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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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Cosmelan for Dark Spot Removal

Hi, I'm a 32 year old female, who developed a dark spot of pigmentation just below my right eye around 2 years ago. I had two attempts of IPL, much to my regret due to my problem being hormonal. I'm going to provide an update every day on my Cosmelan treatment. Please feel free to ask questions... READ MORE

Cosmelan for Melasma - Australia, AU

I'm 31 with horrible Melasma. I have followed all the reviews on here with a passion and have decided to post my treatment progression for others to view. Posted here are my before pics. I will continue to update as I move through the stages of treatment. I appreciate all comments and feedback.... READ MORE

45 Years Old, 3 Children, Melasma Started in my Mid 30's and Slowly Spread to Bigger Patches -Orange County, CA

I've been suffering mealsma for a long time but it has gotten worse after I moved here to California a year ago! I've been trying everything nothing seems to work. If it did it was temporarily! So I had enough!! Then I found 'real self' and have been following and reading reviews for... READ MORE

Goodbye Melasma...I Hope! - Woodland Hills, CA

So, like many of you, I too, have tried everything to get rid of my melasma that seemed to come on over my last pregnancy. Over the years, I have tried TCA peels at the dermatologist, TriLuma, Hydroquinonne, IPL, you name it. My melasma actually became worse after one of the IPL sessions I did... READ MORE

Bye Bye Melasma. Tampa, FL

I just did my cosmelan 1 on May 9 ... And I went home and I wash off 10 hours later...after the 3 day applien the cosmelan 2 my skin start to burn a lot ... I was so worry about .... I'm in the day 9 since I did the cosmelan 1 and my skin still burn but much less (thanks God) I'm already seen... READ MORE

35 Old with Woman with Severe Melasma !! - Pasadena, TX

I have been trying for years to get rid of the stubborn brown spots on my forehead as well as around my mouth. I've tried everything from glycolic To TCA. for the first time ever I am 100% happy with my results. when I first received my cosmelan 1 I put it on my face and left it on for 12... READ MORE

The Only Thing That Worked for my Melasma

As a teenager, I had beautiful, clear, flawless skin. I had my son when I was 19 and after giving birth, I started using the Depo Provera shot for birth control. A few months after my first shot, I looked in the mirror and saw what looked like dirt above my upper lip. I tried scrubbing it... READ MORE

28 Years Old Struggled with Melasma for More Than 7 Years - Staten Island, NY

I 've struggled with melasma for years, tried everything, i even went further by damaging my skin with a fraxel laser, until i met cosmelan md my life savior, Cosmelan MD brought my self esteem up, no more having to hide those dark patches under ashy make up. I'm so happy with the results so... READ MORE

Cosmelan for Melasma - Happy with Result! - London, GB

I struggled with melasma for 10 years, wore sun protection every day (Heliocare SPF 50+) to prevent the pigmentation to form. I initially got the melasma after I had IPL on my face and this treatment triggered the over production of melanin and my pigmentation started forming on my cheeks, upper... READ MORE

58 Yr Female Brown Spots Melasma Facial Area. Palm Springs, CA

I applied Cosmelan 2 morning, afternoon and evening first 3 months. After the first month I used product twice daily. Now I apply every evening. Product works great! Very effective I think it' important to continue using product daily to keep melasma under control. I also use the Mesoestetic... READ MORE

See Ya, Melasma! - Portland, OR

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

Cosmelan on Upper Lip Area - Charlotte, NC

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

Amazing Product - Europe

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

Before and After Cosmelan - Manila, Philippines

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

Cosmelan on Indian Male - India

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

Recommend It for Temporary Melasma Improvement and Especially Acne

I got a Cosmelan peel two-plus years ago. I came across this site because my melasma and hyperpigmentation have returned, though not to the same degree, and I'd like to get another one. **However, I called the spa where I originally got the Cosmelan peel and was told they're no longer offering... READ MORE

Love Cosmelan, Botox and IPL - Marina Del Rey, CA

Pam is a truly amazing PA! Her vast dermatology and aesthetic knowledge make her an A+ provider. Her recommendations for Cosmelan, Botox and IPL were exactly what I needed. Be prepared to learn something new, look better, and take better care of your skin at every visit. She even helped me... READ MORE

40y/o Endeavoring to Remove Sun Spots. Tustin, CA

I've finally used up 7th ( and last) dermamelan jar. I 'll post a picture of all of them tomorrow. Spent a fortune to treat forearms, and thighs. I am going to find out what effects this 4 -month treatment will show in around a month after my skin has healed. I will post before and after... READ MORE

New Version Cosmelan on Moderate Melasma/sun Spots

About me: my melasma/sun spots first came out about 7 yrs ago, probably due to the pill, but I am not sure. Previously I tanned beautifully, always with the sunscreen (type 3). Now my skin has horrible dark sun spots, even with SPF 50 or 100, within the first 20 min in the sun. Once I am back... READ MORE

30yo Asian Female Using Cosmelan for the First Time - Dubai

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

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