You’re Invited – Celebrate National Balayage Week with Matrix!


Are you ready to level up your lightening game? National Balayage Week is back, August 15-22, with seven jam-packed days of live education featuring the hottest lightening techniques, trends, and artists! Follow @Matrix on Instagram and Facebook to catch all the live moments:

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What Will You Learn? 

Matrix has a special line-up of 15 top artists, including Eric Vaughn, Sharon Spellman, Nick Stenson, Kara Williams, and Pati Rodriquez! They’ll be sharing their go-to techniques and formulas for a perfect balayage on all clients – whether you’re working with long or short hair, dark or light bases, platinum blondes or beautiful redheads, curly or coily, we have education for you!

We’re sharing a sneak-peak below of what you can expect to learn, for free, during #NationalBalayageWeek!


Expensive Blonde Transformations with Eric Vaughn – SalonCentric’s Instagram, 8/17 @ 6:00 pm EST

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Eric is sharing his secrets to his signature dark-to-blonde transformations

• Client consultation tips & how to choose the perfect lightener 
• His favorite SoColor Sync Pre-Bonded formulas for the trending “expensive” hair look 
• How to protect hair when doing major color transformations

Back to Basics: Balayage 101 with Lasha Keller – Cosmo Prof’s Facebook, 8/17 @ 1:00 pm EST

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Lasha breaks down the everything you need to know about the balayage technique so that you can build up your lightening business! She’ll share: 

• What exactly balayage is and her favorite technique 
• When you should perform a balayage based on your client’s desired outcome
• Lightening + toning tips & tricks 

Hand-Painted Bronde Balayage with Michelle O’Connor – Matrix’s Instagram, 8/21 @ 3:00 pm EST


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Michelle is sharing her favorite way to balayage featuring the new Open Air Pre-Bonded:


• She’ll breakdown why Open Air Pre-Bonded will be your new favorite clay lightener 
• How to get beautiful, hand-painted bailage applications on all hair types and textures
• Her favorite toning tips for on-trend #bronde looks

Modern Ribbon Highlights with Caryn Vanderbilt – State|RDA’s Instagram, 8/21 @ 1:00 pm EST


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Caryn is elevating the “chunky highlight” trend from the 90’s and giving it a modern twist:

• She’ll share her high-impact lightening and highlighting techniques
• Her favorite lighteners to use when highlighting 
• Toning tips and tricks to create dimensional results after lightening 

+ An Exclusive, Hands-On Class Featuring Lightening Education from George & Lenny!


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George Papanikolas and Lenny Strand are sharing their secrets to the perfect blonde: the #4DFoilayage Technique! This technique was created by George for dimensional, high-contrast blonding results in less time than traditional balayage and you can learn it on August 22, 2022, at a SalonCentric store near you!

What You’ll Learn:

• Hands-on Foilayage placement + techniques to deliver maximum impact on varying hair patterns and textures
• Toning with Matrix SoColor Sync Alkaline + Acidic Toners
• Blonding with confidence and how to ensure the integrity of the hair is maintained with backbar services and home care

Tickets are almost gone – sign up here before they sell out! Stay in the know and register for all upcoming events!