A native of Italy, Fabio Scalia has trained at the best hair establishments in Europe, including Vidal Sassoon London, Jacques Dessange Paris, Autre Chose Monte Carlo and Aldo Coppola Milan, before heading to the United States where he was recruited by Laurent D. of the famed Prive Salon to work in his Los Angeles location. Fabio then moved to New York where he worked alongside Edward Tricomi and Jose Eber until debuting his own salon in 2003.
Scalia has mastered the European technique morphopsychology, an ancient science that blends psychology with morphology and studies the face in relation to the soul. According to Fabio, “Morphopsychology is the key to finding out what look each client is destined to have.” This skill has made Fabio one of the most sought-after stylists for New York Fashion Week, most recently leading backstage teams at the Narciso Rodriguez, Betsey Johnson, Avirex and Catherine Malandrino shows in New York. The latest techniques from Europe, and soon to hit the streets runway trends are always infused into Fabio’s approach and that of his team, to ensure that their service is always cutting-edge.
Nordia has come a long way…
Born in Kingston Jamaica, Nordia knew her passion was hair. After graduating from Dels Beauty School in Jamaica, Nordia did not lose sight of her goals. She continued her training at USA Beauty School, Vidal Sassoon, Hair Tech International and The Hair Shop for Extension were she now specializes in Dream Catchers extensions & wig fittings. Shes worked in some of the top salons in New York City, including the Fabio Scalia Brooklyn location, Prive and along side Micheal Angelo. Furthering her educational training with classes from Wella Studios, Ted Gibson, Oribe, Diva Cutting Curl Lab and James Harris’s Ripping The Runway gave her the perfect experience she needed for working on photo shoots, runway models, actors and being apart of the LGFB team with the American Cancer Society. Nordia is always looking for ways to move her career to the next level ensuring every client walks out feeling & looking their best!
Growing up in Brooklyn, Samantha has always had a passion for hair. Her grandmother was a hairstylist and Samantha’s favorite childhood pastime was to do the hair of the mannequins that were always around the house. Determined to pursue her dreams, she studied at the Paul Mitchell Academy of New York City. During her training she developed a special interest in cutting/styling.
Samantha further developed her keen attention to detail as Fabio’s assistant for three years. Eventually, her dedication to her work, along with consistent training, led her to being promoted to stylist. Since then, Samantha has been providing her clients with modern looks, with a city chic vibe. Samantha’s talent and her cheerful personality make her an essential part of the Fabio Scalia team!
Born and raised in New York City, Claudia has always had her finger on the pulse of fashion. She discovered at an early age that cosmetology was a way for her to express her creativity and her love of hair styling/coloring. She began her studies at The Paul Mitchell Institute in NYC, and quickly focused on the balance and chemistry of hair coloring. Throughout her career, Claudia has merged trends in fashion and beauty with her expertise in color. She has taken classes and workshops with world class instructors and was drawn to Fabio Scalia Salon because she wanted a “home” where she would be surrounded with other professionals who shared her passion for the industry. Claudia specializes in balayage and natural looking highlights. She uses a combination of techniques to create the perfect sun kissed look for her devoted clients.
Lucio Galano has always had a true eye for art and beauty. He began his studies at l’Accademia di Belle Arti Brera, in his native Italy, where he received his degree in set and costume design. He worked with costumes in both film and theater, which eventually led to his present, almost 20 year, career as a colorist in some of the top salons in New York City, such as Prive, Serge Normant at John Frieda and eventually Fabio Scalia. In addition to servicing the color needs of his clients who sit in his chair, Lucio travels to service his celebrity clientele. Lucio specializes in balayage, creating soft and natural highlights and thermal relaxers.
Luis loves everything about the hair and beauty industry, which is obvious to everyone who meets him. He loves making his clients look their best by highlighting their features through a beautiful haircut. Luis moved to New York City in 2010 to make his mark in the hair and beauty field, and he has been unstoppable since! Luis believes that continuous education and staying ahead of trends is an essential part of his success. He studied cosmetology at the Carsten Institute of Cosmetology and has continued his training in all areas of hair design (cutting, styling and coloring) through various workshops and seminars. He has a passion for extensions and is certified as a Great Lengths specialist. Whether Luis is working on a celebrity or a business person, his charming personality, along with his natural talent, are what keep his clients coming back.