Location: boston
Member since 1/20/2010


  • 14 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

12.5% TCA Peel at Home - So Far, So Good.

Cons = the downtime, that it takes time (many treatments) and the anxiety of doing it myself. I was nervous, but desparate. So started with a 12.5% solution. This is peel one of many to help reduce sun damage, fine lines, and discoloration left by years of acne. I did a patch test with no problems, and 24 hrs later applied one layer of solution. I had prepped my skin w/ glycolic and... READ MORE

IPL Seems to Be Working for Me... - Boston, MA

Hey all, I decided to try IPL after a friend of mine got a series of 5 treatments and looked incredible. Her sunspots cleared up, and her skin tone became even and fresh looking. Although I'm only 31 years old, my skin has prematurely aged due to sun overexposure. (Now use SPF 30 daliy, as of a year ago when i started to notice the fine lines and sun spots) Anyway I had one treatment... READ MORE

Recent comments from vanessa123

I'm so sorry you went through this too. What happened? My last treatment was approximately one year ago. It has been a steady decline. I'm on the message board IPL Laser Damage support. You can read my story there. It has been helpful... READ COMMENT

I used a peel I bought online. google makeupartist TCA peel. I am now in the middle to peeling from a 21% two layer solution i applied a couple days ago. I can't believe it!! The results are amazing!! My skin is so fresh looking sun... READ COMMENT

I've been doing mine at home. first 12.5% then one layer of 18%, and just yesterday did a 3 layer 18% TCA which is in the healing process. I'm hoping after several treatments i will see more results i have a lot of sun spots and fine... READ COMMENT

Hey how long did your healing take? READ COMMENT

Hey there! Just wanted to say i had a TCA with the same drip problem that i feared would leave a nasty scar, but it healed perfectly. It took about 2 weeks to completely heal. best of luck to you! READ COMMENT