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Changing Beauty Standards? Sara Malakul Lane Leads the Way with Kindness

Ep 21: Changing Beauty Standards? Kindness is the Way In this episode, Dr. Teo Wan Lin chats with Sara Malakul Lane, the supermodel-turned actress who is featured in Conscious Beauty- a coffee table book that chronicles different perspectives on beauty. From being in front of the camera from an early age as a top model…

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Dermatologist Take on the “Gorilla Glue Girl”

Ep 20: Dermatologist Explains the “Gorilla Glue Girl” Incident Dr. TWL: Hi guys, this is Dr. Teo Wan Lin, accredited dermatologist and welcome to my podcast Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty. This week we’re going to talk about the Gorilla Glue Girl hair incident that made headlines internationally.  Chelsea: Yes! That story was all over…

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Does Gua Sha Really Work?

Ep 19: The Science Behind Gua Sha – Does it Really Work? Chelsea: Hi guys, welcome to this week’s Dermatology Flash Briefing. We are going to be starting a series on the science behind facial devices and beauty technology.  Today, we’re going to be talking about the first in our series, guasha. We’ve all heard of…

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Dermatologist Explains Why Your Diet Matters For Your Skin

Ep 18: Dairy and Acne- How Does Diet Affect The Skin? Dr. TWL: Hi everyone and welcome to another episode of Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty. I’m Dr Teo Wan Lin and today we’re going to kickstart a series under Science and Sustainability, touching on the relationship between dairy and acne. This topic is particularly…

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What is Cystic Acne and How to Treat it

Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – How does cystic acne differ from comedonal acne? We often treat cystic acne with the oral medication isotretinoin (also known by its trade names Oratane, Accutane, Nimegen) which is effective but has certain side effects as well. In this flash briefing, Dr. Teo Wan Lin shares on the causes of…