Important update

Due to covid restrictions there are no dates available for 2021. Register your interest for 2022 below.

shadow & mentoring



Feel empowered to become an influential haircolour expert and lead others in your salon to achieve their colourful goals after attending this program. Kristina Russell is a Redhead + Corrections Expert in Sydney, and author of ‘The Ultimate Guide to Hair-Painting for Redheads’. Her education programs are awesome for emerging colourists, all-rounders, haircolour lovers, salon owners and anybody on your team looking to develop into a haircolour expert in your salon that clients will love.

About the course

Shadow award-winning Colourist Kristina Russell and observe her at work, using the colours and tools she loves to achieve the bespoke haircolour results she is renowned for. The first day includes a 3 hour private class working on Colour Placement and Techniques, followed by observing live client experiences.

This is a Personal Training session with one of the most influential Colour Educators of our time.

Leap forward to the next level of your career and learn the secrets of her success.

Learning outcomes

Every day has different learning outcomes depending on clients booked. Suits hairdressers with a strong understanding of the principles of colour. This program is designed for hairdressers and salon owners who know where they would like to be, but don’t know how to get there. Kristina  will provide you with your personalised map to achieve destination ‘Colour Expert’.

Program fee

2 Days with Kristina Russell Haircolourist $1650 (inc gst) per program

Payment plans available.

About Kristina Russell

Kristina is a  Master Haircolour Artist and former Global Ambassador for Redken 5th Ave NYC, travelling frequently educating and training hairstylists in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe and across the USA.

She has been honoured with awards such as YEN magazine Young Woman of the Year, Finalist AHFA Creative Colourist of the Year,  Hair Expo Finalist Apprentice of the Year, and the winner of Australia's most prestigious award Hair Expo Colour Technician of the Year.

Hailing from Sydney, Australia, she works both in salon as well as keeping a busy schedule travelling Australia and the world, teaching classes of her own design.

Kristina trained at Sydney salon Blondes Brunettes and Redheads, with renowned Vidal Sassoon NYC Colour Director Alyson Schoer. Together they explored creative + classic colour concepts and shared a love for education. Kristina’s creative technical skills led her to then be aligned with Redken for 13+ years as a Global Educator. Her talent for learner-focussed education secured her a prestigious teaching role as an International Colour Facilitator for many years at the Redken 5th Ave Exchange in New York USA (voted Favourite Advanced Academy by the Stylist Choice Awards).

She was worked with the most creative hairdressers across the globe and believes Australian hairdressers are the best in the world. Her mission is to coach individuals that attend this program with world-class techniques to meet daily salon demands with finesse. As an Educator she has worked with international award winning Artists such as; Lee Stafford, Sam Villa, Chris Baran, Alyson Schoer, Richard Kavanagh, Lorna Evans, Philip Barwick, Brent Borreson, Sean Goddard, Belinda Keeley and assisted Tracey Cunningham, Ruth Roche & Kris Sorbie to name a few.


"Her education is incredible"

“Kristina is an amazingly creative and talented colourist whose work is world class. Her education is incredible – many of our team have taken her informative, fun and vibrant classes and walked away inspired with skills they can take back to the salon.”

LORNA EVANS – Salon owner, Zumay Hair
& Director of Lorna Evans Education

"Authentic, inspiring, gifted"

“Kristina is an authentic, inspiring, gifted and selfless teacher who cares more about her students than herself. What better quality would you want in an educator?”

CHRIS BARAN – President, Fuel Education
and Redken Artistic Director

"dazzles and delights "

“Kristina Russell is one of the most talented Haircolorists and inspirational hairdressers in the industry. Her out of the box approach to Haircolor dazzles and delights and her ability to communicate this in an educational platform is invaluable”

SHERRI DOSS – Vice President Worldwide Education
Redken 5th Ave NYC

"gets you excited and inspired"

“Kristina Russell has a unique method of teaching that gets you excited and inspired about hair! Her perspective on Creative Colour is refreshing, and her approach to achieving different looks gets you thinking outside the box about hair!”

SANDRA-  Salon Manager
+ Team Leader / SG Hair Sydney


I choose to learn from the best. When it comes to learning how to colour hair better, Kristina Russell is the best teacher. What she teaches you will help you improve your colouring and artistic skills, not just during the course, but beyond”

TARIK JASAREVIC – Matrix Artist / Educator


“I have to say a big thank you to Kristina Russell for opening my world through her education techniques and bespoke ways”

BRETT MATTERN – Salon Owner + Colour Director
Bespoke Hair Hobart


“Kristina Russell is the most inspirational Haircolourist I have worked with in my 35+ years in the hairdressing industry…She is not only a great colourist but a true artist”

PETER TAYLOR – Medavita National Education Director


“I highly recommend Kristina as a Colourist and Mentor. Shadowing Kristina will help anyone grow dramatically and excel in their technical skill and understanding of colour”

ROZLYN THOMAS – Owner/Creative Director
BellaMia Hair

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