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Dermatologist Talks – 3 Tips for Acne Scar Treatment and Prevention

This Conscious Beauty blog series is part of my podcast launch – Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty. Are you searching for acne scar advice? This article focuses on the most effective methods to treat and prevent acne scars. Acne scar treatment tips from a dermatologist Acne scarring can make one feel self conscious. The good…

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What Are The Effects of Birth Control as Hormonal Acne Treatment?

Ep22: Hormonal Acne – Causes and Treatments Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – What causes hormonal acne? Hormonal acne is often treated with birth control, which is effective but has certain effects with long term use. In this flash briefing, Dr. Teo Wan Lin shares why you get hormonal acne, how oral contraceptives work to treat…

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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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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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Acne Positivity- Relevance to Dermatology

Episode 8: Dermatologist’s Take on Acne Positivity Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – The acne positivity skincare movement has taken social media by storm, but should we be glorifying a medical skin condition? Here’s what accredited dermatologist, Dr. Teo Wan Lin has to say about #acnepositivity. Chelsea: Hi everyone! In this episode of Dermatologist Talks: Science…

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Copper Nanoparticles in Dermatology

Episode 7: The Science of Metallic Nanoparticles in Textile Cosmeceuticals Biofunctional textiles have been used to treat eczema with its bactericidal effects. Incorporation of metallic nanoparticles in textiles, such as a copper mask can treat the skin microbiome in various dermatological conditions. Zinc nanoparticles are anti-inflammatory, regulate sebum and have bactericidal properties. Textile cosmeceuticals are…

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What Causes Maskne?

Episode 4: Maskne, the Skin Microclimate, and Photoprotection Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – What are maskne causes? Join us in this episode to learn about the specific skin microclimate that wearing a face mask creates— exacerbating pre-existing skin conditions and creating the perfect environment for maskne. Microbiome dysbiosis – an imbalance in healthy skin bacteria…

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Singapore Dermatologist’s Maskne Tips

Episode 2: ‘Maskne’ – How to Treat Breakouts Under Your Mask Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – As the world shifts to the use of face masks to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic, a form of acne mechanica – ‘Maskne’ – has become more widespread. Dr. Teo Wan Lin discusses her latest research paper which is…

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Dermatologist’s Lockdown Skincare Regimen

Episode 1: How COVID 19 is Changing the World of Beauty, Skincare, and Dermatology Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us, individually and collectively. It will likely change the world,  including the beauty, skincare, and dermatology industry. So what can we expect moving forward? Dr. Teo Wan Lin, accredited…