Pregnancy-Safe Skincare: Ingredients to Use and Those to Avoid

July 27, 2021
During pregnancy, women commonly experience many physiological changes, including changes in hormone levels, such as increases in androgen levels. This may result in acne development or worsening of acne, as well as an increase in hair growth. The safety of common skincare agents used for acne as well as bleaching creams and hair removal products… 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

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

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