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2022 Skincare Trends: Facial Tools & Skincare Devices

Ep 68: 2022 Skincare Trends Part One- Home Facial Devices for Your Skincare Regime The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic thrust home based self-care regimens into the spotlight from 2020. The home facial devices trend looks set to stay in 2022 skincare trends. In-office technologies such as radiofrequency, microdermabrasion and microcurrent incorporated in home facial care devices…

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Wrinkle Treatment & the Brain Skin Connection

Ep 64: The Brain-Skin Connection: Anti-age Your Face with Your Mind  Hollywood movies have caricatured the hearts and intents of personalities with faces designed to elicit an emotional response from the viewer.  An individual’s facial expression tells us much about what they are thinking, and we pride ourselves on reading characters. Perhaps, also with the…

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Aesthetic Beauty: Standards, Stereotypes & Evolutionary Psychology

Ep 59: On Halloween, Mortality & the Art of Expression In this weekend’s podcast, Dr. Teo Wan Lin shares her research exploring the concept of psychology affecting human faces and perception of aesthetic beauty – via facial expressions influenced by thought and emotion. Evolutionary psychology shows that our own mental biases of beauty are also…

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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…

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Do I Really Need to Use an Eye Serum or Cream?

Ep 47: The Natural Beauty of the Eyes by Dior Beauty’s Capture Totale Eye Serum Dr. Teo: Hi guys, welcome to this week’s episode of Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty. I’m Dr. Teo Wan Lin of TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre. We have a really exciting topic to share today about the natural beauty…

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What Is The Best Anti-Aging Ingredient?

Ep42: Why Pure Retinol is the Gold Standard – Dermatologist’s Guide to Anti-Aging Skincare View this post on Instagram A post shared by Teo Wan Lin 张婉琳 (@drteowanlin) Dr.Teo: Hi guys, welcome to this week’s episode of Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty. I’m Dr. Teo Wan Lin of TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre and…

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Is Skin Whitening Cream Safe?

Ep 36: Skin Whitening is Neither Safe nor Trendy – A Dermatologist’s Take on Skin Color Dr.TWL: Hi guys and welcome to today’s episode of Dermatologist Talks: Science of beauty. I’m Dr. Teo Wan Lin of TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre and Dr.TWL Dermaceuticals. Today we’re going talk about the phenomenon of skin whitening…

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Skin Lightening: Treatment, Risks, Alternatives

Ep 36: Skin Whitening is Neither Safe nor Trendy – A Dermatologist’s Take on Skin Color Read Part 1 here Chelsea: Wow, listening to that laundry list of these potentially dangerous and harmful effects of these skin lightening procedures. It’s a wonder that people still use these skin lightening methods at all! I guess the…

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Superfoods for Skin-Do Collagen Supplements Work?

Ep 25: Can Eating or Drinking Collagen Supplements Improve Skin Health? Dr. TWL: Hi guys and welcome to today’s episode of Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty. I’m Dr. Teo Wan Lin, an accredited dermatologist of TWL Specialist Skin and Laser Centre. We’re gonna be chatting about the evidence behind the use of oral collagen supplements…

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Ask a Dermatologist: Do Gua Sha Facials 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…