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Hyaluronic Acid Benefits: Enhancing Skin Barrier Function

Ep 76: Healthy Skin Aging Begins With Skin Resilience What is the skin barrier? Repairing your skin barrier  The skin barrier is best thought of as a protective wall between the internal environment of the body and the external. A healthy skin barrier enables all your organ cells to function optimally. This means carrying out…

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Active Ingredients to Treat Hyperpigmentation on Face

Ep 75: All About Hyperpigmentation Hyperpigmentation is often associated with aging. However, there are actually many different types of pigmentation that dermatologists encounter. While not all forms of hyperpigmentation on the face are the same, there are a few common pathways that effective treatment options can target. Melanocytes are the cells that produce pigment, known…

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Glycolic Acid Skincare – How to Exfoliate at Home

Ep 74: How to Incorporate Glycolic Acid Into Your Skincare Routine Everyone wants to have radiant, glowing skin. As one of the most popular active ingredients used in chemical peels at the dermatologist’s office and also incorporated in skincare, glycolic acid truly deserves its reputation as a star exfoliator. How does it work? Do we…

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Hyaluronic Acid Skincare: Benefits Explained by Singapore Dermatologist

Ep 67: Photoaging & Barrier Function – How Hyaluronic Acid Improves the Skin Microenvironment View this post on Instagram A post shared by Teo Wan Lin 张婉琳 (@drteowanlin) Hyaluronic acid is a well-known skincare active. While most people are aware of its function in moisturizing the skin, what is equally important but lesser known is…

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Vitamin C Serum Benefits: Dermatologist’s Guide

Ep 65: How Cosmeceuticals Affect the Aging Skin Exposome This week’s podcast focuses on the aging skin exposome, a fairly recent concept in dermatology research which explains the physiological processes that result in skin aging. The skin exposome encompasses external environmental factors as well as internal, biological responses which also includes the use of cosmeceutical…

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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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Beauty Sleep: How the Lack of it Affects Your Skincare Routine

Ep 63: The Science of Beauty Sleep An urban lifestyle replete with its glorification of dazzling city lights and late nights has influenced many to take sleep for granted. While the effects of sleep deprivation on our health and immune system are well established, emerging research now suggests that sleep deprivation can have a direct…

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Best Brightening Serums for Radiant Skin

We measure the best brightening serums by the effectiveness of their antioxidant ingredients. Antioxidants refer to compounds that have the ability to fight free radical damage. This is common in all phytochemical compounds which derive from botanicals. It is important because most photoaging arises due to environmental damage in the form of UV radiation as…

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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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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…