HOW TO FIX DRY SKIN 2018 Guide| Ask Dr Daniel Chang

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FLAWLESS SKIN

DRY SKIN

If we do a straw poll right now, and we ask our friends do you have dry skin, I am certain, that nearly 90% will tell you they have dry skin.

Who suffers from Dry skin?

In my experience, I would say 90% of Singaporeans suffer from dry skin. This is party contributed by our weather and our lifestyle of staying in air conditioned environments.

Why do we get dry skin?

What causes dry skin?

  1. Ageing – As we age, we lose collagen, elastin and oil glands.
  2. Medical conditions – Eczema, diuretics cause increase loss of water from your body.
  3. External insults – Dry weather, staying in air conditioned places for long, not apply apt postcare after laser resurfacing etc

How can I fix my dry skin?

Home care

  1. Shower no longer than 5 min. Apply moisturiser immediately.
  2. Do an oil bath to pamper your skin once a week. Use olive oil.
  3. Vaseline for your dry lips
  4. For those with atopic eczema, wet wraps around affected limbs are especially effective.
  5. Face masks 2x a week. This is akin to wet wraps on the face.

Medical Aesthetic Treatment

  1. Hydrating Skinboosters – These are rich in hyaluronic acid, which are nutrients for dry skin.
  2. Rejuran – This is a highly specialised DNA that helps repairs skin cells
  3. Skincare regimen that is rich in ceramide. Ceramide helps to improve skin epidermal barrier function, hence reducing moisture loss.

 

 


 

References

  1. Leung, Donald YM. “Atopic dermatitis: new insights and opportunities for therapeutic intervention.” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 105, no. 5 (2000): 860-876.
  2. Bouwstra, Joke A., P. Loan Honeywell-Nguyen, Gert S. Gooris, and Maria Ponec. “Structure of the skin barrier and its modulation by vesicular formulations.” Progress in lipid research 42, no. 1 (2003): 1-36.
  3. Elias, Peter M. “Stratum corneum defensive functions: an integrated view.” Journal of General Internal Medicine 20, no. 5 (2005): 183-200.

 

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We know it’s always a challenge to find someone you can trust. We know and we CARE. We know no one is perfect and we have our shortcomings. But, we are dedicated to doing our BEST for you. We are here for you, here to EMPOWER and journey with you on your Aesthetic dream. TRANSFORM your solitary fantasies into a million realities. Fulfil the highest, truest, purest expression of yourself. Making ASIA, more beautiful, one face at a time.

Dr DANIEL CHANG | MASTERCLASS TRAINER | CATHOLIC | KICKASS MENTOR |

 

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