Luke Kalat—Principal Stylist and Colorist

Stylist blonde hair expert highlights downtown NYC salon

Blonde hair expert Luke Kalat specializes in gorgeous finishing work and natural-looking color. In addition to Luke being a blonde hair expert and grey hair transitioning colorist extraordinaire, Luke specializes in natural highlights and platinum blondes.

In addition to his expertise in all kinds of color, Luke has a perfectionist’s eye for detail and a love for classic styles that highlight each of Seagull’s clients very best attributes with a quick eye that recognizes personal style tastes and preferences.  Luke will customize your haircut and color to suit your face shape, lifestyle, and vision. For your special event hairstyles, Luke has the touch of a classically trained hairdresser. As a blonde hair expert in natural-looking highlights and blonde hair balayage, Luke is one of New York City’s most sought-after colorists. In addition to his expertise in all things blonde, Luke is also a go-to colorist for believable statement brunettes and a perfectionist in all shades of reds; all custom-tailored to suit the skin tones of his clients. Formerly a head stylist of the renowned Robert Leonard Salon on the West Coast, Luke brings Seagull Salon a unique and stunning vision, transforming colors and cuts to take any visitor from incredible to totally optimal. Luke lives part-time in his country house in Connecticut, where he takes time to absorb his natural surroundings. This rejuvenates his energy and brings a fresh perspective on continuing to be the best at environmentally friendly hair.

“The best way to get a long-lasting red is to actually start with a red that’s demi or semi-permanent because reds fade so much.” Luke for Nylon.Com

Luke has also gained a significant following of men for his scissor-over-comb cutting style. This technique perfectly conveys styles that suggest nearly effortless attention to grooming.

Read about Luke in Time Out New York

Luke in Spring Hair Makeovers

Luke for BirchBox on shampooing and how to manage your hair at home. READ HERE


Hair Cut (Blow-Dry included)






Single-Process Color


Double-Process Color


Partial Highlights/Hair Painting/Balayage/Ombre


Full Highlights/Hair Painting/Balayage/Ombre


Creative Color Add-On

$320 and Up

Davines Relaxer


Olaplex Reconstructive/Reparative service add on to any Haircut or Blow Dry


K18 Molecular Damage Reversal to add-on to any service

*All first-time relaxers and straighteners require a consultation.

*All first-time Ombre appointments require a consultation and deposit.

*Color Correction by consultation.

*An add-on blow-dry charge of $65 applies to all color services booked without a haircut.

***Our pricing is subject to New York State taxes and credit card fees. Please go to our pricing page for more information. We offer cash options for your convenience to eliminate credit card fees at checkout.