Christel Barron-Hough

Founder And Creative Director Of STIL

Since arriving in London from Sweden over 20 years ago, Christel’s innate talent for creating flawless colour has seen her work as a Creative Colour Director for leading London salons, to being in demand as a global brand ambassador and educator for professional product houses, including Wella Professionals and TIGI.

Creative projects span shooting brand campaign imagery, research and development for new product launches and colour trend forecasting – all on a global scale – as well as creating colour on the catwalk at Fashion Week in London, Milan and New York.

Christel established STIL Salon – Notting Hill in 2016 and its her exacting eye for detail – from the salon’s authentically Scandi-chic, minimal aesthetic to the personalised service and luxurious hair looks served up within it – that sets the tone.

A three times winner of British Colour Technician of the Year at the prestigious British Hairdressing Awards and has appeared in titles including Elle, Glamour, Vogue, Marie Claire and more.

Polished and personable, Christel’s breadth of technique and mastery of the full colour spectrum is awe-inspiring. From muted tonal colour palettes and pretty pastels to bold brights, she is particularly renowned for creating the most beautiful, expensive-looking blondes and effortless, envy-inducing hair for her loyal and discerning clientele that includes actors, musicians, creatives and a well-heeled crowd of fashion and beauty insiders.