We are Cosmelan experts at The Facial Room and have treated many clients over the years, achieving amazing results!. The success of this treatment requires expert skin analysis, pre treatment prepping and post care advice with ongoing maintenance protocols. Your full treatment package includes all the products you will be required to use during and after the peel.
Cosmelan is a professional depigmentation peel system. It is a two-phase process with the first step performed in the clinic. The Cosmelan 1 peel is applied to the face and left on for 8-12 hours. On the third day the skin will have some extreme peeling. After 7 days the second step is to start using the included Cosmelan 2 is applied to prevent reoccurrence and is required for 6 months. This is a tyrosinase inhibitor, which works by sedating the production of excess melanin. The treatment also includes a 12 week home care program of cleanser, moisturisers and sunscreen.
reduce the chances of reoccurrence. Cosmelan Professional Treatment may be required every 12 months in severe cases. However, Cosmelan 2 cream, a tyrosinase inhibitor is required for as long as the person wishes to prevent the formation of new pigmentation. This means if you would like to control melasma you will be required to continue to use this.
A thorough consultation is required prior to this peel and maintenance product use is essential. Winter is the best time to have this peel done when there is less UVR. The peeling phase usually lasts 7 -14 days.
The Cosmelan Peel is a highly effective treatment for melasma, a common skin condition characterized by dark, irregular patches on the face, often triggered or worsened by sun exposure, hormones, or genetic predisposition.
This innovative peel is renowned for its ability to address melasma by targeting the underlying causes of pigment overproduction while promoting healthier, more even-toned skin.
The Cosmelan Peel works through a multi-step process. Initially, a specially formulated mask is applied to the skin during an in-clinic procedure. This mask contains a combination of active ingredients, including tyrosinase inhibitors and exfoliants, which work to reduce the production of melanin—the pigment responsible for skin color.
The peel also promotes skin cell turnover, aiding in the removal of existing pigment-rich cells.