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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!

Unlike normal pimples, cystic acne are large painful breakouts that happen deep in the skin. If not treated promptly and with the right methods, they can linger for years and also affect large areas of your skin. If you suspect that you have cystic acne, it is importantly to quickly take care of it. Use these methods to properly take care of cystic acne before it becomes a bigger problem.

There are numerous treatments under the Resist line. Firstly, it is important to note that all the products under the Resist line are specially formulated to address anti-aging concerns. The targeted treatments under the Resist line contain different active ingredients to address different signs of aging. Anti-Aging is not recommended for only a particular age-group; it is the overall targeting of the skin’s breaking down process and damage under conditions like UV, acne, and other free-radicals.

For the body, the basics of fighting breakouts apply, but you may need to opt for stronger formulas, as the skin of the back and chest is thicker than the face. Start with the basics—a BHA exfoliant that is optimized for the skin below the neck, like our Clear Acne Body Spray with 2% Salicylic Acid. Packaged with a spray top that works from any angle, this BHA exfoliant is loaded with potent anti-inflammatory ingredients, dries quickly, and is strong enough to treat body breakouts.

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.