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Nose Thread Life vs Phinoplasty
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Nose Thread Lift vs Rhinoplasty : Which is Better for Me?

What is the first feature of the face that you noticed when you look at someone’s face? Most people would say the eyes, as the saying goes, the eyes are the window to the soul. However, according to a new study, that may not be universally true. While Western cultures do look at the eyes, Asians tend to focus on the nose. Probably us Asians are born with less attractive nose compared to the westerns. This is also the reason why nose enhancement treatments are so vastly available nowadays. There are generally 2 types of nose enhancement procedures, namely surgical …

Tips for acne marks and scars
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Acne Scars and Marks: 6 Tips That You Must Follow!

Acne scars and marks on the face can come and go, but some of these go a step further to leave an unwanted mark or scar which can be quite bothersome. Ugh! The first thing that should be addressed is the root of the problem, which is the acne itself. Acne scars are often the product of an inflamed lesion; this is what happens when the pore is engorged with excess oil, dead skin cells and bacteria. The more superficial the inflammation, the less chances of it leaving a scar. When there is a deep break in the follicle wall, …

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Open Pores – How to Treat Them?

Pores are a common problem for most people. The effective way to reduce pores is to identify the cause of it and treat the root of the pore-blem. Recently, I’ve been getting loads of anxious questions from customers (like you) who are concerned about their pore size.. Calm down girls! ( and boys) – We all have different skin types and we age over time – it is a natural process after all! Here’s what a normal pore looks like VS an enlarged, clogged pore and an aging pore. A large open pore is more commonly seen in oily skin …

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Face Lifting Treatments – Fotona 4D vs HIFU

Face lift surgery used to be the only method to help with skin tightening and skin lifting, thanks to the advancement of technology, today, there are many non-surgical, non-invasive options for face lifting. These treatments help with face lifting by stimulating collagen and elastin production. We lose collagen at the rate of 1% per year. As we age, collagen on our face is getting lesser and we start to have facial volume loss, sagging skin and wrinkles. Therefore, collagen stimulating treatments are necessary to keep us looking younger. Fotona4D and HIFU treatments are two famous and excellent examples of non-surgical …

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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 …

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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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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 …