A Jessner peel is a very popular medium depth chemical peel that assist improve the skin health by removing and heal skin that is extensively damage due to daily wear and tear.” This peel treatment is stronger than other superficial chemical peels, and therefore helps creates more temporary damage to the skin in the process. Jessner peel consists of three key ingredients: lactic acid (helps with exfoliation), salicylic acid (helps penetrates), and resorcinol (helps with treatment of acne).
What Does It Do?
Here are some of the main benefits of getting a Jessner peel:
- Help smooth fine lines and wrinkles
- Reduce appearance of acne scarring
- Reduce appearance of large pores
- Improve overall complexion of the face
- Lighten skin discoloration
- Help loosen and reduce acne
- Assists with treatment of melasma
- Restores skin to more healthy, youthful glow
- Act as a customized treatment for more extensive skin damage
How It Works?
A Jessner peel is consist of three primary ingredients. These ingredients work together to exfoliate the external layers of skin by breaking up dead skin cells. This treatment boosts the natural peeling to start several days after the treatment.
In the office, your skin is thoroughly cleaned and then Jessner peel is applied. As a general rule, 2 to 5 coats are applied for the best possible results. A lightweight moisturizer or a soothing mask is applied to the skin at the end of the treatment and you can go about the rest of your day.
If needed, Jessner peel can be repeated every four weeks until the desired results are achieved.
What to Expect?
You will experience dry, tight skin with slight redness at the beginning and then your skin may be overly sensitive. You will peel for about a week after the treatment and you can anticipate your skin to turn from a pink shade to a shade of brown. When the old skin has all peeled away, you will be left with more revitalized, healthy-looking skin.