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Aesthetics 101: Introduction to Hair-Care and Scalp-Care

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This is part of the Aesthetics 101 series. The hair-care industry is a billion dollar industry and we see an increasing number of products, treatments and hair centres that are dedicated to hair-care and scalp-care.
There's a lot of people (countless) and 'influencers' who claim to know a lot about hair-care, but actually are they really telling you the truth? Hair-care related treatments and products are often accompanied by marketing myths rather than good scientific data; often indistinguishable by a layperson.


This guide is been designed to encourage people to think critically about the information that you get. We cover the practical essentials of hair-care and scalp-care and we would like to acknowledge that hair-care science is indeed a complex and dynamic space. However, we need to start somewhere. This guide has been developed as a starting point for people who want to know more about hair-care and scalp-care.
What is Hair?
Your hair shaft is the visible part of your …

Aesthetics 101: Introduction to LASER, Laser Types and Indications 2020

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This is part of our Aesthetics 101 series and one of the most important lessons. Due to the advancement in laser technology, it is now possible to significantly improve aged and sun-damaged skin, scars, hair, tattoo as well as various skin pigmentation with just a couple of skin laser sessions. At the same time, there are many types of laser treatments and each type has their own advantages and safety profile.



Introduction: What are lasers?

Most laser manufacturers invest their time training doctors and beauticians. However, little of that knowledge is transferred to the consumers.

The term "laser" originated as an acronym for "Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation". Since its invention in 1960, laser system we have today are ever more sophisticated.

There’s an endless world of options with lasers these days. Fraxel (Fractional), Pico lasers, Q Switch lasers, Long Pulse lasers, Quasi Long Pulse laser, CO2 lasers, Erbium lasers, Ablative, non-ablative…

Aesthetics 101 - A Consumer Guide 2020

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Want to learn more about skincare, haircare and other topics within the beauty, laser and medical aesthetic industry? The Aesthetics 101 is a series of consumer guides on beauty and medical aesthetic related treatments and services. You choose how much you want to learn, when and how (and all for free)!
Why a guide on aesthetic medicine? During the last decade we have seen a tremendous increase in the number of medical aesthetic treatment methods and technologies and a parallel increase in our knowledge about them.


We live in an era where we're surrounded by lots of information on beauty and skincare. The challenge is, it's very difficult to work out what's right and what's not. There's a lot of people who claim to know a lot about beauty and wellness, but actually are they really telling you the truth? Aesthetic related treatments and products are often accompanied by marketing myths rather than good scientific data; often indistinguishable by a layperson.

This…

Aesthetics 101: Introduction to HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) Treatment (2019)

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This is part of the Aesthetics 101 series. High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is currently one of the most effective cutting-edge technology for non-surgical face-lifting treatments.



However, with a large number of HIFU treatment brands, marketing hype and a broad range of treatment providers, a layperson will tend to get overwhelmed and confused.

In this article, we'll cover all the essentials you need to know before going for your HIFU treatment in Malaysia. This includes:
How much does HIFU treatment cost in Malaysia?Are there other options for facelift in Malaysia?HIFU Treatment Before & After Photos
How much does HIFU treatment cost in Malaysia?

The prices of HIFU treatments in Malaysia vary from MYR 1,800 - MYR 8,000 per session depending on the number of treatment regions, the number of shots and other factors as mentioned below.

HIFU goes by several brand names (which will affect prices/costs). The 3 most common types of HIFU are Ulthera, Ultraformer 3 and Sonoqueen (…

Aesthetics 101: Introduction to Body Contouring Medical Devices

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Body Contouring Medical Devices - An Introduction

This is part of the Aesthetics 101 series. Non-invasive body contouring has seen an increased popularity worldwide over the past few years. The trend is increasing with an increasing number of procedures together with devices that are seen in the global market.


What are available on the market today?

Noninvasive body contouring medical devices involve cryolipolysis devices, radiofrequency energy devices as well as even lasers to help decrease unwanted fat and contour body areas.

Body contouring devices can be categorised into 2 broad categories based on their technologies.
Heat based treatments (thermolipolysis): HIFU (Liposonix, Lipocel), Radiofrequency (RF), Sculpsure laser lipolysis (Sculpsure), i-Lipo and Exilis Ultra (RF + Ultrasound).Fat freezing based treatments: CoolSculpt, Clatuu and CoolTech and multiple, lesser known brands from China, Korea, Taiwan, Europe etc.
Making the Right Choice

What is the reasoning behind the different d…

Aesthetic Medicine 101: The 6R's of Aesthetics

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This is part of our Aesthetics 101 series. The American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery program revolves around the principle known as the 4R's of Aesthetics. Here, we would like to cover a slightly broader principle known as the 6R's of Aesthetics.


If you try every anti-aging product and procedure you read about online or in a magazine, you would have very fast run out of money. How do you decide on the best options for your needs?

In order to declutter your aesthetic lifestyle, you could consider the 6R's of aesthetics principle in order to categorise your decision making in terms of aesthetic related products and services.

The 6R's treatments as per the name implies, can be broken down into six main categories.


#1: RELAXATION

Many of the wrinkles on your face are what doctors refer to as dynamic wrinkles. Dynamic wrinkles are caused when the muscles of your face are active. For example, when you squint, the action in the muscles around your eyes cause crow’…