Skincare Ingredients Checker Simplified: A for Aloe Vera

June 24, 2023
Dr.TWL’s Skincare Ingredients Checker is a series covering a dermatologist’s top picks for common skincare actives found in skincare. Get the brand new release Skincare and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary by board certified dermatologist Dr. Teo Wan Lin, a never-before skin expert’s handbook for mastery of skincare ingredients.  Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder (Aloe Vera) What… View Article

7 Retinol Face Serum Alternatives For Sensitive Skin—Dermatologist Approved

May 28, 2023
How does a retinol face serum compare with alternatives? If you have sensitive skin, you may want to consider these retinol alternatives. Retinol is traditionally regarded as the holy grail of OTC cosmeceuticals. As a derivative of vitamin A, retinol works by stimulating collagen production and targeting skin receptors known as nuclei acid receptors. It’s… View Article

Microdermabrasion Facial vs Chemical Peel: Dermatologist Explains What Works

May 21, 2023
Microdermabrasion facial vs chemical peels? What’s the difference? This week’s installment of Biohack Beauty gives the lowdown on exfoliation…and why you absolutely must do it right.  Microdermabrasion facial was created as a gentler alternative to chemical peels and dermabrasion in 1985. We’ve come a long way since.  Sign up for our free Skincare Blueprint: Glow Up From… View Article

Sensitive Skin: Beyond the Skin Barrier

May 15, 2023
What sensitive skin teaches one about skin intelligence As a complete ecosystem, the skin plays host to diverse microorganisms collectively known as the microbiome. Barrier function is a critical component of skin health that ensures the survival of good germs, effective cell communication and self-regulation. Healthy skin barrier function in turn requires ceramides which are key constituents of… View Article

Best Acne Skincare Routine: Dermatologist-Recommended for Hormonal Acne

May 8, 2023
What is a dermatologist-recommended skincare routine for acne? In a nutshell, when it comes to acne skincare routines, here’s what I’d recommend. I’ll also explain how newer acne skincare ingredients differ from traditional skincare actives.  Daily treatment: Sign up for our free Skincare Blueprint: Glow Up From Within newsletter to receive our welcome gift pack. Hormonal acne skincare… View Article

Expert Skincare Routine Steps Taught by a Dermatologist

May 5, 2023
Navigating skincare routine steps can be confusing. In this article, our founder board-certified dermatologist and author of Skincare Bible Dermatologist’s Tips for Cosmeceutical Skincare shares her blueprint for minimalist regimens. Understand the purpose behind each step and get maximum results. Discover how skin type affects your skincare routine steps, products to use and learn exactly… View Article