Christine Valmy, the founder of the first skin care school licensed in the United States, died on Sunday at the Cardiology Institute in Fundeni, Bucharest, from heart complications. She was 88. The Romanian-born (Cristina Xantopol) often referred to as the “Cosmetics Queen”founded in 1966, in New York, the Christine Valmy International Cosmetics School, and became one of the most appreciated aesthetician in the U.S.
She developed her own techniques, now known as the “Valmy method”."Exact figures can not say. At this time neither know many things, but wealth is respectable, "said Christine Valmy when she was asked about her money. During an interview in Romania she tacitly accepted hypothesis of fortunes between 70 and 100 million Euro. Testamentary beneficiary is her daughter who is, since 1991, the director of the Christine Valmy International Cosmetics School in New York. " I have an impressive collection of diamonds. All things I bought myself, because I have not ever received gifts" confessed Valmy in her last interview. Christine Valmy's school offers training for cosmetic specialization.