FASTFOILS Announces Sam Kerswell as UK Global Artist

Published 13th Jun 2024 by Josie Jackson

Stylist to the stars, Sam Kerswell brings his colouring brilliance and skills to FASTFOILS as its newest Global Artist in the UK and across North America. Sam is best known for his work as a wig designer on RuPaul’s Drag Race, as well as his numerous celebrity clients. He has styled countless Hollywood stars and top models for magazine covers around the world. Sam’s abilities are recognised throughout the hairdressing world, receiving nominations for various awards.  

Sam will work closely with the US and North American FASTFOILS teams as a FASTFOILS UK Global Artist, as well as lead educator, and join stage shows where he will demonstrate how FASTFOILS technology helps drastically reduce the processing time of each colour service whilst protecting the integrity of the hair. Founder of FASTFOILS, Ben Barkworth, says: ‘‘I’ve admired Sam’s skills for many years. His talent, knowledge and passion will be a huge boost for the FASTFOILS team and customers. He is a highly creative individual who will inspire and encourage the hairdressing industry to have confidence and conviction in their ideas and ability as they grow and learn within this business.”

Commenting on the news, Sam shares: “FASTFOILS brings true product innovation to the world of hair colour and it is a great honour to work with Ben and the team. I am super excited to start working in the educational programme, as well as running stage events and shows in some of the biggest exhibitions around the world.”


Josie Jackson

Josie Jackson

Published 13th Jun 2024

Josie supports the team with content for the print magazine, website and social media channels at HJ. Having grown up in a salon environment (thanks to her hairdresser mum) and even working as a Saturday girl before getting her degree in English Literature, Josie feels right at home in the industry. Although she’s experimented with a few creative colour looks in the past, she always comes back to blonde, and loves all things hydrating and bond building.

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