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Gail Federici
Gail Federici is widely known for her partnership with internationally acclaimed hairstylist John Frieda. With Frieda she co-founded his original professional hair care company in 1989. By the time Federici and Frieda sold their company to Kao Brands in 2002, Federici, a serial entrepreneur, was already building her next brands, which fall under her corporate canopy of Federici Brands LLC. She reassembled her all-star team of beauty innovators and thought leaders to continue the legacy of break-through technologies and products.

Federici Brands brand portfolio includes Time Bomb, transformational anti-aging care for skin, body and hair, as well as myface cosmetics, a color-cosmetics range. She is an active fundraiser for Boston Children's Hospital. In 2010, she teamed up with John Frieda to form HAIRraising, an international fundraiser benefiting the hospital and raising more than $2 million, to date. She also sits on the Board of Trustees at Boston Children's Hospital.

Entries by Gail Federici

Ban the 'Ban Wagon'

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 1:28 PM

I don't get it. Lately, I seem to be having a lot of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot moments. The most recent affront is Sheryl Sandberg's bewildering "Ban Bossy" campaign. That's the new battle cry? Replace "bossy" with the word "leader"? Why? Is this for real? With so many people on the...

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Are We Inspiring Change or Twerking Into Trouble?

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 2:28 PM

March 8th is International Women's Day. This year's theme is inspiring change. As an IWD supporter, a female CEO, and more importantly, a mother of twin daughters, the plight of women around the world resonates deeply. Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn write in their book Half...

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The Heart of the Matter: A Love Letter

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 3:24 PM

February is a special month to me... not because it's the month in which my birthday falls (especially as I am no longer counting), nor because of Valentine's Day... but rather because February is National Heart Month. It is a time to spread awareness of heart disease and also to...

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Striking the Right Chord; Music and Marketing

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 9:32 AM

I love music. I was actually in the music business for about five years after we sold our hair care company in 2002, John Frieda PHC. It was a roller coaster ride. I was working in a completely alien industry, out of my comfort zone. I loved it and hated...

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Make 2014 Your Year!

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 12:40 PM

Let's make 2014 the year of you. The year you make the things happen that you've always wanted to but somehow they've eluded you. What does it take to make this year more successful than the past?

There are many reasons why one person seems to be more successful...

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