixie Colour which is located in Caringbah just outside of Sydney.

Sheree specializes in ‘lived in’ blondes, effortless balayage and creating beautiful beach babes, she is also very well known for creating Jen Hawkins signature look and her Queen of instagram title was cemented when she won the Australia Hair Fashion Awards influencer of the year in 2019.

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The iso-education never stops for team Chumba!

Just as we were starting to feel a little bit too isolated from the rest of the world here in Melbourne, we were fortunate enough to attend the online, live show from O&M’s flagship salon in New York, O&M.nyc @originalmineralnyc.

We got to see Creative Director Janelle Chaplin @heywhatschaplin demo a stunning 60s inspired blowout look. Colour Specialist Stephanie Clark @stephanieatnyc also demonstrated her amazing hair painting skills and Colourist Paprika (Papi) Velour @bleotch giving us a taste of her specialty, the ‘bleach and tone’.

 

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But why is balayage so popular?

There are a handful of reasons as to why balayage has stuck around for so long and why clients and hairdressers around the world have fallen in love with the look.

One of the many beauties of balayage is that it can be for anyone.

Whether your hair is super dead straight, big and curly, fine or thick, dark or light, short or long or anywhere in between, balayage can be for you.

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What's the difference between foils and balayage?

Let's see what our colourist team thinks of the following questions... remember we're all a little different as colourists so let us know what your answers would be in the comments too :-)

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Trend Forecast for Spring/Summer 2020 | What we learnt from Stephanie, was that, like everything changing around us, there is a huge change in the way we are cutting balayaged hair.

Moving on from the bold hair colour trend that we’ve being seeing, it is likely that there will be a shift toward softer, lower maintenance and more lived-in colour looks coming into spring and summer.

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If you have darker hair and ever wondered if balayage would work on your hair or thought about taking the plunge, then this is the post for you.

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite looks of dark hair balayage info here for you - so be sure to read along and pick out your next hair inspo.

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As our weather changes, so does our hair. It's colder outside and we are seeing less sun. it's natural for us and our hair to lose the colour we get from being outside.

The question is to change with the season and go darker or to bring back the brightness in our hair?

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With so much interest in balayage hair, we thought it was time to cover the subject in a definitive guide for you. So we asked Chumba’s own colour expert, Belinda Keeley, one of Melbourne’s finest, to share her expertise and experience to produce this guide. Read on to find out everything you need to know about this natural-looking hair colour technique.
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