About Us

Meet the Team

  • Valary Brown

    Owner

  • Linsey

    Manager

  • TT

    Assistant Manager

  • Katie

    Content Manager

  • Lesley

    Front Desk Coordinator

  • Stephanie

    Front Desk Coordinator

  • Brady

    Stylist

  • Dana

    Stylist

  • Jason

    Stylist

  • Jenny

    Stylist

  • Jiyon

    Stylist

  • Kyra

    Stylist

  • Monica

    Stylist

  • Pam

    Stylist

  • Tina

    Stylist

  • Elizabeth

    Assistant

  • Hilda

    Assistant

  • Claudia

    Massage Therapist

  • Valary started her career in Springfield, Virginia in 1983, where she worked for and managed the same salon for 15 years before opening Valon Salon & Spa in 1997. She started with four employees and a small salon before expanding the salon into a spa in 2007 with 30 employees. Valon is a huge part of the Centreville community. They participate in charity events and donations, and they look out for the wellbeing of the community – not to mention making the community look and feel beautiful. Valary is a firm believer in advanced education, and she continuously attends industry seminars to keep abreast on the latest trends and new business ideas. She holds classes every 6 weeks to keep her employees informed of the current trends, product knowledge, and advances in hair fashions so that each stylist can give their clients the best the salon has to offer. Valary is a progressive owner and is constantly seeking ways to improve customer service and keep the salon fashion-forward. She prides her salon for winning the “Best of Centreville” award for 15 years in a row, the first time a business has been certified as a fifteen-time awardee. Valon Salon & Spa surround themselves with the best in the industry to give the best to their clients.

    Linsey has been with Valon since 2022. She graduated cosmetology school in 2015 and has done hair, waxing, and administrative work across the industry. She loves to attend classes to keep up with all trends, as the hair world changes constantly. Linsey appreciates all the different styles and techniques that make each hairdresser unique and is honored to be part of a team that encourages each other to be the best they can be.

    TT (Tara) has been at Valon since 2006 and in the hair industry since 1996. She has watched and helped the salon grow from 7 employees to 30. As the assistant manager, she strives to make every guest experience a special one. She always takes the opportunity to join the Valon team at hair shows and educational classes to further her knowledge of the beauty industry. She feels fortunate to work with such talented artists every day and watch the work they create. She works to make Valon Salon & Spa the best it can be every day.

    Katie joined the Valon front desk team in spring of 2022 as a newcomer to both the beauty industry and the Centreville area. Since coming to the salon, Katie has enjoyed learning about the hair business and loves getting to know all of Valon's guests, regulars and first-time visitors alike. In addition to coordinating the desk, Katie also stepped into the role of content manager at the start of 2023 and now handles Valon's social media and web presence.

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    Stephanie joined the Valon Salon & Spa family in 2002 and has been a licensed stylist working in the Centreville area since 1985. She has been certified twice in the Aquage Master Class in Miami and Chicago. She loves taking classes all around the country to learn new techniques and looks. She truly believes you can never stop learning and that fashion is always changing. Stephanie stepped down from doing hair in August 2020 and is now working as Valon's receptionist!

    Brady has been with Valon Salon & Spa since 2000 and in the hair industry since 1985. She has numerous certifications from many different companies. She has extensive experience with color and enjoys working with clients that would like more volume and texture. Brady loves the artistry of her profession. Her specialties include dimensional highlighting/all foiling techniques, corrective coloring, and textured hair cutting on all types of hair.

    Dana has been a stylist for 40 years and has been at Valon Salon & Spa since 2005. She has been the salon education director for over 8 years, meaning she is in charge of training the apprentices in Valon Salon & Spa. Education is very important to Dana. To keep her skills up-to-date and see the latest trends, she attends many classes around the country. Her biggest accomplishment is achieving the Artist level in the Philp Pelusi Volumetric Haircutting System. Dana specializes in bobs and pixie cuts.

    Jason has been working at Valon Salon & Spa since 2010 and has been in the industry since 1996. He has a passion for coloring and cutting. He truly enjoys having his clients leave with a smile on their faces and a pep in their step. Years of training alongside some of the top professionals in the industry have helped him hone his skills as a master stylist. He's also a former Paul Mitchell color instructor. He believes that “the integrity of my client’s hair is always my top priority.”

    Jenny celebrates unique styles and vibrant colors. She specializes in hair extensions, special occasions, and custom color. Jenny has achieved the title of Color Specialist for her extensive education in color, cut, and finishing. Her product knowledge enables her to provide, recommend, and administer the finest hair treatments to create and preserve your new look.

    Jiyon has been at Valon Salon & Spa since 2001. She grew up watching her mom style hair and dreamed about making people feel beautiful and happy. She's had a passion for hair and beauty her whole life. She has mastered a wide range of hair techniques, including hair cutting, hair straightening, and dimensional coloring, and she is also certified in Brazilian Blowouts. She continues her education to stay up-to-date on all the latest trends so that she can give clients the look they want. She places a high value on listening to her clients, understanding their needs, and respecting their hair. She ensures her clients will love their hair when they leave her chair.

    Kyra has been a licensed cosmetologist and a part of the industry since 2017. Even from a young age, she always had a passion for hair styling. After studying at Paul Mitchell and years of experience working behind the chair, she provides a wide variety of services. Kyra specializes in long hair, lived-in color, hair styling, and hair cuts. She loves meeting new clients and using her knowledge to ensure they feel comfortable and happy with their hair results.

    Monica came to Valon as a stylist in 2022. She has been in the hair industry since she was 16, starting out as an assistant in her sister's salon in Colombia before going on to earn her cosmetology license. Monica is an American Board Certified Colorist and is also certified in cutting, extensions, and multiple straightening systems. She specializes in color services, specifically blonding.

    Pam joined Valon as a stylist at the beginning of 2023 and has been in the hair industry for 3 years. She graduated from Paul Mitchell, where she had the honor of being sent to Hollywood to study under the school's top stylists as a recipient of the "First 100" award. Pam is certified in Brazilian Blowouts as well as multiple hair extension methods. She loves working on all hair textures and offers a variety of services, from custom color and blonding to updos and extensions.

    Tina started her career as a hairstylist in NYC in 1987, working under some of the best stylists in the country. She has been with Valon since 2002. She enjoys traveling around the country to further her education at national shows and academies and has even traveled internationally to Japan and Taiwan to learn specialized scalp treatments. She has also been invited to participate in fashion shows in NYC multiple times. Tina says, “Valon Salon & Spa is like no other salon. We work as a team, and it makes for such a great environment for our clients.”

    Elizabeth has worked at Valon Salon since 2007. Valon has been a place that has taught her how to not only pamper our clients, but to give them an overall amazing experience. She has received certifications from Philip Pelusi, Nioxin Scalp Therapy, Joico Shiatsu Scalp treatments, and attends many customer service classes. She believes that she is granted the opportunity to turn someone’s day around. She always maintains a positive attitude and tries her best to make our guests feel that they are her number one priority.

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    Claudia is from Bolivia and has been a massage therapist since 2009. Claudia's philosophy is to treat each client as a unique person and to ensure they get the full Valon experience. She is always happy to help her clients improve areas of their body that cause discomfort. She specializes in pressure point massages that help ease pain, improve sleep, strengthen circulation, and eliminate toxins.