Pink balayage gives hair a natural-looking rosy or pale red hue. Depending on the intensity of the tones, this hair color can give you an effortless romantic style or a bold look that stands out.
Elle Bruno, a hair colorist from Nutley, NJ, shared her top suggestions for ladies trying this fashion color.
💡 Key Things to Know First
- Hair goals can be unrealistic in one session, so be patient.
- Understand how much maintenance will go into your desired look. Make sure it’s the color you can keep up with and enjoy in the coming weeks.
- Come back to the salon two weeks after the initial service.
- Avoid washing the hair every day to prevent fading. Washing it with color-treated shampoo and conditioner is key, along with cool water.
- Redkens Acidic Bonding shampoo and conditioner are great. And, FUSIO-Dose by Kerastase, too!
- Here’s a recap. During the consultation, these are the questions to ask your stylist:
- What will the maintenance look like?
- After achieving my desired look, how long should I wait before changing my hair color again? And to what shade?
- Will this process damage my hair?
- What products do you recommend?
- Will this whole idea work with my budget?
Ready for a major hair revamp this year? Here are images of gorgeous pink balayage hair ideas to inspire you next time you want to change things up.
Strawberry Pink Balayage on Dark Hair
If you have darker hair, opt for a vibrant pink tone to show the contrast. Your stylist will need to lighten your hair first. If you would like a fuller amount of color on the ends, then around the root, an ombre technique works well. Always use a color-safe shampoo to help prolong the life of your color.
Pink Lemonade Balayage
Try this edgy pink lemonade balayage if you want a trendsetting look! It’s a showstopper. If you think this look is something might consider, talk with your stylist. When in doubt, they will have all the answers you need to make your final decision.
Cool-Toned Rose Gold Balayage
If you want to warm up your blonde hair, but not permanently, a pastel balayage is the way to go. Bubblegum pink, soft pink, or rose gold balayage are all soft pastel colors that will brighten your color. Use a Kera Color Klenditioner to maintain your new glow. It will fade after a few washes. For more dimension, ask your stylist to blend the different tones of pink.
Face-Framing Pink Balayage Ombre Hair
Balayage is a free-form painting technique. When you try a pastel color on top of your blonde balayage, the combo is breathtaking. Though the fade is quick, you can refresh as needed with viral color shampoo. Semi-permanent colors are soft on the hair and don’t need a developer to process.
Pink Ombre on Blonde Hair
Try a pink balayage on blonde hair if you’re looking to amp up your next salon visit. When toning your client’s hair, use your toner for her crown area if you’re a stylist. Then, comb it down through the mid-shaft. Apply Joico intensity pink to your client’s ends and push up on the color to blend it into her toner. You’ll love your blonde to pink ombre effect.
Rich Pink Highlights on Short Hair
If you want a trendy hairstyle, consider a pink balayage on short hair. Pre-tone your client’s hair at the bowl for a dusty pink tone to cancel out any warmth. Because of the undercut, your stylist will focus on foiling the more prominent areas.
Pink Pastel Balayage with Dark Roots
Try pink pastel balayage with dark roots when changing your dark natural hair. Pink balayage on black hair is an on-trend way to modify your color. The soft pink will add femininity and can easily be touched up or changed. Great for a lady who has a trendy style and likes to stand out.
Ash Blonde Babylights with Hints of Pink
If you’re looking for a modern way to have pastel hair, try the blend of a pink blonde balayage. The bright pink color adds warmth in contrast to any blonde tones. Try pre-toning your client’s hair to have a cooler tone of pink and blonde. Make sure to refresh your color regularly with your favorite color wash at home.
Dark Pink Highlights with Long Layers
If you’re looking for a dimensional dark pink balayage, ask your stylist to add a pale tint of red to your blend. When I work with a warmer pink color, I like to add a vivid tone to a raw, lifted blonde. You can use 2-3 different tones of a pink shade to get depth in your blend. Make sure you wash with cool water to preserve your color.
Dusty Pink Balayage on Wavy U-Cut Hair
If you’re looking to add pastel to your blonde hair, try a pastel pink balayage. For more tame, you can use rose gold as a contrasting color to your soft pink highlights. Pastel colors tend to fade more quicker. So ask your stylist how to preserve your color the best. When doing pink colors, I like to use Joicio intensity’s.
Choppy Bob with Magenta Pink Color
I suggest a pink balayage on dark hair if you want a vibrant color. Choose an intense hue between red and magenta. This will give you more depth and contrast in sunlight. It will also keep your hair from fading too fast. Do you like this color pink? See more pink and purple hair ideas.
Hot Pink Balayage on Mid-Length Hair
Mid-length locks look edgy with a pink balayage on dark brown hair. Ask for a brighter area around the face called a money piece to keep the look up-to-date. I recommend always thinking about maintenance when going for a fashion shade. Professional home care is a must.
Bubblegum Pink Foilayage Hair
Bright bubblegum pink foilayage hair is a great technique to ask for when going lighter. Starting from a natural light brown base, foilage your hair color until it has lifted to a light blonde. Apply this semi-permanent vivid bubblegum color all over. Enjoy the faded pink hues it turns to between appointments. By the time you’re ready to get a refresh, you’ll love your pink hair balayage.
Peachy Pink on Light Brown Hair
Opt for the perfect cool, peachy pink balayage on brown hair. And consider Kera colors soft pink Klenditioner color wash. The color is soft yet bright. You can also modify the tone of the pink by using the color wash more often. The wash is soft on your hair and won’t damage or dry it out.
Glossy Light Pink Ombre on Brown Hair
If you’re looking for a new color for your long hair, then a light pink balayage may be what you need. Soft-painted pieces look beautiful against a natural brunette color. Keep your hair looking glossy with a deep conditioner mask and regular cuts.
Soft Pink Balayage Highlights
A blush pink balayage hair color is a beautiful tone. It’s soft and girly. The maintenance is lower than an all-over color. Keep your hair shiny by investing in a professional shampoo and conditioner. If your hair needs a bit of help, then I recommend a finishing serum.