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    If you’re dealing with dull skin, hyperpigmentation, scarring, wrinkles, or other skin concerns, you might wonder what you can do to help revitalize your skin. Many of our patients mention skin concerns, but believe invasive cosmetic surgery is the only way to address signs of aging. Fortunately, innovations in skin care and aesthetic treatments mean there are many non-invasive and minimally-invasive options to help rejuvenate your skin and appearance. Medical-grade chemical peels from Jan Marini Skin Research® (JMSR) are incredibly effective and can help refresh and renew your skin with less downtime. If you’re looking for solutions for small imperfections, these chemical peels may help you improve the look of your skin and feel more confident. 

    What are Chemical Peels?

    woman smiling with beautiful skin after using Jan Marini chemical peels

    Chemical peels can help with skin resurfacing to make your skin look refreshed.

    Before we explain some of the benefits of the JMSR peel systems, it’s important to understand what chemical peels are. You might already be familiar with them, but as a quick overview. Chemical peels use a chemical solution, typically mild acids, applied to the skin for exfoliation. They can provide a deeper exfoliation than many home skin care products like scrubs and exfoliating brushes.

    Modern chemical peels really got their start in the 1800s as treatments from dermatologists for conditions like melasma and hyperpigmentation. However, there’s a lot of evidence that some forms of chemical peels have been around since ancient times. For example, ancient Egyptians may have used lactic acid in sour milk as a skin care treatment similar to a chemical peel. Therefore, peels have been around for quite a while. However, they’re quickly gaining popularity as a simple, minimally-invasive option for aesthetic treatments

    Chemical peels can help with many cosmetic concerns on the skin. Many people use chemical peels as aesthetic treatments for their face, neck, and décolleté. Peels can help treat a wide range of conditions and signs of aging, including:

    • Wrinkles
    • Fine lines
    • Discoloration
    • Hyperpigmentation
    • Dullness
    • Acne scarring

    Our treatment providers can help you choose a peel suited for your specific concerns and help you determine if you’re a good candidate for this treatment. 

    How Can Chemical Peels Help Rejuvenate Skin?

    So, how do chemical peels work? First, let’s talk about how your skin works. Your skin constantly turns over skin cells. The lower layers of your epidermis (the outermost layer of the skin) form new skin cells. As your skin makes new cells, the older cells begin to die, change shape, and get pushed toward the very top layer of the skin. Eventually the dead skin cells shed off to make way for newer cells. However, sometimes you can get a buildup of dead skin cells. Dead skin cell buildup can clog your pores, make your skin look duller, emphasize lines and wrinkles, and even hold onto extra melanin, which is the cause of hyperpigmentation.

    A chemical peel sloughs off these dead skin cells to reveal newer, fresher skin. After chemical peel treatments, many people notice their skin looks brighter, smoother, more even, and also even more youthful. Chemical peels offer deeper exfoliation than many other types of exfoliants that you might use at home. Therefore, regular peels can be a great addition to your regular skin routine. 

    What are Jan Marini Medical-Grade Chemical Peels?

    Now you know some of the particulars about chemical peels, let’s go over some of the benefits of the Jan Marini peel system specifically. Medical-grade chemical peels from Jan Marini Skin Research are only available to professionals. Our trained pros perform these treatments in-office to provide deep exfoliating through JMSR’s innovative chemical peel technologies. JMSR designed these peels to help improve the appearance of your skin with less downtime than many other types of treatments and many people see results in just one to three treatments. 

    Types of Chemical Peels from Jan Marini Skin Research

    JMSR currently offers three medical-grade peels: Clarify, Transform, and Refine. Each peel consists of two steps. The first step includes a special acid mix formulated to help address specific skin concerns and provide deep exfoliation. The second step includes a leave-on retinol activator that contains retinol, peptides, and antioxidants to help boost effectiveness and start the healing process. 

    Clarify peels from Jan Marini Skin Research are primarily used for acne-prone skin and acne scarring. Refine peels offer overall skin rejuvenation. Transform peels are the most aggressive option for medical-grade chemical peels from Jan Marini. They can help address many different skin concerns, including pigmentation and sun damage. They also offer overall skin rejuvenation. Transform peels use a special blend of lactic acid, salicylic acid, and resorcinol in the first step to help slough off dead skin cells. 

    JMSR Peel from Our Aesthetics Providers: What to Expect

    If you’re interested in medical-grade chemical peels from JMSR, our providers offer these treatments in-office. We may start with a complete consultation to understand your needs and expectations. We’ll also discuss your medical history and any conditions or medications you take that might prevent you from receiving a chemical peel treatment. We can also discuss the benefits and risks to help you decide whether you think a chemical peel is right for you. This is a highly personalized process based on your individual circumstances. 

    We will also discuss any pre-treatment and post-treatment instructions for your chemical peel. For instance, you may need to avoid using abrasive or exfoliating products for a certain amount of time before and after your peel. In addition, we may also recommend following up at home with JMSR skin care products to help protect your results.

    Jan Marini Skin Research: Innovative Skin Care

    Jan Marini Skin Research is a leader in skin care. They offer innovative and award-winning skincare products, including:

    • Medical-grade chemical peels
    • At-home chemical peels
    • Face serums
    • Cleansers
    • Body scrubs
    • Face masks
    • Moisturizers
    • Sunscreens

    Products from JMSR are supported by peer-reviewed research that has appeared in academic journals throughout the world. Since 1994, they’ve been providing skin care products and technologies that have helped countless people get results and take care of their skin. That’s why our aesthetics professionals are proud to offer in-office treatments and at-home products from JMSR. 

    Chemical Peels & Aesthetic Treatments at HerKare

    Our team at HerKare understands that part of feeling your best often means looking your best. We offer a wide range of aesthetic treatments to help you enhance your beauty and confidence. Whether you’re concerned about fine lines and wrinkles, hollow areas, fat pockets, or even hyperpigmentation, our team is here to help. We offer consultations to discuss your concerns and help you determine which aesthetic treatment options may help. Whether you’re interested in chemical peels, laser treatments, injectables, or something else, we provide quality care at our women’s clinics. Ready to get started? Book an appointment now to learn more and talk to one of our providers about aesthetic treatment options personalized to you. 


    It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Dr. Sridevi Panchamukhi will be discontinuing her affiliation with HerKare. Dr. Panchamoukhi’s last day with HerKare was Monday, March 27, 2023. As a patient you may obtain copies of your medical records or arrange transfer of your medical records to another physician. HerKare Physician Group, PLLC will continue to maintain your medical records. You may reach out to to obtain copies of your records. We wish Dr. Panchamoukhi the very best.