Meet the Hair Judges: Alain Pichon

Alain Pichon, International Session Stylist

Alain Pichon

A fourth-generation hairdresser, Alain Pichon’s passion for hair runs in his blood.


He first started training in his local French salon, which had links to the Vidal Sassoon Academy


By the age of 23, Alain was in London working for Toni & Guy where he soon became Artistic Director and travelled the world educating at shows and seminars.

International Session Stylist
International Session Stylist

Alain started his freelance career as a hairstylist at 28, working together with designers’ collections on fashion shows, with renowned photographers on notorious magazines and as a consultant for international product companies and feature films.

He collaborated on advertising campaigns for Prada, Calvin Klein, Dior, YSL, Donna Karan and many more.

Over the years Alain has worked with Claudia Schiffer, Kylie Minogue, Sienna Miller, Britney Spears and Scarlett Johansson.

Alain is an established expert, currently working with L’Oreal as the creative stylist of Elnett and Elvive and L’Oreal Paris Studio Line, he has worked with many companies, travelled internationally for fashion shows, editorial shoots and celebrity clients.

Alain lives in London with his Swedish wife and two children. He loves to travel, listening to music, cooking for friends and family and playing tennis with his son.

Steve Jones, Denise McAdam and Alain Pichon
Steve Jones, Denise McAdam and Alain Pichon

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