Today I speak with Dr. Lamess Hamdan, who left the professional medical field early in her career to pursue alternative health. We talk about the realities of what it’s like to be a woman entrepreneur, the importance of discipline and resilience, and making sure you take opportunities when they present themselves to you.
This was a great conversation, and she’s an inspiring person to listen to. You’re going to love it!
More about Dr. Lamees Hamdan
Dr. Lamees Hamdan is a believer in a healthier organic lifestyle. She is a medical doctor that has launched several world class beauty companies and is an international spokesperson for natural health and beauty.
By training, Dr. Lamees is a medical doctor, but she has also extensively studied alternative therapies of southeast Asia, Europe and the Middle East. After a two year residency in Dermatology in Dubai, Dr. Lamees left her medical career early to seek alternative scientific paths to healing than was offered or allowed by the medical community in the UAE. In 2017, feeling a definite shift within the medical community in accepting integrative ways in the path for health, Dr. Lamees reentered the medical profession and she is currently working as a doctor with the Ministry of Health in the UAE.
Dr. Lamees is a serial entrepreneur, having founded and directed several beauty start-ups. In 2004, she launched her premier natural beauty company, Shiffa, that integrates her holistic teachings into a line of natural skin and bodycare products that is carried by Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Violet Grey and Sephora overseas. Dr. Lamees has also been featured on Oprah and Huda Kattan’s online blog with over 30 million followers and has appeared on morning talk shows with over 10 million viewers
In This Episode We Talk About…
- Her journey from the traditional medical field into alternative health
- How she developed her own high end natural beauty product line
- Why you need to do more of what you’re good at and outsource the rest as soon as you are able
- Finding clarity in what your purpose is for you and your business
- How to stand out in the marketplace by being authentic and real
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