Patient Feature: Wendy

09.26.2013, 9:58 CDT | Posted In: Dry Skin, Lines & Wrinkles, Signs of Aging, Uneven Skin Tone & Dark Spots, Obagi Stories, Products

Patient Feature: Wendy

Just as we say ‘it’s never too soon to start a good skin care routine,’ we also believe it’s never too late either! While it’s always best to take preventative measures to protect your skin, there is no reason you can’t proudly put your best face forward at any age with the help of Obagi® products. This outdoor-loving grandma (we couldn’t believe it either) began to notice how the sun was taking a toll on her skin and decided it was time to make a change in her skin care routine.

Born and raised in Southern California, Wendy is the poster child for an active lifestyle. But in her mid-50s, she began to notice the outdoors didn’t love her skin back. This is Wendy’s story of how she improved the visible signs of sun damage and gave her skin back its glow.

Name: Wendy Song
Age: 59 years old
Location: Irvine, Calif.

Primary Skin Concern: Sun damage and dehydrated skin
Current Skin Care Regimen: Obagi Nu-Derm®, Professional-C™ Serum 20%
Skin Care Advice: My best tip for using Obagi is to be religious about the routine – morning and night, even when you are so tired you don’t think you can stay awake. It will be totally worth it when you see the results!

My Story:
I was born and raised in sunny Southern California. The gorgeous weather lends itself to outdoor activities and I can proudly say I’ve made a point to take full advantage of it. I’ve always had a very active outdoor lifestyle—whether it’s enjoying the beach, hiking, or my favorite outdoor activity—swimming. As part of the local swim team, I’m in the water daily. Unfortunately, the harsh pool chemicals and years in the sun took a toll on the health and appearance of my skin. Even with oily skin, my skin felt dehydrated, and I began to notice more and more visible signs of sun damage on my skin as well as the fine lines and wrinkles creeping up.

Before using Obagi, I tried another brand but saw no drastic improvements so I went back to my skin care physician to seek more options. That’s when she recommended Obagi Nu-Derm and within a month I began to see results*. Now, 14 months later I can proudly say I look good for my age! My skin looks fresher, more hydrated and youthful—it literally glows! I especially love it when people tell me I look too young to have a 34 year old son.

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*Individual results may vary

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