Nail that K-beauty Glow

Glass skin is considered to be an enviable standard of beauty for most Koreans. It refers to skin that’s crystal clear, poreless, supple and radiant. While soft matte skin used to be all the rage, everyone today wants to attain a naturally glowy, dewy complexion that boasts of youth and health. The goal is to keep your skin as hydrated as possible so it looks luminously lit from within. From aesthetic treatments like hyaluronic acid fillers to packing on layers of light moisture and regular exfoliation—uncover the secrets to glass skin below.

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Son Ye-Jin with radiant glass skin on the red carpet.

#1 Hydrate Skin from Within with Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

When injected superficially under the skin, hyaluronic acid fillers help to restore the moisture in your skin by hydrating it from within. Hyaluronic acid has the unique ability of holding up to 1000 times its weight in water and works as a moisture magnet in skin to give your complexion a plump and radiant appearance. As a bonus, any fine lines and wrinkles can also be filled to make your skin look smoother overall.

#2 Hydrate and Exfoliate Skin with The Right Skincare

Consider adding a hyaluronic acid product to your skincare routine. Applied topically, hyaluronic acid pulls moisture from the air to keep your skin moist. Couple it with the aforementioned hyaluronic acid filler treatment to reap the dewiest benefits. Level up your hydration game by combining hyaluronic acid with ceramides. While hyaluronic acid works as a humectant, ceramides form a protective barrier on skin to limit moisture loss. Aside from hyaluronic acid and ceramides, invest in a good vitamin C serum and apply it daily. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that helps your skin deal with environmental stressors, brighten skin and lighten dark spots or hyperpigmentation. Additionally, Vitamin C boosts your sunscreen’s effectiveness when applied every morning. Last but not least, reach for a physical (gentle scrub) or chemical (alpha or beta hydroxy acid) exfoliant to remove any dead skin cells on the surface of your skin that is dulling your radiance.

#3 Glow Up with Makeup

Still working on your skincare game? No worries, you can get the look with makeup. Here’s how. First up, use a pearlescent primer as your base before applying foundation. It’ll help fill in pores, visibly improve the appearance of any fine lines or wrinkles, making your skin look brighter and smoother. Step two, reach for a CC cream and apply it only on areas of the face that require coverage for a more natural look. Lighter than a BB cream, CC Cream functions as a colour corrector, evening out the complexion and hiding any redness. Cover any blemishes and imperfections that show through with a concealer. Last but not least, add light and dewiness to the high points of your face—cheekbones, nose bridge, philtrum—with a highlighter.

Of course, other than aesthetic treatments, skincare and makeup you’ll want to make sure your water intake is sufficient. Your skin is your largest organ, take care of it. Drinking at least eight glasses of water a day will reportedly help your body and skin better get rid of toxins. Other good to have lifestyle factors like getting sufficient sleep every night, reducing your intake of processed and sugary food as well as keeping to a regular exercise routine will also help keep your skin glowy and healthy. If you’re looking to get a hyaluronic acid filler treatment which gives you a long-lasting glow, consider consulting our trusted panel doctors today!

Jawline Contouring Done Right

What can you do if the transitions between your jaw, chin and neck become blurred?


The role in which the chin and jawline determines one’s visage should not be underestimated. When you think of a striking chin and jawline, you often think of men first. A defined jawline, however, is coveted by females as well. Not only can your face look more youthful due to clear distinctions between your jawline and decolletage, the neck can also stand out through the optical separation from the face. With the chin-jawline definition, this forms an aesthetic appeal.


When the contours blur

While most of us are pursuing clearly contoured facial features, it is a reality that our skin loses elasticity and volume due to the natural aging process over the years. With that, the skin then gradually sags, giving rise to heavy jowls and blurring out our jawline contour. Fortunately, there are also ways to prevent this process!


Contouring is more than makeup

The term “contouring” may be rather confusing. The pioneers were the Kardashians, who conjured up very concise facial features with the sophisticated contouring make-up technique. The painted contours are certainly justified in professional photo spreads, Instagram appearances and in the flash of red carpets. However, this massive and rather time-consuming use of make-up is unsuitable for a natural appearance in everyday life. 


