Location: Burlingame, CA
Member since 9/26/2011


  • 50 total posts
  • 3 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Retin-A -- I've changed my mind about it

I'm 58 years old and my face had been holding up well over the years, up until about three years ago, when some fine lines showed up and a bit of drooping on either side of my mouth, and the typical signs of aging in the neck. I have fair but normal skin (as far as oiliness to dryness) and an unconventional approach to face care -- I never use moisturizers because I think moisturizers do... READ MORE

Derma needling requires a self-disiplined commitment - Bay Area, CA

I'm in my fifties and my skin is pretty good but I have some fine lines I dislike and those unattractive nasolabial folds are starting to appear, so I want to see some tightening. I recently gave myself some TCA peels and that didn't help much so two months ago I started with derma needling. I use a 1.5 millimeter roller which I got on Amazon and I roll each section of my face once... READ MORE

Gave Myself my First TCA Peel Today - Bay Area, CA

I got the 30% TCA solution from Amazon and read the instructions carefully. I did a test yesterday on my neck, diluting it a little with water first. It barely stung and never frosted so I figured I'd go ahead and use the full strength on my face. Well, I had a lot of anxiety about doing this to myself but, wow, there was nothing to it! I Q-tipped it on, one side first, then waited about... READ MORE

Recent comments from Jean77

Hi, I stopped using the serum, I guess out of laziness. I still derma needle though and used regular acid peels. Have been doing Salicylic acid 3% lately. It doesn't cause as much peeling afterwards. I do it about once every 6 weeks. I... READ COMMENT

Hi everyone, haven't been here for awhile. I still do derma needling every month or so and also have the Tria device, which I use about once every couple of weeks. I don't put copper peptides or any sort of cream on my face, just keep... READ COMMENT

Why would anyone go out of their country to get a proceedure that can be done in practically any city? This seems a bit nuts. Even for a discount that makes no sense. And why would you be looking for a bargain for something this... READ COMMENT

That's what I thought. Looks like her grand daughter. READ COMMENT

Women who have botox and have that plastic look between their brows, don't look good to me. I think creases look better. READ COMMENT