Lady Penelope

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


  • 22 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 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

There's a whole arsenal of products designed to remove hyperpigmentation. All of them rely on blocking out sunlight, since that makes it all come right back. My skin is just incredibly sensitive to the sun as a result of this procedure,... READ COMMENT

Thanks for your kind words. I look better in winter, so that's some consolation. But it's still heavy foundation for me for ever! READ COMMENT

The laser made my skin more sensitive to the sun. If I had known the real cost of this treatment in terms of lifestyle change necessary to maintain the results I would never have done it! Especially since the results are so minimal as... READ COMMENT

I could avoid the sun only if I never left the house. It's just not realistic, in my experience, to completely shield the skin from the sun, even with the highest SPFs. READ COMMENT

Well done for doing a thorough research. The reality is that there is not enough information on the long-term effects, and that is exactly where the problem lies. Long-term, these lasers are achieving the opposite of what they're... READ COMMENT