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Best Ingredient for Acne-Prone Skin: Medical-Grade Honey

Best Ingredient for Acne-Prone Skin: Medical-Grade Honey We are most familiar with honey as sweeteners in tea, sweets and desserts. However, did you know that honey is the best ingredient for acne-prone skin? This is because it has antibacterial…

Best Sunscreen and the Worst for Singapore Weather: Dermatologist Guide 

Best Sunscreen and the Worst for Singapore Weather: Dermatologist Guide  Are you looking for the best sunscreen in Singapore? What makes sunscreen effective? Turns out it is not just the formulation that’s important, but also how…

Astaxanthin Blue Light Blocking Skincare

Blue Light Blocking Astaxanthin In Your Skincare What is Astaxanthin?  This compound is responsible for the red-orange pigment in many marine animals such as lobster, shrimp, salmon, and more. It is a xanthophyll carotenoid.…

Soy Extract: Best Natural Skincare Ingredient

Soy Extract: Best Natural Skincare Ingredient While the soybean is a dietary staple in most Asian countries, this subtropical plant’s cosmetic benefits are less heard of. In this ingredient spotlight series, we will go through…
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Botanical-Powered
Skincare: Best Natural
Facial Cleanser

Botanical-Powered Skincare: Best Natural Facial Cleanser Arnica Montana, a natural plant extract, has anti-inflammation, antibacterial, antifungal and anti-ageing properties. In this ingredient spotlight series, we will go through the…
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Benefits of Grape
Seed Extract for Skin

Benefits of Grape Seed Extract for Skin Long before grape growers started putting labels on bottles, the ancient civilizations of the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans were growing grapes. In history, people have been using different parts…
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Caffeine for Skin

Benefits of Caffeine for Skin Many of us start our days with some form of caffeine in our cups - and increasingly, on our skin. But just as actively as some people love coffee, others dislike it. Similarly, caffeine in our skincare is…
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Botox Alternative:
Acetyl-Hexapeptide 8

Skincare Botox Alternative: Acetyl-Hexapeptide 8 Acetyl-Hexapeptide 8, a synthetic BOTOX alternative, has anti-wrinkle, collagen stimulation and moisturizing properties. In this ingredient spotlight series, we will go through…
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Dark Spot Treatment
with Niacinamide

Dark Spot Treatment with Niacinamide Dark spots can occur as a result of acne, sun damage or a rash. Hyperpigmentation is a common skin complaint that manifests in dark patches on the skin and can be difficult to treat effectively, so…

Benefits of Licorice
for Skin

Benefits of Licorice for Skin Licorice, or Glycyrrhiza glabra extract has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and pigmentation fading functions. In this ingredient spotlight series, we will go through the benefits of ingredients you can…