16 September 2020

How is Technology Disrupting the Beauty Industry?

Technology, IoT and innovation are revolutionising the beauty industry as beauty and skincare become high-tech and hyperpersonalised. Smart gadgets, simulation apps and 3D printed skincare are some of the trends that have emerged from the shift to 'beauty tech'. A look at how artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and big data are redefining our relationship, perception and choices with beauty and skincare in this review as beauty companies get their skin in the game.

Needleless Profhilo is the latest trend in beauty salons in Singapore. Riding on the popularity of this anti-aging skin treatment, these "injection-free", "pain-free" and "no-...

08 September 2020

Does Needleless Profhilo Work?

Do you need to wear sunscreen under your face masks? Most face masks only offer SPF 7 coverage. Using Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) fabrics and face masks can help reduce UV rays from reaching t...

03 September 2020

Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) & Copper Face Masks- Do They Work?

Mesotherapy fat dissolving/ melting treatments involve injections into fats of the face, neck and body (lipodissolve). The most common ingredients used are phosphatidylcholine and deoxycholate (e.g. K...

25 August 2020

Why Are Mesotherapy Fat Dissolving Injections Banned in Singapore?

Laugh lines (nasolabial folds), jowls, turkey necks and loose skin are some of the signs of sagging in the face and neck. This review explains why sagging occurs and some of the non-surgical treatment...

09 August 2020

How to Treat Sagging Skin Without Surgery

Retinoids are effective as anti-aging and anti-acne ingredients. In this blogpost, a doctor reviews 5 affordable and popular retinol & retinaldehyde serums. Ft. CeraVe, Olay, The Inkey List, Skinc...

29 July 2020

5 Affordable & Popular Retinoid Serums Reviewed

Filler injections can go wrong if dermal fillers are over injected. Pillow face, sunset eyes, Avatar nose, filler fatigue, flowerhorn forehead and witch's chin are some telltale signs of too much...

20 July 2020

Fillers Gone Wrong: Telltale Signs of Too Much Filler Injections

Fungal acne (malassezia folliculitis) is a condition that looks like acne vulgaris. It is caused by an overgrowth of yeast. Sweating and tight clothing can also cause fungal acne. Everything about fun...

15 July 2020

Fungal Acne is Not Acne At All: Malassezia Folliculitis Explained

A review of cheek fillers and what is is like to get cheek filler injections in Singapore. Read about non-surgical cheek augmentation, how it works, the different types of filler, alternatives and how...

29 June 2020

Getting Cheeky: A Guide to Cheek Filler Injections

Cica aka Centella Asiatica or Tiger Grass is found in skincare products to calm sensitive skin and reverse aging. Learn about what Cica is, its benefits and side effects. Plus, a review of Dr Jart...

23 June 2020

Cica in Skincare: Centella Asiatica Explained

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