7 Face Mask Questions Answered by a Dermatologist

March 19, 2021
Want to add a face mask to your routine but don’t know which one or how? In this article we answer the 7 commonest questions on face masks, including excerpts from Skincare Bible: Dermatologist’s Tips for Cosmeceutical Skincare by Dr. Teo Wan Lin, dermatologist at TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre. Do sheet masks work as well as traditional… View Article

The Best Maskne Treatment Explained by a Dermatologist

March 2, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to mandatory mask-wearing. Many mask-wearers have complained of “maskne” which refers to acne caused by wearing their masks for too long. What are the possible causes of this? Is it due to the material of the mask or accumulated sweat? In this article, I shall share my dermatological expertise on… View Article

Skin Cyst Removal, Signs and Causes

March 1, 2021
The two most common skin cysts are epidermoid cysts and sebaceous cysts. Typically harmless, cysts are bumps that show up under the skin. In this article, we will go through what exactly are epidermoid and sebaceous cysts, what are the causes, and treatment options for cyst removal by a dermatologist. What are epidermoid cysts?  A… View Article

Genital Warts Treatment, Symptoms, and Causes

February 17, 2021
Genital warts are warts that appear on the genital area. In this article, we go through the causes, symptoms, and common genital warts treatment. What are genital warts? Also known as anogenital warts, or condylomata acuminata, they usually appear as raised lesions that develop on the skin. They can be flesh-colored, light and pearly, or… View Article

4 Best Sensitive Skincare Tips – A Dermatologist’s Guide

February 16, 2021
Dr. Teo Wan Lin is the host of a beauty podcast- Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty, which covers the latest in skincare active ingredients, dermatology news and beauty technology. Listen to her podcast here. In this Conscious Beauty blog series which ties in with the launch of my podcast- Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty, I… View Article