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The Ultimate Solution for Skin Depigmentation

In the world of aesthetic treatments, achieving a flawless complexion is a common goal for many individuals. Whether it’s age spots, melasma, or other types of hyperpigmentation, discolourations can be a significant concern. One of the leading treatments for these issues is the Mesoestetic Dermalan depigmentation peel. We will delve into what Dermalan is, how it works, its benefits, and what you can expect from the treatment.

What is Dermalan?

Dermalan is an advanced skin depigmentation treatment designed to reduce and eliminate hyperpigmentation. This professional-grade peel is formulated to target dark spots, melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, and other pigmentation disorders. It works by inhibiting the production of melanin, the pigment responsible for skin colour, thereby lightening dark patches and creating a more even skin tone.

The Science Behind Dermalan

Hyperpigmentation occurs when the skin produces excess melanin due to various factors, including sun exposure, hormonal changes, and inflammation. Dermalan addresses this issue by using a potent combination of active ingredients that inhibit melanin production and promote skin regeneration.

Key ingredients in Dermalan include:

  • Kojic Acid: This natural compound inhibits the enzyme tyrosinase, which is essential for melanin production. By blocking this enzyme, Kojic acid helps to lighten existing dark spots and prevent new ones from forming.
  • Phytic Acid: Known for its antioxidant properties, Phytic acid helps to exfoliate the skin and reduce the appearance of pigmentation.
  • Arbutin: Derived from the bearberry plant, Arbutin also inhibits tyrosinase activity, leading to a reduction in melanin production.
  • Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C): This powerful antioxidant not only lightens hyperpigmentation but also stimulates collagen production, improving overall skin texture and brightness.
  • Salicylic Acid: A beta-hydroxy acid (BHA) that exfoliates the skin, unclogs pores, and promotes cell turnover, aiding in the reduction of pigmentation.

How Does Dermalan Work?

The Dermalan treatment involves a multi-step process that begins with a thorough consultation with a qualified practitioner to assess your skin type and pigmentation issues. The treatment itself consists of the following steps:

1. Preparation

The skin is cleansed and prepped to ensure it is free of any impurities or oils that could hinder the effectiveness of the peel.

2. Application

The Dermalan mask is applied to the skin. This mask contains the active ingredients that work to inhibit melanin production and promote skin regeneration. The mask is left on for a prescribed period, usually several hours, depending on the severity of the pigmentation and the patient’s skin type.

3. Removal

After the specified time, the mask is removed, and the skin is cleansed again.

4. Post-Treatment Care

A specific home care regimen is provided, which typically includes the application of a depigmenting cream and sunscreen. This step is crucial for maintaining the results and protecting the skin from further pigmentation.

Benefits of Dermalan

Dermalan offers numerous benefits for those struggling with hyperpigmentation:

  • Effective Depigmentation: Dermalan is highly effective in reducing various types of hyperpigmentation, including melasma, age spots, and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
  • Improved Skin Tone: By lightening dark spots and evening out the skin tone, Dermalan helps to achieve a brighter and more uniform complexion.
  • Minimal Downtime: Unlike more aggressive treatments, Dermalan has minimal downtime, making it a convenient option for those with busy lifestyles.
  • Long-Lasting Results: With proper maintenance and sun protection, the results of Dermalan can be long-lasting, providing a significant improvement in skin appearance.
  • Versatile: Suitable for all skin types and tones, Dermalan can be tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual.

What to Expect During and After Treatment

During Treatment

The application of the Dermalan mask may cause a mild tingling or warming sensation, which is normal. The mask is typically left on for several hours, during which you can go about your daily activities, although some patients may prefer to rest.

After Treatment

Following the removal of the mask, your skin may appear slightly red and feel tight. This is a normal response and usually subsides within a few days. It is essential to follow the post-treatment care instructions provided by your practitioner to ensure optimal results and minimise any potential side effects.

Post-Treatment Care

  • Use the Prescribed Products: Adhering to the recommended home care regimen is crucial. This usually includes a depigmenting cream and a high-SPF sunscreen to protect the skin from UV damage.
  • Avoid Sun Exposure: Sun exposure can exacerbate pigmentation, so it is vital to avoid direct sunlight and wear protective clothing and hats when outdoors.
  • Moisturise: Keeping the skin hydrated will help with the healing process and improve overall results.
  • Avoid Harsh Products: Refrain from using harsh or abrasive skincare products, such as exfoliants or retinoids, until your practitioner advises it is safe to do so.

Potential Side Effects

While Dermalan is generally well-tolerated, some patients may experience temporary side effects, including:

  • Redness and Irritation: Mild redness and irritation are common immediately after treatment but usually subside within a few days.
  • Peeling and Flaking: The treated skin may peel or flake as part of the exfoliation process. This is a normal response and indicates that the treatment is working.
  • Sensitivity: The skin may be more sensitive to sun exposure and certain skincare products following the treatment.

Who is a Good Candidate for Dermalan?

Dermalan is suitable for a wide range of individuals dealing with hyperpigmentation. Ideal candidates include those who:

  • Have melasma or other forms of hyperpigmentation
  • Have tried other treatments with little success
  • Are looking for a non-invasive solution with minimal downtime
  • Are committed to following the post-treatment care regimen

However, Dermalan may not be suitable for everyone. Those with certain skin conditions, such as active acne or dermatitis, should consult us to determine if this treatment is appropriate for them.


Dermalan is a highly effective treatment for those seeking to address hyperpigmentation and achieve a more even, radiant complexion. By targeting the root cause of pigmentation issues and promoting skin regeneration, Dermalan offers a powerful solution with minimal downtime. If you’re struggling with dark spots, melasma, or other pigmentation concerns, consider consulting with our team at CLNQ to see if Dermalan is right for you.

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