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Welcome, 2010

By: Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Posted: December 31, 2009, from the January 2010 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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Circadia by Dr. Pugliese

Peter T. Pugliese, MD, is a biomedical consultant to the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. His major research interest in normal skin physiology and the mechanisms of aging led to the development of his professional skin care line, Circadia by Dr. Pugliese. Pugliese received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, and he is the author of several books, including Physiology of the Skin II: An Expanded Scientific Guide for the Skin Care Professional (Allured Books, 2001).

Jenny Rodriguez


Jenny Rodriguez is owner and spa director of AYOMA LifeSpa, which is a personal sanctuary for healing and rejuvenation, where lifestyle and nutrition consultations, skin care and body treatments, and self-care programs are tailored to the clients’ individual needs. Rodriguez transitioned her top sales skills as a licensed real estate agent into brokering companies—helping business owners position and sell their enterprises for top-dollar. After gaining an appreciation of the spa industry from her day spa clients, she seized the opportunity to purchase AYOMA LifeSpa when it came up for sale. She is certified in esthetics and holds licenses and certifications in massage.