The Latest On Microneedling: What Evidence Tells Us

Acne Scar Laser, Acne Scar Laser Treatment

To any person who is suffering from acne, one thing is for sure – acne can be debilitating condition that can cause long-term psychological and social issues. With many cases, people suffering from acne don’t know how to deal with their condition appropriately, which often leads to acne scars. In fact, acne scars actually af...

12 Key Reasons Why Your Acne Treatment Is NOT Working

Cystic Acne, Acne Treatment

An estimated 80 percent of people between 11 to 30 years of age will experience acne at some point. In fact, adult acne is extremely common not only in Singapore but all around the world. The cause of adult acne is somewhat similar to the causes of puberty; with fluctuating hormone levels being the most common reason. While c...

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...