Cosmelan Melasma Peel

  • Maximum Strength Peel
  • Rapid Lightening Procedure
  • Reduces Melasma up to 95%
  • All skin types Incl. Black skin
  • Luminous, Smooth, Fresh Even skin


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    Melasma Peel FAQ’s

    • The peel uses kojic acid to induce a quick depigmentation action. The Kojic acid works by inhibiting melanin in the skin.
    • It physically peels the skin layers and regenerates the skin.
    • It significantly reduces the abnormal, dark, blotchy, discoloured patches on the skin.
    • Anyone who has melasma that has tried everything and has not responded to standard treatments.
    • You should not have the treatment if you will continue to have excessive sun exposure.
    • You are not suitable if you have very thin sensitive skin.
    • You have had any type of recent facial surgical procedure – you will have to wait up to 6 months until all the scars have healed.
    • You have to wait 14 days prior to and after Botox and or Dermal Fillers.
    • You are Pregnant or Breastfeeding.
    • Have to wait 2 weeks after waxing your face or after use of depilatory creams
    • Have to wait 4 weeks after Laser Hair Removal treatment.
    • You have to stop using Glycolic acid and Retin A one week before the peel.
    • You cannot have a glycolic peel one week before the treatment.
    • Avoid using self-tanners, scrubs or exfoliating agents 48 hours before treatment – you have to wait one week after a Microdermabrasion treatment.
    • You cannot have the treatment if you are allergic to mushrooms, as the peel contains kojic acid.
    • Prior to the treatment, you must first undergo a consultation where details about your medical history are obtained and any treatments you’ve previously had. This will confirm your suitability for the treatment.
    • A thorough Skin Analysis is carried out to find out what type of pigmentation you have. We will then go through the history of the pigmentation. This will allow us to establish a correct protocol for you.
    • The skin is cleansed with an Ultra Mild Cleanser.
    • A degreasing solution is applied to aid ingredient penetration.
    • The In clinic Mask is applied, it is left to dry for 15 minutes.
    • You are sent home with the Mask on – The Mask has to be left on the skin for 8-12 hours.
    • Normally we conduct these treatments in the Morning, so the Mask can be washed off by evening time.
    • After the correct time period, you will need to wash the Mask off and use the homecare products which will be included in your treatment price.
    • You will be booked in the next day to check your skin. At this appointment you will be given a maintenance cream which you will need to use 3 times a week.
    • We will check your progress and maintenance plan regularly.
    • A typical treatment session is approximately 60 minutes.
    • The application of the Mask is completely painless.
    • However when the skin starts to peel, it’s normal to feel a mild burning sensation with some itching and sensitivity. This can last a few weeks.
    • Normally one treatment with homecare maintenance cream is enough to achieve good results.
    • However in cases of deep pigmentation the treatment may need to be repeated, although after the first treatment the pigmentation will be much lighter.
    • The peel has a high safety margin and can be safely used on dark skin types.
    • Adverse Reactions to the Peels are rare but can include peeling, redness, scabbing, infection, recurrence of cold sores and prolonged sensitivity to the sun.
    • You will need to leave the Mask on for up to 12 hours on the skin.
    • Ideally, it is better to take a week off work.
    • Your skin will peel a lot in the first week – you can peel after the first week but it will not be as noticeable.
    • You will have dryness, tightness, soreness and itching for up to 4 weeks after the treatment.
    • It is essential to follow a homecare routine
    • The peel paralyses the melanin production for a long period of time. However, after the peel, the enzyme recovers its activity producing new melanin, particularly if there is sun exposure. Due to this the homecare cream must be used to maintain the results.
    • You will need to ensure that you use the maintenance cream every day according to the therapist instructions. You will need to ensure that you keep your skin well moisturised with the Hydra Factor K cream and most importantly that you apply spf 50 Sun Protection cream every day.
    • You will be given an Aftercare Advice sheet which you will need to follow strictly.


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