Sandal season: Taking care of your feet this summer

Now that the weather is now warming up, people are spending extra time outside taking part in sports and other activities such as outdoor walks. Like all other parts of the body, feet require regular TLC and checkups by a state-registered podiatrist. We need to remember that healthy feet start with healthy skin and good […]

How to Improve Acne Scarring After Just One Treatment

Written by Dr Firas Al-Niaimi for Doctify
The condition of our skin can often be a source of great anxiety. Spots lingering past puberty well into our thirties, psoriasis flare ups from stress or scars from past acne can all damage self-confidence. The good news? Dermatologists are working hard on ways to improve our skin and sometimes […]

By |February 23rd, 2018|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on How to Improve Acne Scarring After Just One Treatment

10 Top Winter Skin Care Tips from a Dermatologist

Written by Dr Anjali Mahto for Doctify
OK guys, it’s officially cold. It may only be September but we’re already breaking out our beanies and upping our scarf game. But our fashion choices aren’t the only thing we need to adjust – you also need to update your winter skincare routine. Because, as we all know […]

By |September 19th, 2017|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on 10 Top Winter Skin Care Tips from a Dermatologist

Can Cosmetic Acupuncture Tackle the Signs of Ageing?

Written by Dr Tiejun Tang for Doctify
People are willing to do a lot to look younger. Vampire facials, chemical peels, bee venom – anti-ageing solutions seem to know no bounds. Those willing to go a little further can opt for face lifts, botox or fillers. But what if there were a way to roll back […]

By |July 2nd, 2017|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Can Cosmetic Acupuncture Tackle the Signs of Ageing?

Fact Check: Cutting Out Dairy can Cure Acne

Chocolate has long been seen as the enemy of clear skin; it’s high sugar content touted as the bringer of all spots. But for people battling against acne the advice over what foods to cut out often becomes more extreme. In recent years, the speculation over a link between dairy and acne has become a […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Fact Check: Cutting Out Dairy can Cure Acne

Selfie Surgery Safety

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Are there adverse long-term consequences of Selfie Surgery treatments?
Written by Nia Davies, featuring Dr. Mehta for Doctify

Selfie was added to the Oxford English Dictionary as recently as August 2013. As the concept of an online persona took off, so did selfies, and new techniques to appear more flattering on social networks emerged. Photoshop, […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Selfie Surgery Safety

Ask the Expert: Melasma

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Written by Dr Justine Kluk for Doctify

What is melasma?

Melasma is a common disorder of facial pigmentation. It typically appears for the first time between the ages of 20 and 40 and is more likely to affect those with darker skin types or tanned skin. Ninety percent of sufferers are female and, in most cases, […]

By |September 27th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the Expert: Melasma

5 ways to maintain the “pregnancy glow”

Pregnancy often brings with it the so-called “pregnancy glow”. Changes to circulating blood volume and an abundance of hormones result in thick, shiny hair and a bright, flushed complexion for many women.  These changes usually start in the second trimester and can be maintained by following some simple daily skincare tips.

1. Practice sun safety:  In some […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Parenting, Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on 5 ways to maintain the “pregnancy glow”

Ask the expert: Anti-ageing skincare

How important is cleansing in the anti-ageing skin care routine? What sorts of cleansers (e.g. wash? Oil? Milk?) are best for those concerned with skin ageing and what sorts of ingredients should we look for in anti-ageing cleansers?

A good cleansing routine is vital for keeping skin healthy and preventing disease. One of the main functions […]

By |August 9th, 2016|Skin & Beauty, Top Articles|Comments Off on Ask the expert: Anti-ageing skincare