Acne Treatment for Teens: 3 Important FAQ

May 27, 2022
While acne can occur at any age, teens and young adults are more likely to get acne breakouts. Read on to find out 3 commonly asked questions about dermatologist recommended acne treatment for teens from Acne Care Bible: Dermatologist’s Tips For Acne Treatment & Prevention by Dr. Teo Wan Lin, dermatologist at TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre. 1…. View Article

Vitamin D and Acne: Dermatologist’s Complete Guide

April 21, 2022
Vitamin D and acne, is there a link? In this series of Dermatology Lectures, Singapore dermatologist Dr. Teo Wan Lin goes through the scientific literature to help you understand skin science plainly. Follow her on her Instagram @drteowanlin and on Tik Tok where she regularly gives masterclasses on skin and hair health.  Dermatology Lectures by… View Article

3 Acne Myths Explained & Simplified by a Dermatologist

March 6, 2022
A good proportion of our patients are teens and young adults, who experience changes in their skin and hair as they undergo hormonal changes associated with puberty. This is also associated with the start of pimples from which acne myths and questions arise. In this article, we explain the common acne myths, including excerpts from Acne… View Article

Personalised Skincare for Acne & Sensitive Skin: Dermatologist Perspective

January 19, 2022
This article is an interview with accredited Singapore dermatologist Dr. Teo Wan Lin, skin specialist at TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre on the topic of personalised skincare for acne and sensitive skin in Singapore. Is personalised skincare merely a successful marketing strategy? Or are there true benefits to having a personalised skincare line?  Dr. Teo… View Article

Telemedicine Acne Treatment: A Comprehensive Dermatologist Guide

November 2, 2021
Telemedicine Acne Treatment in Singapore “Acne is an ideal dermatological condition to be treated by telemedicine in the comfort of your own home, with doorstep delivery of both skincare and prescription medication required for you to recover from acne. Evaluation is accurate via our telemedicine protocol which ensures you get an appointment within 24 hours… View Article

Ideal Skincare Regimen: Dermatologist’s 7 Steps to Perfect Skin

September 26, 2021
Dr.TWL Dermaceuticals was founded in 2016, as a specialist cosmeceutical skincare line, by brother-and-sister duo Mr Justin Teo, a pharmaceutical engineer, and his sister Dr. Teo Wan Lin, an accredited dermatologist in Singapore. In a society deluged by a myriad of skincare products driven by the cosmetic and beauty industry, the brother and sister duo combined… View Article

Period Acne: How Sex Hormones Impact Your Skin

September 14, 2021
Three hormones impact your skin during your monthly cycle: estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. These hormones fluctuate through the menstrual cycle, being responsible for the changes in your skin. They also cause period acne by increasing skin inflammation, oil production as well as increased bacterial growth, particularly C. acnes. These hormonal fluctuations just before your period may… View Article

Back Acne: Causes, Prevention And Treatment

August 28, 2021
Acne is a common skin disease in adolescents and young adults, occurring mainly in areas rich in sebaceous glands such as the scalp, face, chest and back. It originates from enhanced sebum production, which leads to comedones and secondary inflammation of the hair follicles in sebaceous areas.  Skin on the back is as prone to… View Article