Jessners at a Glance

Best Results 6 - 8
Duration of Results Monthly / Bi-monthly
Treatment Recovery 1 - 3 days
Risks & Complications Low
Anaesthetic None
Procedure Time 30 mins
Skin Specialist Therapist
Back To Work Same day

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1

    Is the Jessner’s Peel available at all Skin Renewal branches?

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    Jessners treatments are available in Johannesburg, Sandton and Pretoria at the Morningside, Parkhurst, Bedfordview, Fourways, Illovo, Irene, Brooklyn as well as in the Western Cape at Cape Quarter, Claremont, Constantia, Somerset West, Stellenbosch and Willowbridge branches and KwaZulu Natal in Hillcrest.

  • 2

    What is a Jessner’s Peel?

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    A Jessner's Peel is a medium depth peel, which combines resorcinol, lactic acid, and salicylic acid to result in deeper penetration and greater exfoliation of the outer layers of skin cells.

  • 3

    Who would benefit from exfoliation treatments with Jessner’s Peels?

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    The Jessner’s peel is very beneficial for patients with acne and oily or thicker skin; because it tends to decrease oil production and open clogged sebaceous follicles. It also contributes to the healing process of acne.

  • 4

    When should one start with Jessner’s Peels?

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    This would be dependent completely on the patient’s needs and based on the doctor’s analysis of the patient’s needs.

  • 5

    What preparation of the skin is needed prior to an exfoliation procedure?

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    The patient needs to be prepared with a good homecare regime. Hydration is vitally important. Since each patient’s needs are different, it would be best for the patient to come and see one of our doctors first to get the products best suited for their needs, which will then prepare them for the peel.

  • 6

    What results can be expected after a Jessner’s peel?

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    Within a week of having the peel, a smoother, healthier layer of skin will be seen.

  • 7

    What to Expect after the Jessner’s Peel?

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    The treated area will peel and flake for about 7 days and turn pink or brown afterwards. This deeper exfoliation produces noticeable flaking and exfoliation in the following three to four days after the peel and within a week (to ten days) a smoother, healthier layer of skin will be noticeable.

  • 8

    Can all skin types be safely treated with a Jessner’s Peel?

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    The Jessner’s peel is excellent for all skin types. It smoothes and rejuvenates skin, producing beautiful results in treating mild to severe acne, discoloration, moderate wrinkling, and sun damage (peeling the face, neck, hands, and upper chest is also quite effective). The Acne 2 in 1 from Mannalabs is recommended for Acne prone patients to assist in treating acne from the inside.

Jessners treatments are available in Johannesburg, Sandton and Pretoria at the Morningside, Parkhurst, Bedfordview, Fourways, Illovo, Irene, Brooklyn as well as in the Western Cape at Cape Quarter, Claremont, Constantia, Somerset West, Stellenbosch and Willowbridge branches and KwaZulu Natal in Hillcrest.

A Jessner's Peel is a medium depth peel, which combines resorcinol, lactic acid, and salicylic acid to result in deeper penetration and greater exfoliation of the outer layers of skin cells.

The Jessner’s peel is very beneficial for patients with acne and oily or thicker skin; because it tends to decrease oil production and open clogged sebaceous follicles. It also contributes to the healing process of acne.

This would be dependent completely on the patient’s needs and based on the doctor’s analysis of the patient’s needs.

The patient needs to be prepared with a good homecare regime. Hydration is vitally important. Since each patient’s needs are different, it would be best for the patient to come and see one of our doctors first to get the products best suited for their needs, which will then prepare them for the peel.

Within a week of having the peel, a smoother, healthier layer of skin will be seen.

The treated area will peel and flake for about 7 days and turn pink or brown afterwards. This deeper exfoliation produces noticeable flaking and exfoliation in the following three to four days after the peel and within a week (to ten days) a smoother, healthier layer of skin will be noticeable.

The Jessner’s peel is excellent for all skin types. It smoothes and rejuvenates skin, producing beautiful results in treating mild to severe acne, discoloration, moderate wrinkling, and sun damage (peeling the face, neck, hands, and upper chest is also quite effective). The Acne 2 in 1 from Mannalabs is recommended for Acne prone patients to assist in treating acne from the inside.

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