Member since 6/14/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Save Your Face Trauma - Inland Empire, CA

I had a mixto laser procedure 2 months ago that left my skin gritty, oily & covered in bumps & pustules. I was unhappy & my Dr's "hush up" solution was micro. HUGE MISTAKE! Not only did it exacerbate oil production, but it made my pores look like gaping holes in some places & I broke out in horrible cystic acne all over--which I never had in my life! I'm now on antibiotics and... READ MORE

Mixto SX Laser Horrible Results

Mixto C02 laser is looking like a HUGE waste of money so far and my poor eyes feel shot. I am33-years-old and look pretty young to many people. MY problem I wanted fixed was mild acne scar pitting on my cheeks--nothing TOO BAD--but it took a kick at my confidence. I also had melasma above my cheekbones that bothered me and large pores on my nose. The last issue was minor but still--an... READ MORE

Questions from PillBug

Is Mixto SX Laser Supposed to Resurfacethe Skin? What's Going on with my Skin Getting Worse?

I am 31 female got Mixto SX laser resurfacing 3 weeks ago for slight rolling acne scars & lousy skin texture/post acne marks. No wrinkles yet, but my Dr. was very... READ MORE

Is Microdermabrasion a Safe Bet After Mixto SX Laser Resurfacing?

Hi, I had Mixo SX fractional laser on my face/eyes. After peeling, my pores have gotten bogged down with peeling skin bits and my texture is rough. It also broke me out and my... READ MORE

When Will This Laser-Induced Acne Go Away?

My full face Mixto CO2 results SUCK & at 2 months--getting worse. No improvements to original issues + I'm BREAKING OUT SEVERELY in ways I have never seen. Pre-laser, i... READ MORE

Recent comments from PillBug

Hi, I know exactly how you feel. I got Mixto in June of 2012 for minor imperfections that bothered me but it gave me MAJOR downsides like super oily skin, lousy texture, more wrinkles, brown spots and acne in places I never broke out... READ COMMENT

Hi, I totally know how you feel! How is your skin now? I literally stopped looking in the mirror and have just learned to deal with the problems from Mixto. It's been 2+ years and I have noticed I have a lot of brown spots I NEVER... READ COMMENT

Thanks Megan. I think I read that you went through the same thing too. Isn't it such a buzzkill? I get light acne now and again but it's usually get a bump or two on occasion. My skin was on the oily side, and after a laser procedure... READ COMMENT

I am oily & acne-prone and had the same thing happen: broke out with painful, itchy cystic acne all over. It's really bad on one side of my face and I didnt associate it with the micro until i was reviewing pics i take of my skin (for... READ COMMENT

Hi, I am wondering if the severe, uncontrollable acne I am getting was exacerbated by microdermabrasion. My acne is similar to the acne you experienced. The last photo looks great! How did you achieve the healthy looking complexion?... READ COMMENT