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’s the Best Treatment for Summer Sun Damage?

Did you know that—aside from normal aging—sun exposure is what causes the most damage to your skin? Sunburns aren’t the only thing we need to worry about, however, as even getting a “base tan” and having cumulative exposure to the sun throughout one’s lifetime is destructive. The sun’s rays penetrate the layers of skin and …

Back to School Skin Care: DiamondGlow™ and Other Techniques for Radiant Skin

There’s a lot to look forward to as you get back into your school routine, whether that means going off to college and settling into a dorm or studying online from home. Along with new textbooks and other supplies, don’t forget that you may need to make some changes to your skin care routine as …

What Are the Different Types of Chemical Peels?

Pores can easily become clogged with dirt, dead skin, and other debris, potentially resulting in some bad acne breakouts and a dry, rough texture. Blocked pores, poor blood circulation, and a damaged outer surface give your skin a discolored, tired, and blotchy appearance that no one wants. Sometimes you try what seems like every type …

How Does Microneedling Actually Work?

Our skin is constantly being subjected to wear and tear, whether from aging or external causes like exposure to dust, grime, air pollution, UV rays, harsh chemicals, physical pressure, and other forms of stress. Although creating new wounds to heal it might seem counterproductive (and a little scary) at first, one of the most effective …

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 …

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