Member since 8/27/2012


  • 15 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Better Than Expected - Chicago, IL

I am trying to lighten dark spots on my face from melasma and the sun. I am too dark to have laser treatments. I have been using a prescription hydroquinone for about five weeks and it has been quite helpful. A friend and I went to have microdermabrasion and facials at a spa owned by her son in law. I had no idea what to expect as I have never had this type of treatment before... READ MORE

Finally Got the Courage and SO Worth It! - Grand Rapids, MI

I'm 46 and never had fillers -- only botox. I noticed my facial features changed quite dramatically in the past four years -- upper 1/3 loss of volume mainly. I was uncertain which filler would be best for what I wanted to achieve and decided to trust my doctors opinion. He offers three different fillers in his office. He said that he mainly noticed loss of volume in my cheeks and said... READ MORE

Recent comments from jinx342

Hi there! I've had the same issues with melasma and sun exposure. Oddly, I use Paula's Choice 1% retinol and the same Obagi Clear as you describe. The retinol actually helps the hydroquinone work better. My skin got about 50% better... READ COMMENT

You look fabulous and thank you for sharing your entire journey with your procedures. Really fantastic and I think you're quite photogenic! READ COMMENT

You look amazing! Thank you for taking so many candid photos and commentary on your experience. READ COMMENT

*micro derms* READ COMMENT