Circadia by Dr. Pugliese
Circadia’s formulations combine pure botanicals, stem cells, second-generation vitamins, and innovative peptide technology to achieve optimal skin health and beauty. Their specialty treatment products utilize these technologies to address a multitude of skin conditions, including aging, acne, dehydration, pigmentation, and rosacea.
The corporate headquarters are established in the roiling hills of rural Pennsylvania where founder Dr. Pugliese began his medical practice and early research on the physiology of human skin. Circadia by Dr. Pugliese has a rich history and bright future. Dr. Peter T. Pugliese, age 91, remains a strong, influential voice in the science of aging. Michael Q. Pugliese, 3rd generation CEO, has earned a distinguished reputation as an educator in the field of skin science and an innovator in product development. Under his leadership, the brand has grown to achieve international recognition and distribution.
At Circadia, the philosophy of skincare is centered on the body’s circadian rhythms, defending from environmental insult during the day and stimulating repair mechanisms during sleep. Circadia’s products utilize paraben-free preservative systems, a multitude of cutting-edge ingredient technologies and specialty items for comprehensive treatment of aging skin, pigmentation disorders, acne, and rosacea. The company also boasts a clinically evaluated moisturizing pillow case that is an exclusive all-night skin care treatment accessory.
Circadia by Dr. Pugliese has a rich history and bright future. Dr. Pugliese, Circadia’s founder, remains a strong, influential voice in the science of aging skin. Michael Pugliese, Circadia’s CEO, has earned a distinguished reputation as a lecturer in skin science and as an innovator in product formulation.
Circadia by Dr. Pugliese is committed to bringing the spa industry the latest technology in skin science through education and innovative product development.
Michael Q. Pugliese, LE
Michael Q. Pugliese, LE, became the third- generation CEO of Circadia by Dr. Pugliese, Inc. in 2006. Michael is the son of Patti Pugliese. In a few short years under Michael’s leadership, the Circadia brand has grown to achieve international recognition and distribution, largely through its vigorous support of the American esthetic industry trade shows and magazines.
In the tradition of his grandfather, Michael’s popular product-neutral scientific lectures around the world are often attended by leaders of other professional skin care companies, already fans of the books by Dr. Pugliese. Traveling an average of 40 weeks a year, Michael, at 6’7” in his trademark monogrammed scrubs, is visible as a speaker at shows all over the US, and at the annual esthetic events in Sydney, London, Toronto, Mexico City, and Vancouver.
Michael attended the esthetics course in Pennsylvania and is a licensed esthetician. He is a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and regularly attends their education events to stay on the forefront of new product development.