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CLENZIderm M.D.™ Named “Best Professional-Strength Acne System” by NewBeauty

CLENZIderm M.D.™ Named “Best Professional-Strength Acne System” by NewBeauty

This winter, as part of the fifth-annual NewBeauty Beauty Choice Awards, Obagi’s CLENZIderm M.D. System was named the “Best Professional-Strength Acne System”! This yearly award recognizes the best products on the market, as voted on by top experts, editors, and thousands of NewBeauty readers. CLENZIDerm M.D. is a three-step acne treatment containing clinically-proven benzoyl peroxide (BPO) that penetrates deep into pores to help control adult acne for a clearer, healthier-looking complexion. We’re honored by this achievement, and it’s just one way we know we’re delivering on our promise to bring you some of the most effective products – backed by...


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...


What Are Peptides?

What Are Peptides?

You may have heard stories about an ingredient that can help pack a punch against the appearance of wrinkles and other visible signs of skin aging. The ingredient? Peptides! Here, we’ll spend some time de-mystifying and explaining peptides. What exactly are peptides? Peptides are proteins that occur in all living organisms1 and some types can help support collagen growth1,2, which is one key element to helping your skin to appear plump and firm. What can peptides do for my skin? Some peptides can contribute to helping the appearance of aging skin1,2 and youthfulness and may be a “go to” product...


To Tone or Not To Tone... That Is the Question!

To Tone or Not To Tone... That Is the Question!

Be honest – Have you ever asked the question, "What does toner do?" You’re not alone. Many people are confused about what toner is, what it actually does, and the benefits of including it in their skin care regimen. Toner can be a valued, integral part of your skin care program. It: Adjusts the pH of the skin to prepare it for optimal penetration of other product ingredients1 Gives your skin a taut, cool, refreshed feel1 Removes the outer layer of oils from your skin1 Is a great way to prep your skin for the day Toner usually contains alcohol...


Tackling Adult Acne

Tackling Adult Acne

Raise your hand if you are struggling with adult acne. For many of us, graduating from high school did not bring the added benefit of graduating from breakouts. In fact, studies have shown that acne is the most common skin concern in the United States, affecting 40-50 million adults.1 Obagi’s CLENZIderm M.D.™ System was formulated to help combat acne and, with daily use, help prevent future acne from forming. “Nothing has worked like CLENZIderm. At age 32, I had given up on the idea of clear skin. I thought I would always require makeup. Not anymore.” Jessica, LA The CLENZIderm...