Obagi Skin Care from Eden Spa & Laser targets skin concerns including acne, dryness, discoloration and wrinkles. Obagi products include Nu Derm, moisturizer, Blue Peel and more. Obagi's skin care systems are some of the most effective hyper-pigmentation, anti-wrinkle and anti-aging treatments on the market.
Professional-C Serum 10%
Concentrated formula with 10% L-ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), gentle enough for dry, irritated, or sensitive skin. Helps minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Professional-C Serum 15%
High-performance serum with 15% L-ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), suitable for most skin types. Helps minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Professional-C Serum 20%
Highest concentrated serum with 20% L-ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), best suited for normal to oily skin. Helps minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Hydrate Facial Moisturizer
Non-comedogenic moisturizer that provides 8-hour moisturization with innovative technology and naturally derived ingredients, including shea butter, mango butter, and avocado oil, to help combat skin dryness.
Obagi Hydrate Luxe®
Specifically engineered with key biomimetic peptides, this moisturizer provides overnight, ultra-rich moisturization and has a luxurious, balm-like texture.
ELASTIderm Eye Cream
A rich cream formulated with unique bi-mineral complex and malonic acid for smoother,
firmer-looking skin around the eyes.
Vitamin C Is An Important Skin Antioxidant1
Vitamin C may offer many useful benefits:
- Helps minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles2-3
- Calms skin4-6
- Brightens skin7,8
- Improves skin texture
- Evens skin tone
References: 1. Lewis AB, Regan K. Dermatological procedure enhancement products: a beneficial means to combat aging skin. US Dermatol Review. 2006;1-5. 2. Traikovich S. Use of Topical Ascorbic Acid and Its Effects on Photodamaged Skin Topography. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1999;125(10):1091-1098. 3. Farris PK. Topical vitamin C: a useful agent for treating photoaging and other dermatologic conditions. Dermatol Surg. 2005;31(7 pt 2):814-818. 4. Alster TS, West TB. Effect of topical vitamin C on postoperative CO2 laser resurfacing erythema. 5.Basketter DA, et al. Influence of vitamin C on the elicitation of allergic contact dermatitis to p-phenylenediamine.Contact Dermatitis. 2016 Jun;74(6):368-72. 6. Coenraads PJ, et al. The role of the antioxidant ascorbic acid in the elicitation of contact allergic reactions to p-phenylenediamine. Contact Dermatitis. 2016 May;74(5):267-72. 7. Kameyama K, Sakai C, Kondoh S, et al. Inhibitory effect of magnesium L-ascorbyl-2-phosphate (VC-PMG) on melanogenesis in vitro and in vivo. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1996;34(1):29-33. 8. Espinal-Perez LE, Moncada B, Castanedo-Cazares JP. A double-blind randomized trial of 5% ascorbic acid vs. 4% hydroquinone in melasma. Int J Dermatol. 2004 Aug;43(8):604-7.
Higher Penetration and Absorption of Vitamin C Into the Skin
The Professional-C Serum 20% delivers significantly better penetration into the skin than SkinCeuticals Serum 20 AOX+® 24 hours after application.1,*
Superior absorption into the skin, 19 hours after application than SkinCeuticals Serum 20 AOX+2,*
Obagi-C® Rx Before & After
Photos have not been retouched. Results may vary.
*In a clinical trial composed of subjects of varying ages and skin types, the Obagi-C Rx System for Normal to Oily Skin showed visible results in only 6 weeks when applied as directed
Obagi-C Rx System Delivers Powerful Results
Week 12 Physician Assessment Chart
†Study results for Obagi-C Rx Normal to Oily System. Each of the criteria was evaluated subjectively on a 5-, 6-, or 7- point scale.
Reference: 1. Bruce S, Watson J. Evaluation of a prescription strength hydroquinone/L-ascorbic acid treatment system for normal to oily skin. Poster 802. Obagi Cosmeceuticals LLC. Data on file.
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Sun Protection Products
Obagi Sun Shield Mineral Broad Spectrum SPF 50
An elegant physical sunscreen that protects skin from UVA and UVB rays with a blend of zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. This lightweight formula contains unique INVISIBLE ZINC technology, ceramides, and niacinamide which work together to moisturize, soothe, and help restore the protective skin barrier. Works for all skin types, including sensitive skin. Dries clear and is water resistant for up to 40 minutes.
