Find your balance in the heart of Willowdale.


Everyone we see has their own unique flare and personality and

our team of experienced stylists work with you to find the best way to showcase it.


Between work and play, take a moment to enjoy our select services. We specialize in dry cutting, hair

colouring, Japanese hair straightening, digital perms and more. Pamper your hands with premium nail and spa


Find your balance with us.


Located on the second floor, overlooking Yonge Street just south of Finch Avenue, our intimate studio strikes

the perfect balance of quiet escape and bustling hotspot.


Our Work


Be unique.

Take a look at what we have to offer and consult with one of our stylists today.


yukki saito

Founder & Director


Born and raised in Japan; Yukki is the founder and the director of Balance.

With 20 years of experience in the hair industry an ongoing, Yukki has been working in Tokyo, Japan for 5 years, where he was a stylist for numerous celebrities; London, UK for 2 years; and was finally imported by his wife from Japan to Toronto in 2004.

“Haircuts are my language, my passion – the way I express myself.”


Kanako Hashimoto


Kanako was born and raised Japan and is the second director along with Yukki. 

She has been in the hairdressing industry for 16 years. After graduating from Glamour Kansouri Hairdressing College in Osaka Kanako has participated and achieved impressive results in numerous competitions: she came second in OPK - the make-up and hair up-do competition and was in the top 5 in the hairdresser magazine Photoshoot Contest. 

"Hair is always next to your face. Gorgeous hair creates wonderful impressions, builds your confidence, makes you feel fantastic, and makes your life marvelous!"


Rachel Fu

Junior Stylist

Rachel was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and is the newest representative of the stylists team.

With an Aveda diploma and 2 years of work in the industry on hand, Rachel is proven to be a very valuable member of our team and a capable stylist with a strong growing potential.

“Hair industry is not only about cutting hair, but also about creating interpersonal relationships and making people feel beautiful and happy.”


Michael Tran

Business Manager

Born and raised in Toronto, Canada Michael Tran is the one who creates the whole atmosphere in Balance.

With a marketing diploma and 12 years of managerial experience, Michael connects the puzzle consisting of the receptionist staff, the stylists and the client base into a big picture called Balance Hair Salon.

“Our salon stresses on customer service. We are always ready to go above and beyond and are constantly working on our improvement. Customers’ happiness is our happiness!”


Lina Nguyen


Lina was born and raised in Ukraine and is the first person you will meet when you walk into our salon.

Positive, self-driven and out-going are just a few words that can describe Lina. Being exposed to multiple cultural environments at birth, Lina is naturally a superb communicator. In addition to that, she is also extraordinarily creative – it is her vision that brought our social media platforms together and made it how it is today.

“What I like the most about the hair industry is the art of communication through words, through style, through colours.”





At Balance we believe in our people, and always encourage new ideas and personal growth. Our commitment to customer service starts with the strength of our employees through training and leadership guidance.

We are looking for individuals who are interested in their personal and professional growth who want to push their creative boundaries for success.



As a stylist, you are creative, passionate and have a zest for life. Your technical skills are matched by your personality and you want your clients to leave our salon wanting more.

To learn more about career opportunities with Balance, please contact us by email at with your resume.


We want to meet you.

To book an appointment give us a call at

(416) 733-0152


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Balance Hair and Nail Studio

5457A Yonge St.

Toronto, Ontario

M2N 5S1



Open 6 days a week to see you more.

Tuesday-Saturday 9:30am-8:00pm

Sunday 9:30am - 6:00pm

Monday - CLOSED