About Kelly Van Gogh
Kelly Van Gogh lives in Los Angeles, CA, and is the Founder and CEO of Kelly Van Gogh® Lifestyle and No. 8 Organics® – a multidimensional platform for organic beauty and Total Wellbeing. Kelly graduated from Columbia University in the city of New York with an advanced degree in Chemistry and Consciousness where she studied the lasting and sustainable effects of meditation on the brain and nervous system. Simultaneously, she began development on her range of a multi-patented personal hair colour. In 2009, as Founder and CEO, Kelly and her team launched Kelly Van Gogh Colour globally.
Kelly is a 20-year professional in the beauty industry, entrepreneur, and celebrity hair colorist, and has been featured in every trade and fashion magazine for her signature hair colour techniques. She has worked side by side with some of the greatest names in the business from the late John Sahag, Oribe, Warren Tricomi, and The Victoria’s Secret Models, to developing products for some of the biggest names in the industry such as Bristol Meyers/Squibb, and for Aveda as their Global Creative Director. Kelly has owned seven award-winning private client spas and salons in LA, South Beach, NYC, and Atlanta, as well appearing as a guest celebrity colourist in London, and Dubai. Newly opened and just awarded Shape Magazine’s Editor Choice Award for 2018, Kelly’s eighth concept salon is No. 8 Los Angeles - a private client Atelier for Total Wellbeing.
Kelly has been a regular guest on HSN and QVC worldwide, nominated for “Entrepreneur of the Year 40 under 40” by Forbes, chosen for “Rising Star” by Fashion Group International, as well as selected for “The Most Innovative New Product Development for 2012” by Cosmetic Executive Women.
After selling her company, Kelly spent five years in India studying with the foremost masters in Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation. Kelly shares a highly effective form of meditation with private clients and captains of industry globally, and while living in NYC, Kelly was the former wellbeing consultant to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Now, Kelly is bringing all of her experience together through No. 8 Organics - her line of 100% certified organic ingestible beauty, detoxes and cleanses that promote wellbeing and beauty from the inside and out. The vision of No. 8 Organics is to bring the world closer to Perfect Health and Total Wellbeing.