Contouring is also a common term in the aesthetic field, where it has been used in the beauty industry for several years. The focus is on the harmonious modeling of facial contours. Today, astonishing results can be achieved with comparatively little effort, while looking almost natural.


Reaping the benefits of Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal fillers are one of the most popular treatment methods in minimally invasive aesthetic medicine. These fillers instantly plump your skin and smooth out wrinkles on your face. In particular, Cohesive Polydensified Matrix HA (CPM-HA) filler is aunique formulation that integrates seamlessly into your skin without disrupting the natural contours of your face and hence wouldn’t affect your facial expressions. Plus, HA fillers hydrate the surface of your skin to keep it looking fresh and rejuvenated. To top it off, the effects from these fillers are immediately visible and last for about 6–18 months! 


All shaped up

A jawline contouring procedure takes only slightly longer than a make-up session, but the effects last much longer. An injection procedure with hyaluronic acid dermal filler takes only 20-30 minutes! Ensuring a fresher appearance, the results are significant  yet natural-looking. If beauty needs “corners and edges”, then it’s probably these!


Speak to our aesthetic professionals for a customised treatment today!

How to Wake Up Your Tired Eyes

Here’s how you can avoid looking perpetually tired!

“It doesn’t matter whether it’s in the morning, noon or evening – when I look in the mirror, I always look tired around the eyes. This often makes me sad or stressed out about my appearance. Despite having sufficient rest, it shows no improvement. What can I do to finally look awake and relaxed?”


Dermatologist Dr. Monika Brück – Germany, Reutlingen

She is not alone with this concern! Many of my patients come to me and complain of having tired eyes. There are two decisive factors to this aging phenomenon:

Firstly, the distance between the eyes and eyebrows is important. As you age, your eyebrows drop slightly, potentially making you look older and more tired. The tissues under the eyes also play an important role. Over time, skin loses elasticity and volume, the midface sags and the eye wrinkles become visible.

However, the signs of aging mentioned can be treated with a gentle method: micro-focused ultrasound with visualization (#mfuv). This method is clinically proven safe thanks to its patented real-time visualization technology. Doctors are able to directly visualize target tissue layers under the skin’s surface while microfocused ultrasound energy is being delivered over the eyebrows, forehead region as well as the area under the eyes. This stimulates the body’s natural wound healing response, leading to the production of new collagen and elastin over a period of approximately six months. The end result is a raised and well-defined eyebrow line with firm tissues under the eyes. This non-surgical face lift can be your answer to avoid tired-looking eyes!

Make a consultation with our panel of aesthetic professionals to find out more about micro-focused ultrasound with visualization treatment today!

How To Reduce Crow’s Feet Around Your Eyes

They show when you’re happy, or even when you’re sad.

They appear when you laugh with joy, or squint in annoyance. They may even reveal your age at times. Etched in the outer corners of your eyes, you might not even notice when they start to appear at the outer corners of your eyes. Say hello to our little friend, the crows feet.


The Homecoming of Crow’s Feet

The wrinkles around your eyes start to form as a result of multiple factors including the loss of elastin and collagen,  exposure to UV rays, and repeated facial movements – such as frowning, squinting or laughing. Crow’s feet could appear as early as your mid-20s, making you look tired or older than you are. Although you may not be able to remove crow’s feet completely, there are multiple ways to reduce them!


 Blocking out UV

UV rays increase the rate of collagen breakdown, so make sure you keep out of the sun as much as you can! If you do need to be out in the sun, remember to slap on SPF sunscreens, put on UV protective sunglasses and hats before you head out. Your skin will thank you for it.


Change Out Subtle Habits

It is subtle but some of your habits may be causing the crow’s feet to intensify. Change out your daily routine if you find yourself doing these actions unconsciously!

  1. Rubbing your eyes
  2. Squinting
  3. Resting your cheeks on your hand
  4. Sleeping on your side every night


Going For A Jab

If you’ve done everything you can, it’s time you seek out botulinum toxin injections. The next generation Pure Botulinum Toxin with Zero Complexing Proteins is a minimally invasive aesthetic treatment that helps to temporarily reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Administered in small amounts, these pure neurotoxins relax your muscles to prevent the formation of dynamic wrinkles when making facial expressions, helping you look younger and fresher. Go for wrinkle reducers that are US-FDA approved and contain zero complexing proteins!


