Skinsights

Browse the Pierre Skin Care Institute Blog for Thousand Oaks and Beyond

Welcome to Skinsights, the regularly updated blog for the Pierre Skin Care Institute. Check here regularly for posts on the latest treatments and technology, current trends, skincare advice, and more.

What Are the Benefits of Qwo®?

Looking for a cellulite treatment that actually works? Patients often wonder whether it’s even possible to reduce cellulite: that frustrating, cottage cheese-like skin that mostly occurs on areas such as the thighs and butt. It’s one of those things that many of us are terrified of, but we can’t do much about it since it’s …

3 Tips for Getting Hydrated, Dewy Skin Without Makeup

When it comes to temporarily addressing wrinkles—like tiny lines around the eyes or horizontal creases on the forehead—neuromodulators at Westlake Village’s Pierre Skin Care Institute are a go-to option for many patients. Dr. Peterson Pierre is always happy to explain the rejuvenating powers of BOTOX®, but he also recommends keeping your skin moisturized to soften …

The Dos and Don’ts of BOTOX® Aftercare

When you first notice some faint lines appearing when you raise your eyebrows or furrow your brows in thought, your initial reaction might be to panic. Don’t! Wrinkles are something most of us have to deal with at one time or another, whether due to chronological aging, genetics, sun damage, or other causes. The good …

Maintain Glowing Skin with Combination Treatments

Wrinkles and discolorations are typical skin concerns. Dermatologists provide cosmetic procedures that reduce these signs of aging more effectively than topical, over-the-counter skin products. Patients who have acne, skin damage, or need specialized care for a condition that is affecting the appearance of their skin can talk to the Pierre Skin Care Institute about their …

Can You Kiss Someone with Lip Fillers?

Lip injections with Juvéderm® at our Westlake Village office can do a lot of amazing things.  They plump up lips that are naturally thin to give them a fuller pout, they smooth out those tiny lipstick lines on or around your mouth, they rejuvenate aging lips that have lost their luster, they improve symmetry by …

How a BOTOX® Lip Flip Can Improve Your Photos and Selfies

Dermal fillers are typically the gold standard for patients who want to give their lips a plumper, fuller appearance, but did you know that BOTOX® can also be a great tool for altering your lip shape? We see plenty of patients who are unhappy about having a “gummy smile,” reveals too much of the upper …

How CoolSculpting® Improves Love Handles

Patients often hope to achieve a slimmer waist with body contouring treatments, whether as a way to create a more hourglass-like figure for women or to sculpt a V-shaped, athletic-looking torso for men. The flanks, which are the areas on the sides of the body that extend between the rib cage and hip bone, often …

miraDry® vs. Botox®: Which is Better for Excessive Sweating?

A moderate amount of sweating when you’ve exerted yourself at the gym or are exposed to hot temperatures is completely normal. Constant excessive sweating, however—which is usually linked to a condition called hyperhidrosis—can have a detrimental effect on your overall quality of life. This disorder causes you to sweat heavily for no reason. As a …

“Brotox”: The Benefits of BOTOX® for Men

Certain wrinkles form in the areas where skin stretches repeatedly, pulling again and again into the same crease-forming positions. Many women choose to address this problem with BOTOX® treatments at our Thousand Oaks-based practice, after which they enjoy months of smoother, more youthful-looking skin. In an industry traditionally dominated by the female demographic, however, a …

Lip Injections: Which Type of Juvederm® Filler Plumps Lips?

Late summer in California is a great time for trying out any kind of injectable, as fillers and BOTOX® aren’t impacted much by high temperatures or sun exposure, and you won’t need any downtime at home to recover—so you can go back to enjoying seasonal fun right away. If you’ve always had naturally smaller lips …

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