No-Nonsense Guide to Sculptra

Singapore Sculptra Before and After
After 25 Months of Using Sculptra

Sculptra, provides a naturally younger look by correcting the signs of facial ageing and gradually replenishing lost collagen. You’ve probably heard about Sculptra, which is amongst the most popular non-invasive cosmetic treatments around today in Singapore. Due to the popularity of other Dermal Fillers and Botox, your exposure to this “wonder-treatment” may be limited. Here’s a no nonsense guide to Sculptra.

What is it?

Sculptra, falling under the Dermal Filler category, is the newest and long lasting treatments. It is manufactured from poly-L-lactic acid, which is synthetic but does not have any harmful effects to a patient’s body. It also has a long history for its safety in the medical field, including threads for stitches following surgery. The FDA approved Sculptra for cosmetic purposes in 2009, but has been used in Europe since 2009, under the name New-Fill.

What does it treat?

Sculptra works by correcting wrinkles and folds, especially deep and fine ones which occur between your nose and lip (nasolabial lines), lip to chin (marionette lines) and ones that run vertically and horizontally on the forehead. In addition, this type of treatment is used to plump up and reduce skin depressions which appear due to scars.

Sounds great, but how does it work?

Sculptra’s main function is the stimulation of collagen (the protein which contributes to the volume of the skin and structure) production. This is essential as excessive exposure to the sun and age cause the collagen of your skin to break down, which is a major contributor towards the formation of folds and wrinkles. Once Sculptra restores the collagen, your skin’s fullness and firmness returns, giving you a youthful appearance. It has been widely reported that some people get results with one treatment, while others may require 2-3 treatments, spaced 4-6 weeks apart.

So with all this new information on this procedure, I bet you’re wondering, should I be finding a place that offers sculptra treatment in Singapore? The only way to answer that question is to weigh the cost and benefits of undergoing such a treatment. Since it is relatively safe to use, I believe the biggest factor in play would be cost. Once you have a clearer picture of the entire you should know whether this treatment is right for you.

Digital Pianos – The New Future For The Piano?

 

roland digital pianos

Digital pianos and keyboards are gaining pace in Singapore. Shops selling them are everywhere and they are replacing the standard pianos in Singapore households. This trend is also accelerating with the further advancement in technology. With this trend continuing, I will not be surprise if the traditional pianos become extinct in the near future. Here’s a few tips on choosing the right keyboard for you.

Types of digital pianos

Features- this of course is the most important part of choosing the best digital pianos. One has to look at the number of keys (44, 61, 76 or 88), if the keys are weighted, semi-weighted or unweighted, instrument sounds available, polyphony, touch sensitivity display, amplification, and availability of USB ports among others. Casio pianos like this one: http://www.pianoshopsingapore.com/casio/ , offers many different types and models. In the next section we will discuss the other brands out there.

Popular Piano Brands

Depending on what the piano is being used for, a piano may either be console or a stage piano. A stage piano is that which is bigger, more like the acoustic and is usually intended for performance purposes on a stage. These are usually more portable and with more amplification and speaker system. The console piano is mostly used at home and is smaller and with less sound volume yet could be heavier as it does not need to be moved around much. There is also the portable and the fixed types all dependent on the pianists needs.

While choosing a piano, there are some brands that are likely to feature throughout the process. The most popular manufacturers include Casio, Yamaha, Roland, Kurzweil and Clava just to name a few. You may want to choose from any one of these brands as they have been in the market long enough hence their quality is almost guaranteed, and generally have a wider range of pianos. There are many shops in Singapore selling digital pianos ( like this one), so you should shop around for the best prices.

In conclusion, choosing the best digital piano should be done personally as people’s tastes vary, and considering it is a long-term investment you may want to be very careful. Additionally, once you choose the one that suits you best, ensure you maintain it well as pianos are highly sensitive to dust and liquids.

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