Location: Chicago, IL
Member since 6/12/2010


  • 7 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Fraxel Beware - Valparaiso, IN

I had read review after review on Fraxel for years. My skin in general was not bad, no acne scars, but I had noticed a change in texture with age & some minor discoloration. I'm fair skinned & freckled since I can remember. I'm pretty religious about SPF. Most of wrinkles, pretty mild for 49, are due to facial expression. I have seen my doctor for about 10 years & I trust him. However I did... READ MORE

Not Worth It - May Have Made It Worse

I've had spider veins since I was a teenager. Sadly, they probably are just inherited (I've never been overweight or pregnant)- my mom has them and my father had them. I wanted to treat just the topical small spider veins as the medium blue veins' appearance didn't really bother me. I felt like the spider veins aged my legs significantly and the blue veins were just a fact of... READ MORE

Recent comments from 7975anon

No, the flushing seems to have stopped. I didn't do anything, I just kept using a mild cleanser and sunscreens. I wasn't left with any permanent issues like some, orange peeling, but I really didn't see any great benefit that made it... READ COMMENT

Up until recently, I never stuck with any expensive skin serums etc, just retin A on & off since I was young. I started it in my teens because of acne & used later as I aged. I've recently switched to Glotherapeuitcs cyto luxe... READ COMMENT

Never had issues with redness or flushing in cheeks until this procedure. It eventually went away but it was pretty persistent for 7-8 months and was all day, everyday. It became a bit of an annoyance. Even makeup didn't hide it for long. READ COMMENT

I bought a package of 3. It was recommended I do them 2-3 months apart. The 1st I did in January 2015. It was very mild, little peeling even- although I noticed one area on my cheek that seemed whiter than rest of face. The 1st... READ COMMENT

The biggest thing that I see aging your face in the "after" pictures is the moderate sag in your upper brow. That part of your brow is not at all visible in your "before" picture. Otherwise, I see very little change in terms of your... READ COMMENT