How much does the Cosmelan peel cost?
$500 to $1,000
The cost of the Cosmelan® Depigmentation treatment runs anywhere from $500 to $1,000. The cost varies based on the skill of the dermatologist that applies the product, and the geographical location of the practice.
Can Cosmelan be done at home?
The cosmelan peel is a four-stage treatment procedure. The first step which is an intense depigmentation treatment is performed in the clinic and the other steps can be done at home.
How can I use Cosmelan 1 at home?
With a tongue depressor/spatula (or disposable gloves if applying to large areas of the body), apply Cosmelan 1 Facial Mask in a THICK layer over the entire treatment area. Spread the product like you’re frosting a cake, then make a “patting” motion with the spatula to ensure no areas are missed.
Does Cosmelan 2 work on its own?
The short answer is “no”. Even if you’ve already been treated previously, you won’t get the same results by not being first treated with the Cosmelan Step 1 mask, then using the other products. While the Step 2 initiates the peeling portion, you won’t have the necessary foundation for it to work properly.
Can Cosmelan make skin worse?
Answer: Can Cosmelan Make Melasma Worse? Hi Mary. The answer is yes. If the trauma of the peeling (from Retin A) is too great then the effect can be post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, which is a darkening of the skin caused by the trauma and the associated healing process.
Is Dermamelan better than Cosmelan?
Dermamelan works similarly to Cosmelan but with a stronger corrective and regulating action as it contains higher amounts of the active ingredients found in Cosmelan, therefore, it is reserved for more severe pigmentation issues such as dermal melasma and severe acne scars.
Can you buy Cosmelan 1 online?
Answer: Buying Cosmelan 1 online I would advice you not to buy medical grade products online. Cosmelan should be ordered by a physician after he or she has evaluated you and has determined you need Cosmelan and it should be ordered and purchased from a reputable pharmacy or company that manufactured Cosmelan.
Can you do Cosmelan peel yourself?
Answer: Cosmelan should be applied in a doctor’s office Cosmelan is a system (using medicines) available only in a doctor’s office. It should be applied by a trained professional. Later, the mask can be taken off at home by the patient, and the home creams can then be started.
What is difference between Cosmelan 1 and Cosmelan 2?
Cosmelan 1 cream which contains the following: Azelaic Acid, Kojic Acid, Phytic Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Arbutine, Titanium Dioxide. 2. Cosmelan 2 maintenance cream which contains: Titanium Dioxide, Kojic Acid, Phytic Acid, Ascorbic Acid.
Can I use Cosmelan 2 Forever?
Answer: Is Cosmelan 2 safe to use long-term? Hi, Yes i agree, Cosmelan is a very good cream but you cannot use it for a long term as you may end up with minor side effects. You can always switch over to other lightening cream without retinol and hydroquinone for a long term use.
Does pigmentation come back after Cosmelan?
Will the pigmentation come back after Cosmelan? Cosmelan does target the melanocytes in the skin to inhibit melanin production, reducing the reappearance of pigmentation in the future. This unfortunately can not guarantee that no pigmentation will occur.
How long do Cosmelan results last?
After two weeks, your skin will appear healthy and glowing. You will see your results continue to improve and, by the fourth or fifth week, you will see the complete benefits of the treatment. If you keep up your daily application of Cosmelan II, your results will last for several months.
Does melasma return after Cosmelan?
Cosmelan is a good treatment for Melasma. We have had great success in getting melasma fade away even in most severe cases. But the only downside is that, it will come back when treatment is stopped.
Can I use retinol after Cosmelan?
Do not use creamy or oil based serums underneath the Cosmelan 2 cream. Water-based serums (eg hyaluronic acid) can be applied beforehand. You will not need to use any products containing retinol, AHAs or BHAs when using the Cosmelan 2 cream. For best results, you MUST use sunscreen every day.
Does Cosmelan really work?
It works by decreasing the skin’s melanin production by inhibiting the release of tyrosinase enzyme. Cosmelan is compatible with all skin types. This non-invasive, easy and effective procedure can erase blemishes caused by sun-damage (freckles), ageing, acne scarring and hormonal pigmentation (melasma).
Where is Mesoestetic made?
Today “the small business” has more than 150 such products and treatments in its range, employs 1000 people at its Barcelona plant, and is sold into 87 countries.
How long does a bottle of Cosmelan 2 last?
Please note, you will need to repurchase another tub of the Cosmelan 2 cream, as one container generally lasts 3 months. Please schedule your quick 15 min follow-up appt at your clinic and we will send you home with new cream ($340 cost).
Which is better Dermamelan or Cosmelan?
What happens if I stop using Cosmelan 2?
Answers from doctors (1) This may include Cosmelan 2 or other similar bleaching system. For some patients, they may able to do every other day or they may need to do it every day. However, if one stops, eventually the melasma will return in full force.
Can Cosmelan make pigmentation worse?
Using Cosmelan 2, while peeling and irritated, is counterproductive and can worsen your pigmentation.