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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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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

Dr. Emer Does It Again

I had really significant discoloration on my legs. Several doctors told me it was bruising, but Dr. Emer saw it and immediately said it was discoloration and not bruises at all. He treated the area with Cosmelan and I am not kidding, but in two days, 70% of the discoloration is gone. I am... READ MORE

Cosmelan - Round 2

I did Cosmelan in May '15 and learned some major lessons that I'm completely throwing out the window this time around. In 2015 I did the treatment through a local medspa which was great, but this time around I purchased it off eBay and am doing it myself. (The application is straightforward and... READ MORE

Cosmelan is amazing!

Cosmelan is amazing and worth it. I have tried so much and just wasted money. Clear and Brilliant, waste. IPL, waste. VBeam, waste. This is my third time doing cosmelan in the last 10 years and I likely didn't have to do it this last time, but I love the glow in my skin after and I get so many... READ MORE

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

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