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.


Treatment of Melasma.

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.

Cost $ 1500 (includes all home care)

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Treatment of Melasma.

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. 

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The Cosmelan Peel is a professional skincare treatment specifically designed for reducing and eliminating skin pigmentation issues, such as melasma, hyperpigmentation, and sunspots. Its mechanism of action is based on the inhibition of tyrosinase, a key enzyme in the melanin production process. Here’s a detailed look at how it works:

  1. Inhibition of Tyrosinase: Cosmelan contains several active ingredients that work by inhibiting the enzyme tyrosinase. By blocking this enzyme, the peel effectively reduces melanin production in the skin. Melanin is the pigment responsible for skin color, and its overproduction leads to pigmentation issues. The primary action of Cosmelan is to diminish the skin's melanin production by directly inhibiting the processes that lead to hyperpigmentation.
  2. Removal of Melanin: Besides inhibiting the production of new melanin, Cosmelan also facilitates the reduction of existing melanin deposits in the skin. This leads to a visible lightening of pigmented areas, contributing to a more even skin tone and texture.
  3. Enhanced Skin Renewal: The peel promotes exfoliation and accelerates the turnover of the top layers of skin. This not only aids in the removal of pigmented cells but also encourages the emergence of new, healthier skin cells, enhancing the overall texture and tone of the skin.
  4. Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Effects: Cosmelan also contains ingredients that provide anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. These components help soothe the skin and protect against oxidative stress, further supporting the healing process and promoting healthier-looking skin.
  5. Decrease in Melanocyte Activity: In addition to inhibiting tyrosinase, Cosmelan decreases the overall activity of melanocytes (the cells that produce melanin). This comprehensive approach ensures a significant reduction in melanin production, addressing the problem of hyperpigmentation at its source.

The effectiveness of Cosmelan lies in its multi-faceted approach to reducing skin pigmentation by addressing the issue from several angles – inhibiting melanin production, increasing cell turnover, and providing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant support. This makes it a highly sought-after treatment for individuals looking to achieve a clearer, more even skin complexion.

The downtime for a Cosmelan Peel can vary depending on your skin's sensitivity and the intensity of the treatment. Generally, patients can expect some degree of redness, peeling, and sensitivity in the treated area for about 7 to 14 days post-treatment. Most individuals find they can return to their normal activities within a week, with the understanding that the skin will be going through a visible peeling and renewal process. It's crucial to follow post-peel care instructions closely, including the use of sun protection and avoiding direct sunlight, to ensure the best healing and results.

The longevity of Cosmelan Peel results can significantly vary from one individual to another, depending on several factors such as skin type, severity of pigmentation, and adherence to post-treatment care, especially the use of sun protection. Generally, when patients follow the recommended aftercare regimen and protect their skin from sun exposure, the improvements in skin tone and texture can be long-lasting. Many see a remarkable reduction in pigmentation that lasts for several months, and with proper maintenance, these results can be extended. Periodic touch-up treatments may be recommended to maintain the depigmentation effects.


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