Holistic Acne Treatment—Botanicals, Advanced Cosmetology
What you'll learn
- Facials for acne that work
- Treating the microbiome for holistic acne
- What facials to avoid for inflamed acne
- How to recognise types of acne: whiteheads, blackheads, papules, pustules, cysts
- How to utilise botanical extracts for acne treatment
- Treatment options without oral/prescription medications
- LED facial light therapy for home/salon use
- Common mimics of acne: when it is not acne
- Hydrodermabrasion, vacuum microdermabrasion and how to choose medi-facial solutions
- Coming up with a personalised treatment plan for your client
- Includes complete course textbook Acne Care Bible
- GIFT of Acne Speed Guide: Derm’s Cheat Sheet included (link to download in last video)
- How to guarantee an instant glow 100% of the time
- Select best machines/devices (home-use or spa/clinic) for facial treatments
- How to perform Korean Medi-Facials
- Identifying acne types, non-prescription treatments
- Become your own skin expert
- How to choose treatments for troubled sensitive skin
- What estheticians should avoid
- Edible beauty - role of diet in anti-aging
- DrTWL® Signature Microbiome Facial Workshop
- There are no prerequisites for this course.
Module 3 of Skincare Masters Program Certificate Course
Holistic Acne Treatment Module of Professional Skincare Master’s Program
Master holistic acne treatment with internationally renowned skincare expert and board-certified dermatologist Dr Teo Wan Lin. Dr TWL is founder and chief scientific officer of beauty empire Dr.TWL Dermaceuticals, Asia’s leading clinical skincare and cosmeceutical line. She is also the host of podcast Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty, the top grossing skincare podcast which has collaborated with brands like Amore-Pacific, L’Oréal Paris, Eucerin, Skinceuticals amongst others. She is regarded as an international expert in cosmeceutical skincare, the skin microbiome and her research has been published in top dermatology journals such as the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and the International Journal of Dermatology. She has collaborated with Dior Science for their Capture Totale Serum launch in 2020, and was featured in their inaugural Digital Skincare Talks alongside Gisele Bundchen and Philip Picardi.
This course on functional acne treatment offers a unique dermatologist-backed approach. Created by prominent dermatologist Dr Teo Wan Lin, author of multiple research papers in the acne microbiome in top journals such as the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and the International Journal of Dermatology, learn about how acne can be treated with non-oral options such as botanicals, LED blue light therapy, healthy diet.
What you’ll learn
SECTION A: HOLISTIC ACNE APPROACH
(Microbiome, Stress, Diet, Microclimate)
Fundamentals of Acne
What is a blind pimple?
What are those little tracts to the surface of the skin?
What causes blind pimples?
Role of genetics How does puberty, hormones and oil production affect acne? What causes inflammation? Propionibacterium acnes, the causative bacteria Is it a whitehead or an acne cyst?
What causes deep scarring like dermal, ice pick, boxcar type of scars?
Why does secondary bacterial infection occur? How do I prevent it?
Scientific Approach: Acne Microbiome
Latest Scientific Approach to Skin: Microclimate, Microbiome and Skin Barrier
A-Z of Acne
Acne 101: Causes
Essential Skincare Regimen
Acne Severity and Classification
Acne Face Mapping
Prescription and Non-Oral Treatment Options for Acne, Use of Herbals
Acne Journey with Dr.TWL
Puberty and Its Influence on Teenage Skin & Hair
The Different Types of Acne & How They Form?
Whiteheads, blackheads, papules, pustules, cysts. How Do I Get Rid of Blackheads?
How Do You Get Rid of Acne Papules?
How To Manage Blind Pimples
SECTION B: Non-Oral Methods of Treating Acne
Facials, Skincare Regimens and Cosmetology
Targeted/Spot Treatment of Skin Concerns (over-the counter, cosmeceuticals, herbal formulas)
Skin Aging (Photoaging)
When to refer to a dermatologist
What works and what doesn’t
How to Formulate the Express Facial Regimen for Clients
How to Get Instant Results
Tips on Choosing the Ideal Facial Devices for your Salon
How to Avoid/Minimise Adverse Reactions
What you get
5 hours of on-demand video workshops
Including Intermediate-Advanced Skincare Fundamentals Crash Course
Instant download ePub E-book Acne Care Bible
Certificate from Dr.TWL Skin Master Academy (International)
PDF course workbook with lecture notes and learning points (link included)
ADDITIONAL BEAUTY SCHOOL ANIMATED VIDEOS/EDUCATION
Who this course is for:
Hormonal acne sufferers
Parents of teens who prefer a holistic approach to acne treatment
Salon owners, beauticians, aestheticians: Master skincare expertise and basic dermatology conditions, Offer facials that work; avoid those that don’t
The Holistic Acne Treatment—Botanicals, Advanced Cosmetology Course fees are fully redeemable for cosmeceutical products, please contact us with your proof of purchase for more details.
