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Building the Perfect Brow: Microblading with Jessica Zarif

By: Melissa Federico, LE and Beauty and Fashion Writer It was my passion for eyebrows that led me to the esthetics program, and through the doors of Federico Beauty Institute. That was ten years ago, since then brow trends have shifted frequently and dramatically. However, one thing has stayed the same, the quest for that

The Shag Haircut: Face Framing, French Boho and Totally Wearable

By: Sarah Federico, Beauty and Lifestyle Writer Mixing retro with modern is Instagram’s hottest hair trend. When someone says the word shag, you might first envision a dated look reminiscent of Farrah Fawcett’s once-iconic cut. But Instagram’s latest rage isn’t that. Instead, this inherently rebellious style has become more than a shape. It’s become relevant;

Red Carpet Looks Directly from the Glam Squads

By: Melissa Federico, LE and Beauty and Fashion Writer With this year’s award season officially ending, we’re sure that all the celebrities and their respective glam teams can finally relax and take a breather, but let it be known that we have no intention of stopping our obsession over all the red carpet beauty looks.

NYFW Street Style Defines Cool-Girl Hair Color for 2020

By: Sarah Federico, Beauty and Lifestyle Writer Calling our colorist ASAP. From head-to-toe leather to 90’s inspired floral frocks, there are no rules –and little conformity– when it comes to New York City Fashion Week’s street style. It’s all about being adventurous: dressing according to your tastes and getting playful with your choices. While the

Reading the Label: the Ingredients to Know to Defeat Hyperpigmentation

By: Melissa Federico, LE and Beauty and Fashion WriterDo you find yourself using a filter to get an even complexion? Hyperpigmentation is a top skincare issue that plagues clear complexions. If you are having a hard time dropping that Valencia filter to achieve an even tone, it may not be due to your skin type

Add Minutes to the Clock – without Sacrificing Style – by Shampooing Less

By: Sarah Federico, Beauty and Lifestyle Writer Real-talk. We here at Federico Beauty Institute are busy. Like, really, really busy. And having to lather up our strands day after day is not ideal for many of us because the Clock. Is. Ticking. But seriously – we can literally hear it. Though we are the first