Here Are 4 Great Reasons Why Botox Has Gained Popularity in Malaysia

According to statistics from the Malaysia Society of Aesthetic Medicine (MSAM), the number of aesthetic and cosmetic clinics in the country has increased by at least seven-fold during the last ten years. Suffice it to say that more people are now getting Botox injections in Malaysia. This growth is in part due to the improving economy of the country, which means that people have more money to spend on personal grooming. However, the main reasons why Botox became very popular are as follows: It’s fast and it’s very affordable. Botox injections are much cheaper compared to other cosmetic procedures like surgery. Furthermore, the injections will take just a few minutes of your time. In most cases, a session will take between 10 to 15 minutes. And the results are instant. You can already see the positive effects on the day you leave the clinic. There are very few side effects as well. You might feel a bit of irritation but this will usually go away within a few hours. It’s clinically proven. Botox injections have been subjected to numerous tests for the past fifteen years. Its safety is now widely vetted. In fact, it’s among the procedures approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating fine lines and wrinkles. The procedure has great reputation because it’s backed by real scientific research. It has additional benefits aside from treating wrinkles, frowns, and other types of blemishes. Many people who got injections claim that Botox also helps in alleviating pain from illnesses like migraine and arthritis. The effects last much longer. A single injection session will usually last for three...

Don’t Sweat It – 3 Telltale Signs It’s Time to See a Doctor for Excessive Sweating

For as frustrating and uncomfortable as it may be to sweat, it’s a necessary body function that keeps our skin healthy and hydrated. But there are times when sweat can become excessive, bordering on the unnatural, and making it difficult to go about our daily duties without being distracted. What’s more, excessive sweating can also be a sign of other health problems. If you suspect that you’re releasing more sweat than you should, it would be wise to see a doctor so you can fight excessive sweating. When exactly is it time to see a specialist? Find out here. Sweating Without Activity – It’s common for people to sweat when engaged in physical activity. That’s because the body generates heat when exercising. So to dissipate the heat, and to bring your temperature to normal levels, the body releases water in the form of sweat. Without this function, high body temperatures will persist. The body would overheat, and this may potentially cause organ malfunction. If you experience sweating even without physical activity, it could be possible that you need to see a doctor. Sweating In Cold Conditions – Just as when working out, the body will heat up when exposed to hot environmental conditions. Walking under the sun for prolonged periods of time, or sunbathing during the summer can cause the body to produce more sweat. This is necessary to prevent skin damage caused by hot environments, to help keep skin hydrated, as well as to prevent cracks and flaking skin. However, if you find that you still sweat even when you’re in air-conditioned or cold environments, it’s necessary that...

New Year, New You: Top 3 Effective Skin-Rejuvenating Treatments Worth Saving For

Celebrate the New Year with a brand new you. For those of you who have always wanted to have a better-looking skin, this is the perfect time to do so. If you’re residing in a capital city, you won’t have any trouble finding a skin rejuvenating treatment. Kuala Lumpur is one of the cities in Malaysia where it’s easy to access treatments for cosmetics purposes, whatever your beauty needs are. Check out these top three effective skin-rejuvenating treatments that you can get in Kuala Lumpur, and are worth saving for: Photo rejuvenation This type of skin treatment uses photodynamic therapy, intense pulsed light, or lasers; to treat conditions related to skin as well as remove photoaging effects. Apart from stimulating the production of collagen and improving the skin complexion and texture, reductions of minor vascular problems, red veins, broken capillaries, redness, sun spots, age spots, and pigmentation can be seen upon completion of treatments. The treatment doesn’t hurt, though certain sensation can be felt on the skin during the procedure. The light pulses are timed according to your comfort level. Other than the face, the treatment can be done on almost any part of your body, including the back of the hands and décolletage. Ultherapy treatment For those who aren’t keen on surgeries, ultherapy is one of the best options for lifting skin on the eyebrow, under the chin and on the neck; as well as for improving the appearances of wrinkles and lines on your décolletage. This type of treatment uses ultrasound energy to naturally tighten and lift the skin in a non-invasive way. In short, the collagen-boosting...

10 Beauty Must-Haves For The Busy Bee

Female professionals play a huge role in Malaysia’s workforce. And just like everywhere else, a career woman has to be an expert in juggling her work life and personal life. However, female professionals often don’t have time in taking care of themselves. They don’t even have time on figuring out which beauty items they should purchase. If you’re one of the many busy career women in Malaysia, here are 10 must-have beauty items you need to have in your arsenal. Foldable slip-on. Wearing high heels at the office can take its toll on your feet. While there are many stylish flats that are perfect for the office, many women still prefer power heels. Foldable slip-ones are great because you can easily reduce them to the size of a smartphone, slip them inside an accompanying pouch and throw them in your handbag. Rehydrating facial spray. Computer stress coupled with staying indoors for hours can make your skin look dry and lifeless. While you can always wash your face, you won’t have enough time to re-do your full makeup during lunch time. The best solution is to have a rehydrating facial spray handy for that quick pick-me-up anytime. Dry shampoo. A busy schedule is not a good reason to show up at work with bad hair. But most women don’t have time to do the whole wash-blow dry-style routine in the morning. Moreover, it’s not healthy to wash your hair every single day. Dry shampoo is a busy woman’s best friend. It helps absorb not just oil but also odors and dirt from your scalp. Best of all, it gives your...

Zumba: How it Works and the Health Benefits

Zumba has over the last couple of years grown rapidly to become one of the world’s most popular categories of group exercise classes. In fact, this dance of Latin origin is reportedly performed by in excess of 12 million people in some 110,000 sites spread across the globe. Zumba fitness is basically an interval workout and although the majority of the moves involve high-impact dance moves such as jumping and bouncing, it can be modified according to your individual needs. The design of the classes is that they alternate between high- and low-intensity moves to boost your cardio endurance and heart rate. The majority of the dance steps that are used in the Zumba routines are meant to focus on the hips and midsection with the goal of strengthening the core. The Zumba Steps and Zumba Toning workouts combine with some weights towards building muscles in the legs, arms, and glutes. Health Benefits If moving your body is your thing, then Zumba fitness is designed for you. After crunching the available statistics, researchers have found out that when you take part in a single class, you burn on average some 369 calories. Some of the health benefits include the following: Fat and Calorie Burning Zumba classes support burning of large calorie amounts through the vigorous interval training and aerobic activity. This is because Zumba is both a fitness class and a dance. Because it has been designed as a blend of aerobics and salsa, there’s really no wrong or right way of doing Zumba. So long as you are moving to the music beat, you’re part of the exercise. Because Zumba...