What’s the Deal with Systems?

05.12.2017, 15:00 CDT | Posted In: Dry Skin, Lines & Wrinkles, Prevention & Protection, Signs of Aging, Texture, Uneven Skin Tone & Dark Spots, Products

What’s the Deal with Systems?

It seems that nowadays, there’s a “system” for everything – from weight loss to dog training. Many so-called systems are just fancy marketing tactics created to make you buy more product. How many of us have used bits and pieces of a “system,” only to throw it away or forget about it altogether a few months later?

Obagi® systems, on the other hand, are scientifically formulated to create skin care results that can make a real difference in the appearance of your skin. From start to finish, Obagi systems are created to cleanse, hydrate, tone, and refresh your skin – for all ages and skin types. Obagi has systems for a variety of skin care concerns, but you will need the guidance of a professional to help you determine which system will produce the best results for YOU and your unique skin specifically. That’s why we recommend that you talk to your local skin care physician before beginning any Obagi skin care regimen

So, what’s your major skin concern? Take a look below…because there’s an Obagi for everyone!


Skin Care System for: Hyperpigmentation and Melasma (Prescription Only)

The Obagi Nu-Derm® System is the #1 physician-dispensed skin care system, formulated with prescription 4% hydroquinone to transform your skin’s appearance and help correct the following signs of aging: dark spots, hyperpigmentation (discoloration), and rough skin. Learn more about Nu-Derm and see Important Safety Information below.

Skin Care System for: Hyperpigmentation and Melasma (Prescription Only)

Our Obagi-C® Rx System is formulated with prescription 4% hydroquinone to reduce hyperpigmentation plus other key ingredients, such as Vitamin C, for early intervention, helping to address the signs of skin aging caused by photoaging. (See Important Safety Information below for Obagi-C Rx.)

Skin Care System for: Prevention & Protection

Obagi360® System is for younger skin (20s-30s) and is a one-of-a-kind skin care system including an Exfoliating Cleanser, Retinol 0.5%, and HydraFactor Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen. The system is designed to help protect the skin and address the early visible signs of skin aging, while setting the stage for a lifetime of radiant, healthy-looking skin.* Learn more about Obagi360®.

Skin Care System for: Sensitive Skin

The Gentle Rejuvenation System is our first system specifically designed for sensitive skin. Packed with gentle yet powerful ingredients, including growth factors Kinetin and Zeatin, the Gentle Rejuvenation System contains essential products to cleanse, calm, and help protect sensitive skin – ask your physician if it’s right for you.

Skin Care System for: Acne

Last but not least is the CLENZIderm M.D.™ System is a three-step acne treatment with clinically proven ingredients that penetrate deep into the skin’s pores to help control acne for a clearer, healthier-looking complexion. Learn more about CLENZIderm M.D.™.

One of these Obagi systems could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule a consultation with your skin care physician today to learn which one is best for your unique skin concern.

Last updated: 4/19/17

*Using a broad spectrum sunscreen like Obagi® Sun Shield Matte Broad Spectrum SPF 50 together with a comprehensive sun protection program including wearing sun protective clothing and sunglasses and avoiding the sun between the hours of 10am-2pm may help reduce the risk of premature skin aging.

The safety and effectiveness of the Obagi Nu-Derm System beyond 24 weeks of use have not been established. The safety and effectiveness of the Obagi-C Rx System beyond 12 weeks of use have not been established. If no improvement is seen after 3 months of treatment, use of these products should be discontinued.


Not available in select states including MA, MT, NH, NY, and TX, due to state regulations regarding the ability of physicians to dispense prescription drug products in their offices. Obagi Fx Systems are effective, cosmetic skin-brightening options, and are available for residents in these 5 states.

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