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Obagi Skin Care Line

Dr. Schwartz is committed to utilizing the best skin care line in his practice. When using prescription strength external skin care, Obagi is his first choice. Below is an explaination of how damaged skin can be transformed and maintained using the Obagi Nu-Derm and Obagi C-Rx programs.

              DAMAGED SKIN

Over time, normal aging and damage from the environment (sun, stress and pollution) cause skin to lose its ability to 'renew' itself properly. Cell turnover slows, causing the dead skin layer at the stratum corneum or surface to be thicker and slowing the flow of moisture from within, resulting in dry uneven skin texture. Skin cells are disorganized and misshapen. Daily exposure to sunlight causes the amount of pigment in each cell to increase, producing freckles or age spots and uneven skin tone. Collagen and elastin begin to break down, causing the skin to lose its resilience, resulting in fine lines, wrinkles and sagging.


When skin is Transformed by Obagi System skin care, damaged skin cell functions are corrected. The skin's cellular functions are accelerated allowing continual renewal as dead skin cells are replaced by fresh cells pushed to the skin's surface, making the surface (stratum corneum) smoother and naturally hydrated. Freckles and age spots disappear. Pigment cells (melanin) are evenly distributed, preventing the appearance of new freckles and age spots. The skin is rich in collagen and elastin that promote resilience and firmness. All these functions work together to keep skin looking and acting younger and healthier.


The Obagi Nu-Derm System, a physician-prescribed skin care system, accelerates the cellular turnover. This System penetrates below the skin's surface to correct damage in all layers of the skin (the stratum corneum, the epidermis and the dermis). It corrects functions of the skin at the cellular level, to Transform skin's cellular function to help it look and act younger and healthier. The System triggers a Therapeutic Cascade™ that:

Pushes fresher cells to the surface faster, for smoother skin, reduced wrinkles and increased tolerance

Corrects current pigmentation (freckles and age spots) and prevents the appearance of new pigmentation

Promotes more uniform cells at the deepest layer for better skin structure and balanced, even skin tone

Increases collagen and elastin for firmer, more resilient skin

Increases nutrient's natural hydration and circulation for supple, healthy-looking skin


Obagi Nu-Derm Foaming Gel (1) - For Normal/Oily Skin
Your Transformation begins with a soap-free cleanser that gently removes impurities, oil and makeup to leave skin clean, fresh and ready for the next step.
6.7 fl oz (200 ml)                             

Obagi Nu-Derm Gentle Cleanser (1) - For Normal/Dry Skin
Your Transformation begins with a soap-free cleanser that gently removes impurities, oil and makeup to leave skin clean, fresh and ready for the next step.
6.7 fl oz (200 ml)

Obagi Nu-Derm Toner (2)
Formulated with alum (a natural astringent), the Toner adjusts the skin's pH for optimal penetration of the System's treatment applications.
6.7 fl oz (200 ml)

Obagi Nu-Derm Clear (3)
An essential component of the Therapeutic Cascade, Clear is formulated with 4% hydroquinone to correct uneven skin color and age spots. (Rx only)
2.0 oz (57 g)

Obagi Nu-Derm Exfoderm® Forte (4) - For Normal/Oily Skin
Formulated with alpha hydroxy acid, it exfoliates dead surface skin cells and aids in penetration of treatment ingredients in the System.
2.0 oz (57 g)

Obagi Nu-Derm Exfoderm (4) - For Normal/Dry Skin
Formulated with phytic acid, it exfoliates dead surface skin cells and aids in penetration of treatment ingredients in the System.
2.0 oz (57 g)

Obagi Nu-Derm Blender® (5)
Regular usage promotes correction at the cellular level for even skin color. Specially formulated for use with Tretinoin cream. (Rx only)
2.0 oz (57 g)

Tretinoin Cream .05% and 0.1%
Stimulates renewal of healthy skin cells. (Rx only)
20 g

Obagi Nu-Derm Healthy Skin Protection SPF 35 (6)
Contains 9% micronized zinc oxide to protect against long UVA rays linked to deep premature aging.
3.0 fl oz (90 ml)

Obagi Nu-Derm Sunfader SPF 15 (6)
Formulated with 4% hydroquinone and a safe chemical sunscreen. Protects skin from ultraviolet damage while inhibiting pigment cell production that causes dark patches. (Rx only)
2.0 fl oz (57 g)

Obagi Nu-Derm Physical UV Block SPF 32 (6)
Containing 18.5% micronized zinc oxide, this chemical-free formula provides superior protection without irritation.
2.0 oz (57 g)



As the first and only prescription-strength Vitamin C skin care system, the Obagi-C Rx System delivers brighter, Photolumines skin. Designed for people with mild to moderate sun damage, this simple prescription-strength System helps your skin to look more radiant and even toned.

The Obagi-C Rx System combines the proven benefits of Physician-strength Vitamin C with a patented formula of prescription-strength ingredients. This specially formulated combination works to:

  • Correct freckles and age spots caused by sun damage
  • Regulate the production of melanin-producing cells, resulting in even skin tone and radiant skin
  • Enhance collagen production, promoting smoother, brighter skin with fewer fine lines and wrinkles
  • Promote radiance, resulting in Photolumines skin that emits light you can actually see and measure


This new prescription-strength Vitamin C System rises above the clutter of antioxidants to create a new category of skin care. What's unique about Obagi-C Rx System is that it combines the benefits of Vitamin C with a proven lightening agent to deliver brighter, more luminous skin - Photolumines™ skin.



C-Cleansing Gel
Formulated with Vitamin C, aloe and other antioxidants, to prepare the skin for better penetration of the system, leaving skin feeling refreshed.
6.0 fl oz (180 ml)

C-Clarifying Serum
A patented formulation combining 10% professional strength Vitamin C with prescription strength 4% Hydroquinone to brighten and even skin tone.
1.0 fl oz (30 ml)

C-Exfoliating Day Lotion or C-Exfoliating Day Lotion with SPF 12
While protecting the skin with vitamins C & E, hyaluronic acid, it gently exfoliates for smoother, more radiant skin.
2.0 oz (57 g)

C-SunGuard SPF 30
This ultra sheer Z-Cote® sunscreen provides a superior measure of protection from harmful UVA/UVB to maintain skins natural glow.
3.0 fl oz (90 ml)

C-Cleansing Gel
Removes makeup, excess oil and impurities from the day and prepares the skin for maximum results pagina.
6.0 fl oz (180 ml)

C-Therapy Night Cream
This oil-free prescription strength night cream, enriched with Vitamins C & E, works throughout the night, revitalizing skin’s luminosity.
2.0 oz (57 g)

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