Mr. Preston is a business consultant and frequent lecturer in the day and medical spa industry, and has been featured in interviews on CNN and Fine Living channels. Preston’s business articles frequently appear in American Spa, Dermascope, Spa Management Journal, MedicalSpa Magazine, Les Nouvelles Esthetiques, and others. He also contributes as an editorial advisor to several respected spa trade publications. Preston is past-president of Aesthetics International Association (AIA), and served as committee chairman for The Day Spa Association (DSA). Preston was named The Day Spa Association’s “Spa Person of the Year” in January 2006. He received distinction as Favorite Spa Consultant in American Spa magazine’s 2006 readers’ poll. YG Laboratories in Huntington Beach, CA recently appointed Preston as its Director of Custom Label Skincare. He has maintained a California Esthetician’s license since 1982 and is also licensed in the state of New Mexico.
Douglas Preston can be contacted at [email protected]