Meet The Stylists

Hair by Douglas was opened in December 2008, after years of practice and determination. Douglas decided to open the shop to incorporate all his experience and give his clients the best experience possible within a great atmosphere and best professionals in the Hairdressing industry.

Douglas De Souza

Born in a family of hairdressers, Douglas has been in contact with hair since he can remember. From an early age he helped his father in one of his shops and started to develop love for the profession. At only 14 years old Douglas accomplished his first diploma in hairdressing and started to work in one of his father’s hair salons. At 17 he was already managing the shop and helping with the other branches.

Vittorio Farina

Vittorio was born in Italy and had a salon in Sardinia for 30 years before coming to London.


Elsa Carvalho

Born in Guinea-Bissau and raised in Lisbon. Elsa has always had a passion for hairdressing. What started as a hobby soon grew into a full time job that would make her discover the world with her hands. She opened her hairdressing salon in Lisbon where her specialities were weaves, extensions, colouring and Brazilian Keratin Treatment.

Paul Flynn

Paul came 2nd in the Yorkshire Championships as a junior and 4th in the British Championships the same year. Following this early success, Paul came to London from Leeds to further his hairdressing career. He ran his own business in Clapham where he met Douglas, owner of Headquarterz. Paul now specialises in hair extensions, colour correction, and precision cutting. He has styled hair for the gay and lesbian film festival.


Declan is originally from Auckland, New Zealand and has lived in London for 20 years, hairdressing for 25 years. He enjoys good food and wine, he also enjoys travelling to different countries. Declan loves sport epically rugby and cricket.

Alberto Diniz

Having studied at Alan D and Vidal Sassoon Academies and worked in some of the most exclusive salons in London. Alberto joins our team as a senior stylist bringing a contemporary approach to men and women hair styling.

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