Get a Boost of Collagen and Confidence with Ellanse

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Naturally found in the skin, collagen is one of the most essential support structures which maintains the appropriate elasticity, tightness and suppleness of the skin. The body will produce less of it as we age, and thus this leads to the formation of fine lines, wrinkles, folds, and drooping. The loss of natural collagen and elast...

Dermaplaning – Baby Smooth Skin is Just a Shave Away

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Dermaplaning is a facial exfoliating treatment available in aesthetic clinics in Singapore. This procedure involves a doctor to use a surgical scalpel to gently scrape off the peach fuzz and dead skin cells on the skin’s surface. Microscopic hairs and the build-up of dead skin can cause the complexion to appear flaky and dull, an...

Dry versus Dehydrated Skin – What is the Difference?

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As the largest organ of our body, our skin is also a complex organ that contains thousands of hair follicles and tiny pores. The skin consists of 3 different layers: epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous layer. They perform important roles and functions to keep the body healthy, including protection, secretion and sensation. Protec...

Laser Treatments Are Not the Only Solution to Acne Scars

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Some of the more common questions received from patients regarding acne scar treatments include why lasers did not remove scars completely and how to decide which acne treatments in Singapore to go for. Before you invest in another treatment for acne scar removal, it is important to know that lasers on its own cannot cure acne scar...

Pico Laser – Say Goodbye to Pigmentation and Acne Scars

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Skin pigmentation occurs when the skin has excessive production of melanin, which is produced by melanocytes and acts as protection of skin cells from sun and UV damages. Sun damage is the biggest culprit for pigmentation, but other types also include freckles, sun spots, and age spots that can appear on the face, arms and hands. T...

What AGNES Acne Treatment Can Do for Your Acne Problems

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Although acne begins during adolescence and puberty, it can still occur during adulthood. Acne is mainly caused by sebaceous glands in the skin follicles that produce excessive oil and become inflamed. When the oily matter, called sebum, begins to clog the pores along with dead skin cells, bacteria on the skin will multiply and lea...

Recurrent Acne – Why Does It Happen in the Same Spot

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It is always frustrating to deal with acne, but facing recurrent acne issues is an even more aggravating situation. They can show up in the same exact spot repeatedly, and using anti-acne products does not seem to do the trick to cure your acne problems. Acne will also leave scars that may vary in size and severity. We explore t...

Who TCA Cross is for and What It Can Do for Your Scars

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Availably in many aesthetic clinics in Singapore, TCA Cross is a specialized treatment that involves the chemical reconstruction of skin scars (CROSS) with the use of Trichloroacetic acid (TCA). It is a medium to deep chemical peel that is used to treat wrinkles, photo aging and help in acne scar removal. Cystic acne is a common sk...

Do You Know the Type of Skin Pigmentation You Have?

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Skin pigmentation is a skin condition which occurs when the skin produces melanin excessively and you will see patches of your skin turning into a darker shade. Melanin is produced by melanocytes and acts like a shield for the skin cells to protect against sun and damages of UV-rays. The UVA and UVB beams are some of the major cont...

What You Can Do to Defend Against Signs of Aging Skin

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Signs of aging can appear as early as our mid 20s and early 30s. You will start to notice that your skin feels dry and fine lines start to appear around your face such as eye and mouth areas. When aging kicks in, our body experiences the slowdown in production of collagen and elastic fibers, oxidization of fats and changes in cell ...

The Different Types of Acne Scars and How to Treat Them

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Besides dealing with active acne breakouts, you are also left to face acne scars that are typically left behind after an inflammatory acne. They are more likely to develop on those who pick at their active acne lesions. If you are suffering from acne scars, it is best to find out the type of scar it is. Knowing so will give you a b...

Reasons Why You Really Shouldn’t Pick at That Pimple

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Anyone who’s ever popped their pimples knows the feeling of looking in the mirror and experiencing the temptation of giving the pimple a little squeeze. When the pore is infected with bacteria, excess sebum and dead skin cells, an inflamed acne pimple will occur which is often filled with pus. Popping a pimple or picking at your ...

How to Identify the Different Types of Acne and Treat It

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If you are facing recurring acne in your life, it is time to learn about the different types of acne to treat it effectively from the roots and attain clearer skin. Identifying the type of acne you are suffering from is key to successful acne treatment regime as each type is distinct. Acne falls into two subtypes, noninflammator...

The Possible Association Between Acne and Prostate Cancer

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According to a Swedish study published in the International Journal of Cancer in 2017, investigators reported that acne in late adolescence has association with a statistically-significant greater risk for prostate cancer as compared not having acne during the period of latter teen years. Using a unique, long-term data set from Swe...

What You Need to Know About Cystic Acne and Scar Removal

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It’s not unusual to have a pimple or two and experience breakouts when you’re a teenager. But once you’re in adulthood and you face red, swollen, painful pimples that occur deep in your skin, you might have cystic acne. Read on below as we explore more facts about this skin condition. 1. Cystic acne is deeply embedded in t...

The Effectiveness Of Light-Based Treatments For Acne

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Acne vulgaris is common inflammatory skin condition that involves blockage and/or inflammation of hair follicles and sebaceous glands. It is characterized by noninflammatory lesions, inflammatory papules, pustules, and nodules, and open or closed comedones. Acne vulgaris typically affect skin areas with a high density of sebaceous ...

How Acne Can Have More Distressing Effects Than Melanoma

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According to the Global Burden of Disease Study, acne can pose longer-term effects with a wider range as compared to skin cancer. The study evaluated over 300 diseases and injuries in 195 countries and territories around the world. The aim is for researchers attempt to determine what features of their health are most important to p...

4 Common Myths About Acne You Shouldn’t Believe Anymore

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For most of us who’ve ever had pimples, it can be frustrating to deal with the breakouts and having to find solutions to get rid of acne scars. Often, we might also come across old wives’ tales and myths regarding acne that leave you further misinformed about the skin condition. Read on to find out the common myths about acne. ...

Factors that Contribute to Acne and How to Deal with It

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Many of us can agree that picking or squeezing pimples will create further inflammation and ultimately lead to more damage to the skin. But sometimes, we can relate to the struggle of trying to resist poking, touching or picking a pimple. Inflammation leaves behind a dark mark on the skin, as part of the natural healing process, an...

3 Common Laser Treatment for Acne Scars in Singapore

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Acne scars are often an unwanted reminder of the acne and pimples you have faced before. These scars come in a number of types and some can vanish in a short period of time while there are some which are stubborn and more permanent. Having acne scars can leave you feeling insecure about your appearance and add more stress on how to...

Moles: What Causes Them & How You Can Remove Them

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Skin problems can take many shapes and forms. Acne, acne scars, marks and lesions are common issues we often fail to bring to our dermatologist, compounding the fact that these issues can be very damaging to our skin. However, we can get worried if they get unsightly. Moles are extremely obvious, especially those on our face, and w...