#SkinishMom Investigates – Summer Foods and Skin

There are quite a few articles out there on what summer foods you can eat in order for glowing skin and #SkinishMom decides to investigate! You can never take for granted that if a food is recommended on numerous health/ beauty websites, it means that it is the summer (super) food to eat for your […]

#SkinishMom Investigates – Skin Biomarkers

There was a news article on BBC News in February this year that Skin may help spot Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease. It got #SkinishMom into an investigative mood – What can our Skin actually Tell Us? MarcieMom had interviewed dermatologist Dr Verallo-Rowell in the Skin Health series covering how to watch out for skin cancer via skin […]

Eczema News – Eczema is Cardiovascular Risk

You know when something is so stressful, sometimes we say it’s bad for our heart? Add eczema to that list. Dermatologists Jonathan Silverberg and Philip Greenland looked at data for 27,157 and 34,525 adults aged 18 to 85 years from the 2010 and 2012 National Health Interview Survey. After the analysis, they noted that adults […]

#Skinish Mom – There’s more to Skin Tingling than Scarlett Johansson

On 20 December 2014, the research paper by Melanie L. Shoup-Knox Ph.D. titled “Physiological changes in response to hearing female voices recorded at high fertility” was reported on The Telegraph. It was further reported by The Daily Mail, Medical Daily amongst others. The gist is that voices of females recorded at their most fertile period produced the greatest increase […]

Rise and Shine Feature – Eczema Skin Function and Care

Baby Skin Functions Common Baby Skin Conditions Stress, Sun and Irritants to Baby Skin Baby Eczema Skin Functions and Care Eczema Baby Skin MarcieMom: Thanks Dr Lynn for spending some time here, and helping to address follow-up questions to your talk. You mentioned that the skin function includes protection against sun, and that baby’s skin offers less […]

Rise and Shine Feature – Seminar with Dr Lynn Chiam on Children Skin Conditions

Baby Skin Functions Common Baby Skin Conditions Stress, Sun and Irritants to Baby Skin Baby Eczema Skin Functions and Care Baby Sweaty Hands and Feet Palmar Hyperhidrosis is the excessive and unpredictable sweating from hands, even when it is not hot or exercising.  This is due to overactive sweat glands. Primary hyperhidrosis refers to the excessive sweating […]

Rise and Shine Feature – Seminar with Dr Lynn Chiam on Skin Conditions

Baby Skin Functions Common Baby Skin Conditions Stress, Sun and Irritants to Baby Skin Baby Eczema Skin Functions and Care Common Baby Skin Conditions Eczema Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions, affecting 20% of children. It can be inherited, and also associated with allergic conditions such as allergic rhinitis. Typically, eczema appears […]

Rise and Shine Feature – Seminar with Dr Lynn Chiam on Skin Functions

Baby Skin Functions Common Baby Skin Conditions Stress, Sun and Irritants to Baby Skin Baby Eczema Skin Functions and Care Skin Functions Dr Lynn shared on the various functions of skin, that the skin is more than a covering but also Acts as a barrier to prevent the penetration of irritants, toxins and harmful organisms […]

Doctor Claudia Video – Why Stressed Skin is More Skin Deep

Marcie Mom: Thank you Dr Claudia for taking time to answer questions on the video. In it, you shared that chronic stress is associated with many diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases and even cancer. Stress process begins in hypothalamus, that sends an initial signal to the pituitary gland, adrenal gland and triggers the […]

Skin Health Series – Diet and Lifestyle

Skin and Health – Skin Color, Suntan, Aging and Weight Loss Skin functions – Dry Skin, Hot/Cold Touch and Collagen Skin and Health – Veins, Bruises and Moles Skin and Health – Diet and Lifestyle Skin Appearance and Health Conditions Some people’s skin seem to look more wrinkled, less glowing, dark colors under the eyes if they are not sleeping well. Smokers may […]

Skin Health Series – Veins and Bruises and Moles

Skin and Health – Skin Color, Suntan, Aging and Weight Loss Skin functions – Dry Skin, Hot/Cold Touch and Collagen Skin and Health – Veins, Bruises and Moles Skin and Health – Diet and Lifestyle This week we are investigating more into what the appearance of our veins, bruises, moles and hair growth tell us about our health. Veins […]

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

Skin and Health – Skin Color, Suntan, Aging and Weight Loss Skin functions – Dry Skin, Hot/Cold Touch and Collagen Skin and Health – Veins, Bruises and Moles Skin and Health – Diet and Lifestyle The skin has a few important functions, (i) it protects the body from foreign particle, bacteria and it prevents moisture loss, (ii) the […]

What does Your Skin tell you about Your Health?

This series is exciting because ever since Laura (Dr Verallo-Rowell’s daughter, CEO of VMV Hypoallergenics) told me during our meeting in Singapore that her mom identified underlying health problems after seeing the skin of her friends, I started to scrutinize everyone’s skin! I became interested in the relationship between skin and health, and discovered through […]