Obagi-C Rx is a medical grade system containing a potent dosage of vitamin c and prescription based 4% Hydroquinone. This system is specifically designed as an early intervention to help correct the start of hyperpigmentation, diminish fine lines, neutralize free radicals, and minimize future skin cell damage. If you are intolerant to or not looking for aggressive anti-aging treatments, this is a great product to start. Within this line are five products that all work together to achieve an overall evening of skin tone.
C-Cleansing Gel : Step One
This is the first product used in the system. C-Cleansing Gel prepares and conditions the skin to allow the other products in the system to penetrate in the skin to the root of the issues. The Cleansing Gel contains vitamin C to help with skin clarity and aloe to help calm.
C-Clarifying Serum : Step Two
This is the second step in the system. Half of a dropper full of the serum is needed to be applied to the whole face in order to get maximize skin benefit. The serum contains 4% hydroquinone to aid in pigmented issuesby reducing melanosome activity as well as L-ascorbic acid to help with free radical damage.
C-Exfoliating Day Lotion : Step Three (AM)
The third product in the system, C-Exfoliating Day Lotion, is to be used only during the AM hours. The main ingredients in the day lotion are: glycolic acid to assist in cellular turnover, water binding hyaluronic acid as well as vitamin E and C to help with antioxidant protection.
C-Therapy Night Cream : Step Four (PM)
This product is to be used only in the PM hours. It is used to help optimize your skin’s natural nighttime renewal cycle. The night cream contains vitamin C and E for additional antioxidant therapy, as well as lactic acid in the evening for a boost in cellular turnover.
SPF 30 C-Sunguard : Step Four (AM)
Sunscreen aids in blocking harmful UVA and UVB rays protecting new skin radiance and is highly recommended for use with this system. The system allows your skin to encompass a lot of cellular turnover and increased sun sensitivity is expected therefore sunscreen is a must.
In the beginning of the process while using this system you may notice an increased sensitivity. This will be the case until your skin becomes acclimated to the Obagi-C Rx. Overtime you will notice a change in overall tone and texture of your skin. Patients are able to purchase this product as a kit which contains all steps of the system. Patients will see an optimal result when using all products in conjunction with one another.
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