I'm 26 but I travel to Jamaica a lot and have not taken good care of my skin (I do now!). So I finally broke down and bought a single ipl treatment. I got this done by the PA at my dermatologist who does all of them there. The treatment was not that painful. She did a great job. But here I am almost 2 months post treatment with bad acne :( Acne in places I've never had it before (temples,... more
I just got home a little while ago from having my first ipl treatment done. It cost $600 for a 3 treatment package at my dermatologist. I have fair skin with many freckles as well as dark spots on my cheeks and im only 21. I have read plenty of reviews on here and was nervous about the procedure because of the horror stories, but I knew it was my only option since I've tried lightening creams... more
I wanted to share this story in hopes it might help someone.
For my 30th bday, which was in 2008, I purchased a TCA 35% online. I just wanted to look a little younger, being a smoker and all. I now know I never needed anything that strong! I got a bit of a burn (my words) over my cheek bones and temporal regions (both sides). On the right cheek bone, it turned brown with red in it over... more
I had my first IPL treatment on Thursday. The burning sensation afterwards was terrible, but it only lasted for 2 hours at the most. The redness disappeared about 6-7 hours after the procedure.My question is how long will I have dark spots on my forehead? I am olive skined and have TONS of sun damage on my face.I can't say if I'm satisified or not.My question is how more
The manager of the clinic I went to convinced me to sign a $1449 contract agreeing to pay for a package deal of 6 IPL treatments for pigmented age spots, spider veins, and ruby spots, saying that I would not get the results I wanted in fewer treatments and that this was the most "economical" way to remove the spots.
After 3 treatments it was becoming apparent (to me) that NOTHING... more