Jessner Peel

Definition - What does Jessner Peel mean?

A Jessner peel is a chemical peel applied by a dermatologist that reaches the medium layers of the skin. It is considered a very powerful peel that exfoliates the upper skin layers and it is suitable for all skin types. It is ideal for the treatment of the sun damaged or aging skin and it can lighten areas of hyperpigmentation. Excellent candidates for a Jessner peel are people with acne, thick or oily skin, discolorations, and those with moderate wrinkles and fine lines.

A Jessner peel controls the oil production and opens the clogged sebaceous follicles.

TheConsultation explains Jessner Peel

A Jessner peel consists of lactic and salicylic acid combined with resorcinol that penetrate deep into the skin removing its superficial layers. It is suitable for those who suffer from acne, fine lines or uneven skin tones and it can address problems such as dull skin, white spots on the face, and lip creases. Yet, people with darker skin tones should avoid this treatment. Side effects of the Jessner peel include mild redness, swelling, and itching. However, they go away in the next few days.

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