skincare

4 Things To Look Out For When Buying Sunscreen

Sunscreen, the most important skincare you need to protect you against sunburns, lower your risk of skin cancer and prevents early signs of skin aging [1]. But finding the right sunscreen is pretty challenging. There’s the physical and chemical sunscreen variety and now there are even makeup bases that contains SPF in them. To make …

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Know Your Sunscreen: The Difference Between Physical & Chemical Sunscreen

Sunscreens are VERY important in our daily routine. No matter if it’s for your face or body, it’s a must to put some of it all over before you get any sun exposure to protect your skin from the damaging UV rays from the sun. Ever since this viral video of sun damage was out, …

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[Chart] Expired Makeup Are Causing Your Breakouts: Experts Reveal How Long to Keep Your Makeup

Ladies, you might not want to hear this, but your makeup actually has an expiry date. And that date is not when you finally finish the last drop of that lip gloss from 4 years ago. Unlike food and drinks, makeup doesn’t strike us as something which has a use-by date. I’m sure most girls …

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Ask the Expert: Do White Patches On My Skin Mean I Have Vitiligo?

Question: I recently heard about a pigment disorder called vitiligo. What are its symptoms and causes? Is there any cure? I have some white patches on my arms and breasts and I can’t help wondering if it is vitiligo. Answer: Vitiligo is a disorder due to the loss of pigments in certain areas of the …

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Psoriasis: The Most Misunderstood Skin Disease

Psoriasis affects approximately 3% to 5% of the world’s population and it is one of the oldest-known and misunderstood skin disease. Viewed by most people as incurable, psoriasis is a non-contagious recurring autoimmune skin disease that affects nearly a million Malaysians of both sexes equally and can occur at any age. According to medical research, the scaly patches caused by psoriasis …

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Ask the Expert: What Can I Do to Get Rid of My Pigmentation Problems?

Question: I have pigmentation problems and it is really bothering me. I have already obtained some treatment at some skin clinics and the results have so far been unsatisfactory. What causes pigmentation problems and what more can I do to make them go away? Answer: There are many types of pigmentation disorders – which can …

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How Vampire Facelifts Work to Make You Look Younger

When you think of Dracula or vampires, you get these scary thoughts of mystical evil creatures lurking in the shadows of the night, ready to spring an attack on unsuspecting maidens. Garlic and holy water may come in handy to ward of these unspeakably evil monsters. When I think of Vampire Therapy, I think of the …

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