Hair colour techniques are ever evolving, and it’s not uncommon to see them come full circle back into fashion. Here’s a look at the top hair colour placement trends right now and how you can create a unique and personalised look for every client.


There’s one trend that’s timeless and has only increased in popularity. What are we talking about? Yep you got it – #Balayage! Colourists are now building on this technique to keep their creative flare alive.

Leyton House recently collaborated with colourist Lauren Clements of who created a stunning seamless look using the foilyage technique.

Check out the amazing before and after results using our Couture Silk colour range and in particular the very popular choice of today’s colourists, our Couture Silk Velvet 7.021. Working in combination with Leyton House’s famous toner 10.21, this is especially effective for neutralising warmth and offering a subtle, cooler pearl violet ash hue. 


Leyton House also partnered with Clare Packer @clarepackerhair_ who created this flawless look.

Herringbone foils were applied with Leyton House gentle powder lightener Alpine Blonda 7, combined with #Babylight sections and the new trending technique called Hairline Detailing, where fine foils are placed around the hairline.

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You only have to search the hashtag #Balayage on Instagram and you’ll find a whopping 24 million posts and growing daily. Hairdressers are now including this popular technique in their social media profiles, calling themselves Balayage Specialists, Best of Balayage or Master Balayage Artist. What a great way to highlight your specialty and salon!

Partial balayage is growing in popularity as the art of applying accent colour to specific areas. It’s a striking way to add dimension to dark hair.

Leyton House salon stand outs for their creative coloured balayage are @hairbygul 


and @strawberriesand cream_hair , proving balayage isn’t just for blondes.



Now, enter the realms of the latest trends #ColourRoots with long time user of Leyton House, artist Kim Martineau of @rootzroyalty from Oregon USA.  You may have seen we feature a lot of Kim’s work and that’s because she’s an amazing #balayagespecialist. Kim likes to keep up with trends and here she showcases her client who loves the coloured roots technique. This look was created using Leyton House Couture Silk.


In Kim’s latest YouTube video, she’s kept the look classic using our much-loved Coppers 6.4 and 7.43.  Check out how Kim uses precision placement and blends her client’s roots to smudge seamlessly into the mids and ends.

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#Moneypiece - This technique is one of the most flattering colour placements to frame the face, enhance check bone structure and highlight beautiful eyes.

Harper's BAZAAR magazine in Singapore recently published a piece (no pun intended) on Everything You Need To Know About The Money Piece Hair Trend, which proves just how popular this look has become!

You can’t deny @houseofenvyx has certainly done this latest technique justice.


Here’s what the colourist used: 

Full head foils: Alpine Blonda 7 + 3% LH Developer

Root Smudge: Couture Silk 7.1 blended into 8.1 + 3% LH Developer
Moneypiece: Pre-lightened and toned Champagne + Suede + 1.5% LH Developer

Follow us on Instagram @leytonhouseglobal for inspiration on your next colour client and if you’ve not used Leyton House Couture Silk, check out what we have to offer by clicking on the link to get  If you’re needing technical assistance, why not join our Leyton House Support group on Facebook and gain assistance from our global educators!