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Paula's Choice SG Research Team

The Paula's Choice Singapore Research Team is dedicated to busting those beauty myths and helping you solve your skin care frustrations with our research supported articles. Find out all the tips and tricks you need to take the best possible care of your skin!

Hydroquinone cream provides a wide variety of benefits and it commonly used in many cosmetic and skincare products. It has been known as one of the most effective ingredient for reducing and potentially eliminating brown spots. However, concerns about hydroquinone have been frequently expressed. In this article, we will bust those myths about hydroquinone and show you how safe and effective it actually is.

Regardless of your ethnic background or skin colour, eventually most of us will struggle with some kind of brown or ashen pigmentation problems. The primary, if not exclusive, cause of these spots is sun damage.

Oily skin is almost always the result of genetically determined changes in hormone concentrations in your body. The hormones responsible for oil production in skin are androgens. When the androgens create a balanced and healthy amount of oil sebum, it has incredible benefits for your skin. If too little oil is produced by the oil gland, it can be a problem. Likewise, if too much oil is produced, you end up with a host of skin woes!

Taking care of your skin is as important as maintaining a healthy diet and regular exercise. Quality skin care doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming, it only requires the right products. Here are 5 easy skin care tips to leave your skin clean, smooth and younger-looking.

Skin discolouration could be caused by sun damage, hormonal fluctuations and breakouts. Daily application of a broad-spectrum sunscreen, rated SPF 25 or greater, is the best way to keep the dark spots at bay. If dark spots still plague you, here are the top 3 methods to rid yourself of those pesky dark spots.

Pregnancy is an exciting period for women and we understand that many moms-to-be often wonder which skincare products are safe to use and which ones are not okay – that’s where we can help!

The CALM line was formulated at a time when most products did not attend to sensitive skin. The classical skin types dominated(and continues to dominate) the product lines available, and sensitive skin-type people generally got the most watered down and ‘safest’ options. With an extensive history of our customers indulging in the Moisture Boost, Hydralight and CLINICAL line for their sensitive needs, many users preferred a common line differentiated by type that provided all the goodness of ingredients in the former categories. That welcomed the CALM line.

If you are a person that likes to research your skin care products carefully and understand the different ingredients, you will see the terms AHA and BHA thrown around fairly regularly. Properly formulated AHAs and BHAs are excellent choices for exfoliating the top surface of the skin and both hydroxy acids work to reduce wrinkles, stimulate collagen, promote skin firming.