The homecare process of Cosmelan 2 maintenance cream is continued to allow the melanocyte to stop producing the same abnormal production of melanin and continue to not produce this by itself. If this is not followed for this amount of time the hyperpigmentation will most likely return as the melanocyte will start re-producing the same [...]
Are there any aftercare products I should avoid and is it safe for me to use other products at any point during the method?
Any products containing Vitamin C or Retinols should be avoided throughout the treatment. These will be too stimulating for the skin as the Cosmelan already contains these ingredients. During the first month, the skin will be particularly sensitised and we would therefore only recommend you use the products advised above with the maintenance cream.
Peeling, redness and irritation can be expected initially. This may last until the application of Cosmelan 2 is reduced in the second month. Melan Recovery is recommended to be applied to the skin to reduce the peeling and irritation significantly.
Results can be seen in as little as two weeks but can continue to improve with the best of the result being seen between 30 and 60 days following the treatment. The rest of the programme is ensuring this result is regulated for the long-term.
Phases 1 and 2: includes consultation, Depigmentation skin prep-kit, melanostop mesopeel, in-clinic cosmelan mask application in-clinic this should be left on for a period of between 8 – 12 hours, and your first months’ worth of cosmelan 2, melan recovery and pigment control SPF. Products for Phases 3 and 4 will be replenished as needed [...]