View from Sutherlands Hair and Beauty in Newport-on-Tay

A HISTORY IN HAIR AND BEAUTY

Sutherlands Hair and Beauty is a family business situated in the charming Fife village of Newport-on-Tay, just across the bridge from Dundee. The hair salon was established in 1957 and the beauty salon and nail bar followed in 1996.

Arranged over three floors of a beautiful 19th century building on Newport High Street with views across the river Tay, our location is an attraction in its own right. Facilities include: superbly well-equipped hair and beauty salons, nail bar, private treatment rooms and an extensive retail area.

Over the years we have built up a loyal and valued clientele and we always strive to ensure that all our customers feel that special ‘spring-in-their-step’ after a visit with us.

We partner the most prestigious brands in hair and beauty from Wella, Sebastian, AlumierMD and ghd to Crystal Clear, The Gel Bottle and Delilah Cosmetics, offering tailored treatments and customised home care products.

We are easily accessible from Fife – St Andrews, Cupar, Newport and Tayport, and Tayside – Dundee, Broughty Ferry, Forfar, Arbroath and have free on street car parking. Please feel free to visit Sutherlands or to call us on 01382 542369 to discuss your hair and beauty needs.

MEET THE TEAM

Bruce at Sutherlands Hair and Beauty

Bruce

Director

Bruce and Marion are often still in the salon but have taken a step towards retirement. Bruce began hairdressing at the tender age of 8 and over 60 years later, he hasn't lost his passion for his job. A wizard with the scissors, he has an enviable collection, which due to their sheer number featured in a local newspaper. Career highlights include working for Vidal Sassoon in London at 17 and having the honour of cutting a fair few celebrity heads of hair, though Bruce considers all of his clients to be celebrities in their own right. Most of his clients know of his love of Wella styling product Pearl Styler, a unisex product to create texture and hold, and most importantly his joy at becoming a grandad to identical twin boys. Already he is passing on his passions of biking, boating and hill walking to his favourite little people - Austin and Will.

Marion

Salon Owner

Bruce and Marion are often still in the salon but have taken a step towards retirement. Marion met husband Bruce when she booked in for a haircut as a teen in 1974, and as they say - the rest is history. Married a year later, Bruce and Marion became partners in Sutherlands in 1978 and have worked together ever since. Marion is actually a qualified hairdresser and beauty therapist, but now focuses on client care and retail. Shopping is a big passion for Marion and clients love her collection of handbags, jewellery and clothing available in the salon. Known for always having 'her face on', Marion loves the Delilah makeup collection and can't live without Wella's Luxe Oil to add shine and condition to her hair. When not in the salon, Marion is very much family focused and especially adores her twin grandchildren.

Marie

Manager

Marie is a passionate, driven salon manager who joined Sutherlands after working in the banking industry. Marie loves fashion, jewellery and always has her hair and makeup done immaculately. In the salon Marie loves to test out all the latest beauty treatments and is a big skincare advocate, she enjoys all treatments from henna brows to gel nails. In particular, Marie loves the Builder in the Bottle System which helps her nails grow long and strong. Marie has two twin boys in their twenties who she dotes on. She has a caravan with husband Malcs and also enjoys cycling around Fife. Her favourite holiday is Halloween, which she loves to dress up for!

Joanna

Director Hair Stylist

Jo followed in dad Bruce's hairdressing footsteps, training at the prestigious Sassoon Academy in London. Now Director Hair Stylist, Jo enjoys the challenge of a quirky style but also loves a classic sharp bob. Since embracing her hair's own natural curl, she’s developed a real passion for cutting and enhancing natural curly hair. Away from the salon, Jo loves exploring the outdoors with her family and heading to the hills.

Amanda

Director Hair Stylist / Colour Specialist

Amanda has been a hairstylist for over 20 years attaining the highest level of colour expertise - the Wella Colour Expert Award. Highly skilled in both cutting and colouring, Amanda is always in demand for her services. Known as the Prosecco Queen at the weekends and for her ability to dance in sky scraper heels, Amanda's time off is never dull!

Sally

Director Hair Stylist / Colour Specialist

Sally is another salon Master Colour Expert and has been cutting and colouring hair for over 24 years. Sally loves doing a full cut and colour service for her clients and seeing the benefits of the process from start to finish. A product fiend, Sally is a big skin care and makeup fan. Favourite product? For hair, she can't live without Sebastian Trilliant - a shimmering thermal protection spray that gently conditions all hair types. Her motto is - 'you wouldn't take your dinner out the oven without wearing oven gloves to protect your hands, so the same applies to heat on your hair'.

