Skin whitening – modern depigmentation therapy
Depigmentation therapy is a modern skin whitening treatment using the latest generation of preparations. It is based on the use of substances that inhibit the secretion of thyroxine – the enzyme responsible for the production of melanin.
Cosmelan / Dermamelan Therapy Steps
Depigmentation therapy for effective skin whitening is always two-step.
- Stage I – in the office consists of cleansing and degreasing the skin and applying a mask Cosmelan or Dermalen, which is to reduce stains and stains,
- Stage II – At home, always at your doctor’s discretion, wash your Cosmelan / Dermalen mask after a set time (up to 5 hours) under running water and 3 months of maintenance treatment with Cosmelan2 / Dermalen2 and moisturizing cream according to the individualized skin phototype.
It is important to remember that depigmentation therapy must not be interrupted as the effect can be reversed. Applying the cream in the second stage of the treatment not only protects and nourishes the skin after the treatment, but also effectively maintains the effect of therapy by inhibiting hyperpigmentation. During treatment, any other bleaching and exfoliating agent should not be used as it will be ineffective. It is recommended to visit the 8, 15 and 30 days of skin whitening treatment by the Cosmelan / Dermalen method.
Advantages of Depigmentation Therapy Cosmelan / Dermalen
The benefits of skin whitening such a method is many. The most important of these are:
- Immediate action,
- The ability to use at any time of the year,
- Suitable for every phototype and skin type,
- Very high efficiency, especially in the treatment of hormonal discoloration – measma, chloasma,
- Effective to brighten small spots – freckles, dye spots and sun spots,
- Stimulation of collagen production,
- Skin pores narrowing,
- Regulation of sebaceous gland function.
Who can not benefit from whitening treatments?
Cosmelan / Dermalen skin whitening has some relative contraindications. They are:
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding period
- Laser epilation (14 day break required)
- Inflammation, herpes or acne in active phase,
- Strong sunlight and UV,
- Chemical peeling (necessary 7 day interval),
- Roacutan (6 months required),
- Vitamin A treatment – externally – wait 2 weeks
Skin whitening – what then?
Skin whitening is a treatment that can cause transient side effects in the form of severe redness especially for sensitive skin and 3 days after the treatment also for normal skin. This treatment can also cause burning sensation and skin tension that fades with time. It is recommended to use creams with high UV filters in the morning and before going out. It is estimated that the effectiveness of therapy in 99% of patients is a 95% reduction of hyperpigmentation. The first effects of skin whitening are visible after 7 days from the beginning of treatment. This time, however, can vary depending on skin color:
- Dark skin (phototype IV and V) – fading after 8 to 10 days,
- Bright skin (phototype I, II and III) – effect from 8 to 21 days