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Balayage near you

You can’t deny that glorious feeling of stepping out of a hair salon with your hair blowing in the wind, and that new colour sparkling in the sunlight! And the cherry on that sundae is having just tried something new with your look and everyone gushing over how it suits you SO well and asking for your recommendations on the hair stylist that performed miracles. Little do they know, that finding that gem of a hair stylist that introduced you to the latest trend, Balayage was easier than finding your hair inspo. With Booksy, everything is at your fingertips. From checking out reviews, to finding the best stylists in and around your area.  
Balayage near you
What is balayage?

What is balayage?

Balayage and highlights… same Whatsapp group and profile picture. Although, they’re more likely to have personalities of their own. The two are very similar because they’re both a highlighting technique. However, balayage doesn’t use foils like highlight treatments do. Instead, the hair stylist hand-paints the colour onto your hair. Most people tend to lean towards this lately, as it looks more blended and natural. It’s also less maintenance and cost effective in the long run. What to expect during balayage? Before your stylist begins sectioning your hair off, they’ll evaluate the condition of your hair and ask a few questions about how you take care of it. They’ll then start hand painting the sectioned hair, leaving a few pieces out to create a soft, blended effect throughout. You’ll sit under a dryer for a few minutes, as heat helps activate the color quicker. After rinsing, a protein treatment will be added to your hair, followed by a toner that will help your natural blend and new highlights blend better. While every appointment differs based on the condition of your hair, a balayage treatment can take roughly three to five hours, so sit tight! How to get the best balayage? Balayage treatments work best on clean and straight hair. Now, while hair stylists aren’t expecting you to arrive with freshly straightened or blowed out hair, it would help speed up the process slightly if your hair is clean. To put it simply, if you’ve got an appointment straight after a sweaty work out session, wash your hair out. Your stylist will take care of your locks, by using the correct products before and during the balayage process. The best part about balayage is that you don’t need to have it touched up too often and maintaining it at home is easy and affordable. Be sure to ask your stylist for tips! How often does Balayage need to be touched up? Hair stylists usually recommend getting your balayage touched up every twelve to fourteen weeks. However, this differs from person to person, depending on how comfortable you are with the rate of your regrowth. One of the benefits of this specific treatment is that the maintenance is not as To maintain the quality and health of your hair, your stylist will recommend products to use at home in between appointments that will protect and enhance the colour. How do I make an appointment for a balayage? The balayage trend has quickly become a popular trend over the last 3-5 years. So, naturally most hair salons have picked up on this trend and are qualified to execute your desired look. Booking an appointment with a qualified hair stylist is easy if you’re using Booksy, because you don’t have to call or text different salons and spend all your time (and airtime) before finding your fit. With Booksy, you can choose your preferred time slot and day, check how long your treatment will roughly take and even choose a specific stylist in just a few minutes.  How much does balayage cost? Balayage hair treatment prices vary depending on the hair stylist’s level of experience, the amount of drama you desire for your look, the type of colour and brand the hair stylist uses and the length of your hair. Treatments can range between R660 and R1500.  With Booksy, you can save your hair stylists’ profiles to compare prices or in case you need to save up a bit before booking that appointment. You can find all your saved profiles on your home page.