The talented colorist Evelyn Bilauca shares this gorgeous picture of a brunette hair color she did using the balayage method. Balayage means hand painting on the color and not using foils. I love the blending, but would want lighter color.
Braided updo for shoulder length hair - instead of tucking underneath (which never works), pin the bottom of the braid up, and then hide it with 2 side braids. Make sure to tease the top of the main braid. Updo for medium hair