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Aesthetic treatments that work well together

Did you know that you can get a combination of various aesthetic treatments in one session? Before your consultation with your doctor at the aesthetics clinic, you most likely would have done your research and have an idea of which treatment you would like to get. However, do not be surprised if your doctor recommends multiple treatments for you. Unfortunately even with the latest technology, there is currently no single treatment that can resolve most skin imperfections all at once. Hence, a combination of various treatments are often recommended by doctors to target different skin concerns. While many aesthetic procedures today are effective enough when performed on their own, the use of several treatments can help you achieve sustainable and natural-looking results! Here are some benefits you can expect from combining various treatments: • Address various skin concerns at once • Achieve elevated results and maximum benefits • Target the (root) causes of certain aesthetic concerns • Achieve beauty goals faster with lasting improvement Here are two examples of treatment Continue Reading

So Why Do We Blame Our Bodies?

“If a pair of shoes don’t fit, you just get another pair in a bigger size. So why do you blame your body when you can’t fit into an item of clothing?” I saw this quote on Instagram recently and it really struck me. Why do we blame our bodies when clothes are a little too small? Why can’t we just get one in a bigger size? All these years of seeing only ‘picture perfect’ models on our screens, we’ve been tuned to believe that only by achieving the gold standard set by society, then can we be beautiful. Skinny, small waist, smooth skin. But this is far from the truth. The standards of beauty for our bodies are ever-changing. Just look at this article. It is clear evidence that there is no fixed standard for beauty. In my eyes, being healthy is beautiful. When your mind and body are healthy, you naturally shine from within. In my opinion, exercising regularly and having a good digestive system are 2 of Continue Reading

The Pain of Dark Eye Circles

As a fellow sufferer of dark eye circles, I understand your pain. For some, sleeping earlier might solve all their problems. But not for me. At this point, dark eye circles are more annoying than anything. Even with concealor, my dark eye circles are still very noticeable. So much so that new friends will ask if I am a night owl. On the contrary, I typically sleep before 12am. How am I still a victim of dark eye circles? So, I have scavenged the web and found some remedies that will hopefully help me get rid of my nemesis for good.   Home Remedies According to this article, they recommend applying a cold compress under the eyes. Apparently, it helps to reduce puffy eyes and reduce dark circles. For 20 minutes, apply a cloth wrapped with ice cubes under your eyes. Alternatively, they also recommend putting cold tea bags under the eyes as caffeine from the tea helps with stimulating blood circulation. This can help shrink the blood vessels at Continue Reading

Learning in Times of Covid-19

It has been a long battle with the COVID-19 virus. We’re now nearing the 2-year anniversary of the outbreak of the virus. Looking back on the journey we’ve been on, it has definitely been an arduous and treacherous trek. Rules are constantly changing; new variants are always evolving and new updates with the different COVID-19 vaccine with all the reversal of rules. The only thing that stayed constant would be the advice “Stay at home if you can”.   Although home is a safe place to be, it can get boring being cooped up at home, following the same routine for months. One thing that can spice up your life would be to sign up for different courses. Read on to see if there are any courses that pique your interest!   Baking Courses Trying to be the Gordon Ramsey of baked goods or simply attempting to bake delightful treats for friends and family? SkillsFuture has a wide array of courses for you to choose from. Learning how to make Continue Reading

Creating a Spa Experience at Home

Facials done at the clinic are amazing. You get to wind down while you pamper your skin with good ingredients. One downside is that you’ll need to travel to the clinic, but that’s no big deal when the clinic has comfortable beds. Some people prefer to do their own DIY masks in the comfort of their own homes. But the DIY masks can get messy, and are time-consuming to mix from scratch. Furthermore, the effectiveness of the mask is a big question mark. Wouldn’t it be great if there is a middle ground between the 2 options? The solution is to create your own spa experience with products specially formulated by aesthetic doctors! You can leave it to the professionals to create effective products, you just need to decide which skin concern and area you’d like to target that day.   Eyes Your eyes are possibly the first thing someone sees when they look at you, especially when we are all wearing masks now. Brighten and tighten your under eyes Continue Reading