Location: Phoenix, AZ
Member since 11/10/2012


  • 9 total posts
  • 3 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Lumecca IPL, 1st Treatment for Sun Damage and Rosacea. Portland, OR

I am 45 yrs old and have moderate sun damage from my youth. I also have thick, ruddy Irish skin that is prone to acne, large pores, the whole bit. I decided to get the IPL package with my aesthetician, whom I really trust. For $400, I can have multiple treatments. This way she feels like she can be conservative in her approach and do spot treatments over a period of time. My treatment... READ MORE

1st Procedure - Phoenix, AZ

I went to the SWIHEA school in Phoenix, AZ for my pixel facial. They offer cheaper services because the students perform them, which honestly made me nervous after I read the many experiences on this forum! But my roommate had one and loved the results, so I decided to give it a try. After the pixel (which was painful but I was prepared for that) I had a very red, swollen face for about 2... READ MORE

1st Time @ Home TCA Peel

I had a pixel facial 3 months ago and had such great results, I knew that peeling was what my skin needed to even out my skin tone from years of sun exposure. I also had slight "orange peel" skin on both sides of my nose and cheeks and wanted to refine my skin's surface. I wanted to try a TCA peel to see if it produced the same results as the pixel and after much research decided I could... READ MORE

Recent comments from SunDevil

No, the IPL did not cause a peel. READ COMMENT

I'm glad to hear that you have FINALLY gotten positive results. I admire your tenacity; you were not going to go down easily! You sound like a very strong, intelligent young lady and I appreciate your sharing your story. READ COMMENT

You are one gutsy guy! Thanks so much for sharing your story and taking the time to educate the community. READ COMMENT

Thank you! Very good information. READ COMMENT

Propros - Can you show or speak to any examples of the scarring that you speak of? I have done a fair amount of research on this and even had a small permanent makeup tattoo removed with this and there was no scarring. It forms scabs... READ COMMENT