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Frederic Aspiras

Celebrity Guest Artist/ Célèbre artiste invité
Master wigmaker and hair stylist FREDERIC ASPIRAS has earned his reputation as one of the leading artists in the industry. The son of a hairdresser, Aspiras grew up in salons and began learning the trade by age thirteen. In 2004, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a hairstylist. There, industry professionals quickly realized his unique, fashion-forward looks were created to inspire. Five years after his move, Aspiras was introduced to Lady Gaga. She was immediately fascinated by his unparalleled ability to transform hair into glamorous works of art. Soon after, Gaga knew she couldn’t go on her Monster Ball tour without Aspiras by her side. Creating an equally unique and impressive look for every performance, Aspiras instantly became Gaga’s go-to for all things hair. Aspiras has worked exclusively with Gaga since November 2009, creating some of today’s most memorable hair looks. Conceptualizing a wig made with a mix of human hair and fiber optics to make the hair illuminate with color is just one example of Aspiras’ expert abilities. Aspiras’ work has been featured in several major publications such as Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Allure, L’uomo Vogue, Billboard and Parade.

Frederic Aspiras

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In December 2018 Joico announced its year-long partnership with Aspiras –where he will be using all Joico color, care and styling for Lady Gaga’s appearances and performances– launching with a beautiful cover for The Hollywood Reporter. The 2019 red-carpet season was a storied one with the massive success of Lady Gaga’s performance in A Star Is Born and the accompanying soundtrack with major award wins for “Shallow” including wins at the Oscars, Grammy Awards, Golden Globes and The Critic’s Choice.

Aspiras has been nominated for multiple Emmy’s and received the Guild Award in 2016 for his work on American Horror Story: Hotel. Most recently Aspiras was nominated with Hollywood Beauty Awards’ “Lori McCoy-Bell Hairstyling Award,” and won the Fashion Los Angeles “Hairstylist of the Year Award.” That won’t be that last accolade this master will be up for