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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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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 London treatments we offer.

We are here for you if you require more information about our skin pigmentation treatment options. Book an Este London 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

Depending on your beauty and skincare goals, Este Medical Group offers a variety of effective, skin-safe treatments to enhance skin colour and skin texture.  

Discolouration of the skin has many causes including acne and acne scarring. For example, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) can show up in areas where your skin has had acne (e.g., face, back, shoulders); dark pigment spots may form in an area where you have had pimples and/or skin inflammation or irritation (e.g., eczema, psoriasis…).  

If you are experiencing persistent issues with uneven skin tone and poor texture resulting from acne or inflammation, then one of these treatments may be the right choice for you to include in your skincare rejuvenation treatment plan. Contact Este through our website to determine which of these treatments are best suited to your skincare goals. Este offers hyperpigmentation treatment for black skin London options as darker skin tones tend to experience PIH at greater rates. PIH can affect all skin tones, but it is more prevalent for people with darker skin.

Why choose Cosmelan?

For effective depigmentation a cosmelan peel delivers fast, long-term results; expect to see positive results after just four treatment sessions. A cosmelan peel’s ingredients target the cells that give your skin its pigment and help to inhibit further melanin production. Specifically, the peel’s azelaic acid (kills bacteria/promotes new skin cell production) and kojic acid (inhibits melanin production) combine together to even skin tone and brighten the treated area. Unlike some other depigmentation peels, the cosmelan peel uses non-bleaching ingredients that are skin-safe. Besides the face, this peel can be used on other areas of the body like the hands, neck, chest and stomach. Cosmelan treatment for hyperpigmentation and melasma is safe and effective on the face and body.    

As part of a dedicated skincare routine, our Este cosmelan peel London treatment will significantly improve the appearance of uneven skin tone and areas of skin discolouration. Schedule an Este consultation today to learn more about the cosmelan peel and see if it's the right choice for you.  

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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 Pigmentation Treatment London

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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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Hyperpigmentation Treatment London

What is Hyperpigmentation?

Skin pigmentation is a common skin condition that can show up on the face and body as patches of uneven skin discolouration, dark freckle-like spots or liver spots, and melasma. Hyperpigmentation and melasma are identified by areas of the skin which are darker than your natural overall skin tone. Causes can include: UV and sun damage, ageing, hormonal changes, inflammatory conditions, illness, acne scarring, and genetic predisposition. Rest assured, our hyperpigmentation treatment London specialists can help you.    

Depigmentation and dark spot removal London treatments are available from Este Medical Group. Our skin brightening and lightening treatments are skin-safe and do not use hazardous bleaching chemicals. At Este, our aim is to help you achieve a more even, healthy-looking skin tone. We offer a selection of pigmentation removal treatments that are effective and safe for all skin tones and skin types. The best way to find out which of our depigmentation treatments in London is the best fit for you is to book an Este skincare consultation through our website. Let us help you put your best face forward with a bright, glowing complexion!

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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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