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Half-Head Foil Highlighting Technique With Colour Balancing

With Tracey Hughes
Duration34 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate
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Tracey Hughes’ colouring tutorial shows how to blend existing light colour with darker roots using diagonal sectioning with a half-head highlight application and an in-between demi-permanent colour to blend.

The final result is a unifying synthesis of colour grades and highlight placement for a natural coastline look for a warmer climate.

If you are a member of MHD, you can also download a guide that covers the essentials of this foil highlighting technique.

Technical skills

  • Foil Highlight Technique
  • Full Head Lightener
  • Pre-pigmentation
  • Quasi-permanent


Contributor: Tracey Hughes
Model: Chynna
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Ross Kirton

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