Jacqueline

Principal Hair Stylist / Colour Specialist

Jacqueline started as a stylist at Sutherlands in 2009 after completing her HNC in hairdressing at Dundee and Angus College. Since then she has attained both her Wella Colour Expert and Professional Development in the Workplace Awards and is a brilliant all-round stylist. Jacqueline particularly enjoys being able to 'transform a client's complete look' not only with cutting and colouring, but with the addition of tape or weave extensions. Outside the salon Jacqueline is a keen gym goer, enjoys and box set with partner David and is learning how to garden since buying her first home. Favourite product? Sebastian's Trilliant or Wella's Thermal Image.

Louisa

Senior Stylist / Colour Specialist

Louisa has been hairdressing since 2003 and as a Wella Master Colour Expert she loves pushing colour boundaries to achieve the perfect hue. Louisa also loves a cutting challenge and is armed with a multitude of techniques to complete her clients full cut and colour look. Out with the salon, Louisa is mum to Casey and Kerr. Most Sundays, Louisa can be found rain or shine supporting Kerr at his football matches. She does appreciate a good sunshine holiday, a city break, camping at Loch Tummel and both nights in and out with friends and family. Favourite product? Wella's System Professional Repair Perfect Hair - a foam pump to protect your hair against heat damage whilst giving it a boost of volume - a doubly whammy effect.

Amy

Senior Stylist / Senior Colour Technician

With over 10 years’ experience as a stylist, Amy is always up for a challenge. Amy particularly enjoy restyle bookings, short hair styles and is also a competent colourist and barber. In the salon Amy is known as a lover of fashion and enjoys shopping, particularly home deco since moving into her first flat. Favourite product? Wow’s DREAM COAT Anti-Humidity Hair Treatment. ‘Anyone can use it. It works to cover each hair strand with an invisible waterproofing cloak and when incorporated with heat (hairdryer etc.) it compresses and seals the hair to create a smooth and super-silky finish’.

Sam

Senior Stylist / Senior Colour Technician

Sam has been hairdressing for over 9 years now and is a big fan of creative colour. Known for her beautiful balayage styles, Sam is keen to learn any new colour technique going. She is also a competent cutter and following any haircut, Sam reaches for Wella's EIMI Body Crafter to give a polished blow dry as it helps to 'build volume with smooth, flexible control and natural movement'. Known as the salon songbird, Sam can often be heard signing along to any playlist; but we know when it comes to the weekend, she can belt out a decent tune and has an impressive set of lungs. Sam loves to socialise and used swim and dance competitively, the latter coming in handy for her many nights out with friends or fiancé Ross.

Jasmine

Hair Stylist / Colour Technician

Jasmine has been working at Sutherlands for over 8 years. Jasmine has always wanted to be a hairdresser and started assisting in a salon in St Andrews when she was just 13 years old. She then attended college where she began her official training in hairdressing. In the salon, Jasmine loves to cut and colour and prides herself in giving her clients a bright and cheery experience. Outwith the salon Jasmine is a bit of a grunge queen and loves her Doc Martens and has a passion for music. Favourite product? Jasmine excels at big bouncy blowdrys and recommends Wella’s Glam Mist Shine Spray to finish any style. She said, “If your hair looks shiny’ then it looks healthy”.

Nicole

Trainee Hairdresser

New recruit Nicole joined Sutherlands in February 2020. Nicole is a trainee hairdresser, she is currently assisting and learning how to style from salon director Bruce. Meeting and getting to know clients’ as well as seeing the transformation of clients’ hair from start to finish is what Nicole enjoys the most about hairdressing so far. Nicole’s favourite hair care products are Wella Perfect Me BB Lotion and System Professional Luxe Oil, both of which are designed to repair the hair and add shine. In her spare time, Nicole likes to practise her hairdressing skills on all her family and friends and escaping into the countryside for long walks.
Rhianne at Sutherlands Hair and Beauty

