ABOUT CHRIS BARAN
As Global Artistic Director, Chris created Redken’s vision for trend shoots, styling and finishing techniques. He helps develops the core curriculum taught across the country and around the world in Principle Based Design, Redken education and fashion’s hottest trends; as well as, being a key facilitator for Redken's train-the-trainer programs, both internationally and domestically.
Alongside his work as Education Artistic Director, Exchange Facilitator, and training coach, Chris divides his time between major trade shows, hands-on workshops and train-the-trainer seminars. He is also the owner and president of Fuel Productions and Coach Chris Baran, companies dedicated to creating easy to understand technical training systems for salon stylists and educators.
Chris Baran’s accolades include being Canadian “Hairdresser of the Year,” an ABBIE for “Best Educational Program”, and the prestigious “Master Stylist” title at the NAHA awards. Chris was recognized at the Canadian Hairdresser, Mirror Awards as not only the “International Stylist of the Year,” but also with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Twice named “Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year” and “Educator of the Year” in Canada and the US, Chris is in worldwide demand.
His relaxed teaching style, easy how-to approach and sense of humour make the sessions with him fly by with a payoff of fresh trends that will grow your client demand.