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.

How Do Chemical Peels Actually Work?

Chemical peels, which are also known as chemexfoliation or chemical exfoliation, are a cosmetic procedure that can improve everything from pigmentation irregularities to acne as a way of enhancing the appearance of the skin. As techniques have become increasingly advanced in recent times, chemical peels can deliver stunning results—with little or no downtime in some …

Is CoolSculpting® a Weight Loss Treatment?

It can be frustrating when—even after losing weight through lifestyle changes—you still can’t quite achieve the body shape you’ve always wanted. With that in mind, many patients wonder: Does CoolSculpting® work for weight loss? Many Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village-area women and men ask this question, and the Pierre Skin Care Institute team routinely sees patients searching for …

How Do You Stop Itching from Eczema?

If you’re searching for “How do I stop scratching my eczema?” our Westlake Village-based Pierre Skin Care Institute team has some tips to help you soothe your skin. First, it’s important to know that flare-ups of eczema (atopic dermatitis) often cause redness and soreness in addition to the itching associated with this chronic skin condition. …

What Can You Do to Minimize Acne Scars?

Acne is an extremely common skin condition not just in the United States, but around the world. Although it is often thought of as a “teenage” problem, millions of adults also deal with everything from blackheads to pimples to cysts. In addition to having to manage uncomfortable and embarrassing flare-ups, this skin condition can often …

What Are the Best Skin Care Ingredients to Soothe Eczema?

What skin care ingredients are good for eczema? Westlake Village-area patients dealing with the problem often ask the Pierre Skin Care Institute for help. While the best information and plan of care will come from a consultation, it can be important to know a few strategies—as well as facts about eczema, also known as atopic …

What Are Common Signs of Skin Cancer?

In the summer, when the sun’s rays are most intense, it’s important to limit unprotected sun exposure to lower your risk of sunburns, accelerated skin aging, and skin cancer—an increasingly common disease. Though a skin cancer diagnosis is a scary prospect for many, it’s much easier to treat if it’s spotted in its earlier stages, …

Do Facial Fillers Work Right Away?

There are many factors that can negatively affect our skin, including everything from normal aging to exposure to pollutants and harsh weather changes. Bad habits—such as eating too much refined sugar, being constantly stressed, or failing to get enough sleep—can also damage the skin. For anyone dealing with the fallout from these factors, maintaining a …

3 Unexpected Causes of Skin Cancer You Should Know

Summer may be over, but its damage is likely lasting. With this in mind, want to know more about what causes skin cancer? Our Westlake Village-based team at Pierre Skin Care Institute can provide more information.  First, know that excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation, whether from the sun or artificial sources, is the main cause of …

Which Types of Wrinkles Does BOTOX® Address?

Wrinkles are skin changes we can’t completely avoid as we age, because the chemical processes in our skin naturally slow over time. For example, skin starts to produce fewer of its building blocks—like collagen and elastin—with each passing decade. Additionally, fat, muscle, and bone in the face all begin to lose density as time goes …

How to Choose the Right Moisturizer if You Have Rosacea

Rosacea is a long-term skin disorder that primarily affects the face and can ultimately lead to physical changes that can cause negative psychological effects. There are many strategies for managing the condition, which often leads people to ask the Pierre Skin Care Institute about which specific treatments or options would be best. One of the …

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