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What Does Your Skin's Pigmentation Say About Your Health?

What Does Your Skin's Pigmentation Say About Your Health?

You go to great lengths to keep your skin looking its best by using serums, creams, and different regimens, all of which play an important part in managing healthy-looking skin. However, while it’s important to focus on the end result, it’s also important to understand what’s happening underneath your skin to affect its pigmentation, or color. After all, understanding what’s happening at a scientific level can provide you with more tools to help you keep your skin as healthy as possible. What is pigmentation?Pigmentation is the color of a person’s skin; in some cases, pigmentation can be indicative of a...


Skin Tips from the Experts: A Deep Dive into Hyperpigmentation

Skin Tips from the Experts: A Deep Dive into Hyperpigmentation

little while ago, we wrote a blog post on hyperpigmentation – what causes it and what it means for your health. We received an overwhelming response to that article, so we wanted to follow it up with a deeper dive into dark spots: what treatment options are available and how you can address your uneven skin tone. If you need a refresher on what hyperpigmentation is and what causes uneven skin tone, start with our past post. Then, read on here for a more in-depth look into the issue. We asked our in-house experts, the Obagi Education team, to answer...


Sick of Skin Spots? Obagi Discusses Hyperpigmentation Concerns

Sick of Skin Spots? Obagi Discusses Hyperpigmentation Concerns

One of the most common pigmentation problems, especially for those with darker skin, is hyperpigmentation, or darkening of the skin. It’s difficult to avoid hyperpigmentation because of its many contributing factors, which may include: acne, genetics, sun damage and skin trauma. What’s worse is that these forms of hyperpigmentation can last months or years and can prevent you from achieving the clear, even complexion so many of you desire.1 We turned to our Obagi Education Managers, Aimee and Perri, to discuss hyperpigmentation, its many causes and how you can reduce its appearance. What are the different kinds of hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation...


Blogger Mandy Rose Shares Her Obagi Transformation

Blogger Mandy Rose Shares Her Obagi Transformation

Before meeting women’s lifestyle blogger Mandy Rose we were already a fan. Her blog about home décor, DIY, fashion and motherhood is creative and inspiring—if you haven’t read it yet check it out*. What we didn’t know was that Mandy was a fan back! After hosting a blogger breakfast event, we learned that Mandy had melasma, a very common patchy brown, tan, or blue-gray facial skin discoloration, and used Obagi products to clear her skin. We asked Mandy to share her story and photos, which show her incredible transformation. **Name: Mandy RoseAge: 32Location: Carterville, ILPrimary Skin Concern: melasma, sun spots, scarsCurrent...