Rhianne

Trainee Hairdresser

Rhianne joined the team at Sutherlands in 2020 as junior stylist whilst completing her course in hairdressing at Dundee College. Training in all aspects of hair, Rhianne particularly enjoys colouring. Rhianne also loves to create full, bouncy locks and isn’t afraid to embrace pin curl techniques or breaking out the rollers to achieve a full-bodied look. Hair health is particularly important to Rhianne, and she is a big fan of Sebastian’s No.Breaker – a hybrid care and styling product that repairs, strengthens and smoothes, while maintaining the hair’s natural volume and body. In her spare time, Rhianne is a bit of a shopaholic and is an expert online shopper. She also enjoys spending time with friends and her beloved dog Roma, a very cute pocket bully.
Alana at Sutherlands Hair and Beauty

Alana

Beauty Therapist

Alana has been a beauty therapist based at Sutherlands for over 12 years now and is trained in all aspects of beauty. She likes being able to do a variety of different treatments throughout her day, but in particular loves working with Alumier MD (our medical range of skin care products) as 'the peel and facial treatments are very results driven and can give clients a huge confidence boost when they start to see an improvement in their skin'. She also swears by Alumier's Bright and Clear home care solution recommending clients to 'apply it like a toner to exfoliate, refine, brighten and protect the skin'. Away from work Alana is dedicated 'dance mom' to daughter Lois and enjoys gardening, working out and clothes shopping, though not necessarily in that order!
Mandy at Sutherlands Hair and Beauty

Mandy

Beauty Therapist

Mandy has been a beauty therapist for over 20 years’ and prior to working at Sutherlands she worked at Harvey Nichols in Edinburgh for skincare brand Elemis. Mandy is passionate about skin and has raised funds for charity Skcin and Melanoma focus. In the salon, Mandy is qualified in all beauty treatments but particularly enjoys advanced skin treatments including Microneedling and Peels. She also specialises in Reflexology, Deep Tissue Massage and Aromatherapy. Outside of the salon, Mandy loves to keep fit walking. She has been known to complete the Kiltwalk on more than one occasion and is also an avid supporter of motorsport.
Laura at Sutherlands Hair and Beauty

Laura

Beauty Therapist

Laura qualified as a beauty therapist before returning to university to study journalism. After a number of years working for newspapers and then in Public Relations, Laura returned to beauty mainly concentrating on wedding hair and makeup. Recently she qualified in permanent makeup – powder brows, eyeliner and blush lips, and hopes to capitalise on that within the salon. Laura loves a good brow - Henna and HD and peel treatments. She swears by the Alumier MD Sunscreen and can’t start the day without applying it. She normally has a spare bottle in her bag too for the rarer sunny days in Scotland. When away from work Laura loves escaping to the hills to walk and is a bit of a foodie. Combining the two - a picnic in the countryside is her perfect day.

Alexandra

Beauty Therapist

Beauty team member Alexandra is a passionate and driven therapist all the way from Romania. She moved to Scotland in 2016 to study beauty therapy at Dundee College and is qualified in all aspects of beauty. Prior to joining Sutherlands, she worked within a specialist skin clinic and also as a spa therapist at a world-renowned luxury hotel. Alexandra is an expert in all things skin and is driven to help clients with skin issues such as acne, having suffered the condition herself as a teenager. A fan of the ‘Frozen Facial’ at Sutherlands and microdermabrasion, she is the perfect therapist to book for any skin pamper. She also loves brow shaping and swears by the Lycon Wax system to help create the perfect shape. When not in the salon you’ll find Alexandra out for run, at the gym or listening to music.
Kerry at Sutherlands Hair and Beauty

Kerry

Beauty Therapist

With over 30 years’ experience as a beauty therapist, Kerry is definitely a safe pair or hands within the industry. Having recently returned from living and working in New Zealand, Kerry joined the team at Sutherlands in 2021 and hit the ground running. She has experience in all areas of beauty and has ensured her skill set has remined up-to-date, training in all new treatments as they have been introduced. Her favourite treatments include lash lifting, eye packages, brow shaping and pedicures, and she loves the results experienced when client’s book an Elim pedicure. Kerry is also a waxing whizz having worked within a specialist wax bar and also honed her skills in facial treatments, including advanced peels, at an upmarket clinic in New Zealand before training with AlumierMD and Crystal Clear at Sutherlands. A busy mum, Kerry is always in the go outside the salon and can often be found supporting her kids playing rugby or mountain biking. When she does find time for herself, Kerry is a keen reader and enjoys a country walk.
Emma at Sutherlands Hair and Beauty

Emma

Reception & Retail

Emma transitioned into the role of a receptionist after a career as a nursery nurse and later nursery manager. Hailing from the Emerald Isle, Emma moved to Tayside for a Scotsman and our clients love her Irish lilt. Her passion for all things fashion, hair and beauty make her the perfect candidate for a job in the hair and beauty industry and Emma is a dab hand at organising and arranging the salon retail area and has become known for detailed displays. Emma’s talents include shopping, shopping and shopping to the extent she has earned the nickname ‘Joseph’ from The Techni Colour Dreamcoat for her vast array of jackets. She also loves all things Harry Potter, sunny holidays, Christmas, gin and chocolate.

