For many patients preparing their skin for summer, they often reach out for their favourite exfoliation scrub. But what many don’t realise is that over-exfoliating can often cause more damage when the skin’s protective barriers are compromised.
We demystify the differences between active and non-active ingredients found in our skincare products and explain how you can find a suitable product that can address your particular skin issues.
Summer is almost upon us so preparing your skin for the long, hot season ahead is not only a smart move but it’s also vital. One of the best ways to kick of summer is with a medical-grade facial. Each facial is customised to the patient’s unique skin type and reactions hyperpigmentation, inflammation, acne and many more, and are also intended to optimise the health and natural glow of the skin.
Are you looking to add a powerhouse serum to your skincare regime? We give you the lowdown on retinol and the benefits this gold-standard ingredient provides.
Retinoic acid is the magic active ingredient that is prescribed to combat visible ageing at a cellular level, while over the counter retinol contains a lower concentration of retinoic acid but still achieves the same thing — but just more gradually. So what is right for you?
Want to know how to travel smart? Dr Lionel Chang’s MediSpa can provide you with the best tips in managing a skin-care regime when you’re travelling along with pre-departure packages that will help protect and strengthen the skin’s protective barriers.
One of the most debilitating skin conditions we treat at our MediSpa is acne. Yet one the one thing many of our patients who suffer from acne breakouts all have in common is that they have used the same skincare routine for the past decade.
It’s no secret that by the time New Year rolls around, our skin is in need of a serious boost. And there’s no better time to celebrate the ‘Year of Beautiful Skin’ and reboot our tired skin cells with Medik8’s advanced cosmeceuticals than right now.