Cosmelan

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Cosmelan is a chemical peel commonly used to treat facial pigmentation issues like melasma (pregnancy mask) by inhibiting tyrosinase, an enzyme in the melanin formation process. LEARN MORE ›

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Excited (and a little scared) to get the Cosmelan procedure. Hoping to rid my melasma, discoloration, sun damage, uneven texture, enlarged pores and occasional blemishes. I've been using a prescription hand-mixed retinol cream the last six months or so, but did not experience any visible... READ MORE

A few years ago I thought my upper lip was dirty so I went to scrub it off and realized this wasnt dirt. I couldnt figure what it was so went online and learned it could be from an IUD I had. I had it removed asap, Dr. insisted it wasn't from that. That didn't help, I tried creames, retin A,... READ MORE

I've had melasma on my upper lip for the past 3 years after being on the birth control pill and waxing the area. After lots of online research I decided to use Cosmelan and one week later my melasma has disappeared by about 80-90%! Im completely amazed! During my treatment I kept a diary of what... READ MORE

I had my c1 end of june, my skin felt "flushed" but firm. after 2 days it started to peel. i was starting to get giddy because my dermatologist highly recommended this treatment.after the 3rd day, i applied a thin layer of c2 on my entire face at night. and continued doing it every... READ MORE

I am a patient suffering from odema and as a consequence had deep hyperpigmentation.I have already had two cosmelan sittings to treat hyperpigmentation and felt a lot better. I have already had two cosmelan sittings to treat hyperpigmentation. Now my dermatalogist has advised me to undergo... READ MORE

I have had Melasma for years, alway worse in the summer, fading in the winter, but never gone. I use SPF 45 La Roche Posay Anthelios, which is very light under makeup (which I have to wear to cover my cheek area.) I have tried OTC lightening products, had successive glycolic peels at 20%, and... READ MORE

I did cosmelan treatment last week Friday the 24th of July and im not sure about the results as yet. I'm on the third day and my face started peeling yesterday 26/07 and now it's extremely dry and dark/redish n some areas. I really cannot wait to see the results.. I'll post pictures after a... READ MORE

I always had pretty good skin just sun damage from my 20's on my cheeks it used to look like just freckles however when I started doing procedures (fraxel, etc), the freckles became very big blotches then it started looking really bad I use derma blend to cover which work but its thick. so I... READ MORE

Pros: none Cons: expensive. some immediate results but several months later my melasma was back and actually darker. The process is terrible and took 13 days. It is uncomfortable and very itchy. I do not recommend. I missed two weeks of work because the peeling was so intense. Physicians... READ MORE

Got rid of my pigmentation reduce my pore size and made my skin very smooth and gave a immediate glow!! I did the treatment had beautiful results and now I just use the maintenance.... Downtime was very minimal just needed to stay away from the sun and heat for a couple of days.... Very Fast... READ MORE

Using Cosmelan since several years and bought now a fake version at the shop sweetcare. Pt as it was cheaper there. product had no effect, no redness, nothing. there two different products from Mesoestic . I wish I get my money back. I am very disappointed, when I was reading this post in the... READ MORE

I did the peel myself after purchasing the cosmelan pack from ebay. The lady who I bought it from said it was the strong version, apparently there's two different packs. Left the peel on for about 9 hours, washed my face and by the next day my face was tomato red. It took at least 5 days for my... READ MORE

While researching Cosmelan, I appreciate the day by day status members posted because it helped me get over some of the anxiety of the procedures. I have melasma/freckles/brown spots all over my face but concentrated on the cheeks. I got treated with Cosmelan (w/ hydroquinone) at a MD's office... READ MORE

I am Asian and whenever I come back to my home country from Middle East, my skin is always irritated. Somehow, I became allergic to the weather (this is just my personal diagnosis). Whenever I am back to ME, I will start to peel and after a few weeks becomes fine. When I travel to Europe, the... READ MORE

No goals yet. I have melasma. It appeared in my cheaks when I was pregnant. I tried a lot of creams, fruit peelings. Now I am flyiing to Paris. Two doctors suggest different treatment. 1-Dermamelan 2-TCA - peeling! I am reading about these treatment every day. At last I found this forum. Please... READ MORE

I have hyper-pigmentation spots from acne on my cheeks my dermatologist cosmelan treatment although its very expensive but she said it will be worth it day 1 after the mask "22/6" nothings happened just swallon face not red or anything so i applied cosmelan 2 my face started didn't get red but... READ MORE

Couple years ago I went in for a laser treatment in Beverly Hills. I guess Doctor….. didn't know my skin type was a # 4-5 hmmm……… $$$ Dr did the laser treatment anyway and ruin my face because it came back worse !!! My Friend told me about COSMELAN and how wonderful it is. I decided to... READ MORE

I'm already on my 5th week since the start of the treatment and I don't see any slight improvement. I got the Cosmelan 1 mask done in the clinic, went home & kept the mask on for 10 hours, washed with water, put on the Post-Peel Crystal Fibre Mask and after 20 minutes washed it off and applied... READ MORE

I went to Total Dermatology in Irvine to do Cosmelan peel. I left it on for about 10 hours the doc said 8 but I lost track of time! Face sun burned red, feels dry, tight and hot! I applied Hydra K and going to bed. I will follow the Cosmelan 2 on Day 2 Dr. Pilest said to apply two to three... READ MORE

Hello all, I'm writing this review because I couldn't find anyone speaking in depth to just using the Cosmelan 2 Maintenance Cream without the the initial Cosmelan 1 mask. I am not a woman of means (not yet) and I don't like downtime and read reviews on Amazon of people having great results... READ MORE

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