Robyn

Reception & Retail

Robyn joined the salon originally as a hairdresser in 2013 but switched to become a member of our reception team in 2019. Her hairdressing knowledge makes her a whizz with understanding all hairdressing appointment requests and in offering the best home care products to maintain results at home. Robyn is also a big beauty fan and always sports perfect nails, brows and makeup. Her favourite salon product is Alumier MD Sheer Hydration Broad Spectrum SPF 40 Sunscreen. ‘I wear it every day without fail,’ she explained. ‘Protecting your skin is so important and this product has a multitude of benefits and cares for your skin whilst protecting it.” A big family girl, Robyn loves a family occasion where she can spend time with all of her nearest and dearest. She also loves coffee catch ups and dinner dates with friends.

Fiona

Reception & Retail

Fiona began working as a receptionist in 2004 following a successful career as a hairdresser. Fiona’s previous experience makes her perfectly placed to understand all hairdressing requests and advise clients of the best hair home care products. She loves having her blonde locks maintained by the hair team and recommends a pedicure by the beauty team as she spends most of the day on her feet. Alongside her hair knowledge Fiona also has a wide-reaching beauty knowledge and recommends adopting a good skin care routine at home and is a fan of salon ranges Alumier MD and Decleor. Outside the salon balances her passion for cooking with regular jazzercize classes. Fiona also loves to dine out and a good glass of wine.

Casey

Salon Assistant

In 2016 Casey started assisting in the hair salon after school and on Saturdays. Fast forward to 2022 and Casey is excited to begin her hair career in earnest by attending Dundee College to study hairdressing. A flair for hair is in Casey’s blood as her mum is salon stylist Louisa, who Casey describes as her ‘biggest inspiration’. Watching her mum create beautiful styles and making clients happy on a daily basis finally motivated Casey to follow in her mum’s footsteps and learn the craft for herself. Out with the salon Casey is a regular gym goer and isn’t scared to lift a weight or two. She also loves dinner out and a cocktail at the weekend with friends.
Rhiannon at Sutherlands Hair and Beauty

Rhiannon

Salon Assistant

Rhiannon joined the team at Sutherlands in the summer of 2021 to assist within the hair salon and at reception. However, she was quick to realise she had a passion for hair after watching the stylists at work. She was constantly asking the hairdressers how they had managed to achieve a certain colour or hair up style and keenly watched the various cutting techniques whenever she had a chance. This prompted her to enrol in the 2022 hairdressing intake at Dundee college where she will begin to learn the techniques for herself. Prior to beginning in the salon, Rhiannon worked as a care assistant in the community and enjoyed looking after people. She describes herself as a ‘social butterfly’, is a big music fan and loves both house and indie music. A keen festival goer, Higher Solardo in Croatia has been her best gig to date.

What our clients say

"I have been a customer at Sutherlands for many years and always enjoy going there. Staff are efficient and friendly and all the stylists are trained to exceptional levels so you know you are in good hands. Lovely range of products available in store and advice offered on products if you are unsure. Best hair and beauty salon I have ever used."- Maggie

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What our clients say

"I have been going to Sutherland for quite a while now and can’t recommend it more. The staff are always welcoming and accommodating. All the receptionists go out of their way to help you and fit you in for an appointment that suits you. My hair dresser Sam always does a great job with my hair and always gives me great advice. All the beauty therapists are fabulous with a special shout out to Catrina, Rebecca and Mandy. They all do fabulous brows and nails! Can’t sing Sutherland’s praises enough!"- Aileen

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What our clients say

"The treatment I had was professionally done and I was really happy with the result. I actually love Sutherlands. I have had various treatments with many different staff members who work in the beauty area of the shop and I have always found them to be welcoming, friendly and professional."- Cindy

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