Common Questions and Answers
What will the Obagi -C Rx System do for my skin?
Prescription-strength 4% hydroquinone plus 10% L-ascorbic acid has proven
•Improves the appearance of brown spots
•Accelerates skin replenishment to restore balance, radiance, and clarity to
•Promotes skin rejuvenation from the inside out with Vitamin C, the only
topical antioxidant proven to stimulate collagen synthesis
•Minimizes future skin cell damage by neutralizing free radicals and
protecting the skin
•Maximizes antioxidant absorption due to a low pH level (low pH also means
greater antioxidant stability and a longer shelf life than other leading Vitamin
Why is Vitamin C important?
Vitamin C belongs to an important group of antioxidants that fight the free
radicals that age your skin. Studies have shown topical Vitamin C, in the most
effective form (L-ascorbic acid), can help improve sun protection, repair sun-
damaged skin, reduce fine lines, stimulate collagen building, and potentially
reduce discoloration of the skin.
How is the Obagi-C Rx System different from other Vitamin C products?
Many companies offer a cosmeceutical that contains Vitamin C, but it’s
important for you to know that not all Vitamin C products are created equal.
Clinical data show the patented Obagi-C Rx formulation delivers more L-ascorbic
acid into the skin and remains in the skin longer than SkinCeuticals Phloretin
CF®, another leading Vitamin C skin care product.
Which Obagi-C Rx System is right for me?
There are 2 customized Obagi-C Rx Systems designed to treat all skin types.
One system is for normal to dry skin and the other is for normal to oily skin. Ask
your skin care specialist which system is right for you.
What is the difference between the 2 C-Exfoliating Day Lotions?
There are 2 C-Exfoliating Day Lotion options. One has a sunscreen with SPF 12
and the other does not have a sunscreen.