5 Pastel Balayage Hair Ideas & Formulas

Pastel hair colors never go out of style. Whether they’re icy-cool in winter or soft and sweet in summer, these light rainbow shades stand the test of time over and over (and over) again. Not only are they forever trending; they’re also a great mood booster for your color-brave clients, allowing them to swish around the happiest hues in the Wella portfolio. 

But if they’re looking for a low-maintenance way to work the look, pastel balayage is the way to go, teaming eye-catching pops of pink, blue or lilac with seamless blending. Discover how to create a pastel balayage look for your clients, complete with tips, tricks and formulas, as well as maintenance advice to keep those candy hues locked down… 

Back of model’s head with long, wavy, blonde hair and pastel pink balayage.

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Back of model’s head with long hair featuring brunette roots and pastel blue balayage.

Image Credit: @mgray153