I have always envied people who live in countries in the temperate zones of the southern and northern hemispheres. Folks like me in Singapore who live literally in middle earth – near the equator bear with the monotonous hot and humid climate all year round. So we don’t have the luxury of hiding beneath thick winter coats, and the motivation to keep in shape needs to be there throughout. If you are a distance away from your weightloss goals, here are some of the latest fat busting treatments that delivers results, without having to go under the knife. Read More: 5 Ways Botox Benefits Your Skin Apart from Fighting Wrinkles 1. GO WITH THE GUT The number 1 secret of weight loss that no one talks about? Poop. The fact that extra poop sits around in your body IS excess weight. An optimal giestive system aids with weight loss. Detox gently with Daily Cleanse, an all-natural bowel regulator that contains digestion-optimizing botanicals. This also helps reduce gas and bloating Continue Reading
Every bride-to-be wants to look their best on the big day, but not everyone knows how or has the time to prepare themselves ahead. We’ve put together a top-to-toe bridal beauty checklist brides (and even wedding guests) can do in the 60 days leading up to the wedding day. Read More: How to Get Skin so Good You Don’t Need Foundation 60 DAYS TO GO It is not uncommon for brides to go on a diet and exercise regime as early as a year ahead to get in shape for that Vera Wang number. If you feel you have some parts of the body you need to trim, rather than a full-on surgical liposuction at this stage, try Coolshape, an FDA-approved fat cryolipolysis treatment that freezes away fat and sculpts your body perfect without any downtime. Up to 25% of a treatment area is expected to be lost, and multiple areas can be performed on the same day. For those looking for a bargain for multiple areas, check out Continue Reading
Busy women with not a second of extra time left in their busy schedules take note: this does not mean you should neglect your face and body. When time is of essence, it is even more important to do your homework and curate the beauty fixes that you want to go for. Because we at Skin Mag are mothers too, we have shortlisted a list of beauty ‘must-dos’ that really deliver the results without the downtime and need for regular repeats. With a little direction from the founder of SW1 Clinic, Dr Low Chai Ling, we find out what works and what don’t so you don’t have to play the guessing game. Being a mother of two grown teens herself, Dr Low is also author of the post-pregnancy beauty bible In Full Bloom, so we are glad to listen to her advice when it comes to curating the beauty agendas of busy mamas. Read More: Is Microneedling Radiofrequency the New Generation Lunchtime Facelift?
We’ve blogged about many effective weight loss treatments that can help us achieve the figure we want, without undergoing the knife, such as Coolshape, a non-invasive fat freezing treatment or skin tightening treatments such as Onda Body Magic. Detox diets are raved by celebrities for their astonishing results but are they really the best? Many people associate detox with deprivation, with extreme diet choices, colonic cleansing. While it may sound strange to people who are not big on dieting, overweight people or people who generally want to make an extreme change to their health may be tempted to start on a detox plan. Some celebrities have also shared their detox experiences such as Oprah Winfrey, who went on a 21-day vegan diet, eliminating alcohol, gluten, animal products and caffeine and Beyonce is a fan of ‘Master Cleanse’. But nutritionists now believe that extreme detox plans are very much like double-edged swords – not all of these are caloric bargains, and there is a lack of vital food groups such as Continue Reading
There are diets that are impossible. I mean really impossible because the effort is impossible, it simply doesn’t work, or at the very least, it stops working beyond a certain point. To those of you who are starting to despair, there are some really cool medically proven tricks to help you get rid of that muffin top or slim down those thunder thighs. Cryolipolysis and liposuction are medical fat reduction procedures. The main difference is cryolipolysis is a non-invasive procedure that gets rid of fat cells in the area treated without surgery, whereas liposuction is an invasive surgical procedure. We speak to Consultant Plastic Surgeon Dr Chia Hui Ling about the differences between these treatments. WHAT IS LIPOSUCTION? Dr Chia: Liposuction involves surgically removing fat from the body and therefore frequently involves general anaesthesia. Small incisions are made in the skin to gain access to a fatty bulge. After some prep work on the area, a cannula is inserted into one of the small incisions made and suction is Continue Reading