Who this course is for:
- Hormonal acne sufferers
- Parents of teens who prefer a holistic approach to acne treatment
- Salon owners, beauticians, aestheticians: Master skincare expertise and basic dermatology conditions, Offer facials that work; avoid those that don’t
Dr. Teo Wan Lin (Zhang Wanlin; Chinese: 张婉琳) is a dermatologist accredited by the Specialist Accreditation Board, Ministry of Health Singapore, specialising in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. She integrates her artistic sensibility with her research background and specialist dermatologist training, by means of customised, evidence-based aesthetic treatments which work synergistically with her proprietary line of specialist dermatologist-grade cosmeceuticals – Dr.TWL Dermaceuticals. She is also the host of a podcast Dermatologist Talks – Science of Beauty on Spotify. Follow her on instagram.
As an accredited dermatologist, Dr Teo is regularly interviewed and consulted for her expertise by the media on skincare, skin diseases like acne, sensitive skin and eczema, as well as on new product launches. She is widely quoted by women’s magazines as a regular contributor and resident beauty specialist for various beauty magazines such as THREAD by Zalora, BURO 24/7, Daily Vanity, Female Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Men’s Health and Men’s Folio.
From 2017, Dr Teo entered into an exclusive collaboration with Singapore’s leading women’s magazine HerWorld, for a monthly “Ask a Dermatologist” feature, which answers some of the most pressing beauty and skincare questions from the perspective of an accredited dermatologist. Read more about these features with HerWorld by clicking here. She was also the lead author of the only medical study on pigmentation led by skincare supplement giant, Crystal Tomato® performed at the National Skin Centre in 2014 and published in the Journal of Pigmentary Disorders.
Dr Teo is involved as a beauty panel on Singapore Women’s Weekly and Her World for their yearly skincare and cosmetic makeup product reviews. In addition, she is the founder and key formulator of Dr.TWL Dermaceuticals, one of the top dermatologist -formulated cosmeceutical lines in Asia, which has been featured in top magazines such as The New York Times Style Magazine, Elle Beauty Book, Her World, CLEO, Clozette and Ellément.
Academics & Research
A prominent Asian researcher in the area of cosmeceutical skincare, she is the author of “Skincare Bible – Dermatologist’s Tips for Cosmeceutical Skincare” which was published July 2019 by leading bookstores Barnes & Noble, Baker & Taylor and Apple Books.
Dr. Teo attained her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery Degree from the National University of Singapore and subsequently went on to qualify as a medical specialist – an accredited dermatologist certified by the Specialist Accreditation Board, Singapore. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (College of Physicians, Chapter of Dermatologists) and a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (UK).
Dr. Teo also holds the United States Medical License (ECFMG), as well as membership of the American Board of Laser Medicine and Surgery. She is a Member of the European Society of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology (ESCAD) and the International Society of Pediatric Dermatology (ISPD).
Prior to founding TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre, Dr. Teo was a dermatologist at Raffles Hospital and National Skin Centre, where she practised medical and cosmetic dermatology, catering to a diverse patient clientele. Dr. Teo spent a year prior to entering the dermatology advanced specialty training (AST) programme at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Singapore General Hospital, Singapore’s largest surgical training centre. She also completed her paediatric dermatology rotation at Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, while attaining her United-States Medical License in 2009. Dr. Teo has expertise in treating challenging conditions in cosmetic and medical dermatology affecting both the caucasian and asian skin types, in adults and children.
On the research front as an accredited dermatologist, Dr. Teo was the first author of several research articles in peer reviewed scientific journals, in the field of skin cancers, skin surgery, drug allergies as well as pigmentation disorders. These findings have also been presented in numerous international conferences. She was the recipient of the 2015 Dermatological Society of Singapore-Neutrogena Scholarship for the American Academy of Dermatology Meeting, San Francisco. She was also the scholarship recipient for the prestigious 22nd World Congress of Dermatology(WCD) 2011 held in Seoul, Korea, awarded by the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS).
Dr. Teo was awarded the Best Poster Presentation for her paper “Loss of EBER expression in Cutaneous Extranasal spread of nasal-type Natural-Killer T-cell Lymphoma” which was subsequently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (American Society of Clinical Oncology) in 2011.
Her rapport with her patients, medical knowledge and surgical expertise contribute to Dr. Teo’s popularity with patients in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. She received the Best Service Award 2009, awarded by the Service Quality Department of Singapore General Hospital, in recognition of excellent patient care. She is passionate about the science and evidence behind treatment of medical and aesthetic dermatology and is well-known amongst her patients to provide exceptionally precise explanations of skin physiology and their skin conditions to help them understand the treatments involved.
A contemporary art lover, her keen eye for a modern aesthetic is reflected in the minimalist space which she designed for TWL Specialist Skin & Laser Centre. She integrates her artistic sensibility with her research background and specialist dermatologist training, by means of customised, evidence-based aesthetic treatments using state-of the-art machines, injectables (fillers and toxins) which work synergistically with specialist dermatologist-grade cosmeceuticals. She is widely quoted in women’s, men’s and parenthood magazines, as well as on television for her expertise as an accredited dermatologist.
Dr. Teo was previously on the Singapore national fencing team for women’s epee and had represented Singapore in numerous regional and international competitions. She was awarded the German Ambassador’s Cup in 2003 for being the valedictorian in the German language.