The exceptionally talented, Neil Barton was the first ever UK winner of the Goldwell Color Zoom Trophy in 2010.  He was also a finalist for the Scottish Hairdresser of the Year at the British Hairdressing Awards 2014 and won a place on the Goldwell International Color Zoom Creative Team in 2012 - these are just a few of Neil's career highlights, and his unwavering ambition ensures there is much more to come from him in the next few years.


Opening his Edinburgh salon in 2007, Neil Barton Hairdressing is now seen as the number one colour destination in the Scottish capital.  Neil and his team pride themselves on their inspirational colour and cutting techniques, fashion-forward knowledge and creativity, providing each and every client with the ultimate salon experience.


Neil's knowledge, skills, determination and passion have earned him a position as a leader within the hairdressing industry. Travelling the globe as the Goldwell Master and Professional Trainer inspiring ever-growing audiences and hairdressers, he is now regarded as an international colour expert.  From Berlin to Miami, Neil continues to share his expertise through his specially designed seminars which include inspirational training days, Neil is also Ambassador for KMS products and hair master for the successful Colorzoom competition.


Taking inspiration from everywhere he goes, everyone he meets and everything he experiences, Neil's stunning photographic collections have been featured in major publications all over the world.  He is forever taking new approaches and trying new techniques which gives his work real depth.  His vast knowledge of placement, method and tone turn each model's hair into artistic compositions.  Neil features a diverse range of colour techniques in all of his collections, from overall hues to block panels and flashes of vibrant colour, complimentary and contrasting colours, adding a dramatic and unique edge to his work - making him a true colour expert.

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