CHELSEY+HER STUDIO

CHELSEY PICKTHORN, HAIR DESIGNER AND FOUNDER OF CELEBRATED BOUTIQUE STUDIO, PICKTHORN SALON, IS KNOWN FOR HER CUSTOM HAIR-PAINTING TECHNIQUES AND UNIQUE SHAPE AND STYLE METHODS.

 

BY USING A STRAIGHT BLADE IN HAIR SHAPING AND THE REJECTION OF THE "FOIL" METHODS THAT ARE TRADITIONALLY USED FOR HAIR COLOUR PROCESSES, CHELSEY'S TECHNIQUES ECHO HER UNIQUE VISION, WHICH VALUES THE HAIR'S CONDITION AS WELL AS PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

PICKTHORN IS INSPIRED BY NATURAL HIGHLIGHTS, ORGANIC TONES FOUND IN NATURE, AND PURE COLOURS, SOMETIMES MIXING UP TO TWENTY SHADES TO REACH THE IDEAL HUE.

 

CHELSEY STRIVES TO BUILD A RELATIONSHIP WITH EACH PERSON'S HAIR, DELIVERING TONES THAT MAINTAIN THE HAIR'S INTEGRITY, AND SHAPE/STYLE SESSIONS WITH AN EYE TOWARD’S THE HAIR'S LONG-TERM GROWTH. 

 

ORIGINALLY FROM PORTLAND, OREGON, HER PRACTICE FIRST TOOK HER OVERSEAS TO QATAR BEFORE CULTIVATING A FOLLOWING AT TOP SALONS IN MANHATTAN.

 

IN 2012 SHE OPENED HER EPONYMOUS STUDIO IN BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN [NY'S HOTSPOT]. PICKTHORN USES HER UNIQUE TREND-FORWARD INTUITION AND SCIENCE DRIVEN PROCESS WHEN TRANSFORMING COLOUR FOR TOP MODELS, ABBEY LEE + JULIA CUMMING, INTERNATIONAL ROYALTY [PRINCESS OF DUBAI & SAUDI ARABIA], POP STARS, NEIGHBORHOOD LOCALS, AND HAS CURATED LOOKS FOR HOT NEW ARTISTS/MUSICIANS [SUNFLOWER BEAN + THUNDERPUSSY].

 

AS SEEN IN VOGUE MAGAZINE, HER STRIKING COLOURS AND STYLES HAVE LANDED HER WORK IN NOTABLE PUBLICATIONS AND CAMPAIGNS FOR HAUTE GIANTS INCLUDING MICHAEL KORS, SAINT LAURENT AND GUCCI. AS WELL AS ON-SET VISITS FOR MAJOR MOTION PICTURES IN AFRICA [MAD MAX: FURY ROAD], HAIR STYLING DIOR IN PARIS FASHION WEEK, TO COLOURING HAIR FOR OPRAH’S LAST-EVER MAKEOVER IN CHICAGO, IL., MOST RECENTLY PICKTHORN USED HER COLOUR TALENTS AT THE HEADLINE GRABBING GIVENCHY SS16 SHOW IN NYC.

 

DUE TO HER ONE-OF-A-KIND APPROACH TO WORKING WITH EACH CLIENT, CHELSEY PICKTHORN HOLDS THE TITLE OF NEW YORK MAGAZINE'S "MIRACLE COLORIST", BEST SALON IN BROOKLYN [VOUGE MAGAZINE, BROOKLYN MAGAZINE, TIMEOUT NY, REFINERY29 + MORE].

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