Welcome to the Esse Skincare Concept Store and Salon

Located in the heart of Ballito, we offer a range of unique facial and body treatments designed to balance, restore, and elevate your skin.

Visit us in store to explore our product range and get expert skincare advice, experience an Esse treatment with one of our in-house therapists, or shop and book online.

Rewild Your Skin

Esse offers a sustainable solution in scientifically proven organic biotechnology. Our products create an environment on skin that allows natural microbial diversity to return and thrive. Probiotics and prebiotics in organic formulations help restore the balance in a process we call Rewilding, which results in younger and healthier looking skin.

Experience an Esse Treatment

We offer a range of services including:

Facial treatments that can be enhanced with customisations and massage add-ons.

Body treatments to stimulate circulation and manage stress.

Grooming, which includes waxing and threading treatments.

Get professional skincare advice online

Meet our Therapists

Our professional therapists are immersed in the science and philosophy of our approach to skincare


Chrissy has over 22 years of experience as a skin therapist. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the team, and she has been working at Esse Skincare Ballito since the store opened in 2018. One of her favourite treatments to do is threading and her favourite product is the Repair Oil, which is great for healing all types of scarring and pigmentation.

“I love working at the Esse concept store. Its location in Ballito brings an array of clients from all over Durban and internationally. One of my favourite treatments is the Esse Live Probiotic Experience facial as it brings a different type of treatment to our clients that they love. Especially when we take off the exclusion mask and the immediate reaction that we get is that this is such an amazing treatment.”


Cera is the Concept Store receptionist with a passion for skincare and providing customer service at a level of excellence. Her favourite product is the Repair Oil because it leaves her with “baby soft skin”. Aside from Esse, she loves spending time with her pet dog named Bella. “Esse skincare is revolutionary to the field of Skincare and being part of this alongside my team is nothing but a gift”. 


My name is Sthabile and I like to think of myself as a skincare enthusiast passionate about promoting the well-being of my clients. I find fulfillment in introducing clients to the innovative Resurrect Serum. This groundbreaking concept not only offers advanced treatments but also nurtures delicate skin with care. For me, making a positive impact on my clients’ skin health is the ultimate reward.


Hi my name is Tshegofatso but I go by the name Tshego and until recently TeeTee, I have a passion for skincare and wellness and I find joy in enhancing the natural beauty of the clients. I enjoy working with the Esse cleansers as it gently provides a rejuvenating experience that leaves a long lasting impression for those who come and join me for facials.

Find Us

Esse Skincare Ballito
Shop 59 | Ballito Lifestyle Centre | Ballito | South Africa

Located opposite Dis-Chem, above the underground parking entrance.

Tel: 032 648 0040 / Whatsapp: 066 317 8047

Store Email: ballito@esseskincare.com

Opening Hours: 09:00 – 17:00 (Mon – Sun)

Ethics Before Profit

Esse does not believe in damaging skin in pursuit of short-term results. We optimise skin health to slow ageing in the long term, with biochemistry that makes beneficial changes to the skin’s microbiome. We keep the pH of all our products at 5, using mild preservatives and rapidly biodegradable foaming agents.

We support fair trade and are a certified organic, vegan, cruelty free, and carbon and plastic neutral company.


Enjoy the benefits of our REWILD REWARDS programme and earn as you spend


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