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Acne Skin Concerns

What is the best solution for my Acne?

When it comes to finding the right acne treatments, there are a million of products or treatments out there in the market. The options can be overwhelming, it can be difficult to tell which is the best solution for you. Truth is, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to acne. Every patient responds to treatments differently, and sometimes it can get worse before it gets better. I understand the despair when you’ve tried just about everything to get rid of the acne but there’s still annoying zits breaking out from time to time. Finding the right treatment for you is part …

Acne Skin Concerns

Understanding Acne Proned Skin

A normal pore contains sebaceous gland. Sebaceous glands produce a substance called sebum, which is responsible for keeping the skin and hair moisturized. First stage of Acne is called comedone, also known as whitehead and blackhead. As the sebum build up, they become compacted and thick. If the opening of the pore is narrow or closed, this becomes a whitehead. If the opening of the pore is stays open, it is a blackhead. Solution at this stage:  Low potency tretinoin products – such as topical Retinyl Palmitate to allow dead skin cells turnover and sebum to slough normally BHA (  salicylic …

Medical Facial Skin Concerns

Facial and Medifacial – Are They The Same?

Differences between a Facial and Medifacial. A standard conventional facial only provides pampering and is usually not treating the skin. They also generally include harsh exfoliation ( usage of scrubs), which strips the skins barrier. Instead of rough exfoliation or a chemical peel, medi-facials use natural prescription strength ingredients to speed up cellular turnover, remove dead skin cells and repair the skin leaving it refreshed and healthy looking, without compromising and damaging its protective barrier. Medifacials are evidence based skin treatments which uses medically proven ingredients to improve different skin concerns. The medical grade ingredients reach the dermis to combat …

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Why Facial Laser beats a facial everytime

A Guide to Laser Facial Treatments. You may have noticed that laser treatments have become more and more common now, and you’re itching to try them out too. Here’s why they’re the most popular skin treatment now and what you need to know about a laser facial. 1. Laser Facial are targeted treatments. Facial lasers utilise a laser machine to target the unwanted skin condition beneath the surface. These methods are much more effective than traditional facials as it effectively reduces blemishes, acne marks and comedones. 2. Addressing problems from skin deep Conventional facials only treat the surface on the skin. …

Lasers Medical Treatments

Pro Yellow Laser | How It Works and Why Is It So Special?

What is Pro Yellow Laser? The German-engineered Quadrostar Pro Yellow Laser is an improved version of the commonly used Dual Yellow / Combination laser. Due to its special wavelength of 577nm, the ProYellow laser represents the gold standard for vascular treatments and epidermal pigmentation treatments. What is so special about it? Special wavelength 577nm, instead of a mixture of 532nm (green) and 577 ( pure yellow light) it can be used to treat darker skin types safely. The wavelength of 532nm is believed to have higher risk of leaving hyperpigmentation on Asian’s darker skin tone. –> Safe & Effective It is absorbed by both …

Skin Care

5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Sheet Masks

Find out more trivias about sheet masks ! DID YOU KNOW THAT…. Sheet Masks were invented by Japanese Geishas. Geishas were the ancient beauty junkies. They would take pieces of excess silk they used for their garments, soak them in flower petal water, and use the sheets of silk as a sheet. The effects from rose petals then helped to calm down inflammation, reverse free radical damage, and soften skin. How innovative! 2. Sheet Masks can bring negative effects to the skin If not used properly. Excess dirt and makeup trapped underneath a mask can reverse the benefits of the sheet …

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Skin Booster: How Does It Work? Do I Really Need It?

In general, we start losing collagen and elastin in our mid twenties. Our epidermis becomes thinner and signs of aging begin to show on our face and neck. Hence, it is never too early to start on skin booster. What is skin booster? Skin booster is commonly known as ‘水光针’ in mandarin. As the name suggests, skin booster is a product injected into the skin via microneedles to give the skin a boost– of hydration and rejuvenation. They also stimulate collagen & elastin production at cellular level thus reducing signs of aging. What is skin booster made of? Skin boosters …

Skin Concerns

‘ Doctor, Why Do I Have Dull Skin Tone?’

Top 5 Causes of Dull Skin Tone We all want dewy skin tone, don’t we. Who wants dull skin? But maintaining our skin radiance is not always easy. The sad truth is that our skin is constantly missing the ‘glow’ we all long for? But why? Here are some reasons: You’re not exfoliating enough. Our dead skin cells build up at cellular level everyday. It’s a natural process where our skin renews and turnover every 28-30 days. The most superficial cells are replaced by new ones. However, as our skin matures over time, the cell turnover slows down, causing a …