Faustiniana

Location: Malibu, CA
Member since 12/5/2011

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I Use Retin A but I Don't Understand if I Should Stop when I See Irritation?

Everybody keeps saying that Retin A works magic for aging skin, wrinkles, but nobody says what should be done when irritation occurs. When irritation and flaking occur, should... READ MORE

I Refuse to Believe That There Will Be NEVER Something to Remove Stretch Marks Completely

Hi, please do NOT tell me what stretch marks are and what causes them so we don't take valuable space. I tried Fraxel treatments, Retin A, Trilastin, skin needling... READ MORE

Should Retin A (Or Any Other Retinoid) Be Applied in a Dark Room?

Doctors keep saying that Retin A (or Renova, or Atralin, or any other type or retinoid) should be applied at night because a) it makes the skin photosensitive and b) light... READ MORE

Face Bra or Face Lift Compression Garment?

Do you think that wearing a face-lift compression garment (or a face-bra as someone calls it) while you sleep can be beneficial to tighten up facial contours or at least to... READ MORE

What Does the Future Hold for Stretch Marks Treatment? Are You Optimistic?

Hi, please do NOT tell me what stretch marks are and what causes them so we don't take valuable space. I tried Fraxel treatments, Retin A, Trilastin, skin needling... READ MORE

ATRALIN Gel: How is Different from Other Retinoids and How Should It Be Applied?

I used Retin A for years but my skin was constantly irritated. I stopped for 3 months. I now want to use ATRALIN but is it as effective as retin A for wrikle reduction and for... READ MORE

ATRALIN Gel: is It Better Than Other Retinoids?

How is ATRALIN different compared to other retinoids? I am actually applying it every three nighs because my skin gets irritated and peels. I have been applying it every three... READ MORE

Retin A for Eye Area - my Wrinkles Are Worse Now?

Have been using retin a 0.005% and atralin around my eye area and my wrinkles seem to be worse now and my skin there is thinner. Wasn't Retin A supposed to make the skin... READ MORE

Had Face-lift - when Can I Use Retin A?

I've been using retin A for quite a bit. Had facial surgery last week that involved an incision under the chin, two near the ears and one at the hairline. How long should I... READ MORE

What Does the Future Hold for Stretch Marks?

Will it ever be possible to get rid of stretch marks in the future? I have tried different types of lasers on my stretch marks and no improvement at all. I am surprised that... READ MORE

Is It Okay to Do Ulthera on a Face That Might Be a Bit Swollen?

1) I had chin, jaw and lateral cheekbone reduction done 2 months ago. My surgeon is not familiar with Ulthera so he can't advise. I might have some residual swelling on my face... READ MORE

Fraxel Should Be Done Before or After Fillers?

I want to have fraxel (2 or 3 sessions) to even out my skin tone, minimize wrinkles, pores, small scars, age spots, but I also need injectable fillers like restylane, radiesse,... READ MORE