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Ellanse(少女针) – everything you need to know

Ellanse or known as 少女针 in Mandarin have been making waves all around in China and Malaysia. So what exactly is it and what makes it so attractive ? Here’s everything you need to know about this beauty treatment. 什么是少女针?为什么它那么火红?我们来讨论少女针的好处! What is Ellanse? 少女针的成分是什么? Ellanse is actually a dermal filler made from 30% Polycaprolactone (PCL) and 70%Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) gel. PCL is a biostimulator which is commonly used in regenerative medicines, implants, wound healing due to it’s collagen stimulating effect. 少女针的成分主要是30%PCL+70%的CMC。PCL是一种可被人体完全吸收的医疗机级聚合物,经欧盟认证及美国食品药物管理局核准的聚合物,常常用于伤口敷料、骨科用植体、伤口缝线等,刺激自体胶原蛋白增生。 The Carboxymethlycellulose (CMC) gel works like other dermal fillers by immediately filling and replenish the volume loss and will be …

Healthy Living

The Right Skin Care for Every Age

The fountain of youth or the holy grail have always been depicted in stories as aging is inevitable and the quest for longevity has been in constant pursuit. Aging sneaks up on you. One moment you’re talking about the hottest bar in town, the next decade later, you find yourself talking about relaxing massages and health checkups. Your body will change as you age , just like your priorities and partners (wink) as you go through different decades and stages of life. Here’s what I’ve noticed about my skin. When I was a teenager, my skin was relatively quite oily …

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The 5 Important Things to Know about Tattoo Removal

We asked and YOU answered ! 82 % of people want to remove their tattoos. Perhaps, you may not know how the whole process will be like. Let me walk you through it ! Tattoo can be viewed as an expression of emotions or form of body art. However, some tattoos are done badly or perhaps, lost its meaning. So, what happens when you no longer love that Latin phrase on your arm or perhaps, want to erase a jaded lover’s name? Here are some quick facts about tattoo removal. 1. Know Your Tattoo How long have you had this …

Healthy Living

How hormones affect our skin?

‘ It’s that time of the month again and I start having some breakout AGAIN.’ Does this sound familiar? Well, you might want to understand a little more on hormones. We can’t be always blaming it on PMS right…. Or, can we? If you thought that you had all the possible skin aggressors covered, you’re wrong. There are few known aggressors like pollution, junk food, certain beauty products and of course, adding on more to the list- hormones. The body’s endocrine system is more far-reaching than most people realize. Hormones affect our memory, cognition, and mood, and over time they …

Healthy Living

Did Covid Affect Your Skin and Lifestyle? Here’s What You Can Do!

2019 was when the world heard of a little unknown virus. Little did we know that it will throw the world into chaos. After almost 2 years, we’re still in midst of battling this public enemy number 1. As this post is written, many countries are still under lockdown. Over the past 1 year , doctors have also seen many skin problems related to covid. Here’s a compilation of what some may experience ! 1. Dermatitis Lockdown has inadvertently created an unhealthy obsession of staring at your own pores whether on social media whereby you can zap yourself into a …

Skin Care

What Is Hyaluronic Acid For? Everything You Need to Know

You probably seen the term Hyaluronic acid ubiquitously in magazines, in many skincare products and even in some body lotion. So what is this age defying miraculous ingredient that everybody swears by? Hyaluronic acid ( Hya-Lu-Ro-Nic Acid) is a sugar molecule found commonly in our skin and joints. It is a humectant which can draw moisture from air and keep your skin moist, holding almost 1000 times its own weight in water! Think it as a sponge absorbing all the water! Wow. No wonder it is able to make your skin ‘plump’ and dewy. What is Hyaluronic Acid for? As …

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Top treatments for dark eye circles

There are two school of thoughts when it comes to the treatments of dark eye circles – the skin care junkie who believes in eye creams and the other who doesn’t quite believe it. Some eye creams are highly raved and reviewed but can it solve ALL your dark eye circles problem? Now that’s a question to be pondered upon. For me personally, I believe in eye creams for hydration of the skin and perhaps, to a certain extent of lightening pigments but when it comes to solving dark eye circles, I beg to differ. Creams can help but only …

Dark Eye Circles

What causes dark eye circles?

Are you fed up of people telling that you look tired? Are you also trying to cover up your racoon eyes but even with the most expensive concealors, you still look like you haven’t slept in ages? Well, you may be having dark eye circles. Dark eye circles and eye bags can be easily confused as it seems similar. Dark eye circle is the darkening of the lower eyelid which may impart a dull and tired look. Dark under eye circles become very noticeable because the lower eyelid skin is one of the thinnest areas of skin in the body …

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My Profhilo Experience – A Doctor’s Perspective

The buzz is all about Profhilo as it’s hailed as one of the best aesthetic inventions. In fact, it has clinched a few of the ‘BEST AESTHETIC INNOVATION’ awards recently. Of course, with all that hype, I, of all people HAVE to try it right? Well, I have combination skin all my life. I never really had a big issue with my skin all while but it’s a known fact that my T zone is oilier and my cheeks are a little drier. Fun fact : I have never really use any serums until year 2019. My skin care regime …

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I want a full forehead!

Big eyes, defined sharp nose and sultry lips – those are the features that were promoted incessantly on cosmetics and skin care products. But did you know that forehead and eyebrow region contributes to the whole overall beauty of the face?  Now, look again carefully at your face. Does your forehead and brow area looks saggy? Do you think you have a flat forehead? The Chinese have a myth that a full forehead signifies prosperity and good fortune. If you are looking for prosperity and good fortune then read on! Thought of undergoing a surgical procedure to lift up your …