Get To Know Our Founder, Dr. Luigi L. Polla

In honor of National Doctor Day, get to know Alchimie Forever's founder, Dr. Luigi Polla.

In honor of National Doctor Day, we wanted to share some of our favorite factoids about our founder, Dr. Luigi L. Polla… 

About him 

  • He’s a Pisces (sympathetic, creative, imaginative). 
  • His middle initial L. stands for Leonardo.  
  • He’s a girl dad (father of four daughters, the #pollasisters).
  • He’s a cat person. 
  • He has dual citizenship from Italy (his place of birth) and Switzerland. 
  • He is an avid soccer fan, his team is Juventus F. C. (of Turin). 
  • He was the first physician to introduce lasers for use in dermatology to Europe (back in the mid-80s). 

About his grooming & wellness habits 

  • He believes in prevention and correction equally. 
  • He lives and preaches the benefits of a low-calorie diet as a way to stay healthy and youthful, and limit inflammation. 
  • The one exception he will make to this is enjoying desert once in a very little while! (Yes, he has a sweet tooth). 
  • He has never colored his hair. 
  • His workouts include strength training with a personal trainer and a lot of golf (regardless of weather). 
  • He shaves every day, and has been using our Skin Repair Gel  post shaving since launching the product a couple decades ago. 

What else would you like to know about him? 

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