Pigmented Skin Products

Brightening Complex[1]

Dr. Pilest Brightening Complex

A customizable complex of pigment fighting ingredients. Hydroquinone free for sensitive skin or hydroquinone-boosted for fast action to reduce and remove hyper pigmentation and combat melasma. The complex includes Kojic Acid, Arbutin and Silymarin – all clinically significant pigment suppressors.

The hydroquinone-boosted formulas can be customized  to concentrations up to 10% for skin with even the most severe pigmentation problems. * Hydroquinone formulas require physician approval and dispensing. 60 daily use pads.

Lytera 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum

Lytera 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum is a breakthrough pigmentation control product. Daily use can provide a gentle pigment blending and lightening effect for any skin type.

Lytera 2.0 contains a unique blend of ingredients that can show improvement in as little as 2 weeks.

SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF

SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF

Patent-pending breakthrough technology combining the newly-discovered, broad-range power of phloretin with vitamin C and ferulic acid in a biodiverse formulation to divide and conquer sources of damage at every level.

  • Prevents premature signs of aging and corrects existing photodamage
  • Divides and conquers the range of reactive oxygen species (ROS) throughout the skin
  • Prevents cell mutation by shielding skin’s DNA
  • Accelerates cell turnover
  • Boosts skin’s support structure
  • Inhibits UV-induced discolorations

SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF

Cosmelan 2

Cosmelan 2

Cosmelan is a depigmentation treatment that removes blemishes and recovers the smoothness and luminosity of the skin. The first part of the Cosmelan system is a mask that must be applied by a physician. Cosmelan 2 is a home treatment that enhances the benefits of the mask, or may also be used alone.

Cosmelan 2 reduces hyperpigmentation caused by:

  • Dark Spots caused by photo-aging
  • Facial blemishes/dark spots due to hyperpigmentation
  • Imperfections caused by Melanin


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*Individual Results May Vary

Take the First Step – Request a Consultation

If you would like to schedule an in-person consultation or learn which treatment is right for you, please fill out the form on this page and one of our knowledgeable medical staff members at Total Dermatology will reach out to you promptly. You can also call our Irvine office directly to schedule. (949) 727-3800

Total Dermatology serves the Irvine, CA area.

*Individual Results May Vary