The friendly and experienced team here at Ellee's Union Terrace guarantees quality service at affordable prices. We offer an incredible range of Services, techniques and expertise that will leave you feeling absolutely amazing.

About Us

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Our Story

Ellee's Union Terrace is an independently run salon in Aberdeen Since January 2019 operated under a Brand License Agreement within the Ellee's Hair Design Group. The salon is managed and run by the license holder Gareth Shepherd, who boasts a wealth of experience. Gareth Has travelled the world with his passion to Hairdressing and has owned/ managed an array of different luxury salons throughout different countries, now bringing his experience to Aberdeen and to the Ellee’s brand. 

The Salon is situated in the heart of Aberdeen City Centre, just opposite Union Terrace Gardens, Central Library and  His Majesty’s Theatre. Set in a beautiful Georgian building with grand fixtures we aim to provide the best services to all our clientele. stocking L'Oreal Professional hair colour and retail within the salon, we warmly welcome anyone who's looking to sit back relax and get pampered in our tranquil salon environment. 

Meet The Team

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GARETH

Director

Gareth is of Scottish descent with 20 years experience in the Hair and Beauty Industry.

He grew up in South Africa where he trained in hairdressing and later moved to Aberdeen, where in the year 2019 he established his first salon. ​

Along with running a busy clientele list on a daily basis, Gareth is responsible for the day to day operations at Ellee's Union Terrace Branch. 

A great portion of his career was spent Travelling the world and working onboard  an array of Cruise Ships namely Celebrity Cruise Lines, Oceania, Carnival and Cunard's  prestigious Ocean Liner HMS Queen Mary 2 and has gained a wealth of Knowledge and experience in the Hair and Spa Industries, along with his strong passion for colour, creative flare and an eagle eye for detail.

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LAURA

Assistant Manager, Nails/Brows/Lash Technician

As head of front of house Laura will be the first member of the Ellee's Union Terrace team to greet you for your appointment and handles Bookings and any queries

and will assist you with checking you in and out of the salon and scheduling any future appointments.

Laura has a wealth of experience in the Hair and Beauty, and is a Qualified nail technician, who can meet the needs of nail art, gel manicure or Pedicure, soak offs and many more. Laura is also an expert for brow shaping or lash lift.

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MAGGIE

Senior Stylist

Maggie has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience spanning a 19 year career in the hair industry starting her career in Aberdeen and has worked for many more great salons in Aberdeen and Glasgow, truly loved and cherished by all the clients.

Maggie loves all aspects of Hairdressing and is a pure perfectionist  when it comes to the final styled look.

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KATIE

Junior Stylist

Katie is the Salon's latest Junior Stylist on the floor, Katie loves everything about hair and has an amazing and very talented creative side which shows in all her work, Katie also works closely alongside Gareth carrying out many of the tasks presented on a daily basis, learning all the tricks of the trade is great with customers & with the team and has an amazing Hairdressing career in front of her.

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Mhairi

Beauty /Massage Therapist

Mhairi is the salon's Beauty & Massage Therapist, with over10 Years Experience in the Industry. Mhairi's skills range from nail services, manicures & pedicures, Facials, eyebrow shaping ,tinting, lash lift all ones waxing needs, right down to relaxing  Remedial Massage, Hot stone Massage and Deep Tissue.

Mhairi is really passionate about her career and loves beautifying everyone.

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ESTHER

Acupuncturist /Senior Massage Therapist

Originally from Barcelona, Spain. Esther Qualified as an Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist starting her Training in 2007 in Barcelona.

Esther has worked for an array of Luxury spas which include Mandarin Orientale Barcelona and Canyon Ranch spa club onboard Cunard's Queen Mary 2 she is passionate about helping and caring for people and always strives for the best results.

Esther Practices Acupuncture in a clinical setting at Riverside Chiropractic Group in Aberdeen.