Obagi Blue Radiance Peel – the secret to a glowing skin

The ultimate in uncovering healthier, younger-looking skin Beautiful results after 1 application; best results seen after 3 peels We are delighted to add one of the most sought-after chemical peels – Obagi Blue Radiance Peel! It is regarded as an excellent treatment for a multitude of skin concerns such as scarring, hyperpigmentation, age spots and […]

It’s all about the skin barrier

Beautiful and glowing skin is impossible without a healthy skin barrier. A damaged barrier is one of the most common causes of skin issues such as acne, eczema and rosacea.  What Is the Skin Barrier? The skin barrier is called the epidermis. It is the outermost layer of the skin. It protects the skin from […]

Hormonal Acne [CASE STUDY]

Hormonal acne is a very common skin concern experienced by many teenagers and adult women.  Hormones play a crucial part in skin health. Sebaceous glands which produce sebum are influenced by sex hormones. Sebum (oily substance) helps to keep our skin hydrated, however, too much sebum can lead to clogged pores and breakouts. Androgens help […]

ALL ABOUT OIL CLEANSING (Double Cleansing)

WHAT IS IT? Oil cleansing is a skin cleansing method which involves oil-based cleansers. The oil bonds to the oils and dirt on your skin and helps remove makeup, surface debris, and excess oil from the skin.  WHY IT WORKS? Based on the chemical principle “like dissolves like”, oils will dissolve substances that have similar […]

Acne Scars [CASE STUDY]

Acne scars are the result of inflammation of acne blemishes. Any type of acne spot can lead to scarring, but it usually occurs when nodules and cysts burst and damage nearby skin. Scarring can also occur if you pick or squeeze your spots! Acne scars can be very difficult to treat. Unfortunately, over-the-counter skincare products […]

Skin Rejuvenation – Fractional Laser vs IPL

There are so many anti-aging treatments and skincare products that it can be overwhelming and difficult to choose the most effective solution. Two of the most popular advanced skin therapies include Fractional laser and IPL. Both are equally effective skin rejuvenation treatments, but which one you should choose depends on your skin concern.  The biggest […]

Men Acne Treatment – [CASE STUDY]

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions which affects not only teenagers, women but also many men.  Acne is caused by clogged pores and bacterial infection.  When excessive sebum oil and dead skin cells clog pores, it creates a breeding ground for bacteria. A bacterial infection leads to inflammation, which then turns into […]

Spider Veins & Broken Capillaries – [CASE STUDY]

Skin Redness is often associated with vascular skin conditions. Thread veins, spider veins, broken capillaries are medically known as telangiectasias are dilated capillary veins less than 2mm in diameter.  They are often caused by issues with the vascular, or circulatory, system. The skin, also called the dermis, is one of the largest organs in the […]

Keratosis Pilaris aka Strawberry Legs

Keratosis Pilaris (KP) also known as “strawberry legs”, “chicken skin,” “bumpy skin”, is a very common but harmless skin condition. Although some people experience discomfort or itching as a result of KP, most people are just annoyed by the look and rough skin texture. KP usually occurs on the upper arms, thighs, and buttocks, although […]

Retinol side effects – retinol uglies

WHAT IS RETINOL Retinoid is an umbrella term for the entire FAMILY of vitamin A derivatives. Retinol is one specific type of retinoid—the most common and proven retinoid with decades of research demonstrating its effectiveness. Retinol is also known as a ‘gold standard’ skincare ingredient.  It is effective in treating acne, pigmentation, wrinkles, UV damage […]