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.

Who Are the Best Candidates for Exilis Ultra?

Skin laxity or looseness is a condition that occurs when the skin loses its firmness and structure, so it begins to sag as a result. Regardless of how healthy our lifestyle is and how often we work out, everyone experiences some form of skin laxity at some time as our age increases. The main reason …

How to Prevent Acne Breakouts

The last thing anyone wants to deal with right before a special occasion is a sudden, unexpected acne flare-up. Even worse than that, however, would be skin that is constantly covered with severe acne that never seems to go away. Most of us get a few pimples occasionally, but some people have a chronic, long-term acne condition …

How Do You Manage Bruising After Injectables? (Part 2)

It’s normal for a bruise to happen after an injury, such as getting hit by someone during a competitive sports game or bumping into something while walking across a dark room. Bruises also occur after medical or cosmetic injections (minor bruising is a typical side effect after any form of injectable wrinkle reduction, including hyaluronic acid fillers …

Kybella® vs. CoolSculpting®: Which is Best for a Double Chin?

Is your chin the part of you that you’re most self-conscious about? A defined, sculpted jawline and a toned neck are qualities that many men and women want for themselves, but it might not be easy to get this look because of weight gain or a weak bone structure due to genetics. Even though we …

Are There Any Skincare Products that Imitate the Effects of BOTOX®?

Wouldn’t it be great to get rid of pesky lines around the eyes and forehead—such as crow’s feet, frown lines, and worry lines—for good? Some people love the smoother, more youthful complexion they get shortly after a BOTOX® session, but groan at the thought of coming back for more injections after the medication has been metabolized …

What Can Be Done to Make CoolSculpting® More Effective?

We all store fat differently, which is why each person’s body shape is unique. Building the body type you want isn’t just about shedding extra pounds, it’s also about how our weight is distributed. Even after losing weight, we sometimes wish we could change our body shape itself to make it more of what we …

How Do You Stop Bruising After Fillers or BOTOX®?

Wrinkles are an inevitability at some point in everyone’s lifetime, because skin goes through major changes over time. There are some simple cosmetic treatments—including muscle-relaxing and volume-adding injectables—that will temporarily address wrinkles if you’re bothered by their appearance and want to look younger. One of the most frequent questions we receive from patients in relation …

Are Chemical Peels Beneficial for Acne?

Wondering why acne is still a problem for you, even though you’re no longer in your teen years? Even though we mainly think of pimples as something only youth deal with, it’s very possible that acne will unfortunately continue to be an issue during your adult life between your 20s and 50s. In fact, it’s …

What Are the Best Ways to Reduce Crow’s Feet?

The skin around the eyes is a primary facial feature that reveals your age and lifestyle habits, as it is often one of the first areas to show signs of weakening, damaged, or thinning skin. Just like how sleep deprivation or dehydration can leave you with dark circles around your eyes, if you smile and …

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