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3 Common Bad Skincare Habits

3 Common Bad Skincare Habits

As intuitive as it may sound, here are the 3 most common skincare habits we want to ditch in the Year of the Rabbit! “I’m indoors, it’s not sunny. Besides, sunscreen will worsen my acne…”These are the most cited reasons we get. 90% of skin damage happens due to over-exposure to harmful ultraviolet or UV […]

What is Skin Cycling?

Many in the beauty community are self-professed #SkincareJunkies. However, it may not always a good thing when we “stress” our skin repeatedly. Therein lies that beautiful concept everyone should adopt – #SkinCycling. Taking the concept of “what goes up must come down” in that perfect universe we call “balance”; the same applies to our skin. We […]

How to Spring Clean Your Skincare Regime

More than a myth, the tradition of the CNY Spring Cleaning is one I grew up with. We Chinese believe that the act of spring cleaning before the new year sweeps away the previous year’s bad luck and prepares the home for wonderful things ahead in the new year. Over the weekend, my nesting tendencies […]

Skincare changes during fertility treatments

At Freia Aesthetics, we take pride in journeying with our customers through different life seasons, be it pre-teen, teens, marriage, trying to conceive, pregnancy, postpartum, perimenopause and so on. This article shines the spotlight on skin changes for those who are trying to conceive and undergoing fertility treatments. My personal journey When I met my husband […]

Our New Forlle’d Facials Will Show Fatigued Skin The Door

Photo: Photo by ROCKETMANN TEAM from Pexels Forlle’d is one of the most exciting beauty brands that we’ve introduced to our fans this year. Hailing from Japan, Forlle’d taps on state-of-the-art patented technology to create formulations that boast a unique delivery system. It is famous for its innovative Nano-Delivery System. It consists of a complex of patented low molecular […]

Are Your Eye Care Products Giving You Milia Seeds?

Photo: Freepik The dreaded milia… Yes, the harmless keratin-filled cysts that form just under the skin, turning into tiny bumps. If you get them easily around the delicate area, it’s about time to review your eye products. Are they overly rich in texture? Do they penetrate effectively into the skin? You see, unlike the rest […]

Making a Collagen Comeback

“But you look just perfect” are words I hear from friends, clients, family BUT when I look at photos (note: not selfies – in a strange way, selfies tend to make you look better even without filters!), I know. Once high, lifted cheekbones, while structurally still there, start to show glimpses of sagginess. Jowls look and […]

Maskne – the New Acne?

2020: We slept in one world and woke up in another. A world where COVID-19, lock-downs, circuit breakers, curfews and of course, wearing of face masks when we go out for a walk, buy groceries or run important errands is the new normal. Inevitably, many of us find ourselves dealing with a host of skin […]

Extractions – Good or Bad

When skin is clogged up with excess sebum, impurities, whatever you try slathering on is pretty much futile. The main culprits are Blackheads and Whiteheads – a blocked pore that stays open forms a blackhead. If a blocked pore closes, a whitehead, or closed comedones will develop. Depending on the extent of congestion, we often […]