BeautyView: Tina Alster, Director, Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery

I have always been fascinated by Tina Alster. I have the privilege of calling her my friend, of considering her my mentor, and of almost being her neighbor in Georgetown (indeed, she is a true DC native!). She is one of the top dermatologists in the country, known to her friends and fellow doctors as…

BeautyView: Marti Morenings, Founder and Chairman, Universal Companies

I don’t get star-struck in the typical way. Seeing or meeting Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, or even Angelina Jolie won’t faze me. However, having a burger next to President Obama makes me grin from ear to ear (some of you might remember that picture). And meeting successful entrepreneurs gives me butterflies in my stomach. Of…

BeautyView: Debra Neill Baker, Chairman of Neill Corporation

I am writing this from Las Vegas, it is day 2 of the International Spa Association annual conference. The week of ISPA is always dear to me, not only for the industry learning, the visits with my favorite spa people, but also because ISPA has played such an important role in my relationship with my…