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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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I Can Now Confidently Live My Life Without Foundation! - Melbourne, AU

My melasma started when I first moved to Australia. I think a combination of being on the birth control pill and also not using as much sun protection as I should have, I got some melasma patches under my eyes. I hated leaving the house or seeing anyone I knew without foundation. The defining... 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

Had Dermamelan Treatment, It's my Second Day..still Recovering..praying for Good Results but Not Too Optimistic!! London, GB

I have mild melasma covering 50% of my cheeks. I made it worse recently using self treatment. it increased about 50% within few days due to inflammation. But on the positive side, first time I fully educated myself about this disease and learnt about controlling and reducing it. I have... 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

Cosmelan Peel - Leeds, GB

The mask application takes 5/10 minutes. I left the clinic and washed my face 12 hours later. Face became sensitive and felt itchy. I applied the cosmelan 2 cream then the hydra k factor. I had to apply the hydra k factor every hour or more frequent as my face was extremely itchy, bright red,... READ MORE

Cosmelan for Melasma & Sun Damage. Newport Beach, CA

I've done it 2 times before and was ecstatic with the results. So after many laser failures, I'm doing it again. I just don't like the long almost monthly downtime. But the results are undeniable. With this purchase, I will receive 2 microdermabrasions. Typically cosmelan will cost around... READ MORE

Stubborn Melasma - Will It Ever Go Away??? - Laguna Niguel, CA

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

23 Year Old Heriot Watt Graduate. No Kids.

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

51 Years Old - Beverly Hills, CA

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

Didn't Work - Skin Type IV - Austin, TX

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

Cosmelan 2 is the BESTTT for Any Skin !!!!! - Orange County, CA

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

Cosmelan Set Fake - Germany, DE

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

Cosmelan Pack W/o Hydroquinone

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

Cosmelan Day by Day - Orange, CA

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 39. Saodat - Paris, FR

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

Cosmelan New Formula on Type III Skin - Egypt, EG

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

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