CIDESCO Honors the Life of Margrit Altenburg


CIDESCO USA has acknowledged the passing of Margrit Altenburg of the Institute of Cosmetology & Esthetics (IC&E) in Houston, TX.

A photo of of Margrit Altenburg

Margrit Altenburg was instrumental in establishing CIDESCO in the United States. In 1999, Altenburg was named the director of Houston’s The Institute of Cosmetology & Esthetics, where she helped certify instructors with the CIDESCO standard.

“Margrit was a true leader in establishing the credibility and authenticity of CIDESCO in the United States,” said Paul Dykstra, CEO, Cosmetologists Chicago and the American Association for Esthetics. “She was a pioneer in raising the visibility and professionalism of skin care and esthetics in our country. She will certainly be missed for her energetic support of CIDESCO USA.”

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