Location: Houston, TX
Member since 6/25/2009


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Reviews & Stories

Diode LightSheer for Laser Hair Removal on Labia / Bikini Area

I have had 3 treatments using Diode LightSheer for laser hair removal for my full bikini, but I have darker skin (near brownish color) on my labial areas, and the hair does not seem to be reducing in these areas. The rest of my frontal bikini is a pale yellowish (I am half Asian, half Caucasian), with some golden-brownish patches of skin here and there.Is there a diode setting (pulse width,... READ MORE

Questions from halfasian09

Diode Setting for LightSheer on Bikini Area?

Is there a diode setting (pulse width, etc) on LightSheer which you believe would be effective for my skin on the labial portions of my bikini area (much darker than the rest... READ MORE

Nd:YAG and Diode for Bikini Area Hair Removal?

I am not pure Caucasian. My mother is Eastern Asian and my father is Caucasian/Middle-Eastern. Therefore, the labial areas are brownish-pink, while the surrounding areas are... READ MORE

Alexandrite Laser for Underarm Hair Removal?

Is Alexandrite better than Nd: YAG or Diode for Laser hair removal specifically for underarms of someone with mixed Asian/Caucasian background?I read somewhere that... READ MORE

Switching from Diode to Alexandrite/Nd:YAG on Nipple Area?

I had LightSheer laser (diode)  used for my nipple area. I am considering switching to Alexandrite and/or Nd:YAG Laser. Will I need to have 2 different settings for the... READ MORE

How to Remove Forehead Scar Tissue Under Skin Without Creating Additional Scars?

About 5 years ago, I fell & broke my nose. My glasses slid up into my forehead, creating two furrow marks vertically on the tops of my eyebrows. After stitches were removed... READ MORE

What Can Dissolve Subcutaneous Scar Tissue?

I had an accident 5 years ago that resulted in stitches on my forehead. There is still leftover scar tissue underneath my skin. I don't want further "cutting" in this area but... READ MORE

Recent comments from halfasian09

You have beautiful eyes, lovely face shape, gorgeous hair, ... the nose is just a minor thing on you, in my opinion. It could look worse! Honestly I still think you are pretty. Don't think too much about it! Focus on the beautiful parts... READ COMMENT

I am sorry to hear that. What color is your hair? What skin tone? Have you considered going to another laser place, preferably with excellent ratings, that has an in-house dermatologist with many years of experience, particularly with... READ COMMENT

Hi kenji, I sent you a private message with the info. READ COMMENT

Hi winwin, I was using diode for my entire full bikini area for the first 2-3 treatments. I then switched to a different laser center which uses Alexandrite/ND:Yag lasers instead. I have gotten about 4 treatments with the new system.... READ COMMENT

There are four basic categories of lasers which are used on people: Ruby, Alexandrite, Diode, and ND:Yag. The facility I go to uses the GentleLASE Plus laser system from the Candela Corporation or the Apogee Elite by Cynosure for my... READ COMMENT