What is Balayage?

Balayage has become one of the most coveted requests in hair salons worldwide. While blonde balayage may have exploded in popularity in the past few years, the dyeing technique has been around for quite some time, only recently sneaking its way into modern hair salons. Over the years, hairstylists have perfected the art of balayage, and as celebrities and supermodels alike show off their sun-kissed blonde hair colour, it’s safe to say, balayage blonde highlights Yorkville from SEEFU Hair are here to stay.

Balayage is a French word meaning to “sweeping.” Its name translates explicitly to the freehand technique used to create a low-maintenance, blended and natural look with no harsh dye lines. When done correctly, your stylist takes a small section of hair and sweeps the colour onto the top before applying more colour towards the bottom. This method of lightening the ends allows for more control, as well as creates trendy and effortless sun-kissed highlights.

SEEFU HAIR specializES in balayage
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Balayage, is a popular hair colouring technique, that has taken the world by storm and rightly so. Its hallmark lived-in colour is a dream to upkeep and will fool everyone into thinking you came by those sun-kissed highlights naturally. In the past few years, we have found that it’s all our clients ask for when it comes to highlighting and color treatments.

A fresh haircut, style or professional colour treatment such as our balayage blonde highlights in Yorkville can change not only how you look but also how you feel. Therefore, when you’re in search of a hair salon in Yorkville specializing in balayage blonde highlights to rejuvenate your current style, call SEEFU Hair today. Our team of professionally trained stylists from across Asia are versed in the latest colouring techniques to ensure you leave with a style that compliments your unique personality.

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What is the difference between Balayage and Ombre?

If you’re ready to change up your hair and you can’t decide between Ombre and Balayage, you’re not alone. The most significant difference between balayage and ombre is how the colour is applied.


With Balayage, not all the ends will be affected by the dye, and the transition between dark and light is much longer and more natural-looking. With this technique, soft, highlighted hair intermingled with darker strands to create a dynamic look that’s full of movement and body. As a result, individuals with thin hair turn to this technique to increase the appearance of thickness in their hair. As your hair grows, the highlights stay atop the first layer, growing out evenly and softly without any hard colour separation. 


Ombre is the gradual blending of one colour hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from light to dark. While the roots remain dark, the hair slowly lightens down the length of the strand until it hits the lightest, most highlighted points at the ends. If done correctly, Ombre mimics the natural colour change of your hair in the summer months. The new hair growth will stay your natural colour while the ends, which are exposed to more sun than the roots, turn a shade lighter. 

In short, Ombre is more of a style, while Balayage is a technique. However, both result in a low-maintenance routine as the colour placement is not strict but done in gradual or sweeping arrangements. Choosing the right colour treatment for you depends on the look you’re trying to achieve. However, for a timeless, low-maintenance and sun-kissed look 365 of the year, book your appointment at SEEFU for balayage blonde highlights Yorkville. Whether you have curly, wavy or straight hair, your stylist works with you to create a look that accentuates your unique personality. 

How to Care for Balayage
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Keeping your brand new balayage blonde highlights vibrant and looking healthy requires proper maintenance and up-keep. Bleaching hair is a chemical process that removes the natural pigments from your hair fibres. We have a collection of tips to combat damage to your follicles and strands of your hair and preserve the bright colours of your latest balayage blonde highlights Yorkville.

  • Tone Your Hair

    As dark hair is typically warm-toned, without proper aftercare and maintenance, your bleached hair can quickly turn brassy. One of the best ways to combat brassiness is with toners. Toners contain just enough pigment to improve your hair colour and restore its brightness and vibrancy. 

  • Purple Shampoo

    Purple Shampoo works by using the colour purple to colour-correct warm tones in bleached blonde hair. Because Purple is directly opposite to yellow on the colour wheel, they work to cancel each other out. Therefore, when you use purple shampoo, it neutralizes warm yellow shades and hides brassy tones to reintroduce a more platinum tint.

  • Wash Your Hair Less Often

    Shampoos are designed to remove dirt and oil from the hair. However, over-washing your hair will strip away crucial nutrients and essential oils that help to keep your hair healthy. It is essential to wash your hair every three to four days, as well as buy a gentle dry shampoo to spray on your roots to stretch the time you can go between washes. 

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How Long is the Balayage
Blonde Highlights Process at SEEFU Hair?

The typical balayage blonde highlight hair treatment can take anywhere from 2 ½ to 4 hours depending on the length and density of your hair. If your hair is particularly dark, your stylist may recommend doing two or more sessions to achieve the exact colour and tone that’s right for you.


SEEFU Hair was established in the Spring of 1998 to provide high-end, premium hair cutting, dyeing and styling services to clients throughout Toronto, Yorkville, Spadina and GTA. As we believe the success of a salon relies on its team of stylists, we provide a space for our stylists to innovate, create and grow professionally. Excellent client care, attention to detail, respect, cooperation and knowledge of advanced techniques are at the core of every interaction at our hair salons. Therefore at SEEFU Hair, we are equipped with everything needed to ensure you leave feeling and looking your absolute best.

 At SEEFU Hair, our mission is to revolutionize the Yorkville hair salon industry by providing the best environment for clients and stylists in order to redefine the salon experience. Clients can choose between our three SEEFU Hair Salon locations in Toronto. Conveniently nestled in YorkvilleNorth York and on Spadina, each offers exceptional detailed attention from the best hair stylists in the city. 

When you are ready to rejuvenate your look with bright balayage blonde highlights in Yorkville, look no further than SEEFU Hair. S

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