Category: SPOTLIGHT

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

All you need to know about lash extensions

What are eyelash extensions? Eyelash extensions are eyelashes that are attached to your own natural eyelashes using a semi-permanent adhesive to make your lash fringe look longer, fuller, and darker. Types of lashes Eyelash extensions come in different lengths, volumes, and curls. Due to different eye shapes and length, the lash artist usually customises the length, volume and curl of the lashes for each individual. For example, to achieve a wide-eyed effect, the lash artist will use longer lashes towards the outer corners of the eyes and shorter lashes in the inner corners. Here is an eyelash extension guide showing the different lengths, volumes (thickness) and curls of the eyelashes.   How to take care of eyelash extensions? Due to the nature of the lash adhesive, customers are advised not to apply any oil-based makeup or use any oil-based makeup remover around the eyes. This will prevent the synthetic lashes from falling off your natural lashes. Here is an example of the aftercare instructions that lash artists usually give to Continue Reading

4 ways to minimize the appearance of large pores

                        3 reasons why you may have larger pores: 1. Genetics The size of your pores may be genetic. Hence, if your parents have large pores, you are most likely to have large pores as well.   2. Not Protecting Your Skin From UV Exposure When you do not apply sunscreen regularly, you are exposing your skin to the Sun’s Ultraviolet (UV) rays. UV breaks down collagen and elastin, which are the building blocks of your skin. This causes your skin to lose its firmness and sag, resulting in the appearance of larger pores.   3. Hormones, Oily Skin and Clogged Pores During and sometimes after puberty, hormones may cause sebaceous glands to produce more oil. An overproduction of oil can result in clogged pores and acne, which makes pores appear larger.   How to reduce the appearance of large pores?   1. Build a Good Skin Care Regimen Not all skincare products will work for everyone. However, it Continue Reading

Did You Hear About The Girl With The Big Cheeks?

I chanced across this video recently which showed the girl with the biggest cheeks in the world. My first thought was: Oh my, is this just a stunt for attention? But as I watched on, I realised that she genuinely thinks she looks better with such big cheeks. Now, these big cheeks obviously did not come naturally, she had undergone multiple aesthetic procedures to achieve her current look. To enhance the volume of her cheeks, she used fillers. According to an interview she did with This Morning, she mentioned that she doesn’t keep track of the number of procedures that she has undergone and has probably spent over USD $2,000. Here’s shocking news! Indifferent to the consequences of having infections or getting disfigured, she injects the fillers into her face all by herself! She is confident that she can professionally do it herself since she attended cosmetology school online. I don’t need to be a doctor to say that going down to a clinic to get a doctor to inject your fillers Continue Reading

How to be a ‘Reverse Catfish’

Have you heard of the term ‘reverse catfish’? A reverse catfish is someone who looks better in real life than in photos. No doubt, one aspect of looking good is to have clear skin. With countless Instagram filters, photo pre-sets and photo editing apps available to enhance your looks virtually, it is not easy to look better than you do in photos. So how do you be better-looking than your online self, especially when you are dealing with acne? Individuals who have acne often face issues with having blemishes and textured skin. The Instagram filters do a great job at smoothing out your face. The photo pre-sets casts complementary shadows on your face. The photo editing apps help cover up your zits. What should we do? The key to this is to have a good skincare routine. Having quality skincare products would definitely play a big part in your journey to having flawless skin. Especially with acne-prone skin, it is important to keep your face clean, treat your spots and Continue Reading