This is a good example of how I want all of the hair to be lightest at the ends (ombre). The balayage is also nice, though I don't like the thin streaks going up to the roots. The base color is too dark/ashy, but the highlight coloring is nice.
Eye bags: Add 1 teaspoon of backing soda in a glass of hot water or tea and mix it well. Take a pair of cotton pads and soak them in the solution and place them under the eye. Let it sit for minutes, then rinse it off and apply a moisturize
This beach wave tutorial leaves perfectly undone summer waves with just enough volume. This technique also creates volume in limp, straight hair. You can also use this method to smooth unruly natural waves. I tried this and it works great!