Lady Penelope

Location: Weston, CT
Member since 6/25/2009

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  • 16 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 14 comments
  • 1 question

Reviews by Lady Penelope

Matrix CO2 Laser Resurfacing - Norwell, MA

06/09/10, 5:30 pm: I've just had Matrix CO2 fractional laser resurfacing done at a MedSpa and wanted to share my experience as there aren't a lot of reviews of this particular laser out there. I was at the Spa for three hours total. My goal was to get rid of sun damage on my face and... READ MORE

Questions from Lady Penelope

What is the Best Total Sunblock to Use After Laser Resurfacing?

I need to protect my results and want to make sure no sun reaches my face and neck. What is the best sunblock to use that can be obtained in the US market (prescription or other)? READ MORE

Recent comments from Lady Penelope

Please be sure to use sunblock for ever now. It's your only hope of not making this worse. Have your derm prescribe hydroquinone and stick with that for several months. My face is a mess but I'm still going to keep trying with the... READ COMMENT

How did you decide on the size? READ COMMENT

I had no pre or post treatment of this sort at all. Also they knew I was going to a sunny destination after treatment the first time. Today I am left with awful patchy pigmentation and will not be doing this again, that's for sure. READ COMMENT

Yeah, I was led to believe the CO2 treatment would erase the spots for good. In any case, Alycia, do be prepared for the very real possibility that you'll need to do this a second time for real results with your scars. READ COMMENT

The reason it's inappropriate for brown spots is because it increases skin sensitivity to the sun, so even if initially the results looked promising, it doesn't last, and gets worse with time. At least that's been my experience. I no... READ COMMENT