Acne affects all of us. It’s one of the most common conditions I see as a dermatologist. Although it’s not dangerous, the symptoms and sequelae can have a greater impact on one’s self-esteem and overall well-being. It’s often not acne, but the hyperpigmentation and scars from acne that are the most bothersome, especially in skin […]
What is the difference between acne scars & large pores?
Taking care of our skin is an essential part of staying healthy. However most of the time, we don’t exactly understand what our skin wants or needs. Therefore we unknowingly use the incorrect products and skincare regime that best suits each individual’s needs. Aside from knowing what your skin needs, it is imperative that we […]
Acne is NOT caused by a bad diet or greasy foods. In fact, acne develops when the sebaceous glands in a person’s skin produce excess oil (sebum). The oil combines with cells that line the gland walls and clog the skin’s pores. Normal skin bacteria colonise these pores, and the body’s response causes the inflammation […]