Location: Springfield, IL
Member since 7/28/2014


  • 7 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 1 discussion
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Stabbing and Hypopigmentation After Light Sheer - New Springfield, OH

This was my third treatment on my legs. It was done with the lumenis light sheer laser. I had no issues before and was even treated on my upper lip and underarms this same day. Only my shins had this reaction. At first it looked like hyper pigmentation but three weeks later after using vitamin e oil and lots of aquaphor and sun avoidance the hyper pigmentation was actually scabs that came off... READ MORE

Questions from mavs1214

I have burn or hyper pigmentation immediately after laser hair removal. Is this normal? (photos)

I had laser hair removal three hours ago for the third time with no issues the first two times. Immediately after it was burning pretty bad and had raised bumps. The burning... READ MORE

Now blistering after laser hair removal. What topicals to use? (photo)

Had Lightsheer on my shins two days ago. At first had a lot of burning. Applied cold washcloths. Turned into dark red spots. Now the center line down my shin bone has tiny... READ MORE

Dark spots and burns after using Lumenis LightSheer on legs. Wedding in three weeks! Any advice would be appreciated. (Photo)

I think I was too tan when I had this done one week ago. Have been putting aquaphor on it. I also have hydroquinone and cloderm. I'm being vigilant with sunscreen and within... READ MORE

Discussions started by mavs1214

burns and dark spots after laser hair removal on legs

I've seen a lot of posts with similar burns but don't know if they ever resolved. I am using only aquaphor on the middle spots and wrapping them. I also have a topical steroid... READ MORE

Recent comments from mavs1214

I am pretty much at a stand still. I have begun using ginger but am not seeing any results. Right now I am just avoiding the sun at all costs and praying this resolves with time. I will keep updating as I get new information and results... READ COMMENT

Oops! I meant to put scabbing not stabbing haha! It was actually a burn because the laser targeted the pigment in my skin and not the hair follicle. It started as a dark scab, which I thought was hyper pigmentation but weeks later... READ COMMENT