on animal stem cells and animal placenta…

I seriously don’t understand the current trend with animal stem cells and animal placental extract these days, derived from sheep to deer to rabbits. These products claim to carry stem cells and placental extracts from these strange and foreign creatures.

Do they really work? Those derived from human placenta may indeed have some efficacy, since the genetic makeup is similar. Yet, even organ donors require HLA matching tests, so can the genetic makeup be that similar in sheep or deer or rabbit?

How do they work – by assimilating into our bodies? I certainly do not hope to become part sheep, part deer or part rabbit, not to mention I may get a bad immune reaction to these foreign cells if they enter my body.

How about zoonotic diseases (for injectable placental or stem cells) or prion disease (which may also be transmitted by ingestion)? These products are over the counter, which means they are not rigorously tested by HSA in any way, so how can anyone be sure they are organic matter that is safe for oral consumption or injection? Consumption is not as bad as injection, since it will be just like eating mutton or venison or exotic meats. Even in blood transfusions among humans, we are worried about blood borne diseases – how much more intimate transfusions from animals whom we are not sure where they have gone or what they have eaten (to say the least)?

If these cells are indeed able to assimilate into the body and grow on their own, aren’t we then worried about unwanted growths and tumours that may spread to other areas of the body we do not want them to go, like a cancer?

Perhaps they work by the chemicals that these cells secrete, which is what “extract” usually means, so it is like any other processed drug. That is very much acceptable, but animal whole cells and live cells is a bad idea, especially injected ones!

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Gosh, why does my face look rounder as I grow older?

This is a common question I get from my clients.

Many don’t understand that the first sign of skin laxity and aging is when it starts getting pulled to the ground by dreadful gravity so that our faces no longer looks sharp and slim but fat and round. Don’t underestimate this phenomenon: it starts as early as the age of 30. There may not even be significant wrinkles or lines, but early skin drooping is the precursor to jowling and eventually, this:

Skin tightening is the most important treatment to fight signs of aging, as it keeps out the wrinkles and the sag. Everything else is secondary.

So, what is the best treatment for achieving firm and youthful skin that can turn heads and stop traffic?

Ulthera uses ultrasonic energy to create pin points of heat in 2 layers of the skin: the muscle and the subcutaneous fat tissue. This causes contraction of the muscle layer that effects a lifting and contracts the more superficial layer to achieve a textural tightening that smooths out the wrinkles and coaxes the skin to adhere more tightly to the underlying bone structure, restoring your youthful V shape face.

Ulthera is a USA FDA approved machine device for skin tightening and results are clinically proven to be highly effective for loose and saggy skin. I have previously tried other brands as well and I must say that in comparison, the results for Ulthera are far better and more visible indeed. Ask for Ulthera, not just any HIFU! 🙂

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Our all-new Acne Treatment Programme~

Acne is multifactorial. No single treatment is sufficient to eliminate them from coming back again and again. A combination of treatments such as the necessary prescription medications and laser light treatments are far superior in efficacy than any single treatment alone. That is why now, we have developed a whole new approach to treat acne that is clinically designed to reduce pimples and their scarring without pain or downtime!

So what is included our all new Pimple Less package treatment?

1) Tiffiny Yang Skincare Acne Facial Wash + Age Defense & Brightening Serum to fight acne formation x 1 set

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2) Acne Buster Medifacial x 5 sessions

The Acne Buster Medifacial has been specially formulated by us, with steps in the 90-minute facial programme that targets all the potential causes of acne formation. Besides the cleansing and massaging of effective products into the skin for acne treatment, it also includes ALL of the following treatments below:

  • Hydrafacial: The suction mechanism of this machine, combined with exfoliation by salicylic acid, removes the dead skin cells which clogs the pores, as well as cleanses the pores deeply so as to reduce formation of comedones e.g. whiteheads and blackheads which lead to acne.
  • IPL for acne: Our USA FDA approved medical grade IPL machine uses a targeted wavelength of light to kill bacteria on the skin that causes the red and angry inflammatory response of acne. It also rejuvenates the skin for better healing and reduces the likelihood of pigmentary scar formation.
  • Omni-laser LED light for acne: This makes use of LED light that helps the skin to fight the bacteria that causes acne and also enhances the rejuvenation process of the other treatments as well as improve healing. Read more about it here.

This Medifacial programme alone may already by sufficient to control mild acne.

3) Carbon Laser Peel for Acne Removal x 5 sessions

On top of the above Medifacial for Acne, the carbon laser peel is particularly effective in treating active acne and clearance of comedones as well as pores. It targets the specific pathways in acne formation so as to cure acne from the root of the problem – laser light that eliminates the offending bacteria that causes the red and angry inflammatory reaction of pimples, exfoliation to remove dead skin cells and deeply cleans the pores, heat to make pores smaller so as to reduce comedonal formation (whiteheads/blackheads) and lightening of healing scars that have darkened.

