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Tattoo

Introduction A tattoo is a form of body modification or drawing on the skin made by inserting pigmented ink into the dermis layer (second layer) of the skin. Tattooing involve placement of the ink into the skin’s dermis as this is the most stable layer of the skin. This is …

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Hair Care

Introduction Hair is essential in determining your looks or appearance Human has around 100,000 hairs on their head. Every day, an average of 100 hairs can fall and this is replaced by new hair growth. Hair has two distinct features; the follicle is the part beneath the skin and the …

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Body Odour

What is body odour? When your sweat mixes with bacteria, it causes an unpleasant body odour Body odour is also influenced by certain foods like garlic and curry   Is any particular person more prone to body odour? Anyone may affected Boys are more affected than girls   What are …

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White Patches On The Skin

What are the common causes of white skin patches? White patches on the skin are a common problem among adolescents. Common causes are: Antara sebab berlakunya tompok putih pada kulit ialah: Pityriasis alba: The cause is unknown Commonly seen in children and adolescents with dry skin Pityriasis versicolor (‘panau’) : …

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Acne/Pimples

1.      What is acne? Acne is what we commonly refer to as pimples. 2.      What causes acne? Acne occurs when: A hair follicle is clogged by thickening of the skin at the opening of hair follicles, oil from cosmetic products or tar There is increased oil excretion by the oil …

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Contact Lens

Do you have vision problem and not happy with your spectacles? If you feel spectacles limit your activity why don’t you use contact lenses? What are the benefits of using contact lenses? Benefits can be classified into: Occupational: They are safe and there are many types to suit your needs …

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Dandruff

1.      What is dandruff? Dandruff is a condition where there is excessive shedding of dead scalp skin Normal scalp skin renews itself about every 28 days In dandruff there is rapid turnover and renewal of the scalp skin that takes place about every 11 days Overgrowth of yeast-like fungus that …

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Hair Loss

What is normal hair growth? The scalp hair grows about one centimeter per month. It’s growth cycle is divided into 3 phases. Growing phase (Anagen) lasts for 2 to 6 years Stage of partial degeneration (Catagen) lasts for 10 to 14 days Resting phase (Telogen) lasts for 2 to 3 …

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