Fine Artistik Salon was voted Best Hair Color Salons NYC, Best Hair Salon in NYC 2017, Best Balayage Highlights Salons NYC and Best Hair Coloring Salons NYC. We are also known for being the Best Ombre Highlights Salons NYC, Best Balayage Highlights Salons Upper East Side NYC, Best Hair Extensions Salons NYC and Best Hair Color Correction Salons NYC. Our salon is highly recommended when Googling “Best Highlights Salon NYC” & “Best Hair Color Salons NYC”. Our Award winning hair stylists and colorists are some of the top hair stylists in New York City. Our creative hair styling and beauty team have worked on some of the fashion worlds most important photo shoots. We are also nominated for being the Best Hair Extensions NYC, Best Balayage Highlights Salon NYC & Best Highlights Salons NYC.
At Fine Artistik Salon, we are committed to helping you look and feel your best and we believe that healthy hair care is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. In order to achieve the most beautiful and healthy results possible we use some of the best products available in the beauty industry today. Products such as OLAPLEX Treatment, L’Oreal Professionnel Hair Color & Hair Care Products, KENRA, Guy Tang – MyDentity, INOA L’Oreal Ammonia Free Hair Color, Coppola Concept Hair Treatment, Brazilian Blowout, SEBASTIAN and more. We are the best hair color salons NYC! To ensure optimal satisfaction with the outcome of the service provided, a complimentary thorough consultation concerning each client’s individual needs and desires is conducted before every service. Our main goal is to make sure we meet and exceed our clients expectations.
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We believe that continuing education and practical training of our staff ensures an excellent experience for our clientele. Attending hair shows/conferences, taking classes at nationally recognized academies such as REDKEN 5th. Ave NYC, Vidal Sassoon, L’Oreal SOHO Academy, Wella Education, Devachan, Toni & Guy, ALFAPARF, Orlando & Vegas Premier and Matrix participating in show events and keeping up with current trends in art and fashion are integral parts of our growth as beauty professionals. From customizing a haircut to recommending a hair color that will enhance your skin tone and eye color.
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We specialize in highlights, blonde highlights, lowlights, haircuts, hair color, ombre highlights, balayage highlights, color correction, pastel color & pastel highlights, hair extensions, anti-frizz hair treatments & more! Our professional hair colorists & stylists are educators for L’Oreal Professionnel! We are Certified OLAPLEX hair salons NYC. We are the best hair color salons NYC and best highlights salon NYC! From foils highlights to balayage highlights to highlights correction & more!
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The difference between a traditional foil highlight and a balayage is remarkable! The phrase “balayage” developed from the French and in truth means “to sweep;” this coloring method emerged from Paris in the 1970’s! A balayage is a leading-edge, highlighting technique in which the hair color is painted on in a creative way. The strokes where the color is placed creates very graduated, natural-looking highlights without developing a noticeable or obvious root. We are the best hair salons highlights NYC balayage ombre highlights!
A large pool of celebrities and modern models showcase this technique and due to extremely high demand and beauty trends, all salons now offer this low maintenance service. Many guests do get their balayage touched up and lightened as often as a traditional foil highlight, but for those of you who don’t want to come in every 6-12 weeks to get their hair foiled to the root can wait in between many more appointments for a balayage touch up. This can be done as little as twice a year if that’s how low maintenance the guest wants it, it is all relative to what are your specific hair needs, and what is in your beauty budget.
Out with the old and in with the new? We think so! Balayage is here to stay. Balayage is more than a trend, its a technique, and a very difficult one to master. However, a balayage MIGHT NOT be for everyone. Of course, foiling will be around forever and many guests do love the uniform look of foiled highlights and they know exactly just what to expect every time. If you hair has been previously dyed to a darker tone or has some red hues and you are looking to achieve cool/ash balayage, typically you will ether spend the entire day in the salon or not to ruin your hair, it will take 2-4 visits to the salon. Foils, guarantee a better lift. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t ever give the balayage a shot. We are the best hair salons highlights NYC balayage ombre highlights! We think that everyone could benefit from this service and should have their hair painted at least once. All of our stylists do agree that this technique is more fun to apply, and makes it more of a custom look in your hair because you don’t share your hair with anyone else.
The system of the balayage goes as such: the color is mildly applied at the base of your head and it gradually gets much heavier as the color shifts down to the ends of your hair. As your roots grows out, your hair is lightly concealed for a few months from the color that was lightly applied to your base. A balayage can range from very soft tones (1-3 levels lighter) or more high dimension tones (3+ levels lighter) based upon the look you are wanting to achieve and how quickly your hair reacts to the lighteners. A balayage is is commonly mistaken for a service that only blondes. That is absolutely incorrect! Blonde’s don’t ALWAYS have more fun! This service can be applied to blonde, brown or black, red, and other creative hair colors based upon consultation. Fine Artistik Salon is known for it’s outstanding signature balayage highlights and our salon is highly recommended when Googling for Best hair salons highlights NYC balayage ombre highlights!
So, Foils or Balayage? Many colorists—and their clients—are deeply passionate about the hair-lightening school they subscribe to. The former, more traditional technique involves painting thin strips of hair with bleach, then wrapping them in foil. The fancy French word means “sweeping” and entails just that: brushing bleach freehand onto the hair.
But here’s the thing: In the right hands, foils and balayage create the exact same effect—beautiful highlights. Bad foils make color look solid and damage the hair. Bad balayage makes color look solid and damages the hair. Sun-kissed color is about dimension—weaving lowlights in with the blonde pieces—and you can achieve that with foils or balayage. Ultimately, it’s about the technician, not the technique.
Balayage is a technique used to create a natural-looking hair color that is not noticeable when grown out. The best part about this method is that it is custom-blended specifically for each person, so no new color is the same. It’s a perfect approach for those who desire a unique style because each of your friends could have the same color, but it would look different on everyone!
THE BEAUTY OF BLONDE BALAYAGE: When a blonde hue is mixed with a light brown or another blonde, we are getting a dimensional hair color with the depth and dynamics everyone seeks in modern hairstyles. Sometimes a stylist will use cellophanes, foils or mesh strips to separate the sections from bleeding on each other. That part doesn’t matter — it’s still called balayage. Every stylist has their own unique method to get the job done.
Don’t ever let anyone tell you that balayage is old news or so not in style. It is and always will be. First of all, it’s not just a look. Balayage is a very difficult technique that stylists have to pay thousands of dollars (and hundreds of hours) to master and perfect. And while that might sound like a steep investment to learn something called “hair painting,” those hours and dollars are well spent! Stylists who are good at creating this ultra-versatile effect get to charge the big bucks. Especially because, when done right, balayage results in a very low-maintenance look, unlike your 6-8 week foil touch up. Some hair color brands and tones, might result in brassy/orange/brassy look, do NOT panic – it only means your hair color pulls red undertone pigments and you will either have to come back to re-balayage (this only applies if you are looking for that cool/ash tone on brunette color).
Finding a stylist who’s comfortable with the balayage technique can be difficult. Many stylists have been turned off of the application method after seeing bad results their first few sessions. That’s because, while balayage sounds simple, the effortlessness of the look depends on the stylist’s skill. Don’t’ get us wrong, foiling hair will always be around as well! There are different ways to get the job done and all can be extremely beautiful when applied well.