An inventive stylist with his finger on the pulse of the beauty industry, Wood’s unique lens and exciting roster of celebrity clientele, which includes Sophie Turner, Wella Professionals recently appointed Global Brand Ambassador, will lead the brand towards new creative styling endeavors.
Wood has collaborated with some of the most celebrated photographers and his work has been featured in editorials for leading fashion magazines around the world. His determination to make daring styling decisions has made him one of the most in-demand talents in fashion and entertainment.
“I’m overjoyed to represent stylists everywhere as the new Celebrity Stylist for Wella Professionals. I’ve been using Wella products for years and to now have the opportunity to be part of a styling family that encourages my creativity to thrive is a dream come true,” says Wood.
As one of Christian’s first collaborations with the brand, he styled Sophie Turner for Wella Professionals year-long advertising campaigns starting with the summer/fall campaign for its EIMI styling line, adding to his extensive experience styling behind the scenes. Christian also continues to showcase his red carpet expertise, styling an array of celebrities for the Met Gala, Golden Globes and Oscars including Sophie Turner’s look for the highly anticipated Game of Thrones premiere, using Wella Professionals products.
“Stylists are truly the perfect partners,” remarked Carole Protat, Creative Director NA, Coty Professional Beauty. “They go above and beyond to deliver the most personalized results for their clients and are the most knowledgeable about products and various wants and needs. Our partnership with Christian proves exactly that – he is renowned among his clients and the styling community because he is a partner and friend; we look forward to showcasing that amazing relationship and expertise with the Wella community.”
In the immediate future, as the brand’s Celebrity Stylist Ambassador, Christian will serve as a judge at the brand’s most prestigious hairstyling event and competition, Wella Professionals annual North American TrendVision on July 23rd in Los Angeles, California, Christian will help determine who among the up and coming stylists, as well as the most masterful colorists, will win Gold and represent North America on the International stage in the Fall.