Since arriving in London from her native Sweden in 1999, Christel’s innate sense of style, creative flair and technical skill has seen her emerge as one of the industry’s most influential hair colour experts.
Previously working as Creative Colour Director for a leading London salon group, Christel won numerous accolades including the prestigious British Hairdressing Awards British Colour Technician of the Year Award, three times. Of recent Christel has been named one of the most Inspirational Women in Hairdressing by the Hairdresser’s Journal.
Christel has also worked as a brand ambassador for international product houses including Wella Professionals and now, at TIGI, as Global Creative Technical Director for the last four years.This multi-faceted role – spanning creative projects, education and product development – has seen Christel shoot global brand campaign imagery, create colour trends on the catwalk at Fashion Week shows including Mark Fast, Sophia Webster and Manish Arora, in addition to producing fashion trend reports.Her knowledge of trends, combined with an artist’s eye for colour has seen Christel work with high profile names including Ellie Goulding and Pixie Lott, whilst her work has featured on TV and in publications such as Vogue, Elle, Glamour, InStyle and more.
Publications: Vogue, Elle, Glamour, Instyle, Grazia, Creative Head, Harpers Bazaar, You Magazine, Tatler, Stylist, HJi, Metro, Get the Gloss, BA High Life, Absolutey, Sunday Times Style, Cosmopolitan and American Salon.
Shows: Mark Fast, Sophia Webster and Manish Arora.