Balayage and a Fresh Face of Makeup

Balayage is a French word meaning to sweep or paint. Today’s post is showing off the combination of a full, fresh face of makeup and my balayage highlights. Balayage is a soft, more natural looking highlighting technique that doesn’t use foil to create highlights. I like this form of highlighting the hair because it requires so little maintenance, your roots aren’t highlighted so you can let your hair grow as long as you’d like before touching up the tone. The fresh and natural look of makeup that I created to go with my hair uses soft pinks and a brown eyeliner. Pictures of my look, the products I used to create it, and info. on who gave me this highlighted hair is all below.

Balayage Highlights and Natural Makeup

Balayage Highlights and a Fresh Face of Makeup

The Products I used:

  1. Clinique Superbalanced Makeup
  2. Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer
  3. Stowaway Creaseless Concealer
  4. Skone Cosmetics Brow Wand
  5. Wet N Wild Color Icon Kohl Liner Pencil
  6. NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk
  7. theBalm Mad Lash Mascara
  8. Eyeshadows are from theBalm Voyage Vol.2 Palette
  9. NARS Blush in Goulue
  10. Orglamix Cream Luminizer
  11. Lipstick Queen Big Bang Gloss in Infinite
  12. COOLA Make Up Setting Spray SPF 30

My balayage was done by Erin Quigley at Swoon A Boutique Salon in San Carlos, CA. I did my own hair styling for the photos above.

Do you have or have you ever tried Balayage highlights? Let me know! Thanks for reading and be sure to check out my next post:

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  1. July 16, 2019 / 2:43 am

    great blog post. Thanks for sharing it with us.

    • Morgan Celeste
      July 16, 2019 / 7:16 am

      Thank you so much! I appreciate your comment and am glad you enjoyed the post!

  2. March 27, 2017 / 4:48 pm

    Oh so pretty… i have baylayage right now and I like the technique and the outcome better. You look so lovely in your pictures and your makeup is so simple yet perfect and pretty. 😊

    XOXO Anna 💋

      • March 27, 2017 / 5:16 pm

        You’re welcome! 😊

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