This Conscious Beauty blog series is part of my podcast launch — Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty. Are you searching for acne scar advice? This article focuses on the most effective methods to treat and prevent acne scars.

Acne scar treatment tips from a dermatologist

Acne scarring can make one feel self conscious. The good news is…


Dr. Teo Wan Lin is the host of a beauty podcast- Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty, which covers the latest in skincare active ingredients, dermatology news and beauty technology. Listen to her podcast here.

In this Conscious Beauty blog series which ties in with the launch of my podcast- Dermatologist…


Dr. Teo Wan Lin is the host of a beauty podcast - Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty, which covers the latest in skincare active ingredients, dermatology news and beauty technology. Listen to her podcast here.

In this Conscious Beauty blog series which ties in with the launch of my podcast…


The evolution of beauty treatments seems to have reached its pinnacle in this millennia, since there appears to be a whole new branch of medicine dedicated to “aesthetic medicine”. The regulatory medical council of Singapore worked with dermatologists and plastic surgeons last year to release a set of updated guidelines…


A patient of mine who sought treatment for hair loss once asked, “Why does everyone think of visiting hair loss treatment centres, hair spas and hair salons offering anti-hair loss treatments before consulting a dermatologist?” So in this article, I will be using this as a case-study on hair loss.

What Counts As Hair Loss?


If you’ve ever been struck with a pesky wart over your palms or soles at least once in your life, you’ve probably been left wondering what caused it. Nope, it is no longer just a childhood infection, adults are increasingly attending my clinic with concerns about stubborn warts that don’t…


Hair loss at any age affects one’s self confidence and esteem. It may also lead to depression and anxiety, conditions that affect work productivity and fitness. Unfortunately, way too many hair loss sufferers go an entire merry-go-round of trichologists, medi-spas, scalp treatments by aestheticians, hair salons before deciding to see…


October 5, 2017

In the third installment of my series on dealing with hair loss in Singapore as a dermatologist, I’m going to discuss dandruff and scalp sensitivity. …


October 4, 2017

The Science and Myth of Nutricosmetics

In the last decade, the beauty and cosmetic industry has churned out collagen-boosting oral supplements one after the other that claims to boost collagen with a dose of an edible capsule. They boast fish-derived peptides, collagen, carotenoids amongst a host of…

Dr. Teo Wan Lin

Accredited dermatologist at TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre. Expert in dermocosmetics & biofunctional textiles for skin. Host of Dermatologist Talks podcast.

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