But tell me, what causes Acne (A. vulgaris)?

    Unfortunately, the cause of acne is not fully understood. Though stress can aggravate acne, it does not cause it. Common acne (also known as acne vulgaris) in teenagers starts with an increase in hormone production. During puberty, both boys and girls produce high levels of androgens, the male sex hormones that include testosterone. Testosterone signals the body to make more [...]

2017-06-14T20:54:04+00:00 July 26th, 2015|Acne, Aesthetic|

How often should I exfoliate my face?

  Throughout the day, contaminants wind up on the surface of your skin, clogging your pores. In addition to this, your skin is constantly regenerating cells to help keep your skin healthy. The average adult sheds around 50,000 skin cells each minute as part of this process. Sometimes these skin cells do not fall off [...]

2016-12-09T16:09:13+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Acne, Aesthetic, Skin care|

Receiving Red Light Therapy

  Interestingly enough, light therapy was first discovered by NASA astronauts as a way to grow plants in space. Other than the blue light therapy, the Red light therapy in dermatology was investigated as doctors noticed an increasing amount of patients who were immune to the normal antibiotic treatments used to get rid of acne. [...]

2017-06-14T20:04:18+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Acne, Aesthetic|

What Should You Look for in a Pair of Sunglasses?

  Not all sunglasses are created equal, and you can't use price as a gauge of quality, as many of the higher priced brands cost more because of fashion, not function. Therefore, when choosing a pair of sunnies, look out for the following: Avoid sunglasses that simply say "absorbs UV," instead look for a label [...]

2017-06-14T20:06:17+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Aesthetic, Sunscreen, Uncategorized|

Sunglasses are no longer just a fashion accessory….

  Just like your skin, your eyes are susceptible to damage from unprotected sun exposure. The skin around your eyes, including your eyelids, is among the thinnest and most sensitive on your body, making it particularly vulnerable to wrinkling and age spots - which is a common problem that we receive aesthetically. But your eyes [...]

2016-12-09T16:09:14+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Aesthetic, Sunscreen|

Move over Turkey Neck..

Dermatologists are blaming smartphones and tablets for causing sagging skin and wrinkles on the necks of women as young as 18 years! That is definitely too young to be facing aesthetic issues. The latest ailment to result from modern technology can be found mostly in people aged 18 to 39 who own an average of three [...]

2017-07-05T21:49:58+00:00 June 13th, 2015|Aesthetic, Face Lift, Skin tightening|

Sleeping on your back- for beauty!

Sleeping on your back is a boon for spine and neck health, because the back is straight and not forced into any contortions. Plus back sleeping helps the matress do its job of supporting the spine. Ideally, everyone should sleep on their backs without a pillow, as this position leaves the neck in a neutral position, [...]

2016-12-09T16:09:14+00:00 May 25th, 2015|Aesthetic|

Beauty Sleep

It is no secret that a good night's sleep is crucial to good health and for aesthetically beautiful skin. But does this mean that sleeping 8 hours from 6am to 2pm will give us a flawless complexion? Unfortunately, the answer is NO. As humans we are diurnal. This mean that we are affected by daylight. [...]

2017-06-14T20:19:32+00:00 May 2nd, 2015|Aesthetic, Uncategorized|

Finding the Right Aesthetic Clinic in Singapore

Millions of people across the globe today are seeking aesthetic and dermatological services. With the rapid advancement of aesthetic technology, many people also seem to be eager to look as good as they can.  If you are developing wrinkles or your skin is getting saggy, you can visit an aesthetic clinic to seek plastic surgery [...]

2017-06-14T19:34:30+00:00 September 25th, 2013|Aesthetic|

Finding the Right Aesthetic Clinic

Today, it is no longer necessary to undergo invasive plastic surgery to improve how you look; there are new procedures in the market that can transform hairlines, remove wrinkles, and even siphon out excess fat. These services are often offered in modern aesthetic clinics, but there are some that are not as advanced as others. A [...]

2017-06-14T19:33:34+00:00 September 25th, 2013|Aesthetic|
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