20 November 2023
Obagi Skincare: Everything you need to know
Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Obagi skincare! Whether you’re researching skincare products, seeking an authorized stockist, or curious about the effectiveness of Obagi, you’re in the right place. Our guide covers everything you need to know about Obagi, from its history and the different ranges to the benefits and downsides. We aim to provide an unbiased view to help you make informed decisions.
In this article, we’ll cover:
What is the Obagi range?
Why does Face Dr recommend Obagi?
Who is Dr Zein Obagi?
History of Obagi: How did it all start?
What is the difference between Obagi Medical and Obagi Clinical?
Is Obagi skincare medical grade?
How do I know if the products work?
Why is Obagi prescription-only?
What problems does Obagi treat?
Who would benefit most from the Obagi range?
Who would NOT benefit from using the Obagi range
What Obagi products can my Skin Expert offer?
What are the best-selling products?
How much are Obagi products?
I’ve found Obagi Medical products online. Why don’t I need a prescription to buy?
How do I find a stockist, and how do prescriptions work?
Summary: Should I try Obagi?
WHAT IS THE OBAGI RANGE?
Obagi is a skincare brand offering award-winning products designed to address various skin concerns, including early signs of aging, dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and acne.
WHY DOES FACE DR RECOMMEND OBAGI?
We recommend Obagi due to its science-backed formulations and the positive results our clients have experienced. The range follows a ‘system-based structure’, where products complement each other to address skin concerns effectively.
WHO IS DR ZEIN OBAGI?
Dr. Zein Obagi, MD, is the founder of ZO Skin Health, Obagi Clinical, and Obagi Medical. With over 35 years of experience, he is a renowned dermatologist and a thought leader in skin rejuvenation.
HISTORY OF OBAGI: HOW DID IT ALL START?
Obagi Medical, founded in 1988, provides products to minimize premature skin aging, acne, hyperpigmentation, and sun damage. Some products are only available from authorized stockists.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OBAGI MEDICAL AND OBAGI CLINICAL?
Obagi Medical offers products formulated to reduce dark spots, fade hyperpigmentation, and minimize fine lines and wrinkles. Certain products require a consultation and prescription. Obagi Clinical focuses on promoting a healthy, youthful-looking complexion and is available without a prescription.
IS OBAGI SKINCARE MEDICAL GRADE?
Yes, both Obagi Medical and Obagi Clinical are considered medical grade, containing science-backed, clinical-quality formulations with higher concentrations of active ingredients.
HOW DO I KNOW IF THE PRODUCTS WORK?
Obagi upholds high product testing standards, including efficacy studies, pre-clinical evaluations, and research on consumer preferences, ensuring the integrity, safety, and efficacy of their products.
WHY IS OBAGI PRESCRIPTION-ONLY?
Certain Obagi Medical products are prescription-only due to ingredients like tretinoin, which may irritate some skin types.
WHAT PROBLEMS DOES OBAGI SKINCARE TREAT?
Obagi offers formulations to address various skin issues, including sun-damaged skin, hyperpigmentation, signs of aging, acne, oily skin, dry skin, and sensitive skin.
WHO WOULD BENEFIT MOST FROM THE OBAGI RANGE?
Obagi is beneficial for those with hyperpigmentation, dark spots, and those seeking age-defying properties.
WHO WOULD NOT BENEFIT FROM USING THE OBAGI RANGE?
While Obagi can address many skin concerns, individuals with extremely sensitive skin or certain conditions should consult a Skin Expert before use.
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