greatest.com / Dr. Peterson Pierre These 13 Face Wash Products for Men Will Give Your Stubble Some Supple October 1, 2020

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Face wash comes in a variety of forms including gels, creams, and foams.

“If you have oily skin, you’re probably better off with gel cleansers, but if you have dry and sensitive skin, a creamy hydrating cleanser will be a better option,” dermatologist Peterson Pierre of Thousand Oaks, California, based Pierre Skin Care, told Greatist.

Finally, don’t let anyone tell you you’re being lazy if you don’t wash your face every morning. Too much face washing actually can rob your skin of its natural oils.

It’s better to just wash off any accumulated dirt nightly, which also helps to stretch your budget by making your bottle of face wash last longer.

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Healthline / Dr. Peterson Pierre Have Dry, Sensitive Skin? Cica Cream Will Be Your New Favorite Skin Care Product October 1, 2020

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While the research on cica cream’s benefits is promising, it’s far from conclusive.

Studies on wound healing, collagen production, and inflammation have been done in animals, notes Dr. Peterson Pierre, a dermatologist with the Pierre Skin Care Institute in Westlake Village, California.

He adds that there are no high-quality, peer-reviewed studies proving cica cream’s benefits for eczema, psoriasis, or acne.

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Healthline / Dr. Alexander Rivkin What Is a Permalip Implant? September 30, 2020

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A permalip implant is a cosmetic procedure that involves inserting a smooth, solid, silicone implant into the lips. This enhances the size and shape of your lips with long-lasting results.

According to Dr. Alexander Z. Rivkin, MD, of Westside Aesthetics, a permalip implant can be removed or resized with relative ease.

The ideal candidate is someone who’s looking for a long-term solution to achieving bigger lips. This may improve self-esteem and quality of life.

A permalip implant is not for everyone, though. A 2014 studyTrusted Source found that those with “razor-thin” lips may not have enough tissue to fit even the smallest implant.

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Healthline / Dr. Peterson Pierre Do Gold Facials Really Work? September 24, 2020

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“Though scientific evidence is lacking, gold is thought to have powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties,” says Dr. Peterson Pierre, a dermatologist with the Pierre Skin Care Institute in Westlake Village, California.

Some makers of gold beauty products claim that gold flecks warm your skin to help with circulation. But most gold skin products are made with colloidal gold. These are nanoparticles suspended in liquid that are tiny enough to penetrate your skin.

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Classical Voice America / Carlo Ponti, Jr. If Pandemic Calls Tune, Ensembles Spin It Their Way September 22, 2020

Los Angeles, Calif. – It’s been heartening to see how the city’s youth orchestras have forged ahead in such difficult circumstances. On Oct. 3, Carlo Ponti’s Los Angeles Virtuosi will be streaming their fifth season concert opener, following strict COVID-19 guidelines. And music director Russell Steinberg has been moving his L.A. Youth Orchestra outside for socially distanced, masked rehearsals in small student groups. In August, LAYO took 110 student musicians, placed them in 32 smaller chamber groups, organized 12 separate rehearsal locations in parents’ backyards, and brought in 12 professional coaches to lead the rehearsals. These rehearsals culminate in a virtual concert and competition on Dec. 13. Necessity, as they say.

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