Gielly Green Team

A.J. Blackadder

Artistic Colourist

Originally hailing from Western Australia, A.J has called London home for the past twenty years while becoming a key influencer in British Hairdressing. A.J previously worked with Toni & Guy, Andrew Barton and Urban Retreat at Harrods.

A.J’s instantly recognisable advanced colour techniques are sought after by colourists across the globe, with his work showcased in film, television and some of the most influential style magazines from Vogue to Dazed & Confused. His work is widely published in industry press having featured in Hairdressers Journal, Salon Business and Creative Head.

A Redken certified colourist and educator, A.J has been appointed by Redken 5TH Avenue as the UK Ambassador for Pureology Haircare, a role he relishes in working with the brands and embracing their philosophies.

A dynamic educator and presenter A.J is able to deliver a wide range of platform work. His technical skills have seen him travel internationally and throughout the UK to showcase at educational seminars and teach in informative and practical workshops, all while energising and inspiring his audience.

With an award-winning career that spans over two decades, A.J recently made the move into the film industry, where he is working with Hollywood royalty on the most anticipated films of the year.

A.J joins Gielly Green in Marylebone, where he loves nothing more than applying his technical skill in advising and delivering bespoke hair colour to a loyal and varied clientele in the heart of London's West End.