Location: Seattle, WA
Member since 8/29/2011


  • 688 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 22 discussions
  • 10 questions

Reviews by Alicia

Long Process, but Worth It - Seattle, WA

I was sent from dentist for a crown. I wasn't sure why they could not perform it. The facility was clean, nice and friendly. I was shocked that I needed to have three office visits to complete the crown. First visit was to drill and clean out the tooth canal. My Dr. kept taking little... READ MORE

Kicking off the JeNu Project Today...

I work for RealSelf and we launched our first product topic for JeNu last week. I love the stories on RealSelf, but I'm not much of a medi-beauty junkie (as you'll see in my pics) so don't have much to share besides my dental crown review :). But here goes it... I'm 40-something know I need to... READ MORE

So Tired of Contacts and I Have Severe Astigmatism - Seattle, WA

I was just told from my optometrist that my cornea might be too pointy for lasik as an option. I have really dry eyes and often fall asleep with my contacts so I thought lasik might be ideal. I'm wondering now if ilasik might be the ticket for me. I'm going to post a question to the experts and... READ MORE

Questions from Alicia

Why Are More People Not Using Xeomin?

Seems like a good alternative to Botox and the fact that it does not need to be refrigerated, seems more people would try it. Is there a downside? READ MORE

I Just Got a Jenu and Am Curious if I Can Use on my Eyelids?

The product claims to use ultrasound to get the serum to go deep into the skin to hydrate, but can it harm my eyesight? READ MORE

Vanquish, CoolSculpting, Zerona. What's the Best?

What are the options when it comes to non-surgical fat reduction (besides not eating and working out) those are obvious and are already under way. What are the risks? READ MORE

How much does toe lengthening cost?

Is it possible to lengthen my pinky toe? READ MORE

How safe is TissuGlu for a tummy tuck?

I'm considering a tummy tuck and have read about TissuGlu and how this can speed up the recovery time as well as mitigate the need for drains. Do you use this in your practice... READ MORE

Discussions started by Alicia

Post Surgery: What Is Your Favorite Make-up Technique

Have you been able to try new tactics to highlight your new eyelids? List below so we can all give it a try... READ MORE

How Cellulaze Works [VIDEO]

I found this video on YouTube to illustrate how Cellulaze works to smooth the skin. READ MORE

** 8 super foods for skin and skin healing**

8 super foods for skin and skin healing: posted by Bejewelme Pineapple, guava, kiwi-all full of vitamin C Broccoli-collagen production Almonds- natural... READ MORE

How VASER Shape Works [VIDEO]

As seen on The Doctors. Check out this video...     READ MORE

How Miradry Works [VIDEO]

Check out how Miradry works as seen on The Doctors. The procedure was performed by RealSelf doctor Ava Shamban   READ MORE

Fun Ideas to Pass Time While Healing **Please Share Your Ideas**

The first week of healing can be so painful, boring, lonely, etc. What are some great ideas of passing the time that we can share with others during their first week? I'll... READ MORE

2 Sets of Twins: One mommy!

Thought the mommy's in the community would appreciate this! I'm a twin and have two girls and could not imagine having two sets! Amazing.   READ MORE

Denise Austin’s Top Tips for Fighting Belly Fat After 40

Great article on fighting belly bulge. Fun read. READ MORE

A double mastectomy decreased Angelina Jolie’s chances of getting breast cancer from 87 percent to under 5 percent

Check out the full article from Angelina Jolie, 37, bravely opened up in an article she wrote for the New York Times about getting a prophylactic... READ MORE

Sir Mix-A-Lot live last night in Seattle

Hey BBLers, Cathy our engagement manager was at the package tour last night and none other than Sir Mix-A-Lot performed a cameo! We pulled up his video and it's soooo great,... READ MORE

Questions to Ask Your Dr. When Having a Breast Reduction

I'm on a thread with LZCincy and she's looking for some wisdom from the ladies who have been there done that. Can you please take a min to add some imperative questions you... READ MORE

At what point is it time to start accutane?

I'm wondering if there is feedback from those who have been there on how early in age to start? READ MORE

I'm Transgender... And thats okay [VIDEO]

I love this. Honest and amazing. "God put you on the this earth like anybody else". Notice: some vulgar language. READ MORE

RealFriend Rewards December Check-In

Hi RealFriends: Welcome to the RealFriend Rewards Program! Tell us how you’re feeling, and what you think might be in your December gift box. Have photos or a... READ MORE

Paula's Choice RESIST C15 Super Booster

Hi RealFriends: What do you think about the RESIST C15 Super Booster? Share your feedback and thoughts. And remember, if you liked it, you can get 20% off the full-size... READ MORE

Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

Hi RealFriends: What do you think about the Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant? Share your feedback and thoughts. And remember, if you liked it, you can get 20% off... READ MORE

Paula's Choice RESIST Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum

Hi RealFriends: What do you think about the RESIST Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum? Share your feedback and thoughts. And remember, if you liked it, you can get 20%... READ MORE

Paula's Choice RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum

Hi RealFriends: What do you think about the RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum? Share your feedback and thoughts. And remember, if you liked it, you can... READ MORE

TIME Magazine Cover: The Transgender Tipping Point

Times are a changin'. Good for Time for catching up! Laverne Cox has gone from being bullied for acting feminine as a kid in Mobile, Ala., to starring in Orange Is... READ MORE

RealSelf Featured on Good Morning America & TIME Magazine

We have big news! RealSelf is featured in TIME magazine's brand-new cover story about plastic surgery going mainstream. Good Morning America took a closer look at the... READ MORE

Recent comments from Alicia

Wow, from the first video there is a noticeable difference, but I believe it's due to swelling right? Any before pics you can post so we can see the transformation?  Thanks so much for sharing your story. From this angle, you don't... READ COMMENT

Wow, I cannot believe how extremely helpful this video is for anybody who's looking for info on excision. Thank you so much.  READ COMMENT

Wow! You really are "the luckiest!". I just came across your review and am blown away by your before and afters. I cannot imagine how you must feel! What changes in your life have happened since you've healed?  READ COMMENT

So did you keep the implants in and get a reduction or did you remove the implants and get a lift? READ COMMENT

OMG! the little finger in the belly button...are you kidding me? No need to crop. You should feel amazing. READ COMMENT