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Jakayla Purnell

Jakayla Purnell

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Jakayla received her esthetics license from Paul Mitchell The School of Bradley in 2021, the same year she joined Pinski Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery as a medical assistant. Jakayla has acquired a wealth of medical and esthetic knowledge while assisting our providers and patients, and she will now be offering her own services as a Licensed Medical Aesthetician at our Bourbonnais office. Jakayla specializes in education and treatment of all skin types.

Fun Facts

Favorite restaurant or bar in Chicago?
Yolk - Streetville

Favorite Pandora station to listen to at the office?
2000's R&B

Cubs or Sox?

What is one of the things you would put on your "bucket" list?
Myrtle Beach animal encounter

Favorite place to vacation?

Favorite adult beverage?
Malibu Sunset or anything fruity with Malibu

Go to Karaoke Song?
Independent Women - Destiny’s Child

Starbucks order?
I prefer Dunkin but Lemonade with strawberry puree

What keeps you sane?
Music, my fiancé, and my son

Any hidden talents?
I'm an above average spray painter

Early bird or night owl?
Night owl

Favorite quote?
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did but people will never forget how you made them feel - Maya Angelou

Favorite treatment at Pinski Dermatolgoy?
VI peel and Dermasweep

Why did you choose Dermatology?
As an African-American growing up with acne, I never had the education needed on how to treat my skin. So I would love to educate and help people like me control and maintain their skin goals.

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