Lift, Lift, Lift

You could also consider US FDA-cleared micro-focused ultrasound with visualisation (#mfuv) treatment to lift and tighten skin around your eyes, thereby reducing the appearance of these lines. This non-surgical treatment bypasses the surface of the skin to deliver the right amount of ultrasound energy at the right depths and the right temperature. This energy triggers a natural healing response under the skin, jumpstarting the regenerative process that produces fresh, new collagen. Over the span of 3 to 6 months, you can expect to see the full effects of the micro-focused ultrasound with visualisation treatment. Speak to a medical professional for a solution just for you!


Crow’s feet are nasty, but your youthful looks are here to stay with these easy fixes!

5 Quick Tips to Smooth Out those Wrinkles and Fine Lines

Here’s to plumper and nourished skin!

The pesky little lines on our faces are a by-product of a lifetime of sun exposure and other factors and it adds years to one’s age. Fortunately, there are ways to beat the natural aging process and smooth out the unwanted wrinkles to look refreshed and rejuvenated. Here are 5 tips to help you stay fresh and youthful!


1. Give Your Skin the Moisture it Needs

Wrinkles are more pronounced when your skin is dry, so be sure to hydrate your skin daily to retain that dewy glow. Use a moisturiser with hyaluronic acid to ensure your skin stays supple and plump.


2. Slather on sunscreen regularly

Protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays by reapplying sunscreen with at least 30 SPF every two hours. Sunscreens play a very important role in preventing photoaging caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation, which leads to pigmentary problems, loss of skin elasticity and premature wrinkling. So slather on liberally! 

If you’re noticing the emergence of some fine lines around the area of your eyes, consider the next generation Pure Neurotoxin with Zero Complexing Proteins to curb the signs of ageing. It  relaxes your overactive facial muscles and reduce the appearance of these lines to achieve a softer and more refreshed appearance.

3. Prime the Lines Away

If makeup is your forte, silicone-based primers can help fill up your pores and wrinkles, which literally smoothens your skin out. Now that your wrinkles are hidden, you can add some makeup to look absolutely flawless.


4. Conceal Sparingly

The adage “A little goes a long way” comes into play, especially if you want a natural look. Apply a pea-sized amount of matte cream concealer under your eyes and dab it gently to mask away uninvited wrinkles.


5. Invest in aesthetic treatments

Apart from your facial skin, remember to take care of your neck and décolleté – one of the most neglected areas on the body that can reveal your true age. The US FDA-cleared micro-focused ultrasound with visualization (#mfuv) treatment smooths out fine lines on your décolleté, as well as lifts your brows and skin under the chin. If you notice your skin starting to lose its fullness and glow, you could also opt for patented CPM technology hyaluronic acid dermal fillers to rehydrate and rejuvenate your skin.

Don’t forget to consult trusted medical professionals to achieve the results you desire!

Discover How to Achieve a Flawless Jawline From Every Angle

Here’s how you can achieve a natural-looking lift!

We know how much a contoured jawline is coveted by many. So if you’ve been consistent with your diet and exercise and still sport loose skin under your chin, fret no more.


Are There Minimally-Invasive Procedures for Jawline Augmentation?

Fortunately, yes they do exist! If you’re wondering, minimally invasive procedures can indeed help you achieve a slimmer face with a defined jawline! How, you may ask? Consider this – dermal fillers and US FDA-cleared microfocused ultrasound with visualization treatment (#mfuv). Marvel at the effects of these treatments for the definition and contour you always yearned for. 


How do these Procedures Work?

A nice, defined jaw silhouette is undeniably charming and now, you don’t have to invest in slimming masks or find the right contour makeup product to show it off at your next important occasion.  Dermal fillers can help to treat the area by restoring support and smoothing out contour irregularities. You could also consider combining dermal fillers with US FDA-cleared micro-focused ultrasound with visualisation (#mfuv) treatment to  lift saggy skin and regain the optimum “V” shape. You can expect to see the full effects of the micro-focused ultrasound with visualisation treatment over the span of 3 to 6 months but results for dermal fillers are immediate! Remember to always seek professional advice before kick-starting your enhancement journey.


