Dr. Naissan Wesley in the Media

Read the Latest on This Dermatologist Serving Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

While Dr. Naissan Wesley is no stranger to contributing to publications—she's been an invited monthly columnist for Dermatology News since 2009, and is on the editorial board—she has also been the subject of skin-focused stories in the media. This page is devoted to Dr. Wesley's media appearances, from essays she authored to articles that quote her as a skincare authority.

Dermatology News Articles



Skin rollers

Tattoo removal clinic closures

Choosing noninvasive tightening treatments wisely

High-dose hydrogen peroxide for SKs

Thread-lifts: A face-lift alternative? Or not?

Barnacles that come with wisdom

Climate change may lead to more cellulitis

Nomadic Mongolian skin care practices

Gray hair

Hard water versus your skin

The power of words in aesthetic procedures and healing of patients

Beauty sleep: Sleep deprivation and the skin

Cannulas versus needles for soft tissue filler injection

The hidden vascular component to melasma

Don't discount your face

Why you should use sunscreen indoors

The hype behind facial oils

Collagen drinks - do they really work?

ForbesMust-Have Performance-Based Skincare For The Aging Body


"Manual exfoliation is a nice option, however, on a regular basis in those with normal skin," continues Wesley. "Manual exfoliation is better to avoid with active acne as it can irritate existing acne lesions and make them more inflamed. Chemical exfoliation is beneficial in those with sun spots and pre-skin cancer spots, called actinic keratosis, but should best be avoided before going in the sun, as one could potentially sunburn more easily." Read More...

Media Appearances

Who What WearMadonna's Dermatologist Swears By This $150 Hyaluronic Acid Serum

ERIN JAHNS (Who What Wear) Aug 9, 2019

According to Wesley, this soothing hyaluronic acid serum is specifically formulated to be extra gentle, making it a great option for those with sensitive skin. Plus, she tells us it won't clog pores and is free of colorants and fragrance. "In a clinical study of 50 patients, 100% agreed it helped improve skin resiliency and suppleness and helped skin feel softer and smoother," she adds. Read More...

PreventionThe Best Sunscreen for You

Prevention within the 2019 Prevention Sun Safe Awards. (July Edition)

Dr. Wesley is featured three times within the piece with insight on the best formulas for antiaging, skin dullness and urban areas in which she recommends the Arbonne RE9 Advanced Prepwork Soft Focus Veil. A great product shot, price point and reference to are included alongside a quote from Dr. Wesley. Read More...

She Finds4 Anti-Aging Serums Dermatologists Swear By To Get Rid Of Wrinkles For GOOD

JESSICA HARRINGTON (She Finds) January 9, 2019

"Arbonne RE9 Advanced Intensive Renewal Serum is one of my favorite non-toxic, age-defying serums," recommends Dr. Naissan O. Wesley, MD, FACMS, aesthetic and surgical dermatologist. Read More...

SC Logo9 Dermatologist-Recommended Face and Body Products for Itch Relief That Lasts

Nikki Brown (Style Caster) January, 2019

For someone with dry, sensitive skin, I like to keep moisturizing products as gentle and nontoxic as possible. Avoiding fragrance, and incorporating fatty acids such as ceramides and omega fatty acids is helpful. —Dr. Naissan O. Wesley, M.D., FACMS and Arbonne Scientific Advisor. Read More...


Rachel Lapidos (Well And Good) January 16, 2019

I thought I had it all covered: retinol to increase cell turnover, various acids to exfoliate, and plenty of vitamin C serum. But then I heard about another skin-brightening superstar during a facial treatment I had: mandelic acid. Read More...

VogueThe Pro's Guide to Managing Sensitive Skin This Winter

Lauren Valenti (VOGUE) December 27, 2018

"It's important to remove makeup and environmental toxins, but over-cleansing should be avoided," explains Wesley. "It can strip the skin of its natural barrier and fatty acids, potentially leading to excessive dryness and irritation." Read More...

EPExamination Points


Ultra-common yet largely unsung, moles haven't garnered the same aesthetic appreciation as their little cousin, freckles. But as cultural definitions of beauty become more inclusive and individualistic, they're finally making a mark. Read More...

Byrdie11 Under-the-Radar Skin Care Products Experts Recommend for Winter

And unless you're extremely good about keeping up with doctors' appointments, the chances of your having a tailor-made routine from a skin-care professional are slim to none. Read More...

ByrdieThe Best Anti-Aging Cream, According to Dermatologists

Dermatologist Naissan O. Wesley, MD, recommends RE9 night cream formulated with hydrating botanicals and collagen-supported ingredients that moisturize and nourish the skin. Read More...

ByrdieThe Do's and Don't's of At-Home Chemical Peels, According to Dermatologists


Like Seamless and Amazon Prime, beauty brands are making it so you never have to leave your house again. See: at-home peels, which promise spa facial-like results, no appointment required. Read More...

ByrdieFYI: Dermatologists Say These Are the Best Moisturizers for Rosacea

Erin Jahns (Byrdie) April 3, 2018

For a more natural option, Naissan Wesley, MD, FACMS, recommends something as basic as a high-quality calendula cream like this. Read More...

popsugar6 Reasons a Good Night's Sleep Is the Beauty Product You've Been Missing

Robyn Turk (Popsugar) Feb. 7, 2018

Did you know that there is a magical cure that can potentially give you the lively, healthy, blemish-free skin you've been looking for? Read More...

losangelsLA's Top Skin Care Experts Share Tips for Perfect Summer Skin

Paul Zahn (Los Angeles Confidential) Aug. 8, 2017

We caught up with some of Los Angeles' most influential skin aficionados to get advice on how to keep your skin. Read More...

linked9 Surgeons and Dermatologists Share their #1 Tip after their Handiwork

Kathy Young Keefe (LinkedIn) Sept. 19, 2017

Two of the most common questions patients ask their specialist before undergoing any aesthetic procedure. Read More...

latfAllergan Celebrates The Launch of RHOFADE With Sir John & Dr. Naissan Wesley

Pamela Price (LATFUSA) Sept. 27, 2017

Did you know that approximately 16 million Americans are affected by rosacea? Read More...

NYLearning to Speak to Latino Complexions

Laurel Naversen Geraghty (NY TIMES) Nov. 16, 2006

THE light-brown complexion of Vilda Vera Mayuga glows in a way that suggests she devotedly visits a dermatologist. Read More...

WHWomens Health Magazine

Annie Tomlin (Womens Health) May 2018

For thousands of years humans have read meaning into moles. Read More...

WELLANDGOODWhy you should be putting food on your face (yes, really)

Rachel Lapidos August 6, 2018

Telling you to put food on on your face is probably going directly against what your parents told you to do as a young kid. Read More...

Learn more about Dr. Naissan Wesley and the treatments she offers to patients seeking medical and cosmetic skin care.

P: 310.246.0495 
F: 310.246.0496 
Location - 9201 W. Sunset Blvd. Suite 602, Los Angeles, CA 90069.


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