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Our Skin Pigmentation Results

At Este Medical Group, we believe our work speaks for itself. Take a look over what we have done for our clients and see what we can do for you.

Askalu's Pigmentation story with Este Medical
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Colette's Cosmelan story with Este Medical
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Michelle's Skin Pigmentation treatment with Este Medical
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Jacqueline's Cosmelan story with Este Medical
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Your Pigmentation Experts at Este Medical Group!

Este Medical Group has a solid history of treating hyperpigmentation and melasma successfully and safely. Did you see our gallery of before-and-after depigmentation photos above? Our Este clients have experienced life-changing results from the many pigmentation, skin resurfacing, and chemical peel for hyperpigmentation Birmingham treatments we offer.    

‍We’re here for you if you require more information about our skin depigmentation procedures (including a melasma treatment Birmingham). Book an Este depigmentation consultation through our website today. You can also read our helpful guide to hyperpigmentation and melasma to learn more.

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Acne & Pigmentation: Other Available Este Treatments

Uneven skin discoloration can be linked to acne and acne scarring. At Este Medical Group’s hyperpigmentation clinic Birmingham we have several effective treatments to enhance your complexion and improve your skin tone. Pigmentation related to acne is known as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH). This skin issue can result from breakouts of acne (e.g., on the face, back, or shoulders) that then form dark pigmentation spots. These spots may form in an area that has been damaged by pimples and/or skin inflammation or irritation (e.g., eczema, psoriasis). Additionally, PIH can happen to all skin tones, however darker skin tones often experience PIH at higher rates.  

If acne or skin inflammation are causing uneven skin tone, then one of our pigmentation treatment Birmingham procedures for skin discolouration may be the right choice for you to include in a skincare rejuvenation treatment plan. Message Este through our website to determine which of our depigmentation treatments are best suited to your skincare goals.

Why choose Cosmelan?

As part of an effective depigmentation skincare treatment plan to lighten and brighten the skin, a cosmelan peel delivers fast, long-term results. Most people see positive results after just four treatment sessions. Our pigmentation clinic Birmingham treatments can treat the face and other areas of the body like the hands, feet, legs, chest and stomach. A cosmelan peel will significantly improve the appearance of uneven skin tone and areas of skin discolouration.    

Unlike some other over-the-counter depigmentation products, our Este cosmelan peel uses non-bleaching ingredients that are skin-safe. This professional peel uses azelaic acid to help promote new skin cell production and kojic acid to inhibit further melanin production below the skin’s surface. Schedule an Este Birmingham pigmentation removal consultation today and get started on improving the look of your skin tone!

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Our Approach & Process: How it Works

At Este Medical, we understand that treating skin pigmentation and melasma can be difficult. We believe the best way to achieve optimal results is by prepping the skin before applying the Cosmelan Peel.

This peel is specifically designed to target and reduce pigmentation, but it’s also important to ensure that your skin is in its best condition for maximum effectiveness.

1Prep & Treatment


The Cosmelan Peel is a powerful treatment that works in two stages; however, your skin must be cleansed and prepped before this. First, the peel is applied to your skin and left for several hours until completely dry. There is no discomfort, but ensuring you have no social plans during this period is advised. After this, the peel will be removed with water, and you can expect your skin to be a little irritated and red due to the active ingredients which have penetrated your skin during this time.

2The Healing Process


One day after the treatment, your skin will be red and plump. This is a sign that the Cosmelan Peel has stimulated the process of skin shedding and wound healing. During this time, the body sends blood to the area, flooding it with collagen, and red and white blood cells, which helps reduce pigmentation and improves overall skin tone.Seven days after the treatment, recovery is complete, and results can already be seen. Pigmentation will have faded, and your skin’s overall texture will be improved due to increased collagen production and skin hydration. You must use Cosmelan 2 serum to prevent the formulation of new hyperpigmentation.

3Monthly Aftercare


Two months after the treatment, you can expect long-term changes in your skin's pigmentation, texture, tone and luminosity. It’s important to maintain a strict skincare routine to achieve optimal results, including using an SPF50 sunscreen and Cosmelan 2 serum daily.The Cosmelan treatment is an effective solution for treating pigmentation, but it’s important to understand that results vary depending on how severe the pigmentation was before treatment. In some cases, a maintenance program of 6-monthly treatments may be required. During the months after your treatment, your dedicated Este Medical Group consultant or therapist will be available to contact if you have any concerns and will be regularly checking in with your progress.

If you’d like to learn more about our professional Cosmelan Peel, please get in touch with Este Medical Group, and we’ll be happy to provide further information and advice. We understand that no two cases are the same, so we will work with you to develop a tailored treatment plan for your needs.

Skin Lightening Treatments

Available Este Medical Group Hyperpigmentation Treatment Birmingham

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Cosmelan Peel

A cosmelan peel will reduce liver spots or sunspots, and in many cases eliminate dark, discoloured areas of skin. A series of depigmentation peels is one of the best courses of action for long-lasting results.

Cosmelan has a solid reputation of being one of the most successful ways to effectively treat skin pigmentation; the peel’s active ingredients help skin cells to slow down the overproduction of melanin. If you want to achieve a brighter, more even skin tone, then this pigmentation treatment is highy recommended.

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Laser Skin Resurfacing

Using the technology of thermal energy, a laser resurfacing treatment can help to diminish areas of discolouration due to hyperpigmentation. Laser treatment for depigmentation can target age spots as well as small to big patches of hyperpigmented skin.

Through laser treatment, the skin’s surface is stimulated to renew, which improves skin tone and texture. Laser skin resurfacing can also help to reduce pore size, diminish fine lines and wrinkles, and improve the appearance of acne scars. If you suffer from resistant patches of pigmentation that have been unchanged by other treatment options, then you should strongly consider laser skin resurfacing.

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What is Hyperpigmentation?

Dark patches of skin, uneven skin discolouration, or brown freckle-like spots on the face and body may be classified as skin hyperpigmentation or melasma (a type of hyperpigmentation). An Este Medical Group skincare consultation at our hyperpigmentation clinic in Birmingham is recommended to best determine the most optimal pigmentation removal treatment to improve the appearance of your skin tone.

Hyperpigmentation of the skin can be caused by sun damage, UV light, acne, ageing, hormonal changes, genetic predisposition, inflammatory skin conditions, and illness. The good news is dark spot removal and skin pigmentation Birmingham treatments are available from Este Medical Group. We offer effective, skin-safe pigmentation removal procedures that do not use hazardous bleaching chemicals. Our Birmingham skin lightening and brightening treatments are for all skin tones and skin types. Our goal at Este is to help you achieve a more even, healthy-looking skin tone. The best way to find out which of our hyperpigmentation Birmingham treatments is the best fit for you is to book an Este pigmentation consultation through our website. Let us help you reach your skincare goals!

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Your Pigmentation & Melasma Guide

You can take proactive steps at home to prevent or reduce the worsening of skin pigmentation.

  • Always use sunscreen! Wear a powder, lotion or cream with SPF 30+ or higher to protect against UVA and UVB damage on a daily basis
  • Avoid excessive skin exfoliation, as it may cause irritation and trigger inflammation leading to further pigmentation  
  • Gently remove all makeup before bed to prevent acne breakouts and skin inflammation  
  • Incorporate products with ingredients like Vitamin C, niacinamide (a form of vitamin B₃), and liquorice extract into your skincare routine, as they may help brighten and improve the appearance of pigmentation
  • Stay well hydrated and maintain a healthy food diet for optimal skin health  

We invite you to contact our Este skincare professionals about treatment options to target your pigmentation concerns.

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