Wit Salon & Barber

The Team

Our highly skilled, multilingual stylists have worked all over the world and are internationally trained.

Emma Kareliussen

Creative Director

Emma is Swedish and has lived in Barcelona for the past 14 years and has more than 20 years experience in her field. She has worked all over the world, from Stockholm to London and Dubai. Emma is constantly on the look out for new professional challenges and she regularly collaborates at the New York and Madrid Fashion Weeks. She initiated the hairdressing stand at the Lost and Found and Fleamarket markets and has partnered up with RayBan sunglasses in 2014 to cut hair at the Primavera Sound Music Festival. In 2015 Emma opened Barcelona Hair Academy where she teaches professional and beginner students from all over the world.

Kyle Shull

Manager & Stylist - Raval

Kyle is an American and after attaining a degree in marketing at Western Michigan University and working several years in advertising he realised his true passion was hair and began studying in New York City. He lived in London for a number of years working in salons in both Soho and Notting Hill, before moving to Barcelona. In his career Kyle has had the opportunity to work in all facets of the hairdressing industry including working with celebrity clients, on film sets, and doing bridal hair. He gives regular training sessions on new cutting edge techniques from London and Berlin.

Kristina Siljan

Stylist, Make-up Artist & Extensions Specialist - Raval

Kristina is a Norwegian/Danish professional hair and make-up artist, with 12 years of experience in the beauty industry in both Norway and Barcelona. She has a deep passion for bridal make-up and hair hair-ups, as well as experience working on fashion shoots, advertisements and other events. Kristina is also our resident expert on extensions, she works with both Hair Talk and Great Length hair extensions. She is continuously inspired to still keep on challenging and educating herself every day…

Linn Dembacke

Stylist & Make-up Artist - Raval

Linn was born in Sweden. She worked as a makeup artist for five years before studing hairdressing in London. She worked in salons in Soho and Islington before coming to our Raval salon in Barcelona. Outside the salon she works as a freelance stylist where she works with politicians and celebrities as well as doing photo shoots for brands such as Vaho, Bacardi and Vodafone to name a few. Linn also does bodypaint art for events and shows.

Danilo Russo

Stylist - Raval

Danilo, a German Italian, started his hairdressing career in Germany at the age of 16. After leaving hairdressing school, He worked in several different salons, and at various fashion events. After 9 years, he realized that Stuttgart was too small for him and decided to relocate to Barcelona, which he saw as a better fit for his creative style. Since starting here, he has also discovered a passion for barbering and men´s grooming, he teaches the men´s barbering courses for professionals at the Barcelona Hair Academy. He believes in continuous improvement and reinventing his way of working.

Elisa Palloni

Stylist - Gracia & Raval

Elisa is Italian and has been working as a hairdresser, teacher and makeup artist for over 25 years. She has worked in salons around the world. Elisa also regularly works on fashion and film shoots, in television and theatre and is passionate about cutting and colour.

Egor Lushov

Stylist - Gracia

Egor is originally from Kaliningrad, Russia.  He graduated from the Baltic Federal University with a degree in Public Relations and after deciding to leave grey rainy Kaliningrad and move to Barcelona, he began studying hairdressing at Barcelona Hair Academy and hasn’t looked back since. Our newest senior stylist, we have seen Egor go from strength to strength.  Egor´s great passion is colour.

Elena Kashirina

Junior Stylist - Raval & Gracia

Elena is a Junior Stylist. She studied hairdressing at Barcelona Hair Academy and then went on to study makeup.  She is very happy with her career choice because she loves being creative and meeting interesting people. Elena loves her job!

Melissa Coskun

Junior Stylist - Raval & Gracia

Melissa,originally from Worcestershire, UK,  studied art and design in college and then fashion design at Falmouth University before moving to Barcelona.  She studied hairdressing at our very own Barcelona Hair Academy, and joined the WIT team in January 2018, she is a star at styling hair and loves a good balayage.