After completing a full time two-year course in hair and beauty he made the move to London where he took a job at the famous John Frieda salon.
was introduced to advanced colouring techniques. In 2003 Russell moved to Soho where he built on his loyal clientele and then in 2008 he joined the Eleven Hair team bringing him back home to Mayfair where his love for beautifully dressed, feminine, glamorous hair started.
This was where he developed his enviable blow-drying skills and discovered his talent and passion for finishing hair and creating beautiful but modern hair-up styles. In 1994 he moved to a Covent Garden salon where he became a full time stylist and there