Go forth and pursue the elegant visage of your dreams!

Are You Giving Your Lips The TLC It Needs?

If you haven’t, don’t panic! We’re here to help.

Chances are that you have a very well-stocked shelf full of cleansers, lotion, face creams and serums but, how much of your entire skincare routine is dedicated to your lips? 

Despite being an integral part of your appearance, how much attention and tender loving care do we put into maintaining our lips to keep them from being dry and chapped? Here are five ways to give your lips the TLC they deserve.


1. Use natural products

One of the rising trends of the beauty industry is the use of natural, organic products. Consumers are now more aware of what goes into these products and ultimately, their bodies. There are many recipes for home-made lip care like beeswax, coconut oil and cocoa butter for a lip balm or even a honey and yoghurt lip hydrating mask!


2. Exfoliate regularly

Exfoliating with a simple recipe of sugar and honey can help to remove dead and/or dry skin, allowing helping new skin to take its place for a healthy glow.  Because everyone’s lips are different, exfoliating too frequently or far apart you may not achieve the desired results if you exfoliate too frequently so remember to do it moderately! either so do adjust accordingly!


3. Moisturise, moisturise, moisturise

Whether most of your day is spent in an air-conditioned environment or, out in the sun or a mixture of different environments, note that you need to keep your lips moisturised. Apply a thin layer of lip balm to keep them from drying and cracking as your lips have a thinner layer of skin as compared to the rest of your face.


4. Perfect your lips with dermal fillers

Enhance your beautiful smile with soft, sensual lips to be a head-turner anywhere. Add volume and definition to your lips with patented CPM technology HA dermal fillers as they integrate so smoothly into your tissue that they feel completely natural! To add that extra charm to your beautiful smile, you may also treat your nasolabial folds and enhance your jawline with dermal fillers to achieve the alluring smile, perfect from every angle. Remember to always seek a medical professional for tailored advice!


5. Protection

As lips have thinner skin compared to the rest of your body, ensure you protect them from sun damage.  Products with SPF 30 and above can be used to protect lips from UV exposure as well as lock in the moisture. As lips do not produce melanin – a pigment within your skin that helps to protect cells from UVB radiation, they are more susceptible to UV damage. Thus, do remember to reapply every two to three hours to ensure constant coverage.

Whether you’re starting a lip care beauty routine or thinking about enhancing your lips and smile, do remember to keep them hydrated and moisturised, and treat them with the TLC they deserve!

4 Edgy & Trendy Glasses To Accentuate Your Face

You won’t have to force contact lenses into your tired eyes anymore. There are many trendy options available to make you look good too!


A Pair for You and Me

What started out as a practical tool for the necessity of everyday living, has now turned into a fashionable trend and statement piece for those even without myopia. Doing more than just correcting or improving vision problems, they are now a reflection of your personality and style. Let’s delve into 4 of the latest trends for everyone:


1. Stylish Thin Round Metal-Framed Glasses








The 70s are back! Popularised by Korean fashion, round metal frames have found a way back to the shop racks. Different face shapes suit different glasses but with these, they work exceptionally well for heart-shaped faces and square faces where you’d want less angular glasses to soften the face.


2. Transparent Frames are Here to Stay 








From transparent bags to jackets, and now to eyewear, transparent accessory is a part of a minimalist movement to let the natural elements be the focus. In this case, your eyes! The only consideration here is then, which transparent frame to suit your face shape?

If you’ve been sporting unwanted wrinkles around your eyes or droopy eyebrows, you can further enhance your beautiful eyes through aesthetic treatments with the new generation botulinum toxin with zero complexing protein, micro focused ultrasound with visualisation (#mfuv), or even patented CPM technology hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal fillers.  With brighter eyes, you can definitely rock the rounded frames effortlessly. To find out more about how to have brighter eyes, seek advice from your trusted professional today!


3. Look Chic with the Classic Half-Frames








You’ve seen it then and you see it now. By balancing out your facial features, this particular type of frame was made to suit all face shapes like rectangle, triangle, oval or even square faces.


