Location: New York
Member since 1/19/2012


  • 6 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

At Home 21% TCA Peel with Stellar Results. - New York

A few years ago, I bought a 15% TCA peel from MUAC. Although they do offer lesser strengths (8% and 12.5%), i know my skin and it's tough. Although for my age (currently 51) my skin is quite good in terms of texture, there are areas of hyperpigmentation that plague me and which I had hoped to eradicate. That first year, I did two peels at 15%, and found moderate improvement. The next... READ MORE

Pricey Treatment with Barely Discernible Improvement - New York

Am currently nearing the end of IPL treatment with a reputable dermatologist. Cost of the treatment is $800 per session. The first session resulted in very little, if any change. Perhaps a dozen tiny "coffee grounds" resulted. Dark spots, which were gone over twice each, darkened but never flaked. The second session was at a higher setting and was somewhat more aggressive (the... READ MORE

Recent comments from CherylAP

I started with two 15% peels the first year, then another 15% the next year. Felt it wasn't strong enough, and tried 18% (two times). Then this past winter, I did the 21%. I'm going to try and get in at least two of the 21% this coming... READ COMMENT

Unfortunately, I will have to let things be, because I just don't have the resources to go any further. In a few weeks, though, I plan to do a TCA peel (which I do at least once every fall/winter), using MUAC's (Make Up Artist's Choice)... READ COMMENT

He did the spot treatment at a reduced fee (which it should be, considering it's quite a bit less labor intensive and time-consuming), but I saw no improvement from it as I had hoped. Just had another spot treatment -- which will be my... READ COMMENT

I definitely did, and told him that my skin was pretty tough. However, he said it wasn't the type of chance he was willing to take, because if it turned out to be a bad thing, it wouldn't be good for them (which I understand). However,... READ COMMENT