3 Top reasons why you are getting that random breakout

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Chemicals, as we all know, are incredibly important when it comes to treating the skin. In the event of changing your skincare products, the chemicals used may be too harsh, or are incompatible with your skin type. When you switch to products with overly strong, unstable ingredients, more often than not the chemicals in the product can aggravate the inflamed …

How well do you know your skin?

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Knowing your skin takes more than just looking at yourself in the mirror. It takes a real understanding of our skin structure and a much deeper insight into the cause and effect of the problems that arise. While there are a few basic skin type categories to give us an inkling of what we may be dealing with, it’s not …

Know your skin type

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Your skin condition however differs from skin type because factors like lifestyle habits and the environment can affect the condition of your skin, causing it to be prone to issues like acne, dullness, dehydration, hyperpigmentation or fine lines and wrinkles. This means that you may have a combination of skin conditions at any one time – you may have normal …

Beauty In A Pill

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Why are oral supplements necessary? It is because ‘even the healthiest diet cannot provide the body with everything it needs,’ says world-renowned, board-certified dermatologist Dr Howard Murad. ‘Supplements ensure optimal nutrition by topping you up with the essential vitamins and minerals your body needs.’ On top of sleep and exercise, diet has a huge impact on your skin because topical …

Are Moisturizers Overrated?

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The basic function of a moisturizer is to replace water loss in the skin and help treat and prevent your skin from drying out. Our family, friends and every beauty brand have been telling us how important moisturizers are in delivering moisture into the skin – the key to youthful looking skin. However, the medical aesthetics pioneer has something else …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …