Micro-needling is essentially derma roller, derma stamp and derma pen. To put it simply, it makes micro punctures in the skin which sends the body into healing mode. It induces the production of collagen and elastic, therefore 'repairing' the treated area. There are a few well-known brands in the market, such as Nurse Jamie and … Continue reading Why You Need to Start Micro-Needling
Many of you maybe reading this and thinking, "What? Aren't they the same thing?" There is a misconception that they are but no, they certainly aren't. As a rule of thumb, IPL is a "light" treatment, whereas laser uses laser energy. Also, IPL targets closer to the surface of the skin, whereas laser penetrates deeper. … Continue reading What’s the Difference between Laser & IPL?
Skin Icing is probably one of the Best Kept Secret in the Beauty World. So what is it exactly? It’s basically using ice cubes on your skin (not directly of course! *note: please excuse the image above). Make sure that you have the ice cubes wrapped prior to applying it onto your skin to avoid … Continue reading What’s Skin Icing?: We’ve Tried It & So Should You
Ok, I've to admit IV infusions/ Drips and Vitamin Boosters, has been around for quite sometime. Many Tinseltown celebrities swear by it. Most celebrities use Vitamin IV infusions to give their immune system a kick. It is known to not only boost your immune system but also brightens your skin. This treatment is particularly popular … Continue reading Hollywood Celeb-Crazed Vitamin IV Infusions: Yay or Nay?
As a general rule of thumb, if Kim K is on to a new anti-aging treatment, chances are it's the next big thing. She is always well ahead with beauty trends, from contouring, vampire facial to facial cupping. She posted a photo on Snapchat captioned: "Face cupping facial at Nurse Jamie". In case you didn't … Continue reading “Why Facial Cupping is Good for You” – Nurse Jamie: Plus+ How you can do it at Home
I received a newsletter from FaceGym and it got me curious about "Frotox". It's basically the less invasive sister of Botox. FaceGym had gotten me excited and I was itching to try this latest fad skin rejuvenation treatment. As I've gotten to learn, Cool Lifting (Gun) is essentially a cryotherapy method that is developed to … Continue reading Move Over Botox, Here Comes “Frotox”: Would You Try it?
I've had acupuncture before, even the really scary ones - the traditional Chinese method of puncturing your skin with thick needles and drawing out blood clots (yup those), but not facial acupuncture. It came up one day during a Whatsapp group chat between me, my siblings and our dad. He sent us a picture of … Continue reading 7 Benefits of Facial Acupuncture: Would You Try it?