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Historic Milton HomeSalon Milton - "Hair That Speaks for Itself"

Historic Location

Salon Milton was established in February of 2006 and is locShips Wheelated within a beautifully restored home in Milton, Delaware.  When you enter the salon you will actually feel the experience of being a part of something long-standing and full of charm, with a romantic essence that just cannot be defined. The house itself was built  c 1875 by the MeGee Brothers who were ship captains that built side by side Victorian Gothic syle homes. Note that the scrollwork at the top of the house is shaped like a ships wheel.


Refined Experience
Salon Milton is a friendly and warm community-based full-service salon that offers you a refined salon experience.  As one of Salon Milton's client's, you will be pampered from the moment you walk in the door until your service is complete.  Once you are settled into our comfortable salon chair, we take the time to understand your particular preferences.  We will also offer our expert advice to suit your particular style and ensure the health of your hair.  Once we determine your particular style, you will be treated to a divine aroma therapy scalp massage, and organic shampoo and conditioner with the finest Aveda or Pureology products, in our famous "shampoo chair." Consultations by appointment are welcomed and always free of charge.


General Information

Prices on this website are subject to change.  Work that requires beyond-average time will incur additional cost.  Consultations by appointment are welcomed and always free of charge.   


Shampoo Chair

You might wonder why we are mentioning our shampoo chair.  Well, simply put…it is special.  The chair was shipped in from California and was specifically designed to allow you to relax, lay back, and get your hair washed without hurting your neck.  Anyone who has tried this chair knows that it is a refined experience…it is a comfortable fit, and it is easy to get in and out of.  You can't ask for anything better than this.


Complimentary Drink & Snack

During your visit, we will offer you a complementary glass of juice, wine, filtered water, coffee, or tea.  We also have some tasty snacks for your sampling, often supplied by Vintage Cafe and Bake Shop, Miltonian Pizzeria, and others.


John Potocki - Hair Designer - Colorist - Salon Owner

John is the owner/operator of Salon Milton and h
as been in the hair industry for over 25 years. His career really blossomed in 1983 when he traveled to New York City to the Jacob Javits Center New York Hair Show. It was there that he discovered Aveda and its founder, Horst Rechelbacher. Aveda was the American pioneer of environmentally focused sustainable products and the master of essential oiled, non-synthetic fragrance creations.

In 1984, John became Aveda's first East Coast educator, traveling in five states—VA, PA, West VA, NC, DE, and DC—for over 17 years. After traveling and working in an Aveda Concept Salon, he decided to regroup and focus all of his energies on his own salon. As he traveled, he always put away ideas as to what he would or would not do when he finally opened his own salon. These ideas included types of service and equipment, as well as lighting and product displays and the personality of the salon. more


Announcing New Stylist/Colorist

Stylist/Colorist Robert McGowan, and Junior Stylist/Colorist Jayda Currie and TJ Schalm


Roi Barnard - Guest Hair Designer & Colorist (at Salon Milton once a month)

Roi BarnardMany Milton residents might know Roi Barnard from his pink and green 1830s home on Federal Street that he jokingly calls the dollhouse. Others connect Barnard with Salon Roi, his hair salon at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and Calvert Street in Washington, D.C., where a huge painting of Marilyn Monroe is emblazoned on the side of building. The popular, upscale salon has become a tourist attraction, with buses regularly stopping so visitors can view the mammoth mural.

Why the hat?

Roi Barnard of Milton said his father never left the family home without a hat on. Barnard said his father always bought a matching hat for his son, which led to Barnard’s like of cowboy hats. more


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