Richi Grisillo is an ingenious artist, inspirational mentor and multi award-winning hairdressing professional. Spend a short few moments in his company and you can be sure to make a connection to last a lifetime.
With a genuine commitment to the constant progression of the hairdressing industry, his passion and drive for hairdressing is infectious. Sharing the same core values as MOROCCANOIL, the stylist community being at the heart of their brand, are thrilled to be working with Richi Grisillo @richi_grisillo as their new MOROCCANOIL Ambassador.
“I’m so excited to be able to partner with MOROCCANOIL. It’s such an iconic brand that helped introduce oil-based haircare to the world, as well as a brand that has a strong core of environmental and social conscious since its start. I am looking forward to what we are able to create together” says Richi.
Richi has a strong understanding of the basic fundamentals, a high respect for technical proficiency and a comprehensive understanding of the interdependent relationship between hair and fashion. He demonstrates the perfect balance between creative vision and the fundamental skill set that defines him as an expert both in and out of the salon.
Richi’s hairdressing career commenced at the landmark flagship TONI&GUY Pitt Street Salon in 2005, where this self-proclaimed ‘day-dreamer’ was instantly taken with the energy and lifestyle hairdressing offered. Fast forward more than 15 years and Richi’s career as a hairdressing professional knows no boundaries. Now he adds owner and creative director of ACADÉMIE SALON to his extensive list of achievements, cementing his position as a force to be reckoned with.
Outside of the salon, Richi has found himself working across advertising campaigns, editorial shoots and styling celebrities. With a reputation that precedes him, his wealth of knowledge, creativity and technical ability goes far beyond his years.
Richi’s creative work regularly graces fashion titles such as GRAZIA, VOGUE, ELLE, GQ Australia, InStyle, Harper's Bazaar and L’officiel. His impressive list of celebrity clientele over the years include Vera Blue, Chloe Morello, Martha Kalifatidis, Melissa Doyle, Lauren Winzer, Rachael Brook, Karima Mckimmie and Montaigne.