Nelson Brown is the force behind one of the fastest growing hair salons in Scotland. Browns is THE place to find hair perfection. Nelson and his handpicked, expertly trained team, daily create the kind of cuts and colours that turn heads and leave clients looking and feeling fabulous. Nelson knows that every client deserves a skilful, motivated and service focussed hairdresser and so he built a first class, home-grown team by offering them faultless training.

Nelson says, “I started Browns 18 years ago after gaining a huge amount of knowledge and experience as Art Director of Vidal Sassoon in Leeds and London. Dumfries is my home and I had a vision to make this beautiful corner of Scotland the birthplace of fashion inspired and technically perfect hairdressing.”

Browns uniquely offers hairdressing at the highest level. Each qualified hairdresser is allowed to specialise in their excelled field of quality. Offering highly experienced technicians with a vast experience of colouring, perming, extending and relaxing, side by side with a styling team, who's excelled area is cutting, styling and dressing hair up.

The custom-designed service allows a bespoke hair experience that suits all the clients' wishes, lifestyles and goals. Browns salon team includes recognised Wella Master Colour Experts and highly experienced stylists experienced and it’s all available from £30 for a cut and finish!


Cutting (consultation, wash and finish)


Hair-up and Styling




Permanent Texture

Windle and Moodie Treatments


Bridal Hair
Windle and Moodie Exclusive Salon
Racoon Hair Extension Specialists
Specialists in Cutting and Technical Work
Wella Master Colour Expert
Professional Products used and stocked: Windle and Moodie


Scottish Technician of the Year Awarded to Crombie-browns Colourist
Dawn Awarded Wella Professionals Master Colour Expert
Good Salon Guide Colour Expert Awarded to Dawn
Nelson Brown took part at TOP HAIR, Dusseldorf in 2010 as part of the Five Point Alliance
British Hairdresser of the Year Regional Finalist - Scotland 2009 (5th nomination)
Schwarzkopf Professional Creative Team 2007
Scottish Creative Team Winner 2007
Members of NHF
Investors in People Award
Scottish Creative Team 2004 Winner
Scottish Hairdresser of the Year Finalist
Men's British Hairdresser of the Year Finalist
Scottish Hairdresser of the Year Nomination 2010
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Nelson Brown

34 Whitesands, Dumfries, DG1 2RS

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