How to reduce frizzy hair- Dermatologist recommends Silk Hair Caps

The natural component of mulberry silk consists of Sericin, a natural protein produced by the silk worm of the Bombyx mori species. Sericin is also a constituent of the healthy hair shaft. Wearing a mulberry silk night cap, first of all,…

A Dermatologist discusses Hormonal Acne- How does one effectively treat Hormonal Acne?

Hormonal Acne For many people, blackheads, whiteheads and pimples are a normal part of puberty. However, for some, acne can be a stubborn problem that occurs well beyond their teenage years. This is known as Hormonal Acne. Hormonal acne…

Customized LipStick Review

My Experience at Dr.TWL’s Virtual Lip Lab By Micole Chan  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dr.TWL Custom Lip Lab (@drtwlliplab) What does Dr.TWL’s Virtual Lip Lab offer? A custom LipSerum…

Dermatologist Talks: The Ultimate Guide To Sheet Masks

I have been regularly asked by both my patients and beauty journalists on the myths and facts surrounding sheet masks in their skincare regimen. In my journey of engineering the MoistureMax™ Skin Healing Polysaccharide Mask with my team, we conducted extensive research on the various materials available in the market.
skincare, sensitive skin, anti-aging

Dermatologist Talks: The Ideal Skincare Routine

Many beauty writers have asked me what the ideal skincare routine should be, for today’s busy woman. Is there even such a routine? I have outlined the following — which are frequently asked questions posed by readers and my…

Dermatologist Tips on Sun Protection

What type of sunscreen should you choose and how do you apply it? How much sunscreen should I use on my face? Most people do not apply enough sunscreen to achieve the specified SPF rating. What does SPF stand for? SPF stands for…

Can’t get rid of the itch? You could be suffering from dry, sensitive skin.

There is nothing more frustrating than relieving an itching sensation, only to be left with a flaky, peeling patch which starts to itch again. If the problem persists, it could be a sign of dermatitis (or an inflammation of the skin, commonly known as ‘eczema’). Fortunately, this vicious cycle can be reversed with the appropriate topical and oral medications for your skin, along with a proper long-term skincare maintenance plan.

Dermatologist's Views On Skin DNA Test Kits: DNA-based skincare - do you really need it?

Would you pay for DNA skincare analyses and home test kits? As such a fad makes its rounds on media, we speak to our in-house dermatologist – Dr Teo Wan Lin on her views about DNA skincare analysis.

A Dermatologist Explains Why You Get Dandruff And How To Treat It

While having dandruff is not fatal or contagious, it is certainly undesirable. The presence of flakes on the scalp causes discomfort and affects social image. With it being a common complaint, we look to understand the processes leading to the formation of dandruff and how you can treat it.