Winner Hair Expo Colour Technician of the Year 2010
Global Colour Education & Hair Vlogger

An exceptionally talented and true artist, Kristina Russell has been at the pinnacle of hairdressing for two decades...

She’s worked in some of Sydney’s top salons prior to joining Edwards & Co. – a warehouse studio housing Sydney’s most innovative freelance hairdressers. She divides her time between colouring her clients in Sydney and New York, along with her role as Global Ambassador for Kristina Russell Education facilitating workshops across Australasia.

In June 2010, her creative influence on our industry earned her the coveted title ‘Australian Hair Expo Colour Technician of the Year’.

Kristina Russell is reknown for her unique approach to colouring hair as if it is a ‘blank canvas’. Combining hair painting and precise foiling, Kristina creates a 3rd dimension by colouring in shadows and texture. She absolutely loves the challenge of corrective colour, and offers creative solutions to her clients on a daily basis.

Her photographic work has been published in over 30 countries. She is a favourite amongst magazine editors and fashion bloggers, and is often quoted in magazines that include Vogue, Cleo, Cosmo, Oyster, Harpers & YEN. She is represented by Reload agency as their Principal Editorial Haircolourist.

Her celebrity list of clients is top secret, but she can share her custom colour hair wefts are highly sought after by clients and celebrities alike. Kelly Osbourne requested Kristina to create her smokey lilac extensions during her recent visit to Australia to relaunch CLEO magazine.


2011 | FINALIST Hair Expo Colour Technician of the Year
2010 | WINNER Hair Expo Colour Technician of the Year
2006 | WINNER  Pantene/YEN Magazine Young Woman of the Year Award
            & JUDGES RECOGNITION AWARD Hair Expo Colour Technician of the Year
2005 | JUDGES RECOGNITION AWARD Hair Expo Colour Technician of the Year
            & FINALIST Australian Hairdressers Journal Fame Team
2004/5 | FINALIST AHFA Most Creative Colourist of the Year
2000, FINALIST Hair Expo Apprentice of the Year