Member since 12/13/2012


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Questions from Lauren17

What is the Best Method to PREVENT the Worsening of Perioral Lines (I.e. Vertical Lip Lines, Smokers Lines)?

I'm 31 and, in general, my skin is still very youthful. But after years of smoking/indoor tanning, I'm noticing volume loss above my lips and the formation of two small lines... READ MORE

Lasers Are Confusing—what Type of Laser Resurfacing is Best for the First Signs of Aging?

Attention all doctors who have experience using multiple laser-resurfacing modalities: between C02, erbium, fully ablative, fractionally ablative and non-ablative, which... READ MORE

Recent comments from Lauren17

Hi all, I've started BBL treatments to treat mild rosacea and tiny vessels on my face and I'm super-duper happy with the results. So, I suspect outcomes have a lot to do with the equipment used, the settings and the skill of the... READ COMMENT

If this review is so positive, why does the writer conclude that BBL is "not worth it"?? I'm confused. READ COMMENT

Hey DanielleB, I was actually just about to purchase an IPL package, so I appreciate your counter-point in this thread. Though I must admit, all of these horror stories are scaring the bejesus out of me! READ COMMENT

Can I ask how many units of botox you had, and where around the lips they were injected? I'm considering this procedure and the dr I consulted with recommended 8 units (2 in each corner of the lips, essentially). Thanks for your input. READ COMMENT

KristyP, this is one of the most helpful reviews I've read on realself. I'm also early 30s and considering laser resurfacing to increase collagen, smooth away the (like yours) barely noticeable "rough edges" and to overall preserve my... READ COMMENT