A Cosmelan Depigmentation Peel at LAB Skin Clinic, Neutral Bay, is a one treatment peel designed to resolve all types of pigmentation – it is especially effective in reducing melasma. Suitable for all skin types, it lightens and brightens the skin and equalises overall skin tone plus it leaves the skin looking luminous..
A Cosmelan Depigmentation Peel treatment is the number one worldwide melasma and pigmentation treatment. Pigmentation is perceived as the third most important skin problem after wrinkles and sagging.
The Cosmelan method has proven efficacy tests which support any skin photo type and in all ethnicities. Cosmelan is used as a brightening method with a dual action, achieving short and long-term results by keeping hyper-pigmentation under control.
This treatment is a targeted system which:
- Reduces all types of skin pigmentation including melasma and post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation
- Increases skin luminosity
- Equalises skin tone
- Inhibits the formation of melanin
- Increases collagen production
Between one to three preparatory skin peels (the exact number is determined by your specialist) to remove corneocytic compaction are performed one week apart.
The Cosmelan Peel is applied in the clinic and remains on your face for between 8 to 12 hours. The mask is washed off at home and you may expect 2 to 7 days (sometimes up to 14 days) of light to heavy peeling, redness, sensitivity and mild swelling. The following day after the treatment you are given an Omnilux Medical LED to assist with the healing process and reduce redness.
After the first week, skin appears luminous, revived, fresh and smooth. The Cosmelan pack includes take home products to assist in the skins healing phase and prevent pigment from returning. It is imperative that you stick to the home care regime prescribed for you in order to keep the pigment from returning.
The Cosmelan Peel treatment works by inhibiting the skin’s melanin production. After your treatment, there is potential for new melanin to be created, especially with sun exposure, which is why you will need to use Cosmelan home care products to maintain results.
A Cosmelan Peel treatment includes tyrosinase inhibitors, which have been developed from vegetable and chemical origin to guarantee maximum levels of tyrosinase inhibition. Tyrosinase inhibitors stop melanin production without the risk of white blemishes appearing. .
Cosmelan 1 Mask and Cosmelan 2 Maintenance Treatment Formulas act on the different melanogenesis stages and give long-lasting results, which usually do not require a follow-up treatment.