4 Ways to Eliminate a Line of Demarcation
What’s the fastest way to gain a client’s trust? Blend out her harsh line of demarcation to create seamless color like she’s never had before, and she’ll be a client for life! Jamie Sea (@prettylittleombre), a 2016 BTC #ONESHOT WINNER and creator of Balayage Badass, a best-selling 3-video series on learning balayage (get it now!), and is an expert at seamless blends, so we asked her for her top tips for erasing lines during a color correction.
1. When In Doubt, Demi It Out
Use a demi permanent color within two shades of your client’s natural color, and overlap the line of demarcation at least ¼ inch. Here, Jamie paired this technique with micro foils.
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Blurred LINES. . A great way to soften lines of demarcation- use a demi permanent within two shades of your guest's natural color and pass over the line of demarcation atleast 1/4". In this case I paired this technique with micro foils to add to connectivity to her hairline. ✌🏻️
2. Backcomb Basics
Backcomb the hair, then paint lightener on the non-backcombed ends to create a blurred effect.
3. Dual Brush Foiling
To create the softest foil line, Jamie uses one brush to heavily load lightener on the midlengths to the ends. Then she uses a DRY brush to work the existing product upward.
4. Micro Root Smudge
Jamie uses this technique to soften foil lines, and it also helps create low-maintenance, longer-lasting looks.