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balayage

balayage n. a technique of painting highlights onto hair. Editorial Note: Often spelled balliage in English. Etymological Note: From the French balayage, meaning the act of “sweeping.” (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • where in cleveland ohio is this technique called balliage done…do you have the name of a salon? have been looking for months…thanks for your help.
    -ginny

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