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

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I've been suffering mealsma for a long time but it...

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 cosmelan. Reviews are good so I've been wanting to try it but timing has been off until now! Here I am on my first day...Not sure how it will turn out yet but definitely will keep posting results on here...
I wore the mask for the maximum of 10 hours. I didn't feel any discomfort at all, I could wear wear this mask forever!

2nd day

Still feeling okay, no burning, itching or whatsoever! Just looks red and skin feels tight. Maybe it will start to peel in a couple days. I will be the proof if Cosmelan is working or not in mealsma because as you can see my mealsma is very vey bad!!
I'm confused about when to start Cosmelan 2, if anyone knows can you message me. Some say wait till after all the peeling completed, and some say apply it 3x/day now...HELP!

3rd day...peeling a lot more around the mouth and chin areas.

No discomfort...just feeling a bit dry.
Been washing my face only with warm water then a splash of cold water at the end. Using cosmelan 2, 2x/day then wait about 20 minutes then apply Obagi sunscreen 50spf and that's it. Just can't wait to see the results as much as you all are out there ???? Yes, I've been staying home all day except for when I have to drop and pick up my boy!

PEELING...seriously peeling!

My routine:
Am: 1). Wash with mesoestetic facial cleanser
2). Apply cosmelan 2
Wait 15-20 minutes
3). Apply Mesoestetic hydra k moisturizer
Wait 15 minutes
4). Apply Obagi spf 50 sunscreen ( has infrared defense) or skin medica spf 50+ (with infrared protection) or mesoestetic moisturizing sun protection spf 50+

More peeling

Still looking not too good...I've been staying home most of the times...cabin fever is kicking in! Hopefully by Monday I'll looking a little better.

Almost there...

Mostly peeled except on the cheeks

1 1/2 weeks

You all be the judge... Still peeling around the mouth, wrong areas!! I need more peeling on my cheeks where all the dark patches are!!


It has been 3 1/2 weeks! Cheeks are still not quite clearing up! I'm still using Cosmelan 2
2-3x a day followed by moisturizing cosmelan sunblock spf 50

August 8, 16

As of today August 08, 2016. Gotten lighter...

Sophie was amazing and knows what she is doing...

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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