Category Archives: Skin Care

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the formula to great and healthy skin

Many people ask me how I keep my skin so great. Well, I’ve also been thinking over this question and analyzing my personal skincare regime to deduce what is the best formula to keep skin looking flawless. My skincare routine … Continue reading

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my pre-CNY facial

As everyone does, I wanted to look my best and glowiest for the hols! I had no time to visit a beautician though, what with working long hours in my clinic. >< Recently, I brought in Hydrafacial MD for trial. … Continue reading

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face cream that’s worth more than gold?!

Did you know that this face cream was launched by Shiseido at USD$13,260 for a 50g jar? That’s a whooping $265 per gram, more than the worth of gold (at the time of its launch…)! It was created to celebrate … Continue reading

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All about IPL

People frequently ask me what is the difference between IPLs and Lasers. It is confusing, I agree. Intense pulsed light is a technology similar to medical lasers, except that it uses a selective broad spectrum of intense light to target … Continue reading

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on choosing Jan Marini

One good thing about having my own practice is that I get to incorporate into my practice the things I believe in and that I know, works. Choosing a skincare line for my clinic was a very difficult decision. There … Continue reading

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On laser skin rejuvenation

I’m a sworn believer in skin rejuvenation by laser treatment. There are many types of medical (Class 4) lasers– pigment lasers, ablative lasers, fractional lasers, vascular lasers. Each type is used to treat different medical conditions of the skin and … Continue reading

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the evils of the sunbaked skin

Do you love to suntan? Getting that sun-kissed, bronzed look may seem attractive… for a while. The sun does major damage to the skin, known as photo aging, especially with prolonged periods of exposure. Ultraviolet rays in sunlight is the … Continue reading

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introducing the all new Shu Uemura BB mousse!

Went back to Kim Robinson’s yesterday for a follow-up review of my haircut. Such holistic care and service… :D Shopped around Takashimaya departmental store for a BB cream after my haircut. Vogue UK voted Shu Uemura BB mousse as top … Continue reading

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Is it just a pimple?

There’s an ugly zit on your face. Ugh, what is that? Is it really just a pimple? Acne, by definition, is a disease of the pilosebaceous unit of the skin, i.e. the hair follicle, pore and its sebum-producing gland. It’s … Continue reading

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how to calm sensitive skin?

Did you know that there are many types of sensitive skin and that each type has a different set of symptoms? If inappropriate treatment is given, it can both be frustrating and disappointing– therefore, the importance of knowing if you … Continue reading

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