Transitioning to a new style or learning the difference between new techniques can sometimes be be difficult Balayage is a older technique that is growing into a mainstream application and becoming very popular for all types of hair. Most of the time foil applications are going to have more color concentration, or lightness, at the top. With balayage most of the color concentration is going to be towards the mid and ends of the hair.
With most balyage results the desired results are to have a soft transition of color from the root area. This results in a soft grow out, but not the coverage a traditional foil highlight can bring to the top of the head. With both balayage and foil applications there are many effects that you are able to achieve with a variety of techniques, but some do make the application easier complete the look better.
Foils sometimes can have a bad reputation for giving a "stripey" look, but foils can also produce very natural blended looks that still allows the highlight to live higher on the head.
Below are a couple of the many different looks both balayage and foil highlights can produce. If you would like to book for any of these services, or a complimentary consultation visit CLICK HERE.