Image Credit: marieclaire.com In this three-part special, Dr. Ngui talks about Adult Acne and how to treat it. Today, we will focus on how to combat acne scarring. Read Part I and PART II here. “Doctor, Doctor! My acne is getting me down. Are there others who feel the same? What can I do?" Q: I am tired of my never ending pimple breakouts and this acne on my face is really getting me down…. What can I do? A: Acne and acne scarring can be disfiguring physically and psychologic
Image Credit: Sheknows.com In this three-part special, Dr. Ngui talks about Adult Acne and how to treat it. Today, we will focus on treating acne. Read Part I here. “Doctor, Doctor! Can I treat acne myself? When should I seek a doctor's help?" Q: Is it necessary to see a doctor for acne problems? Aren’t over-the-counter solutions effective enough? A: Acne is a very complex condition that varies greatly in severity and appearance. It can be as mild as a minor crop of white he
Image Credit: Dermcheckapp.com In this three-part special, Dr. Ngui talks about Adult Acne and how to treat it. Today, we will focus on the definition of acne and their causes. “Doctor, doctor! I am no longer a teenager but why am I still getting pimples and acne?" Q: What is acne? A: Acne is a common skin condition that is characterized by whiteheads, blackheads, greasiness and red pimples on the face, neck, back and upper chest. These areas have the greatest population of
Image Credit: saffluence.com Q: If someone wears make up every day (foundation etc), what type of negative effects does it have on the skin?
A: Makeup can be worn everyday without any problems if a proper choice of make-up and proper daily cleansing is done.
If proper care is not taken, any person using daily makeup can potentially experience clogged pores. For instance, a person who has acne-prone skin, oily skin or combination skin has a higher chance of developing clog
Photo credit: http://neuageclinic.com/ BeautyFresh is honored to introduce our first medically trained guest writer - Dr. Nicholas Ngui. Dr. Ngui is a highly experienced general practitioner with a special focus on Aesthetic Dermatology with 19 years of clinical practice experience and 12 years of pharmaceutical industry experience behind him. As a pharmaceutical medical director, he was involved in physician and patient education and clinical research with a strong emphasis