The Cosmelan is a non hydroquinone depigmenting peel treatment which works to decrease the melanin content in the skin.
Melanin is responsible for the darkening of the skin and contributing to such factors as melasma and other skin discolorations. Melanin is increased by sun exposure, acne, aging, and hormone fluctuation.
Cosmelan has the ability to inhibit an enzyme (tyrosinase) that is involved in the process of causing skin darkening.
Who is a candidate for Cosmelan peel?
Cosmelan is ideal for anyone who suffers from hyperpigmentation. This includes melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, dark spots from sun exposure and freckles
Where is Cosmelan used?
Cosmelan is most often applied to the face, but can also be used on other problematic parts of the body. It consists of a two part regiment. Part 1 performed in the clinic and part 2 as a home care regime.
Benefits of Cosmelan Peel.
Cosmelan is a one time treatment for treating hyperpigmentation and discoloration. it:
– Evens the skin tone.
– Clears any form of discolouration.
What is the process of getting a Cosmelan Peel?
Cosmelan Peel is relatively quick and painless. There is no skin prep required, which is appealing. A consultation is required to ensure that you are suitable for and discuss goals of treatment.
What is the downtime for cosmelan treatment?
The face is expected to peel for 7-10days.
You will be guided through your new home routine post peel In order to maintain results of the treatment. It is important that you follow these instructions and adhere to strict sun screen use. Follow up care is often advised in the clinic.
NOTE: Cosmelan treatment should be done and monitored by a trained medical aesthetic personnel