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.