Balayage Hair Color is NOT Ombre.

Balayage is a highlighting and/or lowlighting technique. Ombre is a Hair Coloring Trend.

Balayage used to create a subtle Ombre hair color effect... Enter Mixed Co. Salon's very own Ombrayage Effect© .

Ombre is NOT Balayage. Balayage is a technique. Ombre is a trend. Although the balayage hair coloring technique can create the ombre effect, they are not synonymous. Ombre started with harsh variation between the highly processed ends of hair, contrasting with a usually much deeper tone from root to end.

Mixed Co. Salon, a top Chicago Salon, developed a specific approach to Ombre hair color process utilizing balayage, a specialty of the salon. Balayage is a hand painted highlighting and/or lowlighting hair coloring technique. The ombre effect is best achieved with the specific placement allowed with the balayage process, Painted by Patrick, developed by Mixed Co's very own, a top Chicago hair colorist, Patrick Ryan.


The Ombrayage Effect© is a more refined outcome, lacking the harshness of most Ombre techniques. Take a look at the soft, beautiful hair color effect of the balayage mixed with ombre, let's say the Omrbayage. We've morphed the two gorgeous techniques, so you can have a more polished version of ombre, with the soft transition to lighter ends.Mohammed, a top Chicago hair stylist, knocks out a gorgeous cut and blowout, finishing the complete makeover.Kimberly, one of Chicago's finest makeup artist, puts the final polish with her brushes.

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Mixed Co Salon supplies Chicago with top hair salon services, from the best in balayage and blowouts to stunning hair cuts and highlights. Located in River North, we strive to the best hair salon Chicago deserves, and we deserve the top salon.
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