Norway native Rikke Gajda (known as Rikki Gash) started working in the salon at the age of 14—now she calls LA home and works with some of the biggest names in the industry. Formerly Chris Appleton’s assistant, Rikke specializes in extensions and styling, as well as making custom hair pieces for other celebrity stylists that you might have seen on the red carpet and in the media. Rikke now work as a freelance hairstylist in LA where she does everything from red carpet styling, transforming hair from short to long with beautiful extensions, beauty campaigns and music videos.