Elga Kassebaum attended the acclaimed Schools "Frankfurter
Berufsfachschule fuer Kosmetik", "Aesthetics and Cosmetics
School for Cosmetics and Make-up Artistry" in Waldshut and
"LCN Training Centre for Nail Cosmetics" in Eltville,
Germany. She also holds numerous certificates and degrees as training
and consulting expert in various specialised fields such as Electrolysis,
Make-up Artistry, Energetic and Manual Lymphatic Massage Techniques
and Nail Technology. As a noted Skin Care Specialist and Medical
Aesthetician she gained experience with renowned personalities in
the field such as Prof. Dr. Gottfried Lemperle, Frankfurt, Dr. Dave
Basra, Harley Street London, Prof. Ingemar Blomgrin, Karolinska
Hospital Stockholm, Dr. Margrit Lettko, Aesthetic Laser Surgeon,
Wiesbaden. Her career of 25 years includes training, education,
beauty consultancy and practice in aesthetics.
running her own salon, training centre and cosmetics Distribution
Company "Kasmo International" in Frankfurt, Germany, she
brought her profound expertise to Dubai. Considered a pioneer in
the Arab Beauty World, she established in 1992 the renowned Dubai
Beauty Centre La Femme where she caters to top-notch clientele with
state-of-the-art beauty concepts.
Since then, Elga has not only advanced the
overall UAE beauty market, but has also worked extensively with
partners in the Gulf Countries, India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Egypt
Since 1994, she is a regular Beauty Columnist
with regular question and answer columns, regular beauty features
in Khaleej Times, Young & Trendy, Gulf News, Al Sada Magazine,
Arriata Washabab, Kululusra, etc. As Beauty Consultant, she also
hosted regular feature programs on TV stations, e.g. ZEE TV Arabia,
ART 1, and Dubai TV. She also conducts Grooming Seminars in Europe
and Middle East for International Hotel Groups (i.e. Sheraton Hotels,
Intercontinental Hotels) and Airlines (i.e. Emirates Airlines).
She has played an integral part in training beauticians, nail techs
and make-up artists to state-of-the-art standards and, since 1992,
has been conducting educational Seminars for Professionals in Dubai.
Besides running her beauty salon at the Beach Centre in Jumeirah
she has been running a Make-up Studio at the Dubai TV Business Channel,
and she has opened another La Femme Beauty Salon in the Departure
Hall of the Dubai International Airport. Since February 2002, she
has been Editor of the beauty and lifestyle magazine "Beauty
& Style", Dubai.