Blond Shadow Sweep – Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length


And sweeping, and shading are old stories as partial (de) coloring techniques to beautify our manes. There is, however, a promising trend somewhere in the middle and that many ladies do not know. This is indeed the shaded shading blonde , in other words the “sinking”, which is on the rise in 2017. More pronounced than the classic sweep and more discreet than shaded, the good news is that it can be adapted to any type, cut, length and hair color to make it work!

Blond honey shaded sweep for a gorgeous sun effect

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

In the present article, we will pay particular attention to the shaded shading and its many stylistic interpretations. Let’s hope nobody will be disappointed after reviewing the 30 proposals to follow!

What is the difference between “sunken” and sweeping-shaded?

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

For anglophones, the “sombré” is a soft-boxed word “soft” and “shaded” that can be translated as a soft, subtle shade. Better yet, it is a shady sober or a “sober” if you want to continue the trend and “assemble” the two words.

The blonde shaded sweep: what exactly?

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length


Jokes aside, it’s a partial staining (or fading) technique that, in our opinion, combines the best aspects of sweeping and shading. In order to understand it better, we must first define its components.

A shaded shade in mahogany and brown with golden blond highlights

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

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The shaded technique is based on the gradual fading of the hair to form a gradient of shades close, however distinct. Most often, there are 3 distinctly distinguishable shades with or without intermediate shades.

Golden shaded blond to brown sweep and lob cut (long bob)

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length


The sweeping, on the other hand, takes place rather by the vertical and takes advantage of the length of the individual locks. Unlike the classic locks, the thinned accents are fairly thin, close to the natural color of the hair and especially scattered throughout the hair.

Medium wavy hair with very pronounced locks in silver blond and honey

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length


As a result, the hair looks very natural and their maintenance is easy as the regrowth is not noted too quickly. The main risk with scanning is that if the colorist is not experienced enough, the customer gets either flashy streaks or barely visible wicks.

An aesthetic variant between shaded and sweeping? But yes !

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

These variants are not acceptable, because in hair coloring, just as in life in general, we must always seek balance. The shaded shading is therefore the right formula because it incorporates the distinguished effect of the shaded and the smoothness of the scan.

Meet the blond shaded sweep!

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

The shaded blond sweep works very well and for the natural blondes, and for the brunettes, and for the red ladies. Unlike the classic sweep, which opts for lashes in 1 or 2 shades lighter than the natural color, the sinking is more audacious.

The tips of gradually thinning hair create a natural and chic “sun effect”

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

One can choose from several blonde shades that range from silver to dark blonde, according to one’s own personal preferences. In the best case, we put on cool tones, or on warm reflections, but not on both at the same time.

Shaded amber, honey and light brown shaded sweep for ladies with warm sub-tone

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

For example, a soft gradation in 3 of the blond shades such as gold, amber, honey and caramel, which can go as far as light brown, is a good complement for all underwired ladies. warm skin

Ladies with a fresh sou ton skin can bet on the blond ash, platinum etc.

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

If, on the other hand, your sou-ton is rather fresh, you can calmly guide you towards the corresponding nuances. The ash shaded shading and all the colors inspired by platinum and silver are very good choices.

Light blonde shaded sweep or copper caramel for ladies with long smooth or wavy hair

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

The other important benefit of shading blonde shading is that wavy hair is not a must to succeed. It is perfectly capable of revealing its aesthetics even if the hair is smooth, especially when the cut is degraded.

The degraded cut is a good option for the seam to reveal its aesthetics

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

In fact, the degraded cut is the perfect option for the shaded blond sweep to reveal its 100% aesthetic. No matter the length of your hair and the type of hair, the level cut completes the sinking and vice versa.

Light shaded shading on smooth hair logs with tapered tips

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

The same goes for tapered tips and any hair styling technique that adds structure. The main goal is to add more volume at the top and create relaxed spikes that fall freely down.

Sarah Jessica Parker with her truly admirable toffee caramel

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

When a celebrity adopts the shaded blond sweep the result exceeds all expectations. And when the star in question is also a fashion icon such as Sarah Jessica Parker, we know we are on the right track with her choice of hair color.

Even the curly-haired ladies can enjoy the beauty of the shaded blond sweep

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

In addition, it turns out that even ladies with curly hair can enjoy the beauty of the sinking! Logically, the effect is less pronounced, however it works just as well to cool a little hair in solid color.

A breath of fresh air in the form of blonde locks for curly hair ladies

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

However, it must be long enough for the shaded blond scan to be successful. Otherwise, it is better to opt for the locks that result in a breath of fresh air for ladies with curly hair, often objectively limited in their choice of cut and color.

Ideas on the shaded blond sweep for ladies with medium length hair

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Being on the subject of hair length and specific cut, we can not fail to mention the bob, as well as its long version, also known as lob, become almost iconic in recent years.

Bob long to the shoulders and sunken honey on brown hair

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

So we continue with some blonde shaded sweeping ideas for ladies who also want to adopt the bob. Finally, we will offer some alternative proposals for ladies with short hair who want to refresh their appearance.

Bright blond shaded sweep with lob cut that goes beyond the shoulders

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

As usual, we start by defining the terms we are talking about, namely: bob and lob. The first designates a relatively short square cut with or without bangs and hair that end in the lower jaw.

Blond shaded platinum, golden or caramel sweeping for bob, lob or lob diving

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

In the case of the long bob, as its name implies, it is a longer length. Usually, the hair exceeds the level of the lower jaw and can reach the shoulders or even exceed them.

Brunettes like Lucy Hale can also kiss lob and sombré

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Nowadays, the classic bob cut has undergone many metamorphoses and is therefore unrecognizable. Most often, she has no bangs and is more or less degraded. Anyway, it’s a good haircut to marry with the shaded blond sweep.

Blond shaded sweep for ladies with short haircuts – ideas in photos

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Finally, as promised above, we have some good ideas of “sinking” for ladies with short haircuts. Contrary to popular belief, you do not necessarily have back hair to choose the shaded blonde scan.

The dipping short square can also adopt gradual fading

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Provided that your colorist is quite experienced and you are very daring, progressive discoloration can be achieved even on a very short dipping square, or even on a boyish cut such as the famous “pixie cut”!

Ideas on the shaded blond sweep for very short boyish cuts

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

The proof is the collage of photos above illustrating not one, but 3 variants simply gorgeous shading blonde shadowed hair cut short enough. Not bad, girls, not bad at all!

Wavy back hair with shades of blond, copper and mahogany to succeed the rock style!

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Speaking of daring experiments, aside from the original ideas on the shaded blond sweep presented above, we would like to offer you some proposals exploring the bolder colors.

Carre bob dipping with shaded sweep ash blond and mauve

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Advantageously, the shaded blond sweep can be harmoniously associated with mahogany and raspberry red, with the mauve and the pink locks, even with the gray hair become super popular lately.

Ombré reddish caramel, copper and brown with pretty blond sweep and gorgeous waves

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Secret Beauty: The cut and length of your hair is not of paramount importance to make the blonde shaded sweep work. The ripples, on the other hand, can completely change the situation and turn your rather ordinary hair into an exceptional hairstyle!

Blond shaded straw to brown scan before and after looping wicks

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

The video below illustrates how to easily make pretty waves even when you do not have a very important hair length, or a specially designed curling iron. Take the opportunity to further beautify your shaded blond sweep and catch all eyes on you!

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length

 

Blond Shadow Sweep - Balayage Ideas For Any Hair Type And Length


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