About us

Valón Salon & Spa is a local award-winning beauty and hair salon in Centreville, Virginia. At Valón Salon & Spa, we will not only give you a new look but a new outlook, a new you. All of us here at Valón work hard to ensure every salon experience is enjoyable. Your happiness is our happiness. That is why we invite you to join us to refresh your style, relax your body, and renew your spirit.

Meet the Team

  • Valary Brown

    Owner

  • Kellie

    Manager

  • Stephanie

    Receptionist

  • Lauren

    Receptionist

  • Tammy

    Receptionist

  • Kiley

    Receptionist

  • Brianna

    Receptionist

  • Alyssa

    Stylist

  • Amy

    Stylist

  • Brady

    Stylist

  • Christine

    Stylist

  • Dana

    Stylist

  • Heather

    Stylist

  • Jason

    Stylist

  • Jiyon

    Stylist

  • Kim

    Stylist

  • Kriss

    Stylist

  • Magali

    Stylist

  • Melanie

    Stylist

  • Nora

    Stylist

  • Tina

    Stylist

  • Vickie

    Stylist

  • Ana

    Esthetician & Waxologist

  • Mare

    Master Esthetician

  • Tara

    Nail Technician

  • Claudia

    Massage Therapist

  • Esther

    Massage Therapist

  • Elizabeth

    Assistant

  • Valary started her career in Springfield, VA in 1983. She worked and managed for 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, donations, & look out for the wellbeing of the community--not to mention making the community look and feel beautiful. She is a firm believer in advanced education & continuously attends seminars to keep abreast on the latest trends & new business ideas. In addition, she holds classes every 6 weeks to keep her employees informed of the current trends, product knowledge & advances in hair fashions to give you, our clients, the best we have to offer. Valary is a progressive owner & is constantly seeking ways to improve customer service & keep the salon fashion forward. She prides her salon for winning the “Best of Centreville” award for 10 years in a row, the first time a business has been certified as a ten-time awardee. Valary & her stylists have had the honor of working with Philip Pelusi’s team in New York City's Fashion Week year after year. Valon Salon & Spa has surrounded themselves with the best in the industry to give the best to their clients.

    Kellie has been at Valon Salon & Spa since 2018.  She grew up watching her aunt do hair and fell in love with it. She started working in a salon in 2013 and later became licensed in 2016. Kellie currently assists the owner with keeping the salon running smoothly as well as assists in running the social media pages. She regularly attends various hair and software classes to stay up to date with the latest trends and technology.

    Stephanie joined Valon Salon family in 2002. She has been a licensed stylist and 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 fashion is always changing. Stephanie has stepped down from doing hair in August 2020. She will now be working as a receptionist!

    Lauren is our part-time receptionist who grew up in the area. She attends Northern Virginia Community College & is majoring in Psychology. She loves making new connections with clients & delivering quality customer service.

     Tammy grew up here in Centreville VA. She started working at Valon Salon & Spa 2020. She is currently working part-time while she attends George Mason. She is Majoring in Marketing.

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    Alyssa grew up in Virginia. She started working for Valon in 2020.  She worked under a master stylist for a year & has been licensed since 2016 & is also certified in makeup applications, hair extensions & eyelash extensions! 

    Amy has been in the hair business for 30 years and at Valon Salon & Spa since 2015. Her specialties include: color, color corrections, perms & up-do’s. She has her master certification in hair color. She loves working with people & helping them look & feel their best.

    Brady has been with Valon Salon & Spa since 2000 & 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 & texture. She loves the artistry of her profession. Her specialties include: dimensional highlighting/all foiling techniques, corrective coloring, & textured hair cutting on all types of hair.

    Christine has been with Valon Salon & Spa since 2006 and has been doing hair since 2003. She has attended multiple cutting, styling, color, and product knowledge classes to stay on top of the latest trends in fashion. She specializes in artistic foiling and dimensional highlights. She enjoys working with all hair types and has a strong interest in styling and finishing looks. She has been playing with hair since she was a young girl and knew she would be a great stylist one day.

    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 6 years, meaning she is in charge of training the apprentices in Valon Salon & Spa. To keep her skills up to date & see the latest trends she has attended many classes around the country. Her biggest accomplishment is achieving the Artist level in the Philp Pelusi Volumetric Haircutting System. Education is very important to Dana. She specializes in hair cuts.

    Heather has been a stylist at Valon Salon & Spa since 2013. After completing her education at Paul Mitchell Academy, she came to Valon Salon and continued on as an apprentice. She got her Valon certification in 2014. She has gone on to further her skills, including certifications in make-up from Deborah Dietrich, in cutting from Graham Webb, and in Volumetrics from Philip Pelusi. She is also certified in Brazilian Blowout. Her passion is all types of color and tape in extensions.  She truly loves watching her clients hair transform from one color to another or one length to another, and feeling beautiful when they leave her chair.

    Jason has been working at Valon Salon & Spa since 2010 and has been in the industry since 1996. He has a passion for coloring & cutting. He truly enjoys having his clients leave with a smile on their face, 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 is certified as a Dream Catcher and Babe extension stylist & also certified in Brazilian Blowouts. He believes, “The integrity of my client’s hair is always my top priority”.

