Balayage & Ombré FAQs

Balayage & Ombré Hair Colour At Top Hair Salons In Dublin - FAQs

If you are looking to change your hair colour, we can highly recommend balayage or ombré. These are popular low-maintenance hair colour services at our hair salons in Dublin which allow you to be as subtle or creative as you desire.

Your first step when deciding upon a new hair colour, is to book a consultation with one of our hair colour specialists.  We can assess your hair, discuss the looks you love, and explain the process, costs and after-care involved.

Why Choose Balayage At House Of Colour Salons In Dublin?

Balayage is an excellent hair colour technique which involves a hair colour expert painting bespoke colours onto your hair in a freehand manner to accentuate your hairstyle and facial features. The most popular balayage look gives your hair a subtle colour finish that looks sun-kissed and natural - although we can achieve beautiful results will all colours and shades. The regrowth with balayage is less obvious than with traditional foil highlights  - making it a low maintenance hair colour option. 

Balayage, Root Stretching & Ombré

You've probably heard the terms balayage and ombré and may have also come across root stretching, colour melting and babylights too!  There are subtle differences between all of these hair colour techniques so the best idea is to bring in some images of hair colour looks you like.  We can then adapt that look for your hair type.   

Balayage Hair Consultations At House Of Colour Hair Salons In Dublin

Don't worry - we will explain everything to you during your complimentary hair colour consultation so you have all the facts.  And there is never any pressure to go ahead - although we are sure you won't be disappointed if you do choose a beautiful balayage hair colour at a House of Colour salon in Dublin. 

Before you arrive, you can also check out our Frequently Asked Questions below... 

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Balayage - Frequently Asked Questions

Of course! Balayage is popular for blondes and brunettes but even shades such as red or even grey hair can benefit from a balayage! 
One of the great things about the balayage hair colour technique is that you don't have to visit the salon so often between colour appointments. We would recommend booking your appointment between 8 and 12 weeks with a toning visit to keep your colour looking fresh.
Balayage hair colour looks best on mid-length to long hair, especially in curled or wavy hair as the colour is picked up beautifully by the light. Balayage can be used in shorter hair and you House of Colour expert can advise you during your consultation as to which hair colour technique will work best for you. 
Balayage and Ombre services start from €104, although your House of Colour expert will be able to give you a more detailed figure at your hair colour consultation. 
The length of your appointment will depend on whether we are adding balayage throughout your hair or just a few highlights, for example to frame your face.  We will be able to advise you on how long your appointment will take at your complimentary consultation. If your hair is damaged, your appointment will take longer as we work to improve the condition of your hair so it is ready for the colouring process.