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Wanted to Tighten Skin, but Was This Worth the Pain and Downtime? - The Woodlands, TX
- posted 3 years ago
- updated 2 years ago
- Not Worth It
- Cost: $400
- Radiance Spa (The Woodlands, TX)
After 72 hours I am still in a lot of discomfort....
- 11 Oct 2009
After 72 hours I am still in a lot of discomfort. Major peeling and tightness over my entier face. My eyelids are so swollen they are sitting on my lashes and I have large lumps under my eyes. I have washed and/or rubbed the dead skin off and applied tons of aquaphor, aloe vera, cortisone cream and some kind of "skin balm" they sold me at the Spa.
I wanted to improve the tightness of my skin; it was really sagging. Now I am afraid I have scared my skin. I should have done more research before this but the provider did not even hint at this kind of down time. "Red and tight" was what I was told. Talk about understatements!
Is swelling, redness, tightness and extreme peeling normal after 72 hours?
I still remember how horrible the discomfort and...
- 28 Jan 2011
Would I do this particular procedure again? Definitely No.
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I have had other treatments there and was very happy - I am just not sure about this.