Colouring

At the Mane Studio, we understand that your hair is an expression of your identity, and nothing speaks louder than a stunning and personalised colour. Whether you’re looking for a subtle enhancement, a bold statement, or a complete reinvention, our expert colourists are here to bring your vision to life.

 

See our colouring techniques below:

 

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Tinting

Hair tinting refers to the process of applying semi-permanent or permanent hair color to alter the shade of the hair. Tinting can be used to cover gray hair, enhance natural hair color, or completely change the hair color.

Semi-permanent hair tints are temporary and gradually fade over time, typically lasting for a few weeks. They do not contain harsh chemicals like ammonia or peroxide, making them a gentler option for those who want to experiment with different hair colors without making a long-term commitment.

On the other hand, permanent hair tints use a combination of ammonia and peroxide to penetrate the hair shaft and permanently alter the hair color. This type of tint provides longer-lasting results, but it may require more maintenance as the roots will eventually grow out and need touch-ups.

When tinting hair, it’s important to consider factors such as your natural hair color, skin tone, and desired outcome. It is recommended to consult with a professional hairstylist who can assess your hair and provide personalized advice on the best tinting options for you.

Additionally, it’s crucial to follow proper hair care practices after tinting, such as using color-safe shampoos and conditioners, avoiding excessive heat styling, and protecting your hair from sun exposure to maintain the vibrancy and longevity of the color.

Remember, hair tinting can be a chemical process that may have an impact on the health and condition of your hair. It’s always advisable to seek professional guidance and conduct a patch test before applying any hair tint to ensure compatibility and minimize the risk of adverse reactions

Highlighting

Highlighting hair is a hair coloring technique that involves lightening specific sections of the hair to create dimension and contrast. It is commonly used to add brightness and depth to the overall hair color.

There are different methods of highlighting hair, including foil highlights, balayage, and ombre. Foil highlights involve sectioning the hair and applying lightener or hair dye to the selected strands, which are then wrapped in foil to isolate them from the rest of the hair. This method allows for precise placement and control over the color outcome.

Balayage, as mentioned earlier, is a freehand technique where the colorist paints the lightener or hair dye onto the hair, creating a more natural and blended effect. It typically focuses on the mid-lengths and ends of the hair.

Ombre is another popular highlighting technique where the hair transitions from a darker shade at the roots to a lighter shade towards the ends. This creates a gradient effect and can be done with various color combinations.

When considering highlighting your hair, it’s important to consult with a professional hairstylist who can assess your hair type, color, and desired outcome. They will be able to recommend the best highlighting technique and shades that will complement your features and achieve the desired look.

It’s worth noting that highlighting hair often involves using lightening products, which can potentially damage the hair if not done correctly or if proper hair care is not followed. It’s crucial to maintain a good hair care routine, including using appropriate hair products and regular conditioning treatments, to keep your hair healthy and vibrant.

Remember, for personalised advice and to achieve the best results, it’s always recommended to consult with a professional hairstylist who can assess your specific hair needs and provide tailored recommendations.

Balayage

Balayage is a popular hair coloring technique that involves hand-painting highlights onto the hair to create a natural, sun-kissed effect. The word “balayage” is derived from the French term meaning “to sweep” or “to paint.” Unlike traditional highlighting methods that use foils or caps, balayage allows for a more customized and blended result.


During a balayage session, the colorist strategically applies the lightener or hair dye to specific sections of the hair, focusing on the mid-lengths and ends. This technique creates a softer, more natural-looking transition between the colored and natural hair. Balayage can be done on various hair lengths, textures, and colors, making it versatile and suitable for many individuals.


One of the advantages of balayage is its low maintenance nature. Since the highlights are applied in a way that mimics how the sun naturally lightens the hair, regrowth lines are less noticeable, and touch-ups are typically needed less frequently compared to traditional highlights.


It’s important to note that balayage is a technique that requires skill and expertise. It is recommended to consult with a professional hairstylist who specializes in balayage to achieve the desired results and ensure the health and integrity of your hair.


Please keep in mind that the information provided here is a general overview, and it’s always best to consult with a professional hairstylist for personalised advice and recommendations based on your specific hair type and desired outcome