Bye Bye Dark Spots: Effective Pigmentation Removal Options

Dealing with pigmentation issues can be frustrating and challenging, affecting not only our physical appearance but also our confidence. At Derme Clinique, we understand the impact pigmentation problems can have on individuals, which is why we offer a range of effective solutions to address these concerns. From mask peel treatments to advanced laser procedures, we have the expertise and technology to help you say goodbye to dark spots and achieve a clearer, more radiant complexion.

Understanding Pigmentation

Pigmentation refers to the colouring of the skin, caused by melanin – the pigment responsible for determining skin colour. While some levels of pigmentation are normal and healthy, an overproduction or uneven distribution of melanin can lead to various pigmentation issues such as dark spots, age spots, melasma, and freckles. These concerns can arise due to factors such as sun exposure, hormonal changes, genetics, and certain medical conditions.

Pigmentation Removal Options

At Derme Clinique, we offer a wide range of pigmentation removal options to suit different skin types and concerns. Our treatments are carefully selected and tailored to deliver safe and effective results. Here are some of the pigmentation removal options available at our clinic:

1. Mask Peel Treatment

The Mask Peel Treatment is a gentle yet effective exfoliating procedure designed to enhance skin texture and tone while addressing pigmentation issues. This treatment works by applying a specialised mask that contains active ingredients to gently exfoliate the skin’s surface. By removing dead skin cells, it promotes a smoother complexion and reduces the appearance of pigmentation.

One of the key benefits of the Mask Peel Treatment is its minimal downtime, making it an excellent option for those with busy schedules. This treatment is suitable for all skin types and can be customised to meet individual skin concerns, ensuring optimal results for pigmentation removal.

2. Clinical Peels

Clinical peels are deep exfoliating treatments that penetrate the skin’s surface to address various skin concerns, including pigmentation. These treatments use a combination of acids and enzymes to remove the outer layer of the skin, stimulating cell turnover and revealing a brighter, more even complexion.

Clinical peels are available in different strengths and formulations, allowing for a tailored approach to pigmentation removal. They can effectively treat various types of pigmentation, from sunspots to age spots, by promoting the shedding of pigmented skin cells and encouraging the growth of new, healthy skin.

3. Mela Peel Forte

Mela Peel Forte is a specialised peel designed to treat stubborn pigmentation issues, such as melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This powerful treatment combines multiple active ingredients to target deep-seated pigmentation, providing an effective solution for those struggling with persistent dark spots.

The Mela Peel Forte works by inhibiting the production of melanin, the pigment responsible for dark spots, while simultaneously promoting the exfoliation of pigmented skin cells. This dual action helps to reduce the appearance of existing pigmentation and prevent new spots from forming, making it a highly effective option for long-term pigmentation removal.

4. Clinical Facials

Clinical facials are customised treatments designed to address specific skin concerns, including pigmentation. These facials incorporate advanced skincare ingredients such as vitamin C, niacinamide, and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) to brighten and even out skin tone. By deeply cleansing the skin and promoting cell turnover, clinical facials help reduce the appearance of dark spots and pigmentation.

Each clinical facial is tailored to the individual’s skin type and condition, ensuring a personalised approach to pigmentation removal. The treatment begins with a thorough skin analysis to identify the areas of concern. Following this, a customised blend of serums and masks is applied to target pigmentation, leaving the skin looking brighter and more radiant.

5. Microneedling

Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that uses fine needles to create tiny punctures in the skin. This process stimulates collagen production, which helps improve skin texture and reduce the appearance of pigmentation. Additionally, microneedling enhances the penetration of pigmentation-reducing serums, allowing active ingredients to reach deeper layers of the skin.

During a microneedling session, a specialised device is used to create controlled micro-injuries in the skin. These micro-injuries trigger the skin’s natural healing process, promoting the production of new collagen and elastin. As a result, microneedling can effectively address pigmentation issues, including sunspots, age spots, and melasma, leading to a more even and youthful complexion.

6. Milk Peel Treatment

The Milk Peel Treatment is a mild chemical peel that gently exfoliates the skin, revealing a smoother, more even complexion. This treatment combines lactic acid, salicylic acid, and glycolic acid to remove dead skin cells and promote cell renewal. By targeting the outermost layer of the skin, the Milk Peel Treatment helps reduce pigmentation and improve skin tone.

Suitable for all skin types, the Milk Peel Treatment is an excellent option for those looking to address pigmentation without the downtime associated with more aggressive peels. The procedure begins with the application of the peel solution, which is left on the skin for a few minutes before being neutralised. Over the next few days, the skin will gradually shed, revealing a fresher and more radiant complexion underneath.

7. Cosmo Peel & Cosmo Peel Forte

Cosmo Peel and Cosmo Peel Forte are medium-depth chemical peels that penetrate deeper layers of the skin to target stubborn pigmentation and improve overall skin texture and clarity. These peels are particularly effective for treating deep-seated pigmentation issues such as melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

The Cosmo Peel involves the application of a chemical solution that exfoliates the damaged outer layers of the skin. This process stimulates cell turnover and collagen production, leading to a smoother and more even skin tone. The Cosmo Peel Forte is a stronger version of the treatment, designed for more severe pigmentation concerns. Both treatments require a short recovery period during which the skin will peel and regenerate, revealing a clearer and more radiant complexion.

