Category Archives: Skin Care

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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 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… 😀 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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iS Clinical by Innomed, Singapore

This is way overdue!! I attended the launch of iS Clinical by Innovative Skincare (jointly with Innomed) some time ago, on David’s invitation. They’ve got some good stuffs going on there. The CEO, Mr. Bryan Johns, is an expert in … Continue reading

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skin lighteners

There’re a multitude of skin lightening agents on the market these days. What do they contain and how do they act? Hydroquinone: This must be one of the most widely used depigmentation agents used in the world. It works mainly … Continue reading

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Minimise your pores

In my last article, I mentioned the use of products with anti-inflammatory ingredients for sensitive skin. Coincidentally, my clinic recently brought in a new batch of sunblock that has it. It’s a gel form, so goes on easily and is okay … Continue reading

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Don’t be sensitive

Always so busy. I really need to take the time to stop and smell the roses every once in a while, such as saying hi to my blog readers. 😀 Attended the International Master Course on Aging Skin which was held in Singapore … Continue reading

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