Cosmelan peel is the world’s leading professional depigmenting method – with more than a million satisfied patients – and one of few treatments found to be effective for stubborn melasma. The Cosmelan method has proven efficacy tests, that support any skin type. It can be used for various types of pigmentation, including melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, solar and senile lentigo or ephelides (freckles). Cosmelan can reduce pigmentation by up to 95% with just one treatment.
Cosmelan is also designed to improve tone and enhance skin luminosity while treating hyperpigmentation and reducing dark spots. It doesn’t just “mask” the problem. Cosmelan peel program will actually reduce pigmentation formation from the lower layers of the skin as well as the surface of the skin, achieving short and long-term results by controlling hyperpigmentation.
Our Cosmelan Treatment package includes
- Reduces unwanted pigmentation
- Restores the skin’s luminosity
- Smooths the skin
- Treats all skin phototypes
- Effective exfoliating effect
- Fast-acting depigmentation method
- Proven and effective process
How it works?
The Cosmelan Method comprehensively targets, treats and reduces pigmentation with a unique, two-fold action. By regulating the source of pigmentation and targeting the existing melanin formed.
Our Cosmelan Pigmentation Program comprises of in-clinic treatment, followed by 3 to 6 months of dedicated at-home product application. Each step is key to fully and effectively treat the pigmentation concern. Following a complimentary in-depth skin analysis and consultation with our dermal experts, you can commence your Cosmelan journey.
What Happens During The Treatment?
A mask is applied at our clinic that remains on your face for 8 to 12 hours (depending on skin). The mask is washed off at home and you may expect 2 to 7 days of light to heavy peeling, redness, sensitivity and swelling. 3 to 7 days after the treatment you come back to the clinic for a skin revision and Dermalux LED Light to assist with the healing process and reduce redness.
After the initial week, skin appears luminous, revived, fresh & smooth. The Cosmelan pack includes take-home products to assist in the skins healing phase and prevent pigment from returning. It is imperative that you stick to the home care regime prescribed for you in order to keep the pigment from returning. Four weeks after Cosmelan mask, a hidrating facial is performed in clinic.
Yes! The Cosmelan can be performed on all skin phototypes from dark to fair.
You will see results from the very first week .
Only one round of the Cosmelan Pigmentation Program is required to see dramatic results in the reduction of unwanted pigmentation. Depending on the severity or underlying cause of pigmentation, further treatments can be performed 9-monthly to manage recurrence.
The treatment will take 3 to 6 months depending on severety of you pigmentation. It starts with 4 weeks of skin at-home preparation, followed by the in-clinic application of the Cosmelan Mask (Peel) – which is a fast and effective 30 minute treatment. This is left on the skin for the required time (8-12 hours, your therapist will advise you) and removed at home. The remaining 3 to 6 months of your program is completed at home, by product application– with the exception of your LED Light Therapy 3 to 7 days after your cosmelan mask and your hydrating facial 4 weeks post cosmelan mask.
No, Cosmelan mask can only be applied on the face. Cosmelan 2 cream may be applied on neck and decolletage depending on skin sensitivity (please discuss with your therapist)
From 3 to 10 days. You’ll experience redness, tightness, and peeling; then the pigmentation and blemishes will start to fade. Your skin will remain a little sensitive for the first two to four weeks, if you’re prone to irritation.
For most clients, as long as maintenance skin care is continued, and sun exposure is avoided, the results from a Cosmelan Peel can last for years.
However, as successful as our results are with our Cosmelan procedure, Melasma is a form of hormonal pigmentation which unfortunately is out of our control. We would never guarantee that your melasma will be gone forever. We sure tackle the pigmentation from all angles by ensuring the corrective skincare is always being used and clinical maintenance treatments are followed.
Cosmelan WILL NOT make melasma worse. Laser treatments can make melasma worse.
Active ingredients include azelaic acid, kojic acid, arbutine, phytic acid, vitamin C, niacinamide and salicylic acid. Cosmelan Depigmentation treatment action mechanism is based on the inhibition of tyrosinase, a basic enzyme in the melanin formation process.
The Cosmelan peel is an intensive resurfacing treatment that from 3 to 10 days of downtime. Your skin will be red, swollen and warm for the first 3 days post treatment and then peeling will start. Peeling and dryness can be expected for up to 7-10 days. Sun exposure is to be avoided completely throughout the downtime with an SPF to protect your skin and your results. All post care products are included in your treatment package which will help speed up the healing phase. The day of Cosmelan mask you should stay at home as your face will have a brownish colour mask for several hours.
Alergies to ingredients and Pregnancy or Breastfeeding.
Also, you have to wait two weeks after Botox and or Dermal Fillers
and 2 weeks after Laser Hair Removal and waxing to your face or after use of depilatory creams
The use of Glycolic acid and Retin A has to be discontinued one week before the peel.
Avoid using self-tanners, scrubs or exfoliating agents one week before treatment.
Notify your clinician if you begin any new type of medication, oral supplement and or any change to your health has occurred, as it may cause increased sensitivity to you peel treatment.