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What are lowlights for gray hair?

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Used to tone down or blend away gray hair, lowlights for gray hair are achieved by coloring select strands of gray hair. In most cases, stylists use a color that is close to the natural color. However, lowlights can be any color that is darker than the gray hair.

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There are several lowlight application techniques, including foil weaving, painting and frosting. In weaving, stylists use a weaving technique to isolate strands of hair, color them and wrap them in foil to protect the rest of the hair. Frosting involves pulling hair through a frosting cap, whereas painting techniques involve merely painting the color onto the hair.

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