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Healthy Living Acne

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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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 …

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5 Myths about Aesthetic Treatments – debunked!

It is easy to stumble upon a misconception or two when it comes to facial aesthetic treatments. Let Dr Jessie keep you aware and informed! No way. The hollywood frozen faces are so 1990s now. Beauty trend has shifted towards achieving the “natural look”. We as trained practitioners want to preserve your original look with an additional enhancement, not create an overfilled pillow face. It surely does not look good for us as your doctor to be delivering an expression-less face. With the right amount of treatment dosage, you can be assured on 100% safety and natural outcome. That’s not …

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5 Things to AVOID Doing To Your Skin

Here are 5 practices you should avoid at all cost to have a healthy blemish-free skin. Not everything ‘organic’ is good for you. Did you know that some raw, natural ingredients like lemon & coconut oil can be harsh on the skin, some may even cause sensitive reactions and skin irritation. Acidic ingredients like apple cider vinegar or lemon juice are highly acidic and cause skin inflammation. DIY scrubs using salt or sugar have sharp edges that can scratch and damage skin barrier. No, not recommended. Most of my patients with oily skin tend to skip their moisturizer or overexfoliate, …