beach bum

Location: New Jersey
Member since 8/4/2008


  • 23 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 10 questions

Reviews & Stories

Not Painful - Bridgewater, NJ

Everything went fine. The most uncomfortable part was the machine sucking my stomach in..but it was totally bearable. It's 7 days after now and there is light pins and needles..a slight numb feeling and tenderness but in no way shape or form stopped me from doing anything. I work hard..I work out hard (I do abs too!) I wear tight pants...have sex in every position...I am telling you... READ MORE

Melange Chemical Peel for Melasma and Hyperpigmentation - New Jersey

Here is my experience so far. This was done in West Orange New Jersey at a plastic surgeons office. It was $845.00.(Everything in N.J. is ridiculously expensive!) I had my Melanage peel 7 days ago.I am 40 years old caucasion with decent light skin with some olive undertones (tan easily) (not sensitive) and very few wrinkles but definate hyperpigmentation and sunspots. I have used Retin A... READ MORE

Questions from beach bum

Endoscopic Tummy Tuck - Surgery Through the Belly Button?

I just need a little help in the abdomen area but didn't want to be cut from hip to hip. Just wondering if they can tighten things up through the belly button or something like... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Combine Refirme with Other Laser Treatments?

I went to a medspa offering Triniti laser skin series by Syneron. It's 3 treatments in 1 session: FotoFacial Ir, Refirme and Matrix Ir (for wrinkles). I was wondering if it is... READ MORE

Where Can I Check out my Facial Plastic Surgeon's Record?

Can you please tell me the best way or website (even if I have to pay a fee) to let me know if a doctor has any malpractice suits or complaints against them? I would like to... READ MORE

How Effective is Active FX?

How long has the Active FX been around? Are there any good reviews from people that have had it done a year ago or more and loved the results? READ MORE

Insights on the New Melange Peel?

There is a new Chemical Peel now called the Melange Peel. You actually go home from the office with it on your face and leave it for 8-10 hours and the after care is up to the... READ MORE

Natural Way to Lose Fat Under Chin?

Iam a 40-year-old woman in pretty good shape with slender built and decent skin elasticity. I have a small stubborn pocket of fat under my chin. I was wondering if there is a... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation Risk from Light Laser Resurfacing?

How high is the risk for light laser resurfacing to cause hyperpigmentation (example active/deep fx)? Although my derma says that my complexion is pretty fair, I do have some... READ MORE

Botox on Platysma Bands Usually Successful in Younger Patients?

I know Botox results are injector dependent. That being said, is the off-label use of Botox to platysma bands a bad idea, no matter what, or is it usually sucessful when... READ MORE

Do Radiofrequency Lasers Really Work for Mild Skin Tightening?

Do lasers that claim to tighten skin (Matrix RF etc.) really work for mild tightening?I thought the weakened muscles under your skin was the reason for skin laxity, and I know... READ MORE

Recent comments from beach bum

Joanna....the fillers work well with the correct injector of course. It lasts about 9 to 12 months in my opinion and in my experience it cost about $550 a tube in the tri-state area. Hope this helps. READ COMMENT

KTA & Joanna....peel not worth the money at all. Didn't harm me but did not help. I get my acne scars (very few) filled with juvederm and I am very happy with that. :) READ COMMENT

Just do it I want my sides done now too. READ COMMENT

Hi ys dbb I do recommend it especially for people that just have a little bit to get rid of. I did not mind the little discomfort I had because to be beautiful you must suffer :) I would not recommend it for people with a lot of excess... READ COMMENT

Yes and they were great. READ COMMENT