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Redken Education Artistic Director Launches New Mentoring Program

Award winning colorist and stylist, Kris Sorbie, will mentor stylists and salon teams in coloring, finishing, up styling, platform work, photo shoots and more!


New York, New York – (February 5, 2013) – Kris Sorbie, Redken Education Artistic Director, a world renowned leader in trend setting hair color techniques like the Ombré announced the launch of her new Mentoring Program at the 2013 Redken Symposium in Las Vegas.

The Mentoring Program will help hairdressers of all levels and abilities to discover new talents, create techniques and develop ideas to further their career and pave the way for greater professional and financial success. The Program is available to stylists, salon owners, educators and students who want to take their talents to the next level.

Mentoring programs are flexible and focused on helping stylists and others achieve the success and recognition in the beauty industry they deserve. Classes are custom designed for teams or one-on-one and are available in person or by phone. Those in the programs have the option to discover and create techniques in color, finishing, and up styling, be coached on platform work and in the makings of a great photo shoot.

Sessions are customized and available in increments of one-hour sessions to a three- month commitment and, everything in between. Anyone interested in learning more about the program can visit

Kris has already revolutionized education for the beauty industry with the release of her TOUCHPRO2.0 educational app that has been downloaded by nearly 20,000 hairstylists since its release in January of 2012. It features relevant consultations, daily tips, color techniques and formulas, inspirational images and videos of up styling, as well as a portfolio feature to store before & after images and notes for clients.

About Kris Sorbie
Kris Sorbie is recognized as a world-renowned leader in cutting-edge hair color techniques such as Ombré now worn by millions. An expert in the field of long hair and up-styling she raised the bar in the art of finishing, has been lead stylist on many shows at New York and LA Fashion Weeks and, is a regular guest speaker at TeenVogue Fashion University. Kris has trained and mentored thousands of stylists around the world including Jasmine Gibbs winner of the 2012 NAHA Texture category award, just one-year post graduation from Beauty school.

Currently Redken Education Artistic Director, President of Kris Sorbie and, a lead facilitator at The Redken Exchange NYC. Kris has achieved star status in the hairdressing industry; two-time winner, seven-time nominee and finalist of the prestigious (NAHA) North American Hairstyling Awards, Master and Avant Garde Hairstylist of the Year categories. She received the 2004 and 2005 Canadian International Hairstylist of the Year, an ABBIES award for Best Salon Education Program and, at HairColor USA Best Educator of the Year and, Most Inspirational Educator of the Year.

In January 2009 Kris Sorbie the brand was established and the ‘B-ING WHERE YOU WANT TO B’ ® DVD was created.

In 2010 she launched Bespoke Color and Long Hair Up Styling programs.

January 2011 saw the launch of the online ‘MembersOnly’ program. Then, in January 2012 Kris launched TOUCHPRO the first industry app which also won the FWA (Favorite Web Award) and was downloaded by more than 15,000 hairstylists.


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