Obagi was launched in 1988 by Dr. Zein Obagi, along with fellow experts. This private pharmaceutical company is headquartered in Long Beach, California. Obagi Medical Products manufactures and develops mainly prescription skin care systems to over 40 countries around the globe.
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Due to the specific ingredient that each group of products contains, Obagi's skin care product line falls under three catalogues:
- Obagi Nu-Derm System - the primary ingredient is Tretinoin and Hydroquinone 4%
- Obagi-C Rx System - the primary ingredient is Vitamin C
- Obagi Blue Peel System - the primary ingredient is Tricloracetic Acid - TCA
Each of the above mentioned product categories have their own line of facial cleansers and creams, toners and moisturizers to suit individual skin types. All Obagi skin care products are animal friendly. As a highly effective skin restoration system, Obagi Nu-Derm System has become the leading brand of physician dispensed products in the U.S.
Obagi skin care helps to even skin's surface, even out any discoloration, reduce blemishes and motivate cell revitalization to bring back the skin smoothness and softness. Obagi products work effectively to prevent and improve skin problems such as chloasma, photodamage, rosacea and vulgaris. They are also often prescribed to reduce the appearance of melasma.
Since the Obagi System products contain some prescription formulations, the products are mainly accessible through dermatologists, physicians, plastic surgeons, medical spas and other skin care professionals. However, some Obagi products are available to purchase online.
One bottle of Obagi Nu-Derm Gentle Cleanser (6.7-ounces) is about $28 online.