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Breaking Down the Basics: Skincare 101 ✨

Skincare is a fundamental aspect of maintaining healthy, radiant skin. It begins with understanding your skin type, whether it's normal, oily, dry, combination, or sensitive. Knowing your skin type helps you choose the right products and establish a tailored skincare routine. A basic daily skincare regimen typically involves cleansing with a gentle cleanser morning and night, moisturising to hydrate the skin, and applying sunscreen every morning for protection against UV rays.

Incorporating key ingredients into your skincare routine can address specific concerns and improve overall skin health. Hyaluronic acid hydrates and plumps the skin, while retinoids stimulate collagen production and reduce wrinkles. Vitamin C brightens the skin and protects against environmental damage, while glycolic acid exfoliates dead skin cells for a smoother complexion. Niacinamide minimises pores, regulates oil production, and reduces redness.

Weekly Treatments:

Exfoliation: Use a gentle exfoliant (chemical or physical) once or twice a week to remove dead skin cells and reveal fresh, glowing skin.

Masks: Apply a mask tailored to your skin's needs (hydrating, clarifying, soothing) once a week for added nourishment and treatment.

In addition to a skincare routine, adopting healthy habits supports skin health from the inside out. Drinking plenty of water keeps the skin hydrated, while a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and omega-3 fatty acids nourishes the skin. Adequate sleep allows the skin to repair and regenerate, while managing stress helps prevent stress-related skin issues.

Healthy Habits:

  • Hydration: Drink plenty of water to keep your skin hydrated from the inside out.

  • Diet: Eat a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and omega-3 fatty acids to support skin health.

  • Sleep: Aim for 7-9 hours of quality sleep each night to allow your skin to repair and regenerate.

  • Stress Management: Practice stress-relief techniques like meditation or yoga to prevent stress-related skin issues.

If you're uncertain about your skin type or condition, seeking guidance from a dermatologist or skincare professional can provide personalised advice and treatment options. Consistency is key in skincare, so stick to your routine, be patient, and adjust as needed based on your skin's response. By prioritising skincare and adopting healthy habits, you can achieve and maintain radiant, healthy-looking skin.

Our Story

Founded by Dr Philip Tong, a distinguished and compassionate Dermatologist with years of experience, his vision is to provide a clinic specializing in a wide range of services that cater to your skin health needs.


His journey in the field of dermatology began with a strong commitment to delivering quality care and innovative solutions for his patients. He believes in the power of education and awareness when it comes to maintaining and improving the health of your skin.

Dr Tong’s dedication to patient-centred care has earned him a loyal following and continues to guide our clinic's approach to Dermatology.

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