Dark Eye Circles: Causes and Best Treatments

October 15, 2021
The relative darkening of lower eyelid skin, commonly referred to as under-eye dark eye circles or periorbital hyperpigmentation are an unsurprising source of aesthetic concern of patients owing to the fatigued and less youthful appearance that they can impart, which can negatively impact one’s quality of life. Dark eye circles occur more frequently in skin of color patients… 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

6 Best Maskne Tips: Prevention and Treatment

May 22, 2021
Find out the best maskne tips for prevention and treatment. Mask acne or ‘maskne’ for short is a new term coined during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. It refers to acne that has developed around the areas of skin-mask contact. This affects areas such as the cheeks, the area around the mouth, around the nose, and… View Article

Skincare Slugging: The Beauty Trend Used for Eczema Treatment

May 5, 2021
Slugging involves sealing your skin with Vaseline, petrolatum, or white soft paraffin. In this article we will explain everything you need to know about skincare slugging, it’s benefits and when you should use this method. Including excerpts from Skincare Bible: Dermatologist’s Tips for Cosmeceutical Skincare by Dr. Teo Wan Lin, dermatologist at TWL Specialist Skin… View Article

Dermatologist Answers 5 Common Questions on Skin Lightening

March 29, 2021
The term “skin lightening”, along with “whitening” and “fair” have often been marketed in products, particularly in Asia. Aside from being unhealthy and unsustainable, skin lightening treatments and procedures can often be dangerous. In this article, dermatologist answers 5 common questions on skin lightening, shedding light on dangerous practices, and giving tips on how to… View Article