Hyperpigmentation

Pigmentation concerns are a growing, global issue; they affect more than 90% of adults over the age of 50. Regardless of skin color, they are a significant issue because of their unattractive appearance and negative psychological and emotional impact, affecting quality of life.

Skin hyperpigmentation is caused by abnormal production of melanin, the pigment responsible for skin color, and is a consequence of uncontrolled, localized overproduction of melanin by the melanocytes, causing irregular skin coloration and dark spo


Types of Spots

Melasma

Due to hormonal changes or contraceptive treatments.

Located on: cheeks, upper lip, forehead and chin.

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH)

After inflammatory conditions: acne, depilation, aggressive treatments, etc. Higher risk in dark skins.

Located on: face and body

Solar and senile lentigo

Due to occasional or cumulative sun overexposure, in particular with age (photoaging) in the areas with a greater sun exposure.

Located on: face, back of the hands, décolletage.

Ephelides (freckles)

Characteristic of clear skin and with a strong genetic component.

Located on: face and body.


Cosmelan: What is it and what does it consist of?

cosmelan® is a depigmenting method that removes spots fully and prevents their reappearance for a short-term outcome, while being able to maintain hyperpigmentations under control for a longlasting outcome.

The cosmelan® method consists of 4-phases which are necessary to achieve the target outcome. Intense depigmentation in cabin in phase 1 and treatment for home use in phases 2, 3 and 4.

Efficacy studies support its success in all types of skin, hyperpigmentations and ethnicities.


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