    Jiyon has been at Valon Salon & Spa since 2001. She grew up watching her mom style hair & dreamed about making people feel beautiful & happy. She's had a passion for hair & beauty her whole life. She has mastered a wide range of hair techniques, including hair cutting, hair straightening & dimensional coloring, & 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 & respecting their hair. She ensures her clients will love their hair when they leave her chair.

    Kim has been a stylist since 1988 & has worked in the Centreville/Chantilly area for her entire career.  She has been with Valon since 2015. She specializes in coloring, highlighting,  fantasy colors & all types on styling (blowdries, braids, up-dos, iron work). She really enjoys working on all types of hair, especially clients with curly hair. She enjoys going to hair shows & classes to continue her education. She's traveled to California, New York, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Chicago, Washington D.C for her education. 

    Kris started working for Valon Salon & Spa in 2020 & recently graduated from Paul Mitchell school with honors in color & cutting. She is also a certified make-up artist & has worked for fashion shows in South America. Kris loves working with color & styling &  favorite part of being a stylist is working with clients to achieve their hair goals.

    Magali began her journey in Paris, France, in 1985 where she got her education to become a licensed stylist & has been at Valon since 2003. Doing hair is her passion and she loves making her clients look & feel their best. After 35 years of doing hair, she still loves being a hairstylist & believes that her career is so rewarding when she sees the smile on her clients faces when she finishes. She enjoys working with all hair types & believes each client is unique. She always wants them to leave with their own customized style. She continues to attend classes & hair shows to stay up to date with the latest trends. Her specialties include, highlights, dimensional color, & fantasy colors. She is also certified in Brazilian Blowouts. 

    Melanie has worked at Valon since 2011 and been in the hair industry since 2002. She specializes in all color services including color correction, up-do’s, haircuts especially fine hair & long hair, & clipper designs. Her continual training includes classes by MoroccanOil, Amika, & Color Wow. She has also had extensive training by international up-do specialist, Martin Parsons. She loves helping people look and feel their best.

    Nora has been with Valon since the beginning in 1997 and doing hair since 1992. She watched this salon change over the years and become what it is today. Throughout her career, she has traveled to attend classes in many places like New York, Miami, Italy & Chicago. She believes that you can never stop learning. Creating dimensional color & intricate up-do's is her passion. She enjoys empowering others by listening & providing a customized style for each client.

    Tina started her career as a hairstylist in NYC in 1987, working under some of the best stylist in the country. She has been with Valon since 2002. She is also a certified Esthetician and got her extensive training at the Dermalogica Institute. She enjoys traveling around the country furthering her education at international shows as well as attending academies. She has been invited to participate in fashion shows in NYC multiple times. She even travels to Asia, Japan & Taiwan to learn specialized scalp treatments.  She believes, “Valon Salon & Spa is like no other salon, we work as a team and it makes for such a great environment for our clients”.

    Vickie has been at Valon since 2010. Vickie believes, “It’s a salon strong on training, customer service and great teamwork”. She specializes in doing fine hair and up-do’s for all occasions. She loves doing perms, colors, and giving her clients a new look. Vickie is a former salon owner and has been in the industry for over 40 years.

    Ana is one of our talented and loved estheticians. She received her license in 2001. Ana has an incredible passion for the skin care industry . She specializes in holistic facial massages, teen facials , microdermabrasion facials and all types of waxing. Ana believes in an incredible gift of healing through the touch of her hands. She will not only give you an incredible experience ,but educate you on how to nourish and preserve your skin for optimal results. She offers clients a customized & pampered experience each time. We are fortunate enough to have her on our team and for her to call Valon her home .

    Mare has been at Valon since 2015 and a Master Esthetician since 2013. She is attending an ongoing training at the International Dermal Institute in Tyson's Corner. She is a certified Dermalogica Specialist & her specialties include facials, peels & microdermabrasions. She is dedicated to each client & enjoys helping them achieve the healthiest looking skin possible. She has worked with all skin types from acne, to aging, to the most sensitive skin types & she enjoys sharing her knowledge for long term, beautiful, healthy, glowing skin.

    Tara has been working at Valon since 2008 and in the beauty industry since 1999. Her training began in NYC where she worked for 8 years and trained under some of the best in the industry. She specializes in waxing, sugar hair removal, pedicures, manicures and the shellac gel polish technique. She loves to provide her guests with exceptional service, a relaxing environment, and a soothing massage with her pedicures and manicures.

    Claudia is from Bolivia, she has been a massage therapist for 8 years & studied at National Massage Therapy Institute in Falls Church from 2009-2010. Claudia's philosophy is to treat each client as a unique person & make sure they get the full Valon experience.  She is always happy to help her clients improve areas of their body that are causing discomfort. Her specialty is pressure point massages & the end result is to help ease the clients pain away,  sleep better, help circulation movement & eliminate toxins. Claudia is offering FREE 30 min massages for new clients that haven't experienced our spa before!

    Esther has been doing massages since 2010. She is a graduate of Columbia College in Falls Church. She uses acupressure point therapy in her deep tissue massages for extended relief of achy muscles. Her specialty is combining Swedish with deep tissue massage to release tension and make you feel relaxed all over.

    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, It’s a 10, 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.