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Acne Scars Skin Concerns

What Microneedling Really Does to Your Face?

Hundreds of tiny pin pricks going into your skin might sound scary, but did you know it could just be the best thing that ever happened to your face? Microneedling involves using fine needles to create hundreds of tiny, invisible puncture wounds in the top layer of skin.  The micro-injuries that are created stimulates the body’s natural wound healing processes, resulting in cell turnover and increased collagen and elastin production. Microneedling works the same way lasers do, only you’re injuring the skin mechanically instead of using heat or light. What are the benefits of Microneedling? One of the main benefits …

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 …

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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 …