Brian Washburn

Redken Artist


Brian Washburn has a proven ability to help designers understand how the principles of design simplify the method behind the art of hair design. Former salon owner, stylist for 24 years, Exchange Facilitator and now the Artistic Director of a major salon/spa in the Washington DC area, Brian is aware of the challenges that designers face on a daily basis.

Fun, energetic and enlightening, describes Brian Washburn. He has a proven ability to help designers understand how the principles of design simplify the method behind the art of hair design.  Former salon owner, stylist for 24 years, Exchange Facilitator and now the Artistic Director of a major salon/spa in the Washington DC area, Brian is aware of the challenges that designers face on a daily basis.

Experience how these principles can not only interpret the trends of today, but keep your work both fresh and consistent. Explore all the tools and techniques that will give you the edge, and finish to perfection.

Through his own education and growth, Brian has realized that there is no limit to what can be achieved when your mind is open to new concepts and ideas. Understanding the fabric we work with allows us to adapt in our ever-changing industry, but is also the key for all salon professionals to earn a better living, and live a better life. 

Education Upcoming Events
  • 11/02

    Elite Salon Design & Finishing Training

    Chris Baran | Brian Washburn

    This class will reward and recognize Redken Elite salons with exclusive education from the best educators. This class will focus on design and finishing skills. 


    404 Fifth Ave. 2nd Floor (37th Street Corner) , New York

  • 12/07

    Holiday Experience

    Ryan Morgan | Brian Washburn 

    This class includes a welcome cocktail reception where you will mingle and make like-minded friends. Next, you'll experience 3 days of interactive and fun workshops on hair cutting, hair coloring and finishing. Finally, we'll take you out on the town for an NYC holiday experience, including a Broadway show and backstage tour. Be sure to register as soon as possible- this class will sell out fast!


    404 Fifth Ave. 2nd Floor (37th Street Corner) , New York

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