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Black Tie International Magazine: Beauty -Federico
Federico Hair & Spa at the Benjamin 125 E 50th St
at Lexington Ave
Daily 7am–7pm, by appointment only.
Subway: 6 to 51st St; E, M to Lexington Ave & #8211; 53rd St
Federico Calce is an expert in
beauty with a passion for style and technique.
Highly acclaimed for his unique and insightful
approach to hairstyling, Federico has elevated the
definition of a mega-modern and contemporary hair
arrived from Milan, Italy to New York City in
the early eighties, leaving his family salon chain as a
master stylist to test his abilities in the United
His talents were immediately recognized, he was
appointed Artistic Director of the salon at
Five years later his first namesake salon,
Federico has created some of the most
glamorous and memorable looks to sweep fashion magazines and
beauty publications. He has coiffed the head of countless
models for Fendi, Valentino, and Armani fashion shows as
well as for Oscar de LaRenta. He can often be found on
location for photo shoots or working with performers at
music festivals. As celebrity's stylist at NYC's Olympus
Fashion Week 2005, Federico worked with photographer Timothy
Greenfield-Sanders on many celebrities like Eva Longora,
Nicole Richie, Jessie Metcalfe, Catherine Zeta-Jones,
Michael Douglas, Rosario Dawson, Sarah Fergusson, Katie
Couric, Betsy Johnson, Rachel Hunter etc.
Federico has been a pioneer in
developing and using the famous Thermal Reconditioning
Treatment. Federico salon was the first in New York City
to introduce this inventive hair-straightening
technique. The treatment, originating in Japan,
eliminates all traces of curl and frizz from the outside
two layers of the hair shaft. The result: gleaming,
brilliant, straight hair for six months or more – blow-drying is not necessary.
is a dream come true!
His unrelenting, innovative nature
also inspired him to design for his clients such
revolutionary techniques as the jesseter 2000 cool
hairdryer. An invention that dries and seals the hair
cuticle from the inside out with twenty-seven plastic
tubes. The result: polished, straight hair without
frizz. Think Judy Jetson or Star Trek in rollers!
The modernization of salon service has
not stopped with these spectacular techniques. In 2001,
Federico originated the only twenty-four hour in room salon
service, available at many New York City exclusive hotels.
A creative partnership between Federico
and the renowned Italian hairdresser Rolando Elisei, brings
together two professionals who constantly search for
innovative and new fashion trends.
Federico's famous salon played host to Rolando's creative
In 2005 the duo l began giving master classes at each
other’s exclusive salons and work collaboratively on
internationally recognized events, fashion shows and
While Federico continues to amaze us with
his visionary techniques, the members of his team are at the
top of their field, having their work featured in magazines
such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, etc.
Federico owes his success to a strong
conviction that hairstyles represent not only the lifestyle
of a person but also a way to embellish the internal and
external beauty of an individual
Federico Hair Salon
Your 24-hour hair &
In room hair and beauty services,
available 24-hours 7 days a week
212-262-3027 - 9:00 a.m to
914-882-2978 - 24-hours
Presented at finer hotels in New York