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Category: Skin Care

Mature Skin Care

You may have been noticing the signs for a while: increased roughness, wrinkling, irregular pigmentation (coloration) or inelasticity. These are all normal changes in our skin as we age. You may have enlarged sebaceous (oil) glands. