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How to Use Chemical Peels to Exfoliate Your Skin At Home

Ep 58: How to Incorporate Home Chemical Peels Into Your Skincare Regimen View this post on Instagram A post shared by Teo Wan Lin 张婉琳 (@drteowanlin) This week’s podcast is on how to choose the right chemical peel for your home skincare regimen. Chemical peels contain AHAs and/or BHAs, which can help to accelerate the…

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Perceptions of Beauty

Ep 57: Judging Beauty- Arbitrary, Unsustainable or Outright Dangerous? View this post on Instagram A post shared by Teo Wan Lin 张婉琳 (@drteowanlin) This week’s podcast is all about evolving beauty standards. Cultural and psychological factors have shaped our past perceptions of beauty. Dr. Teo Wan Lin tackles interesting perspectives as surreal as beauty being…

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How to Get Rid of Dark Eye Circles

Are dark eye circles genetic? If you have dark eye circles from childhood, there are two possibilities. The first is what we know as post-inflammation hyperpigmentation, which is caused by constant rubbing, due to underlying eczema. Or, you may actually have inherited especially thin skin that causes the underlying veins to appear prominent. Photoaging also…

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Dermatologist Recommended Haircare Routine for Smooth, Shiny Hair

Ep 55: Skinification of Hair- Dermatologist Explains Haircare Trend Heard about the skinification of hair? It is a trend that emphasizes integration of active cosmeceutical ingredients in hair and scalp care. This week’s podcast episode focuses on the importance of regular scalp and haircare to achieve natural, beautiful and healthy looking hair. Those with dandruff…

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Effective Hyperpigmentation Treatment Without Laser Treatment

Ep 54: Thiamidol Lightens Pigmentation Without Laser Treatment There are various underlying causes of hyperpigmentation. Dark spots is the colloquial term for solar lentigo, which is a form of age-related hyperpigmentation. Melasma is hormonally triggered and is more common in skin of color. It’s important for us to understand that there are now non-laser treatment…

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Pigmentation Treatment – To treat or not to treat?

EP 53: On Pigmentation, Perspectives and Why #ChooseADermatologist Not all pigmentation needs to or can be treated, but some types can be outright dangerous if misdiagnosed. Did you know that hyperpigmentation is commonly misunderstood? Firstly, many forms of it are not cosmetic concerns associated with aging and dermatologists do not advocate treatment of all types…

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Blue Light Blocking Skincare Makeup in a Blush Stick

Ep 52: A Magic Silver Bullet- On Beauty, Blush and Being Yourself View this post on Instagram A post shared by Teo Wan Lin 张婉琳 (@drteowanlin) In this week’s podcast episode, Dr Teo Wan Lin shares about the active ingredient, Astaxanthin, which is the ideal blue light blocking ingredient incorporated in the multifunctional Happy Blush…

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Happy Blush – Makeup with Skincare Benefits

Ep 51: Happy Blush – Makeup with Skincare & Mood Benefits Happy Blush by Dr.TWL Lip Lab contains the novel blue-light blocking edible superfood Astaxanthin with skincare benefits to treat and prevent hyperpigmentation- it also naturally confers a unique shade of striking coral pink to the buildable lip-cheek stain. Mood-boosting Crocus Sativa is a potent…

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Dermatologist on Hair Loss: Tips for Fragile Hair

Ep 50: Going Au Naturel- Dermatologist Talks Hair Loss due to Breakage This episode is all about bringing out the natural beauty of hair. Perfectly healthy hair is beautiful hair. In this episode, Dr. Teo Wan Lin covers hair shaft defects and how these contribute to hair loss due to fragility. Grooming practices that involve…

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How Red LED Light Therapy Works for Your Skin

Ep 49: LED Red Light Therapy for Home Beauty Care This week, Dr. Teo Wan Lin highlights the importance of a well designed home LED facial device that delivers red light. Red light therapy used in the dermatologist office setting stimulates cellular mitochondria, increases collagen production and reduces inflammation.  Besides being highly effective, the LG Pra.L…