Meet the Team

Nelson Brown | Creative Director

Nelson Brown is the force behind one of the fastest growing hair salons in Scotland, working closely with his hand picked, expertly trained team daily to create the kind of cuts and colours that turn heads and leave clients looking and feeling fantastic. Nelson says “I started Browns in 2000 after gaining a huge amount of knowledge and experience as the Art Director of Vidal Sassoon in Leeds and London. Dumfries is part of my heritage and I had a vision to make this beautiful corner of Scotland the home of fashion inspired and technically perfect hairdressing.”

Nelson balances assisting on the global fashion runways, along side running two salons and his own column, remaining true to his passion for technical haircutting. Nelson has 9 Scottish Hairdresser of the Year Finalist under his belt, Men’s British Hairdresser of the Year Finalist, as well as TV appearances.

For the last 20 years Nelson has been assisting backstage at London, New York, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks’ creating show stopping catwalk hair for international designers. Nelson loves learning about trends six months in advance first hand. His aim is to consistently bring fashion-forward ideas, keeping you updated with the current hair trends and constantly educating.

Nelson educates through in-house training and uniquely offers hairdressing at the highest level. Stylists are hand picked and expertly trained, bringing inspiration and creativity to hair. We provide a quality customer service that clients can rely on. We promise to make your salon experience as unique and memorable as you are.



What Inspires You?

“Hair is the finest visual fabric; with it I express who I am and what I stand for. Hair should flow and be free, with individual energy and life!”

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