5 Ways For Blemish-Free Skin

Dreaming of a flawless, blemish-free skin? We show you how that’s possible, from getting rid of an embarrassing pimple stat, to arriving at that spot-free canvas every woman wants. 1. PIMPLE ER Do you have an embarrassing and inflamed cyst that rudely interrupted your progress to a pimple-free complexion? Or an unreasonable blemish that appeared out of nowhere the day before an important even? Never pop a pimple. Instead, try a pimple injection, performed at the doctor’s office, which reduces the inflammation overnight.   2. SIGN UP FOR AN ACNE FACIAL Clogged pores that become infected result in pimples. Unclog pores with Deep Deep Clean, a deep cleansing facial that gets rid of gunk effectively. For inflamed acne, try the Clear Blue facial, which purges pores of debris and kills acne-causing bacteria with medical-grade LED Blue light.   3. TRY BOTOX TO REDUCE SEBUM PRODUCTION Yes, you read this right. Minuscule doses of Botox delivered directly into the skin via microinjections (Micro-refine Botox) reduce the activity of sweat and oil Continue Reading

7 Things To Know Before A Facial Threadlift

Going under the knife is fast becoming a dated way of reversing the signs of aging. Anti-aging cosmetic treatments are more subtle – the idea is to look younger and better, without looking different. Facial threadlifts are now popular amongst those who want a quick lift without having to take the downtime of a surgical facelift. Here are some things you need to know before you go for the threadlift.   1. THEY ANCHOR THE SKIN WITH CONES OR BARBS Facial threads contain either cones or barb sutures which help anchor the skin and lift it to the desired position.   2. THEY STAY IN YOUR SKIN, BUT NOT FOREVER A facial threadlift procedure involves inserting a medical suture beneath the skin which repositions sagging skin to a more youthful-looking position. A non-surgical technique to shapen the jawline and lift droopy cheeks, the threads used are biocompatible and biodegradable. Facial threadlifts such as Silhouette Instalift use Silhouette Soft, for example, made from polylactic acid, which enables a collagen regenerating effect Continue Reading

Clear Skin Is Making A Comeback With These Smart Fixes

If you are tired of never-ending zits and sick of your greasy skin, we hear you. Oily skin is caused by excessive production of sebum. This detestable oiliness can be due to genetics, or due to hormones. Here’s what you can do to get clear skin.   DEEP CLEANSING FACIALS THAT UNCLOG PORES A must, if you are breaking out a lot. Don’t be surprised, it doesn’t take a lot to clog your pores. Fact is, we are surrounded by comedogenic products, such as makeup, and even some sunscreens! Try the Deep Deep Clean facial once a month, a thorough deep cleansing facial which uses both mechnical and chemical exfoliation which ensures your pores stay gunk-fee. Alternatively, glamour peel is a chemical peel procedure tailored to your skin condition and many love it for the post-peel glow.   OIL-FREE MOISTURE If you thought oily skin doesn’t need hydration, that’s where you are wrong. It sounds contradicatory to apply moisturizer to oily skin, but doing so will actually help reduce sebum Continue Reading

Female Hair Loss: The Low Down

Does a bad hair day mean a bad day for you? Too fine, too frizzy, too dry? A woman’s hair has become symbolic – apart from self-esteem, it has to do with feminity and even identity. It is no wonder, the hair and beauty is now a multibillion industry, and a woman spends approximately $50,000 on her hair over the lifetime, on average. But imagine this – women can lose their hair gradually. Known as female pattern hair loss, it usually begins around the 40s. For some, it can be even earlier. This progressive form of hair loss means that the hair loss is gradual, but continous. Without treatment, it can progress from just a widening parting to overall thinning. Unlike men, female pattern hair loss does not result in baldness. But hair thinning is part and parcel of it, some may notice hair receding at the temples. Without treatment, the hair thinning can become widespread.   HOW DOCTORS TREAT FEMALE PATTERN HAIR LOSS TODAY More than one treatment is Continue Reading

Is Vitamin A The Best For Our Skin?

Is there such a thing as nutrition for your skin? And is there such a thing as the best vitamin for our skin? Doctors are saying that Vitamin A is now one of the most important vitamins for our skin. A multi-tasking ingredient that’s fast becoming a must-have for various skin concerns, Vitamin A skincare helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by stimulating fibroblasts to produce collagen, a vital protein that firms up our skin. It’s exfoliation benefits increases cellular turnover, evening out skintone and giving skin a healthy glow. At the same time, it also reduces oil production and works to clean out clogged pores, reducing acne. WHAT IS VITAMIN A? Vitamin A is a vitamin that is required for skin, eye, reproductive and immune health. Topical vitamin A-based drugs are called retinoids. Retinoids are easily absorbed by the skin. Retinoic acid is the active ingredient found in topical prescription creams, usually for treating acne. Retinoic acid has a direct biological effect on the skin and Continue Reading