A bad itch

A bad itch

Because of this pandemic, we have been washing hands and using hand sanitisers more frequently than before. However, this usage can turn into skin conditions for some.   With the current COVID-19 pandemic, we have been encouraged to wash our hands and use hand...
Skin growths

Skin growths

Q. What is the difference between a callus, corn, blister and wart? Callus – A callus (also known as callosity) is a painless area of hard thickened skin that is larger than a corn. Calluses are found at sites of repetitive pressure or friction. They develop as a...
A cure for eczema?

A cure for eczema?

An eczema sufferer for six years says an alkaline diet is his solution.   BY: Eleanor Yap   KK Tan, 67, swears by an alkaline diet, which is mostly vegetarian. The theory behind such a diet is that by eating certain foods, it can help maintain the body’s...
Protecting your skin from the sun

Protecting your skin from the sun

Learn how to minimise the harmful effects of the rays and be safe going outdoors.   BY: Eleanor Yap   We can’t avoid the sun but there are certain things we can do to minimise the harmful effects of the rays. Ageless Online checks in with Dr Chong Wei Sheng,...
Combat cellulite

Combat cellulite

A range of anti-cellulite compression wear clothing promotes blood circulation and lymphatic drainage, flushing fluid and toxins from the body.   As we age, we develop poor blood circulation, fluid retention and poor lymphatic drainage. All these can lead to the...
Moistured & healthy skin

Moistured & healthy skin

Dermatological-approved Physiogel by Stiefel gives dehydrated and sensitive skin sufferers up to three days protection so their skin can remain healthy and moisturised. It helps restore and cement the outermost barrier of the skin so it retains the skin’s moisture and...
Anti-ageing skincare system

Anti-ageing skincare system

The new ageLOC Transformation daily skincare system by Nu Skin comprises an anti-ageing serum, combination cleanser and toner, and day and night moisturisers. It combines the latest anti-ageing science to target not only the signs, but also the sources of ageing to...
Looking & feeling good

Looking & feeling good

Over time, our skin changes and wrinkles and fine lines appear. It is nothing to fret as this is all a natural part of ageing. However, there are things you can do to maintain the skin you have. BY: Eileen Lee   There comes a time when you look in your mirror and you...
Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s Foot

Lamisil Once distributed by Zuellig Pharma is a single application treatment for Athlete’s Foot that is said to clear the infection in more than 90 percent of patients and will see relief within 30 minutes. It puts a stop to symptoms like itching, scaling, redness and...
Taking care of your skin

Taking care of your skin

Find out how you can protect your skin and keep it healthy, even in an air-condition environment.   Most Asians are lucky in that they look half their age compared to their Western counterparts. But don’t take this for granted. Our skin gradually thins and loses...
Brightening treatment

Brightening treatment

Vit-C Derma MAP Renewal Treatment by TOUCHE is an intensive skin brightening and lightening treatment that is widely used by dermatologists and aesthetic doctors. Infused with MAP, a phosphate ester of ascorbic acid, and coupled with antioxidants such as vitamins A, C...
Face care

Face care

ABSOLUTÉ Skin Rejuvenation’s Retinol (Vitamin A) Dermal Refiner is a cream that is great for all skin types, including mature skin. Formulated with Alpha Arbutin (promotes skin brightening), lactic acid (gives a softer, smoother complexion) and the latest...
Ageing skin treatment

Ageing skin treatment

Institut Esthederm’s Cyclo System, a skincare line, is ideal for mature skin. According to the company, it provides an effective response to hormonal changes that usually occur after the age of 40. Combining daily care with 21-day intensive regimens, the system helps...