for her the ocean was more than a dream, it was a place she needed to visit to find herself. and when she returned to the city, you could see the sun in her eyes, the wind in her hair, and the taste of the infinite salt on her lips. This is so true.
Pelagic: “She loved the sea. She liked the sharp salty smell of the air, and the vastness of the horizons bounded only by a vault of azure sky above. It made her feel small, but free as well. Martin, A Storm of Swords
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.