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Itchy Scalp? The Microbiome May be the Cause

An itchy scalp, or scalp pruritus, is a common problem that can lead to symptoms such as frequent scratching or discomfort, scabbed or flaking skin, or redness on the scalp.  In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about itchy scalp and its links to the scalp microbiome, including excerpts from accredited dermatologist, […]

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What to Look For in a Hair Loss Shampoo

What ingredients are in a good hair loss shampoo? How should a shampoo function? In this article we’ll go through everything you should look for in a hair loss shampoo, including excerpts from Haircare Bible: A Dermatologist’s Tips on Haircare and Hair Loss by Dr. Teo Wan Lin, Dermatologist at TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre. How Does Shampoo […]

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Sensitive Scalp: Can it cause hair loss?

Do you feel itching, tingling, pain and redness on your scalp? Does your scalp feel tight and itchy? If yes, you may have a sensitive scalp. In this article, we’ll take you through the signs of sensitive scalp, and hair and scalp conditions linked to it, including excerpts from Haircare Bible: A Dermatologist’s Tips on Haircare and […]

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Hair Loss Shampoo for the Scalp Microbiome

Hair loss (alopecia) can be a major source of distress and is a common problem. In this article, we’ll go through common causes of hair loss, including facts about the hair cycle, what constitutes a good hair loss shampoo, and all about the scalp microbiome. We will also share an excerpt from Haircare Bible: A Dermatologist’s […]

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Home Hair Treatments for Damaged Hair

Does your hair get easily tangled? Is your hair frizzy? Is the texture of your hair rough? Does your hair break when you comb? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your hair may be showing signs of damage. In this article, we’ll walk through home hair treatments for damaged hair, the botanical ingredients you […]

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Dandruff and Itchy Oily Scalp – Best Treatments by Dermatologists

Does itchy oily scalp cause hair loss? How about dandruff? It is pertinent to recognise the condition of your scalp to effectively treat and prevent hair loss. What causes dandruff and scalp inflammation?  Dandruff is a lay person’s term for a medical condition called seborrheic dermatitis. The term dermatitis itself was first to an inflammatory […]

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Excessive Hair Fall – 5 Alluring Myths Dermatologist-Debunked

Previously, we shared a few common misconceptions about extensive hair fall. Today, we debunk more myths about hair fall and share our best treatment tips.

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Looking Your Best – 3 Tips for Clear Skin and Healthy Hair From A Singapore Dermatologist 

1. Keep your skin acne and blemish free Acne occurs when the oil glands under the skin, scientifically known as sebaceous glands, become clogged with sebum, an oily substance. This process is known as inflammation, and it is often genetically determined. Hence, if you have a family history of acne, you are at high risk. […]

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Use of Safflower Oil in Hair Growth Treatment

Since ancient times, plant extracts have been widely used for hair growth promotion in the traditional Ayurveda, Chinese and Unani systems of medicine. One of the most potent sources of these plant extracts would be the oil extract of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.). Historically, safflower has mainly been used in traditional medicine to treat different […]

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How does a shampoo work?

What constitutes a good shampoo? Caring for one’s hair is just as important as caring for one’s face, but often gets less attention. Understanding what constitutes a good shampoo is an important part of making sure your hair stays healthy and voluminous. To help you navigate the world of hair care products, we introduce you […]