Douglas Preston’s career spans 33 years in professional esthetics, education and career mentoring. His business articles appear in Dermascope, Spa Management Journal, Les Nouvelles Esthetiques and others. He is past president of Aesthetics International Association and former committee chairman for The Day Spa Association. Preston was named The Day Spa Association’s “Spa Person of the Year” and voted Favorite Spa Consultant in an American Spa magazine readers’ poll. His book, An Esthetician’s Guide to Growing a Successful Skincare Career, is a top-seller among ambitious skincare professionals. Preston is also President of www.PrestonBeautyProfessional.Com, a membership-based resource for professional education and career/business mentoring. He still practices esthetic skincare in his Los Gatos, CA studio, Preston Skin Center.