Bridging Beauty and Beyond
La Femme Beauty Parlour

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.

After 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 and Iran.

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.


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