Location: Los Angeles, CA
Member since 4/28/2011


  • 27 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 discussion
  • 13 questions

Reviews & Stories

Awesome Sculptra and Belatero - San Diego, CA

Amazing! Over a period of about 2-3 months, I had 1.5 vials of Sculptra and about 3 vials of Belotero. Sculptra is about $950 per vial and Belotero is about $650 per vial. I will go back for a touch up in 6 months (of only one of each) to maintain the benefits of what I have going now. I truly recommend this procedure to all, but more, have it done by Dr. Sabrina Fabi of Goldman... READ MORE

Matrix RF - San Diego County, CA

Why I did it: I have great skin and inorder to keep looking young, I decided that I needed to begin a maintainence program now before the wrinkles started. Peels where not an available option at the time, as I am still nursing my child. I was told by my Aesthetician that Matrix RF would be great for me, because it was for all skin types and would not effect my nursing. Pros: It is supposed... READ MORE

Questions from Gems

Can Botox Be Safely/Successfully Used to Decrease Muscle Mass in the Deltoid Muscles?

Want to reduce muscle mass in deltoids. Can BOTOX be used for this and/or has anyone ever used botox for muscle reduction? My body is "proportionately challenged." My... READ MORE

With the Palomar StarLux 1540, What Level Should Be Used for the Best Results? (photo)

I am thinking of investing in the purchase of a package of the 1540 laser treatments, but weary of how many treatments I'll need to get the most for my money. and I am curious... READ MORE

Smile Lines I Want to Get Rid Of? (photo)

I have sharp almost razor blade type smile lines starting. Want to get rid of them w/out changing the shape of my face w/ a filler. Even my aesthetician warned that radiasse... READ MORE

Anything on the market to help tighten slight belly sagging or tummy skin sagging? (Photo)

I have had 2 children, I have no stretch marks, I am very thin, fit and have a pretty flat tummy, yet do have very little sagging skin at the belly button area and a slightly... READ MORE

What are some realistic alternatives for tummy tucks? (photo)

After research and one friend getting a tummy tuck (way over the top for my needs), I realize it is an option that would be considered "going into surgery, when one only needs... READ MORE

Can an umbilical hernia be remedied without a scar & big price tag? (Photo)

From posting this photo and asking about a tummy tuck alternative, I discovered my real problem is not skin sag, but rather an umbilical hernia. BTW, Thanks to all the Doctors... READ MORE

Does Nerium work?

Does anyone have experience with the product Nerium? I'd like to know if it's just another snake oil product. READ MORE

Can Ultherapy be used successfully on the abdomen/stomach? (photos)

I am skinny/fit with slight loose skin (when I bend) from birthing 2 babies. It is simply not enough damage to undergo the knife. Can Ultherapy treatments offer the skin... READ MORE

Why am I graying in reverse?

Can anyone tell me why I have found 2 (one about 4 years ago and the other one about a year ago) reversed gray hairs in my head? Yes, reverse, at the root it is black and at... READ MORE

Non-surgical treatments for an almost perfect skinny tummy that is slightly slack from child birth?

Why is it that there are non-surgical treatments for skin tightening for those people that have lost 100 + or more pounds, but no treatments for an almost perfect tummy that... READ MORE

Why am I getting light colored specks all over my body? I am brown and these specks are light reverse of brown spots (Photo)

My Dad is much darker than me and he has tons and tons of these whitish specks all over his arms, legs, back and stomach-everywhere. Is this an aging thing that people of color... READ MORE

Do I have to fix my umbilical hernia?

I have been post birth for 8 years now and I have an umbilical hernia. I don't notice pain or really any discomfort, so does this mean I can leave it alone or will the hernia... READ MORE

Discussions started by Gems

A white (gray) hair that starts white , but then becomes Dark brown???? Am I getting younger???

Getting a gray hair that started white and then became a normal dark color. Since this first time, I've discovered another 2 years later. How does a hair start WHITE and then... READ MORE

Recent comments from Gems

I am crying after reading this! I pray that you will find a good solution to this horrific nightmare! Plus, your doctor needs to pay for the cure! Thank you for having the courage and kindness to inform the rest of us Moms! God Bless! READ COMMENT

God Bless you for having the courage and dignity to come forward and tell the truth about your experience! I agree with you 100% that this is not due to "natural aging" bullshit! I wish there was a way to sue this a-hole! READ COMMENT

So if I understand your theory, that would mean that I must be eating well and healthy, right? If I am defying aging by not going gray? I would guess because, it is a reversed gray hair, right? Thanks also for taking the time to... READ COMMENT

Yes! The root is dark and the gray or white is at the end. READ COMMENT

I did 2 treatments and bailed b4 the 3rd. The little scabs did go away, but I too was left a year later with orange peel textured skin and f'ing pores!! Since then I've used scrubs, hyarulonic acid, glycolic creams to try and smooth... READ COMMENT