Location: Pacific Northwest
Member since 4/28/2010


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Reviews & Stories

Had a Series of Microneedling Not Sure if It Made a Difference

I wanted to improve the enlarged pores due to acne on my cheeks and nose. Also had some sebaceous hyperplasia that I had removed but it left behind an enlarged pore on my forehead. I was pretty good about going in once a month for a series 5 but I can't say I've seen much improvement. I recently had a yag laser and was really much more satisfied with the results after just on treatment. READ MORE

My Face Was "Meh" and This Made It Beautiful

I'd been doing microneedling every month or so 5-6 times but hadn't really seen much improvement in my skin texture or really even enlarged pores due to acne. I'd had a yag erbium laser facial about 2 years ago and didn't like it because of all the peeling afterwards. It wasn't deep just messy. But I read some of the doctors on Realself saying that lasers do more for pore size, etc. than... READ MORE

Red Mark on Nose Gone! - Oregon

I was at a local medspa for a microdermabrasion and the nurse recommended IPL for the red spot on my nose. I had had it for three years after an acne breakout and was surprised it hadn't faded. She pressed on it to see if the redness would fade to skin color if she did and determining that it did fade that it wold be a good candidate for IPL. She zapped it and it disappeared. Very happy... READ MORE

Recent comments from 4749anon

I have similar skin (American Indian) and this procedure worked for me. I had a red spot for 3 years that wouldn't go away and they zapped it and voila! gone. READ COMMENT