The Inspiration Behind McIntyres Salons – Kay McIntyre

What Makes McIntyres Salons The Best in Scotland?

Kay McIntyre, owner of McIntyres Hair Salons, Dundee, ScotlandRunning two busy salons, providing hair loss solutions, voluntary work and educating hairdressers across the globe …. all in a day’s work for mcIntyres owner Kay McIntyre.

Kay is the CEO and Creative Director of the mcIntyres salons in Perth Road and Union Street.  She established her business in Dundee 25 years ago and now heads a highly creative team of award-winning stylists where Kay inspires and educates the hairdressers of the future.

Often described as the hairdresser’s hairdresser, Kay McIntyre is an energetic and passionate stylist with a busy column of clients.

Having worked hard to introduce best practice and new technologies to the industry, it is Kay’s creative Collections which have seen her win Scottish Hairdresser of the Year three times.  She is also one of the few hairdressers to be inducted into the British Hairdressing Awards Hall of Fame – an honour that is bestowed on the very best in the business.

The Best Hair Loss & Hair Thinning Solutions with Kay McIntyre at McIntyres Salons in Dundee 

NIOXIN hair thinning solutions at McIntyres Hair Salons in Dundee, ScotlandAs the UK NIOXIN Ambassador for Wella Professionals, Kay has represented the NIOXIN brand to some of Wella’s top clients and members of the media, hosting educational events and seminars at home and abroad.  

A NIOXIN approved company, mcIntyres is always the first to promote and use any products within the range and the the McIntyres team share Kay’s passion for helping people with thinning hair and hair loss.  

If this is an area that concerns you, please book in for an in-depth consultation and let our experts provide you with an in-salon or take-home solution.   


Only the best will suffice for the clients who visit McIntyres Salons which is why Kay and her team only work with the most respected hair care brands.   As a ghd Ambassador, Kay is the first to stock and sell the latest ghd styling tools, and her strong links with Sebastian Professional means McIntyres Salons are among the first in the UK to offer the Sebastian Professional hair care and styling ranges.  

Training The Hairdressing Stars of the Future at McIntyres Training Academy in Dundee

hairdresser training at mcIntyres training academy in dundeeKay McIntyre understands how important it is to invest in and train others. She firmly believes that education is the key to creative development, and maintaining the highest achievable quality of hairdressing.  

The McIntyres Academy in Dundee offers accredited hairdresser training courses for apprentices and more experienced stylists, with qualifications ranging from Level 1 to Level 3 NVQ.

Students are given unique opportunities to participate in tailor-made programmes, which can vary from business management to informative group sessions.  They learn from the best, including Kay McIntyre. 

Kay is also involved with the Fellowship for British Hairdressing which focuses on promoting creativity amongst hairdressers and providing support for future hairdressing talent.  Indeed, Kay will be the Fellowship’s guest of honour at a forthcoming event in Scotland… just one of the many commitments she fits into a career that continus to be both challenging, rewarding and fulfilling.


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