Question: What is Obagi Exfoderm used for?

Obagi Nu-Derm® Exfoderm Nu-Derm Exfoderm is an exfoliating lotion for normal to dry skin types. The Obagi Nu-Derm Fx System helps transform the skins appearance by brightening the complexion, revealing younger, healthier-looking skin.

What is the difference between Obagi Exfoderm and Exfoderm Forte?

The more detailed answer is that Exfoderm will work better on sensitive or drier skin as its primary ingredient is phytic acid, a non-irritant with a gentler approach on your skin. Exfoderm Forte meanwhile relies on tougher-acting glycolic acid which works best for normal to oilier complexions.

How long does it take for Obagi to work?

Most patients start to see improvements within the first six weeks. According to clinical studies, 94% of patients were satisfied with the overall effectiveness of the Obagi NuDerm System plus retinol at 24 weeks.

How long does Obagi hydroquinone take to work?

Hydroquinone is generally applied once daily to the affected areas at nighttime. The effects of Hydroquinone treatment can generally be seen after 5-7 weeks, and the treatment itself is for short-term use only. To prevent Melasma from returning be sure to protect your skin from the sun using sunscreen and hats.

What does Obagi do for your skin?

Obagi develops scientifically backed, clinically tested formulations to reveal healthy, future-facing skin. Our skin care products are designed to restore skins natural radiance by visibly improving skin tone and texture and diminishing the appearance of premature skin aging, photodamage, acne, and sun damage.

What does Obagi number 4 do?

Obagi Nu-Derm Exfoderm Forte #4 is a powerful exfoliating lotion that helps create a smooth, radiant complexion. This facial treatment is formulated with 6% glycolic acid and 4% lactic acid, two alpha hydroxy acids that help remove dead skin cells and other dulling debris.

How do you use Obagi Exfoderm?

Obagi Nu-Derm® Fx Exfoderm® Forte - Pure Obagi. Apply to thoroughly cleansed and toned skin. Apply 1/2 a gram (a fingertip length) evenly to the entire face using your fingertips and massage until completely absorbed. Wash hands thoroughly after.

Which Obagi is best for dark spots?

Nu-Derm Clear is part of the Nu-Derm System. The Nu-Derm System helps transform the skins appearance by reducing darks spots, revealing younger, healthier-looking skin. Nu-Derm is ideal if you have: Age spots.

Does Obagi tighten skin?

Unlike most toners, the Obagi Toner formulation does not dry the skin excessively. This formulation is designed to tighten the skin and pores. The toner should be applied after the skin is cleansed to the entire face avoiding the upper and lower lids of the eyes.

Can I put moisturizer over hydroquinone?

You should apply it after cleansing and toning, but before your moisturizer. Take just a small amount of the product and apply it evenly across the entire area of skin.

Does Obagi bleach your skin?

For an effective, cosmetic skin-brightening option, learn about the Obagi Nu-Derm Fx System. A unique formula containing prescription 4% hydroquinone for the gradual lightening of hyperpigmentation, such as dark spots, sun spots, age spots, melasma, and other types of discoloration.

Does Obagi lighten the skin?

Obagi Nu-Derm Clear Fx works to fade dark spots and create a more even skin tone. This hydroquinone-free skin lightener helps minimize imperfections caused by melasma, sun damage, acne and more. The non-prescription formula is gentle, yet effectively works to clarify and brighten skin.

Whats the difference between Obagi clear and blender?

The difference between the clear & blend is the molecular size of the 7% Arbutin used in both. Obagi Nuderm Blend FX: smaller molecule which can penetrate to the basal layer of the skin.

How long does Obagi retinol take to work?

Retinol (a type of Retinoid, derived from Vitamin A) speeds up the natural turnover of skin cells, which usually takes around 4 to 6 weeks.

Do Obagi products really work?

Clinically-Proven Results In a clinical study, patients using Obagi Nu-Derm saw noticeable results, including reduced pigmentation, improved skin tone and texture, and a decrease in fine lines and wrinkles. In this 24-week study, patients used Obagi Nu-Derm RX plus a 1.0% retinol twice daily.

Can I use Vitamin C and hydroquinone together?

Hydroquinone combination formulations. In this regard, consumers can readily find products that combine hydroquinone with various ingredients such as retinoic acid, glycolic acid, vitamin C, and topical steroids. However, prolonged use of such products can worsen pigmentation and create additional issues.

Can I use hydroquinone everyday?

Hydroquinone, a tyrosinase inhibitor, in a 4% cream can be used safely twice daily for up to 6 months to treat post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. The efficacy of this treatment can be enhanced by using a retinoid nightly and a mid-potent steroid, which is applied twice daily for 2 weeks, then at weekends only.

Does Obagi make your skin peel?

Because it is prescription only the Obagi Nu-Derm system is powerful and as your skin transforms you may experience some side-effects in the first six weeks, such as redness and irritation and dryness and flaking.

Does Obagi have retinol?

Obagi® offers both cosmetic and prescription retinoid products for a wide range of needs, including cosmetic retinol or retinaldehyde, or prescription retinoic acid, or tretinoin. Gradually releases retinol to refine the appearance of skin texture for a smoother-looking complexion.

Does Sephora carry Obagi?

The brand is a leader in medical-grade skincare. Obagi Clinical, a medical-grade skincare line, has launched on Sephoras website. With the launch of Obagi Clinical, we are helping to make lab-based, dermatologist-vetted skin care accessible to everyone across the country. ...

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