8. Hollywood Laser Peel

The Hollywood Laser Peel, also known as the Carbon Laser Peel, is a non-invasive laser treatment that effectively targets pigmentation, acne scars, and uneven skin texture. This treatment involves applying a layer of liquid carbon to the skin, which penetrates deep into the pores. The laser is then passed over the skin, heating and vaporising the carbon, along with any debris and dead skin cells.

This procedure results in a deep cleansing of the skin, reducing pigmentation and promoting a brighter, more even complexion. The Hollywood Laser Peel is known for its minimal downtime and instant results, making it a popular choice for those seeking quick and noticeable improvements in skin tone and texture.

9. SQT Bio Needling

SQT Bio Needling is a cutting-edge treatment that combines the benefits of microneedling with the infusion of specialised serums to address pigmentation and other skin concerns. This innovative procedure uses fine needles to create microchannels in the skin, allowing for deeper penetration of active ingredients that target pigmentation.

During the SQT Bio Needling treatment, a customised serum containing skin-brightening agents is applied to the skin. The micro-needles create tiny punctures that stimulate the skin’s natural healing process and enhance serum absorption. This dual-action approach helps to reduce pigmentation, improve skin texture, and promote a more even skin tone.

10. Intense Skin Workout

The Intense Skin Workout is a thorough treatment program designed to address pigmentation and achieve optimal skin health by combining various skin care modalities. This program is tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual, providing a holistic approach to improving skin tone, texture, and overall appearance.

10.a. Customised Treatment Plan

The Intense Skin Workout begins with a thorough skin assessment conducted by our experienced skincare professionals at Derme Clinique. Based on the assessment, a customised treatment plan is developed to target specific pigmentation concerns and other skin issues. This personalised approach ensures that each client receives the most effective combination of treatments for their skin type and condition.

10.b. Multi-Modality Approach

The program integrates multiple skincare treatments to maximise results. These treatments may include:

  • Chemical Peels

Clinical Peels or Milk Peel Treatments to exfoliate the skin and reduce pigmentation.

  • Laser Treatments

Hollywood Laser Peel to target deep pigmentation and rejuvenate the skin.

  • Microneedling

To stimulate collagen production and enhance the absorption of pigmentation-reducing serums.

  • Facial Treatments

Clinical Facials and customised facials that incorporate advanced skincare ingredients to brighten and even out skin tone.

This multi-modality approach ensures detailed care, addressing pigmentation from various angles to achieve a more even and radiant complexion.

10.c. Regular Sessions

The Intense Skin Workout typically involves a series of regular treatment sessions scheduled over several weeks or months. Each session builds on the previous one, gradually improving skin health and reducing pigmentation. The frequency and duration of the sessions are determined based on the client’s skin condition and response to the treatments.

Benefits and Considerations

While our pigmentation removal options offer significant benefits, it’s essential to consider individual factors such as skin type, sensitivity, and treatment goals. Some treatments may require downtime, while others may require multiple sessions to achieve desired results. Consulting with a skincare professional is crucial to determine the most suitable treatment plan for your specific needs and concerns. Some major benefits include:

  • Improved Skin Tone and Texture

Pigmentation removal treatments help to even out skin tone and smoothen texture, resulting in a more radiant and youthful complexion.

  • Targeted Treatment

Our treatments are designed to target specific pigmentation issues, such as melasma, sunspots, and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, providing precise and effective results.

  • Boosted Confidence

Achieving clearer, more even skin can significantly boost self-confidence and improve overall quality of life.

  • Enhanced Skin Health

Many of our treatments address pigmentation and promote overall skin health by stimulating collagen production and enhancing cellular turnover.


At Derme Clinique, we’re committed to helping you achieve clear, radiant skin free from pigmentation issues. Our range of advanced treatments and experienced skincare professionals ensure you receive the highest standard of care and achieve the best possible results. Say goodbye to dark spots and hello to a brighter, more confident you with our pigmentation removal options. Schedule a consultation today to learn more about how we can help you get rid of your pigmentation problems.

Frequently Asked Question

Can pigmentation removal treatments be combined with other skincare procedures?

Yes, pigmentation removal treatments can often be combined with other skincare procedures such as microneedling or clinical facials for enhanced results. A skincare professional can design a treatment plan tailored to your skin’s needs and goals.

How should I prepare my skin for a pigmentation removal treatment?

Preparation depends on the specific treatment, but generally, it’s recommended to avoid sun exposure, tanning, and certain skincare products like retinoids or exfoliants for a few days before your appointment. Your clinician will provide detailed instructions during your consultation.

What aftercare is required following pigmentation removal treatments?

Aftercare typically involves avoiding sun exposure, applying sunscreen regularly, and following a gentle skincare routine. Some treatments might require specific aftercare products or practices, which will be provided by your skincare professional to ensure optimal healing and results.

How soon can I see results from pigmentation removal treatments?

Results can vary depending on the treatment and the individual’s skin condition. Some people notice improvements immediately after treatment, while others may see gradual improvements over several weeks as the skin heals and regenerates.

Can pigmentation return after treatment?

While pigmentation removal treatments can significantly reduce or eliminate dark spots, factors like sun exposure and hormonal changes can cause new pigmentation to develop over time. Maintaining a good skincare routine and protecting your skin from the sun can help prolong the results of your treatment.