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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…

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Glass Skin, Mochi Skin & Beauty Trends to Watch in 2021

Ep 16: Glass Skin, Mochi Skin and Beauty Forecast for 2021 Chelsea: Hi guys, welcome to Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty. Today, we’re going to talk about part two of the Asian beauty trends that have dominated the skincare and beauty world, and what our predictions will be on the trends for 2021. Before that…

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A Dermatologist’s Perspective on Clean Beauty

Ep 15: A Dermatologist’s Perspective on Clean Beauty Dr. TWL: Hi guys, this is Dr. Teo Wan Lin and welcome to my podcast Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty. Today we’re going to talk about the buzzword clean beauty and what it really should mean. Chelsea: Many skincare products and other cosmetics claim to be natural,…

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Acne Face Wash for Singapore Climate

Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – Do you know why dermatologists recommend anti-bacterial face wash for acne to acne-prone individuals? Are you confused as to why some individuals who do not seem to care about washing their face, yet never get acne?  In this flash briefing, Dr. Teo Wan Lin shares on the importance of skin…

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Dermatologist Talks Asian Beauty Tips

Ep 13: Asian Beauty Trends and Faux Pas What is the ideal face shape in Asia? What are the various Asian beauty trends that are marketed to achieve this ideal? In this episode, join Dr. Teo Wan Lin as she discusses beauty trends such as jade rollers and face-slimming facials. Listen on as Dr. Teo…

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Cryotherapy Facial Tools for Skincare

Ep 12: Harnessing Thermal Energies For the Skin & Hair Hi guys and welcome to this week’s dermatology flash briefing. We’re going to talk about how thermal energies can be harnessed for both skin and the hair in this episode, for example Cryotherapy facial tools. Thermal energies for the skin and hair The concept of…

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Dermatologist Discusses Filler Reactions to Vaccines

Ep 10: On Fillers, the COVID-19 Vaccine & Safe Aesthetic Treatments Weekly Dermatology Flash Briefing – The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine apparently causes swelling and inflammation in patients with cosmetic facial fillers. The FDA advisory committee reviewing the new Moderna vaccine, has come out to state this very specific side effect that has involved several trial…