4. Wacky Wears with Odd-Shaped Glasses





To help add more dimension to your face shape, go for a classic cat eye! This works best if you’re looking to enhance the top half of your face to create the illusion of a slimmer face.


To further enhance the definition of your jawline, consider using dermal fillers or US FDA-cleared microfocused ultrasound with visualization (#mfuv) treatment. Patented CPM technology HA dermal fillers restore lost volume and provide structural support, while microfocused ultrasound with visualisation treatment lifts and tightens skin over time, helping you to achieve the jawline you have always been looking for. 

To find out more about how to achieve a more defined jawline, seek advice from your trusted professional today!

Is Botulinum Toxin the Way To Eradicate Wrinkles on Your Face? Uncover!

Wrinkles are never invited to the party but they still turn up anyway. Time to kick ‘em out!


Although most people don’t welcome wrinkles, somewhere at some point in our lives, we find ourselves spending a substantial amount of time in front of the mirror scrutinizing every line and crease on our faces. Pondering what else could be done to reduce the appearance of these lines, yet not knowing where it specifically came from or what they are. Before we embark on methods to reduce the uninvited arrival of these fine lines, let’s make sure we thoroughly understand what we’re seeing.


How to Treat Unwanted Lines & Wrinkles?

The ultimate priority on your to-do-list if you’re bothered by lines and wrinkles, is to identify what you’re seeing exactly. In essence, static wrinkles appear even when you’re not moving your face and dynamic wrinkles emerge only when you make expressions – for example like when you’re smiling or frowning. 


What is Botulinum Toxin?

In this modern world, cutting edge technology has now made way for products such as the next generation Pure Neurotoxin with Zero Complexing Proteins. Keeping your skin resilient and healthy, this procedure can help you achieve a youthful look for a longer time.


When to Opt For a Cosmetic Injectable?

Anyone can become a victim of these unwanted lines on your face, regardless of what the cause may be. Repeated frowning through the years ultimately result in the formation of static glabellar lines. As a result of gradual loss of skin elasticity and volume, these lines can make you look older than we already are. If you find yourself sporting deeply-etched wrinkles or lines that become more apparent daily (and it’s not just your paranoia), it’s time you sought out the next generation Pure Neurotoxin with Zero Complexing Proteins. By temporarily eliminating dynamic wrinkles such as frown lines between the eyebrows, you can now reduce the appearance of these lines for a more refreshed and brighter-looking eyes.


Relaxing your facial muscles with the next generation Pure Neurotoxin with Zero Complexing Proteins helps to soften negative expressions, resulting in a rejuvenated and youthful appearance. Of course, talk to a trusted professional for optimal results. 

What’s a little help to turn back the clock right?

Ways To Get A V-Shaped Face Without Surgery

If a V-shaped jawline is what you’re seeking after, you’re right where you need to be.

Coveted by many, a V-shaped face has been popularised from East Asia and has become the craze all over Asia. Embodying femininity and youthfulness,  what exactly can you do to achieve this highly sought V-shaped jawline?


Work Your Angles

If you happen to be naturally born with a round face (I feel you girl!), it’s time you warm up to bronzers. Note the key points on where you should apply your bronze as this will make the world of a difference to allow your cheekbones to come through. Choose a bronzer one or two shades darker than your skin tone and apply it just nicely underneath your cheekbones.

If you do feel like your bone structure and skin elasticity is bailing on you, relish in the amazing wonders of instant lifting effects. Opt for dermal fillers for volume augmentation! With the right volume and injections, you can restore the contours of your jawline and regain the optimum V-shape face. We know you can’t deny a sexy jaw!


Invest In Yourself

From V-lifting masks to face slimming masks, there are many options out there catered to define your jawlines. With the rapid advancement in the beauty industry, simply opt for the US FDA-cleared microfocused ultrasound with visualization (#mfuv) to lift and tighten your skin naturally. This ultrasound-based skin tightening device delivers collagen-boosting treatment to restore the youthfulness of your skin. Within 2 to 3 months, new collagen is produced to lift and firm up the skin of the area treated. The best part? The treatment lifts tissue by stimulating new collagen production deep within the skin without any surgery or downtime!


So, what are you waiting for? Embark on your journey to sculpt that flawless jawline.