This highly effective package has been specially formulated to ensure that all the causes of acne have been fully targeted so as to eliminate pimples effectively with every step. You may go right back to work or school the next day without worrying about redness or recovery time.

Ask us more today! 😉

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2017年9月 FHM 男人幫 國際中文版 封面女郎 Cover Girl

是大眾的性感女神嗎?;)

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Piano cover of 年轮 – Tiffiny Yang

Between clinic work and 2 feisty kids, this is how I steal a moment of peace for myself… Enjoy! 😉

在繁忙的生活中,这是我的寻找平静的绿洲。

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Put Your Best Face Forward 展现出最好的自己

Filtered 过滤…

Or no filter! 或无过滤!

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Oh Kim, have we got the answer for you.

Even Kim K battles with cellulite! How much more the rest of us normal ladies… 😀

Kim K also suffers cellulite much like the rest of us! Read about it here.

Dear Kim, it does not have to be an issue anymore, cos we have got just the solution for you! I’d have thought that everyone knows how effective and easily Velashape gets rid of even the most stubborn cellulite if you do just enough treatment sessions under the right hands!

Well, I’d know cos I also struggled with cellulite once upon a time (not at all surprising after 2 pregnancies, so I totally empathise with you, Kim). Under the trained hands of my skilful therapists and regular Velashape treatments for a few months, the unsightly cellulite at the back of my thighs and bum is practically gone now. 🙂

Feel confident in a bikini again! 🙂 #nofilter #nophotoshop (note: other people present were edited out for their privacy ;))

It takes some patience and perseverence but totally possible to get there. Try it, Kim! 🙂

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Beauty Pageant Miss Lumiere Singapore 2017~

Was so honoured to be invited as one of the judges for a glamourous beauty pageant event Miss Singapore Lumiere International World on last Sunday 19 March 2017! 😀 Not my first time as a beauty judge nor my first time attending a beauty pageant, yet nonetheless was so thrilling for me. It felt like a long way since my own participation as a contestant in Ms Singapore 7 years ago. 🙂 (Betcha have yet to hear from a judge’s point of view.)

Outfit of the day~

All of us judges took a group shot before the event started! Amongst us were business owners, a hotel general manager, a lawyer and ex-beauty queens! Heavyweight affair indeed…

Tiffiny Yang Aesthetics is very proud to be a part of this event!

The beauty pageant started with a sizzling hot dance by the dazzling ladies – don’t blink:

Next was the bikini section. I thought it was so creative of the organisers to give it a Victoria’s Secret kind of twist, where the girls had to improve on their bikini designs on their own for the stage that night. Some of them were really creative and well done – too bad I did not manage to capture all on camera as I was also busy filling out the score sheet. 😀

Watching the ladies strut their stuff on stage in flowing evening gowns made me reminiscent of the time I also took the stage to compete for the single coveted title and won Ms Singapore Universe in 2011. The toughest part about contesting in a beauty pageant was being under immense stress throughout the show and yet looking confident and effortless onstage. This time, the onus was (partly) on me (and my fellow judges) to decide who should stand victorious and who should humbly concede defeat!

After much deliberation among the judges…

Top 3 winners for Miss Lumiere Singapore 2017! (Left: Lyn; top: Kato Song, bottom: Dini)

Had the honour to crown the second runner up that evening, Miss Dini. Incidentally, I was the one who questioned her Q&A and I thought she answered well. 😀

Look at them toting our pretty paper bags around, courtesy of Tiffiny Yang Aesthetics. Certainly the choice for beauty queens and pageant winners! 😀

Tiffiny Yang Aesthetics: the choice for beauty queens! Featured: Felicia, Michelle

Tiffiny Yang Aesthetics: the choice for beauty queens!

Tiffiny Yang Aesthetics: the choice for beauty queens!

Received a token of appreciation for appearing as judge for Miss Lumiere Singapore 2017. Most heartfelt thanks for Ms Justina Quek and kudos to a very well done event! Thoroughly enjoyed myself that night and am so happy for all the beautiful ladies who participated — you are all winners for being up on stage and shining with confidence throughout that night, regardless of the outcome. 🙂

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Jedi Mistress for the day…

Attended Level 1 certificate course by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine today as a trainer! Thoroughly enjoyed sharing practice tips and experiences with the local and international delegates from Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines and Myanmar! Like little padawans learning to wield their light sabres they are… 😀

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All the best to these little younglings starting out in this challenging and exciting field of medical aesthetics!

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Skin Booster

Dull or dry skin? Time for a refreshing…

P.S. We do not offer fancy treatments with long sounding names which do not work – only the effective, clinically proven treatments for your every need. 🙂

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