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Dermalogica interview with Kaffee Keldie

Dermalogica Q&A with Kaffee Keldie of Kaffee’s Garden Spa

1.  Number of years with esthetics license (you or salon):

I received my Esthetic license in 1982 from Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California.

2.  Number of years with Dermalogica:

In 1988 I was helping Edward set up the Esthetic Department for his new salon in Palm Beach and I chose Dermalogica as the treatment line because of my earlier association with Jane Martin Wurwand in California. I have continued to use and grow with Dermalogica ever since.

3.  Tell us a little bit about the history of your career ‘journey’:

After I finished my education at Golden West College I was hired as a staff aesthetician at Kerstin Florians Skin Care Salon in Laguna Beach. (The term “Day Spa” had not been coined yet!)

I meet Jane Martin in 1983 when she arrived in Los Angeles before the opening of the Dermal Institute.  It was one of those instances of being in the right place at the right time!  If I am correct the lecture that Jane gave on that first meeting was at the Belvedere showroom in somewhere like Compton was her first in the USA. She was brilliant!  I became a fan right then & there.

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