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Looking good is no longer exclusive to the ladies. More men are turning to aesthetic treatments to enhance their looks for the very same reasons that women do – to look younger and better, and to increase their self-confidence. Joanna Lee outlines five popular procedures.

“In Singapore, there has been an increase of about 30 per cent in men who seeks aesthetic treatments over the last few years. Men favor treatments with minimal downtime and discomfort, with expected results. As such, they are more likely to undergo non-invasive cosmetic procedures.” - Dr Paul Chia, Specialist in Dermatology & Consultant, Raffles Skin & Aesthetics Centre

He shares five popular procedures and why men turn to them:

Injectable Fillers

Especially in Asian men, filling the mid-face area can replace lost volume and shed years off the face. Chin augmentation can add definition to the neck and chin, as well as improve the appearance of other facial features.

Laser Treatments

Rejuvenate a man’s skin over troubling acne resulting in scars pigmentary disturbances, warty growths (seborrhoeic keratoses) and oil spots (sebaceous hyperplasia).

Hair Removal
A time-saving solution for creating a cleanshaven look for excessive body hair. 

Botox (Botulinum Toxin Injections)
Common areas of treatment: forehead creases, frown lines and crow’s feet.  
Improves skin’s appearance without looking cosmetically obvious.

Chemical Peels
Help to rejuvenate the skin, exfoliate superficial dead skin and dirt, evens out pigmentation and gives a clean and glowing complexion. 


"In Singapore, there has been an increase of about 30 per cent in men who seek aesthetic treatments over the last few years. Men favour treatments with minimal downtime and discomfort, with expected results. As such, they are more likely to undergo non-invasive cosmetic procedures.”
 – Dr Paul Chia, Specialist in Dermatology & Consultant, Raffles Skin & Aesthetics