Obagi MD

What Is Obagi Skin Care?

In the search for clear skin, many men and women head to their dermatologists for professional results. One brand that dermatologists use in their practice is Obagi Medical Products, founded by dermatologist Dr. Zein Obagi. Originally formulated for physician use only and widely known for its skin-rejuvenating "Blue Peel," Obagi products are now available in over-the-counter formulations as well as in prescription form from medical and skin care professionals.

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Skin Benefits

Obagi products are designed to help skin look healthy by minimizing the appearance of aging skin, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, acne, dryness and dullness. Condition-specific treatments gently, yet aggressively, treat skin concerns with prescription-strength formulations.

The benefits of Obagi Clear include:

  • Reduces the signs of aging
  • Decreases photodamage
  • Diminishes age spots
  • Reduces fine lines
  • Lessens wrinkles
  • Moisturizes rough skin
  • Increases skin elasticity
  • Reduces erythema, or redness of the skin
  • Improves complexion and sallowness of the skin
  • Reduces hyperpigmentation and discoloration

Obagi Product Categories

The Obagi product line contains four primary categories along with targeted therapies. Obagi Nu-Derm System is an anti-aging line that targets fine lines, age spots, rough texture and loss of elasticity. Obagi CLENZIderm M.D. System targets adult acne with a three-step acne treatment to control breakouts. Obagi Gentle Rejuvenation System is an anti-aging regimen specifically formulated for sensitive skin. Obagi-C Rx System targets skin that is experiencing premature aging with products that feature prescription-strength hydroquinone and vitamin C.

Where Obagi Products Are Sold

Obagi products are available through dermatologists, plastic surgeons, medical spas and other skin care professionals. Authentic Obagi products can be purchased through authorized retailers and professional skin care offices and spas only.