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.

Can Facial Rollers Actually Improve Your Complexion?

You’ve probably heard of or seen facial rollers made of jade, or rose quartz, as they’re one of the most popular beauty gadgets at the moment, but you may be skeptical about whether it’s actually worth your time and money to try them out. While they are not collagen-inducing treatments like skin needling, our Westlake Village-based …

3 Surprising Areas Where Skin Cancer Can Develop

Most people are excited about being able to take advantage of warmer weather by getting outside more and wearing lighter clothes—but don’t forget that along with sweatier skin, hyperpigmentation, and acne flare-ups, another problem associated with sun exposure is skin cancer. Our Westlake Village practice reminds patients to shield their skin from the damaging effects of UV …

How to Use Hyaluronic Acid on Your Skin

Wondering if hyaluronic acid is really worth the hype? Many of the trendiest skin creams, serums, and other beauty products now contain this substance, but like many other skincare ingredients, people are often unsure of what it really is and how it’s beneficial. Sometimes thought of as “the body’s natural moisturizer,” hyaluronic acid is an …

What Should You Do Before Having Kybella®?

Just about everyone wants a sculpted jawline, but there are other options available if you aren’t naturally blessed with one. If your double chin is mainly caused by an underdeveloped bone structure and hereditary factors that cause a layer of fat to accumulate around the lower jawline area, you may be an ideal candidate for …

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 …

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