lemporio for Professional Hair Colour in Nottingham
Before becoming a hairdresser David Capaldo was a cosmetic chemist formulating toiletries and make-up for a major cosmetics company. This was the catalyst for David's love for the technical side of hairdressing. Originating from South London he began his career at the renowned Leonard's salon in Mayfair, learning his technical skills from the master of colour Daniel Galvin. Other contemporaries at that time were John Freida and a youthful Nicky Clarke.
During the 12 year period in Mayfair, David worked in numerous high profile catwalk shows and fashion shoots and was featured in many glossy magazines including Vogue, Harpers & Queen, Cosmopolitan and 19. In 1983 David moved to Nottingham and established lemporio hair colour salon in the heart of the city centre which has gained a reputation in the hairdressing industry for its technical and creative excellence.
During the past 20 years David has formed a close relationship with Italian hairdressing maestros Pino and Manu Chirico in Rome. They have created an association called Cypris Diffusion which consists of 90 hair salons throughout Italy and in 2000 David was given the title of Technical Director for the group. Career highlights include work on celebrity clients including Joanna Lumley, Lulu, Kate Bush, Leslie Ashe, Lisa Goddard, Twiggy, Tom Jones, Pierce Brosnan, Princess Michael of Kent and Queen Constantine of Greece to name but a few.David has worked for Central TV/ Carlton TV as haidresser and advisor on various productions.