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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 …

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Fotona Laser: The Best Facelift & Skin Rejuvenation Treatment

The Fotona Laser is a unique laser treatment, for skin rejuvenation and treating sagging skin. Yes, you read that right, with Fotona 4D Laser, now you can achieve face lifting results from a laser treatment which is non-surgical, painless and comfortable. This laser uses two complementary superior laser wavelengths to dramatically improve the clinical results on your face. It works well on all skin type, it is a quick procedure to achieve smoother, tighter, and more youthful looking skin. How Fotona Laser works? The Fotona Laser treatment is made up of 4 stages, delivering both immediate and long lasting results …

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Everything You Need To Know About Face Thread Lift

Aging is a life process that everyone will definitely go through. As we grow older, signs of aging such as wrinkles, sagging, fine lines become more and more visible. With the advancement in aesthetic medicine, now we can tackle these signs of ageing without going through invasive surgery! Face thread lift is a minimally invasive alternative to the facelift surgery. It is a procedure where doctors insert medical grade threads into your face under the skin to help “pull” up the sagging skin. Is it safe? Yes, it is a low risk procedure with short recovery time, common temporary side …

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Kaiteki’s Onda Coolwave Treatment: 5 Things to Know About

The Onda system handpieces generate microwaves at 2.45 GHz, a frequency that is preferentially absorbed by fat molecules rather than by water molecules. When it penetrates the skin, they pass straight through the top layers without overheating them (using about 20% of the energy from the microwaves), while they concentrate their effective action on the subcutaneous fat that highly absorbs them (about 80% of the energy). Localised Fat Kaiteki Onda Coolwaves™ is able to deeply disrupt the membranes of subcutaneous fat cells safely and effectively. Cellulite Kaiteki Onda Coolwaves™ effectively targets the connective tissue between the adipose lobules in the more advanced …

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5 Secrets Your Skin Doctor Won’t Tell You (You Should Know About it!)

Despite spending thousands on your skincare every year, do you actually know about the nature of your skin? We have rounded up the secrets your doctor won’t tell you about using the right amount of moisturizers, the brutal truth about your wrinkles and if your expired skincare can still be used. 1. The Side You Sleep On Gets the Most Wrinkles Yes, we can tell. Sleeping on your side creates a furrow and worsens signs of aging on one side of your face. To minimize wrinkles, fine lines and crinkled skin, the best way is to sleep on your back. …

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Are Cosmetic Treatments Safe During Pregnancy?

During pregnancy and breast feeding, our body hormones change to cater for the baby. Some fortunate women have the pregnancy glow. For others, hormonal changes can cause acne outbreaks, melasma and generally dull looking skin. Often, pregnant and breastfeeding women wish to do some aesthetic treatments but are unsure of the safety of the procedures. Common cosmetic treatments are generally NOT SAFE or suitable during pregnancy and breast feeding period. Botox, fillers, and chemical peels, they all are procedures with some risks not worth to take during the most precious times of your life. Botox is a neurotoxin, it is …

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Why is my skin so bad during MCO?

When MCO first came into force across most states in Malaysia, most of us thought we’ll be able to save some money from not eating out and commuting to work. Well, you also thought with less exposure to pollutants and mask wearing, our skin will be clear and healthy, didn’t you? Unfortunately, for some reasons, we’re having acne flare ups and dull skin tone. Research has shown that in England, 29% have noted an increase in acne or blackheads during lockdown. I like to call it the ‘Indoor Face’ The effect of being stuck indoors can quite literally be seen …

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5 Tips for Festive Ready Skin

Christmas shopping, check! Christmas parties, check! How about your festive ready glowing skin? With all the energy that goes into planning parties and thinking of the perfect Secret Santa gift for your loved ones, it’s easy to lose sight of what your skin needs this festive season. Here’s some handy tips to give yourself a boost of radiance this festive week. It can be tempting to try every product your favourite influencer or Sephora pop up ads recommends, but here’s the truth. Introducing new skincare can do more harm than good. In fact, it is crucial to stick with your …

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What’s the fuss about Vampire Facial?

Have you ever wondered what is all the fuss about when it comes to Platelet Rich Plasma ( or more commonly known as PRP or the vampire facial) ? Truth is –  This treatment isn’t just a trend, this regenerative medicine comes with real joint, skin and hair care benefits. A PRP facial, is an advanced skincare treatment method that harnesses your body’s own natural power to heal itself via platelets. In simple words, platelets are a type of blood cell that makes your blood clot. They also play a role in healing. When the platelets in the plasma are concentrated, …

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The wonders of chemical peel

I am sure many of you heard of chemical peel. But does it sound as scary as it seems? Did you imagine a face being splashed by acid ? Well, I can assure you that’s not the case! Chemical peels is a procedure you will love and will definitely come back for more! Did you know that chemical peels are one of the most popular cosmetic procedures after botox? You may heard of names like ‘red carpet peels’ and ‘ fire and ice’ but really, beneath all these fancy names, it’s just chemical peels. So, what are chemical peels? Chemical …