"Circadia is a cosmeceutical brand based on the wellness concept, harnessing the power of Circadian rhythms to attain optimal skin health."
WHO I AM
1. PIVOTAL MOMENT IN MY CAREER
Being asked by Christine Heathman to speak at an industry event forever changed the trajectory of what I would do in the industry.
2. HOW I START MY DAY
Coffee! Coffee! Coffee!
3. FAVORITE LUXURY SKIN CARE ITEM/SERVICE
Right now, I am crushing on HydraFacial.
4. FAVORITE QUOTE
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill
5. FAVORITE SKIN CARE INGREDIENT
At the moment, Matrixyl® Morphomics™.
6. MOST TRANSFORMATIVE, CONTINUING-EDUCATION CLASS
I consider myself the luckiest person in the industry. From the first day of my career I have had direct and daily access to my grandfather, industry legend, Dr. Peter T. Pugliese. He is continuing-education personified.
7. Biggest leap of faith I’ve taken in my career
Up until very recently, I rarely found time to step away from the business at all. But, as a new daddy, I’m always finding more time to spend with my daughter.
- Author, educator, and public speaker
- Cosmetic chemist and entrepreneur
- Licensed aesthetician, my proudest title of all
TO THE FUTURE
Our company mission for the future is the same now as it was when my grandfather founded the company - to stay committed to bringing our profession the latest technology in skin science through education and innovative product development.
OUR LEADING LINE
Circadia by Dr. Pugliese
Circadia’s Calming Collection uses advanced ingredient technology combined with eco-certified botanicals to reduce inflammation, diffuse visible redness, and strengthen the skin barrier. This collection includes Circadia’s Aloe & Calendula Calming Mist, Chrono-Calm, and Tranquili-Cream.
HOW I’M BREAKING THE MOLD
FOUNDED IN FOUNDED IN TEACHING
“We pride ourselves on product performance and customer service. However, if I had to choose one parameter we love being recognized for, it would be education. Sharing knowledge has been a pillar of our organization since it was founded by my grandfather, Dr. Peter Pugliese.” Michael Pugliese, BS, LE, CEO of Circadia by Dr. Pugliese