Location: California, CA
Member since 7/23/2013


  • 56 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 discussion
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

My (Complicated) Acne Journey! Doxycycline, Benzoyl Peroxide, Retin-A and All my skin care Tips!

I've struggled with acne for over 14 years. My mother told me when I was young that by 19 years old, I would be all done with acne and I could move on with my life. She was so wrong. I am 28 years old and still I struggle daily to control it. Finally I have found what I believe to be the perfect balance of treatment and daily regimen. I will try to share with you guys on RealSelf the details... READ MORE

Glad I Did It! But Watch out for the Zingers! - South Pasadena, CA

I am lucky enough to have relatively straight teeth (well, at least my uppers), even if my overall tooth health is so-so (lots of fillings!) I have wanted to whiten my teeth for a long time. I have naturally yellowy tinted teeth with some staining near the gum line. I don't smoke, don't drink coffee or tea regularly and always use Sensodyne whitening toothpaste everyday, however the yellow is... READ MORE

Questions from ChloeVeronique

How can I use Retin-A in conjunction with benzoyl peroxide without over drying my skin?

I have dry skin and inflammatory acne. I currently use Retin-A (0.025%) every other eve. When I used BP(5%) in the morning, my skin got agitated, it felt "thick", as if the... READ MORE

Can a basic umbilicoplasty procedure repair/remove ugly scar tissue left by navel piercings? (Photo)

Before my pregnancy, I had 3 navel rings. During pregnancy, the scars discolored and I gained some stretch marks around my navel. Also, I have what I think is an umbilical... READ MORE

Recommendation for TCA peel for acne pigmentation? 30 years old

I have a history of acne which is now controlled with clindamycin topical 1% and epiduo every second day. I'm looking into TCA peels to help me with some of the pigmentation... READ MORE

Discussions started by ChloeVeronique

How did you pay for your nose job?

I'm considering a nose job, the big component being cost. I'm interested to know how you funded your surgery. I see a lot of younger girls going through with the procedure, and... READ MORE

Recent comments from ChloeVeronique

I think you look great now, so naturally I can't wait to see you when you're healed and feeling better! READ COMMENT

Congrats on starting your retin a treatment! Yes, your skin is flakey for the first two weeks. I suggest working your way up to nightly treatments starting slowly. Even if you already do it nightly, you can ease up to every other... READ COMMENT

Which face moisturizer with SPF do you use? I have the same problem and the only way to find the right moisturizer is trial and error. I have success with Aveeno Positively Radiant daily moisturizer with SPF 15. Its also non-comedogenic... READ COMMENT

Merry Christmas! I'm glad it's feeling better. I remember the day I had that same experience. It just kind of... Happened. I didn't notice my texture had improved because honestly, my skin has never felt this great before, so I wasn't... READ COMMENT

Thanks! I don't have an iPhone, but I'll try it on a friend's phone if I can! READ COMMENT