7 Tips To Keep Your Skin Radiant During CNY

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Gong Xi Fa Cai! Is everyone all prepped up to usher in the Year of the Rooster? It’s not difficult to know that Chinese New Year is around the corner: we see festive, colourful decorations being put up everywhere and huge groups of people flooding Chinatown to shop for CNY goodies. I’m sure many of you are looking forward to the …

Holiday Survival Guide for Singaporeans

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It’s the time of the year when we are gearing up for our winter holiday getaways. But the thought of dry, itchy and flaky skin can put you off any thoughts of a splendid time outdoors in the cold. Here’s how to get travel and skin smart. 1. Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize! Your skin turns thirsty the moment you are airborne. …

Hydrating vs. Moisturizing – What’s the difference?

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Before we go into these terms, it is imperative to know a little bit about the anatomy of the skin and a commonly used term: trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The skin is comprised of three primary layers: the epidermis, the outermost layer; the dermis or middle layer; and the hypodermis, the under-most layer. When water passes from the dermis through …

Shu Yan’s Daily Skincare Routine

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I hope everyone had an enjoyable 2017 as we welcome another brand new year. If there’s one thing constant throughout this year, it is my trusty skincare routine. I have been using IDS Skincare products for a while now and it’s been treating my skin very well! First, I remove my makeup using IDS Cleansing Milk (C3). It is a …

5 Bad Skincare Habits To Kick For 2018

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Everyone knows that exercising on a regular basis can benefit our body in many ways. Exercising can help improve our heart, our mind, our physique, etc. However, not many know that exercising can help our skin look and feel better. It keeps the skin healthy and radiant. It does this by increasing the blood flow and improving the lymphatic system, …

Fresh Start (A Guide For Your 2018 #SkincareGoals)

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After all the year-end festivities, it is time to give our body and skin a much-needed restart button. Ensuring good health has unfortunately taken a backseat amidst our busy lives and long to-do lists. What about good skin health? Although genetics are predominantly behind what’s considered good or bad skin, the condition of our skin can be affected by both …

What Is Korean Glassy Skin All About?

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K-drama fans will have a good idea what those terms are about. But if you’re hearing about them for the first time, think skin with a shiny sheen that almost appears “oily”. Glassy skin is this ridiculously radiant, plumped, intensely hydrated and even-toned baby skin with a glass-like sheen that Koreans rate so highly. So why do women want skin …

Skincare Tips For Men

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Regardless the case, it is never too early for guys to start applying serums or creams on their faces. I am sure most, if not all of us have been awed by how flawless the skin of some Korean celebrities looks on television. Truth is, they start skincare at a really young age. To address this misconception. I would like …

How Do We Differentiate The Different Types Of Pigmentation?

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PIH stands for Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation. This is a common problem that plaques many of the teenagers and young adults in Singapore and amongst Asians. These PIH spots happen more often in darker skinned individuals. The inflammatory response acne goes through causes more build-up of melanin, melanin being the pigment in our pigment cells. These then leave behind the brownish …

How To Get Rid of Your Acne For Good

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No matter what age we are at, our skin may be susceptible to these pesky zits. It does not help that there are a million reasons why people get acne – overly active sebaceous glands, genetics, hormonal changes and even lifestyle habits. To understand more on how to treat our acne, IDS Skincare had the opportunity to engage in a …