Location: Georgia
Member since 7/15/2015


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Reviews & Stories

Restylane for Tear Trough

The Realself community has always been a great resource for me and I like to give back when I can. Today, my I had restylane injections to fill in my tear troughs. I choose the injections right now over having surgery. In future, if this does not work out or is not working as well, I will opt for the surgery besides I am squeamish about having anything by my eyes. I have always had dark... READ MORE

Adding Prescription Retin-A to my Beauty Regime - Atlanta, GA

I just turned 50 and, although no one guesses me to be 50 years old, I am starting to see my forehead expression lines go a little deeper, little fine wrinkles by my eyes and fine wrinkles here and there. When I have makeup on, you cannot see them but I am not ready to do botox. I will save that adventure until I am older. I think a little background is important:My skin has always been... READ MORE

Surgery for broken/bulbous nose -my journey

Like many others as I grew older, I became very aware of my ethnic nose. Mainly because the older I got (I am 49), the wider and more bulbous it seemed to become. It was way too prominent a feature on my face. I would joke about having my nose made tiny with my husband. Well, two weeks ago, I had fainted and face-planted onto the floor leaving me with a broken sinus/nose - septum. I went... READ MORE

Recent comments from Wyldflower66

Hey Liz: I am sorry to hear that your results were a bust. Did you contact your PS because, to me, it sounds like that product was not fresh or had some issue. I have heard of results lasting only 4 months and people getting a bit... READ COMMENT

In the US it is called Atralin. In Canada it is just called tretinoin gel. I would think it is probably called one or the other in Sweden. READ COMMENT

Thank you. It really has made a significant difference in my skin. READ COMMENT

When I applied it by the eye area I made a C shape starting where the 11 wrinkles usually are on people by the nose, then above the very top of my eyebrow and then right along where the top of your cheek meets your tear trough. So... READ COMMENT

I wouldn't mix the AHA's with the retin-a. The retin-a is really all you need. If you want to alternate, I would do a retin-a and on alternate days do a vitamin c serum. You can ask your dermatologist or PS where they advise you get... READ COMMENT