Obagi Sun Shield Matte Broad Spectrum SPF 50
Broad-spectrum sunscreen provides UVA/UVB protection in a non-greasy, PABA-free, and fragrance-free formula that applies completely sheer in an elegant matte finish.
HydraFactor® Broad Spectrum SPF 30
A dual-function moisturizer with soothing ingredients and broad-spectrum protection to help prevent skin damage caused by UVA/UVB rays.
Obagi Nu-Derm® Healthy Skin Protection Broad Spectrum SPF 35
A sunscreen with 9% micronized zinc oxide and 7.5% octinoxate that provides broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection.
Obagi Nu-Derm® Physical SPF 32
A sunscreen with 18.5% zinc oxide that provides broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection.
Professional-C™ Suncare Broad Spectrum SPF 30
Non-comedogenic, broad-spectrum sunscreen protects against harmful UVA and UVB rays while helping to improve the appearance of the signs of skin aging with 10% L-ascorbic acid (Vitamin C).
- Wavelengths span 280 nm to 315 nm1
- Inflicts more potential damage in superficial epidermal layers but may penetrate to the dermis1,3
- A primary cause of skin reddening and sunburn3
- A factor in the development of skin cancer3
- Contributes to hyperpigmentation and other signs of photoaging3
- Wavelengths reach between 315 nm and 400 nm1
- Rays are consistently intense throughout daylight hours, regardless of season or cloud cover3
- Radiation penetrates dermis, deeper than UVB1,3
- Delivers about 95% of the UV radiation reaching the Earth’s surface3
- Accelerates photoaging effects4
—Poor skin tone
- Damages keratinocytes, thereby contributing to the development of skin cancer3
- Near IR wavelengths are between 780 nm and 1400 nm1
- Manifested as heat on the skin’s surface5
- Penetrates deeper than UVA and UVB rays, reaching the subcutaneous layer of skin1
- Accounts for about half of all solar energy reaching the skin6
- Associated with loss of skin elasticity7
- Induces production of free radicals5
- Combined with UV rays, shown to inflict cumulative damage7
Daily Sun Protection Is Essential to Help Preserve Skin Health
The Importance of Sunscreen Composition
The American Academy of Dermatology recommends daily use of sunscreens that provide8:
- Broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB radiation
- Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 30 or greater
—SPF indicates the duration of protection against UVB rays vs not using a sunscreen3
- Water resistance
Different Ingredients Provide a Range of Benefits
- Minerals such as zinc oxide or titanium dioxide deflect solar radiation9
- Chemicals such as octyl methoxycinnamate or oxybenzone absorb UV radiation and disperse it as heat9
- Newer technologies address infrared radiation by helping to buffer the skin from the heat-derived oxidation process4,10
References: 1. Laser bio-effects. US Department of Energy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Web site. http://www2.lbl.gov/ehs/safety/lasers/bioeffects.shtml. Updated September 10, 2015. Accessed September 15, 2015. 2. PHYCOCORAIL: the bioceramic thermic shield. Obagi Cosmeceuticals LLC. 3. Understanding UVA and UVB. Skin Cancer Foundation Web site. http://www.skincancer.org/prevention/uva-and-uvb/understanding-uva-and-uvb. September 15, 2015. 4. Samuels L. The truth about sunscreen and effective patient education. Pract Dermatol. March 2011:27-32. 5. Darvin ME, Haag S, Meinke M, Zastrow L, Sterry W, Lademann J. Radical production by infrared A irradiation in human tissue. Skin Pharmacol Physiol. 2010;23(1):40-46. 6. Schroeder P, Calles C, Benesova T, Macaluso F, Krutmann J. Photoprotection beyond ultraviolet radiation—effective sun protection has to include protection against infrared A radiation-induced skin damage. Skin Pharmacol Physiol. 2010;23(1):15-17. 7. Kligman LH. Intensification of ultraviolet-induced dermal damage by infrared radiation. Arch Dermatol Res. 1982;272(3-4):229-238. 8. Sunscreen FAQs. American Academy of Dermatology Web site. http://www.aad.org/media-resources/stats-and-facts/prevention-and-care/sunscreens. September 15, 2015. 9. How does sunscreen work? Library of Congress Web site. http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/sunscreen.html. September 15, 2015. 10. Cho S, Lee MJ, Kim MS, et al. Infrared plus visible light and heat from natural sunlight participate in the expression of MMPs and type I procollagen as well as infiltration of inflammatory cell in human skin invivo. J Dermatol Sci. 2008;50(2):123-133.