Combination therapies works best in treating melasma. Sunscreen plays an important role in not only treating melasma but also prevent its recurrence. Depigmentation creams containing kojic Acid, hydroquinone, retinoids forms an essential adjuvant therapy in treatment of melasma. Peels varying in strength and depth like Glycolic, TCA, phenol forms the mainstay of treatment. Other technologies available for treatment of melasma are IPL, Q switched Nd Yag laser with unpredictable results.