Skin Health Series – Diet and Lifestyle

This is the 4th part of the much-awaited Skin Health series, where I get to work with Dr Verallo-Rowell again (we last worked on Sensitive Skin Product Series in 2012). The series is inspired by my conversation with Dr Verallo Rowell’s daughter, CEO of VMV Hypoallergenics) in Singapore when she mentioned her mom identified underlying health problems after seeing the skin […]

Skin Health Series – Veins and Bruises and Moles

This is the 3rd part of the much-awaited Skin Health series, where I get to work with Dr Verallo-Rowell again (we last worked on Sensitive Skin Product Series in 2012). The series is inspired by my conversation with Dr Verallo Rowell’s daughter, CEO of VMV Hypoallergenics) in Singapore when she mentioned her mom identified underlying health problems after seeing the skin […]

Skin Health Series – Functions of Skin – Dry, Hot/Cold and Collagen

This is the 2nd part of the much-awaited Skin Health series, where I get to work with Dr Verallo-Rowell again (we last worked on Sensitive Skin Product Series in 2012). The series is inspired by my conversation with Dr Verallo Rowell’s daughter, CEO of VMV Hypoallergenics) in Singapore when she mentioned her mom identified underlying health problems after seeing the skin […]

What does Your Skin tell you about Your Health?

This is a much-awaited series, where I get to work with Dr Verallo-Rowell again (we last worked on Sensitive Skin Product Series in 2012). This is exciting because ever since Laura (Dr Verallo-Rowell’s daughter, CEO of VMV Hypoallergenics) told me during this meeting in Singapore that her mom identified underlying health problems after seeing the […]

Parent (Patient) Eczema Consultation Tips with Dr Susan J. Huang – After Consultation

It’s fairly common to hear eczema patients lamenting that their doctors seem to be just prescribing creams and not listening enough. It can be even more difficult for parents, particularly as we are not the one ‘experiencing’ the eczema but we’ve got the responsibility to learn as much from the doctor (while keeping our toddler […]

Parent (Patient) Eczema Consultation Tips with Dr Susan J. Huang – During Consultation

It’s fairly common to hear eczema patients lamenting that their doctors seem to be just prescribing creams and not listening enough. It can be even more difficult for parents, particularly as we are not the one ‘experiencing’ the eczema but we’ve got the responsibility to learn as much from the doctor (while keeping our toddler […]

Parent (Patient) Eczema Consultation Tips with Dr Susan J. Huang – Before Consultation

It’s fairly common to hear eczema patients lamenting that their doctors seem to be just prescribing creams and not listening enough. It can be even more difficult for parents, particularly as we are not the one ‘experiencing’ the eczema but we’ve got the responsibility to learn as much from the doctor (while keeping our toddler […]

Common Summer Skin Rashes in Kids Series: Insect Bites

This is a 3-week series focused on Common Summer Skin Rashes in Kids, timely for those who are enjoying summer (Singapore is summer all year round, but many of you in US, UK and Canada are going through summer). While summer is a fun time for outdoor activities, there are certain rash that are more common […]

Common Summer Skin Rashes in Kids Series: Heat Rash

This is a 3-week series focused on Common Summer Skin Rashes in Kids, timely for those who are enjoying summer (Singapore is summer all year round, but many of you in US, UK and Canada are going through summer). While summer is a fun time for outdoor activities, there are certain rash that are more common […]

Common Summer Skin Rashes in Kids Series: Sunburn

This is a 3-week series focused on Common Summer Skin Rashes in Kids, timely for those who are enjoying summer (Singapore is summer all year round, but many of you in US, UK and Canada are going through summer). While summer is a fun time for outdoor activities, there are certain rash that are more […]

Sharing Treatment for Eczema Children

Last Friday’s lunch sharing session with Dr Lynn Chiam was a fruitful one – the topic was Treatment for Kids’ Eczema and we had pizza and chicken wings for lunch at the NSC! The few notes shared: 1. Moisturizing within 3 Minutes After Shower This is inline with Dr Jennifer Shu’s tip here, so it appears […]

Doctor Claudia Video – Eczema: Scratching the Surface

Dr. Claudia Aguirre is a neuro-scientist and a skin industry expert at The International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica. She is passionate about skincare, frequently lectures worldwide, and is an editorial contributor to global trade and consumer media. You can find her at twitter.com/doctorclaudia. Marcie Mom: In the video, Doctor Claudia explained atopic dermatitis and that […]

Doctor Claudia Video – Aging Skin

Dr. Claudia Aguirre is a neuro-scientist and a skin industry expert at The International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica. She is passionate about skincare, frequently lectures worldwide, and is an editorial contributor to global trade and consumer media. You can find her at twitter.com/doctorclaudia. Marcie Mom: In the video, Doctor Claudia pointed out the growth of anti-aging […]

TCM Series – Understanding Eczema from TCM’s Perspective

Many parents have asked me “What about TCM?” while others have suggested that I explore TCM as an eczema treatment option for my child. I’ve looked into TCM briefly in this archive post, but felt I didn’t know enough to evaluate it. For this TCM Series, I’ve the privilege of interviewing TCM Physician Lau Kiew Teck of […]

Staph Bacteria Series with Dr. Clay Cockerell: Prevention of Staph Infection

This is a 4-week series focused on bacteria found on our skin, in particular Staphylococcus aureus, a bacterium that can lead to infection and complications in eczema patients. I’m honored to have Dr. Clay Cockerell, the clinical professor of dermatology and pathology and the director of the Division of Dermatopatholgy at University of Texas Southwestern Medical […]

TCM Series – Understanding Eczema from TCM’s Perspective

Many parents have asked me “What about TCM?” while others have suggested that I explore TCM as an eczema treatment option for my child. I’ve looked into TCM briefly in this archive post, but felt I didn’t know enough to evaluate it. For this TCM Series, I’ve the privilege of interviewing TCM Physician Lau Kiew Teck of […]

Staph Bacteria Series with Dr. Clay Cockerell: Understanding Treatment Options & MRSA

This is a 4-week series focused on bacteria found on our skin, in particular Staphylococcus aureus, a bacterium that can lead to infection and complications in eczema patients. I’m honored to have Dr. Clay Cockerell, the clinical professor of dermatology and pathology and the director of the Division of Dermatopatholgy at University of Texas Southwestern Medical […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Series – Understanding Eczema from TCM’s Perspective

Many parents have asked me “What about TCM?” while others have suggested that I explore TCM as an eczema treatment option for my child. I’ve looked into TCM briefly in this archive post, but felt I didn’t know enough to evaluate it. For this TCM Series, I’ve the privilege of interviewing TCM Physician Lau Kiew […]

Staph Bacteria Series with Dr. Clay Cockerell: Understanding Staph Bacteria on Eczema Skin

This is a 4-week series focused on bacteria found on our skin, in particular Staphylococcus aureus, a bacterium that can lead to infection and complications in eczema patients. I’m honored to have Dr. Clay Cockerell, the clinical professor of dermatology and pathology and the director of the Division of Dermatopatholgy at University of Texas Southwestern […]

Staph Bacteria Series with Dr. Clay Cockerell: Bacteria on Your Skin

This is a 4-week series focused on bacteria found on our skin, in particular Staphylococcus aureus, a bacterium that can lead to infection and complications in eczema patients. I’m honored to have Dr. Clay Cockerell, the clinical professor of dermatology and pathology and the director of the Division of Dermatopatholgy at University of Texas Southwestern […]