Free hand coloring is more mainstream now than it has ever been! Balayage Basics and Beyond will take you on a free hand painting journey to explore, practice and perfect this versatile technique. Implement various tools and products that will help you achieve beautiful end results.



Stylists will walk away from this class knowing how to execute the perfect balayage application, implement tools, communicate freehand trends with clients, and how to recommend the proper after lightening maintenance.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome

  • 2

    Balayage Overview

    • What is balayage?

    • Choosing Your Tools

  • 3

    Technique Options

    • Peaks and Valleys

    • V & W Shape

    • Balayage Color Melt

    • Balayage Shadow Root

  • 4

    After Color Program

    • Triple Color Protection

    • Support Products

    • Toning

  • 5


    • Thank You


Alicia Dixon

Alicia Dixon is a North American Academy Trainer for Keune, is Keune Color Certified in partnership with Holland, and was featured in The Colorist Magazine's Top 30 colorists under the age of 30 in the United States for 2015.
Currently she co-owns and works behind the chair at Cellar Door Salon & Studio in Chicago, and spends a fair amount of her free time tending to her plants and cat. Alicia specializes in all things blonding, color theory, and dry cutting, with a love for haircuts and colors that create movement.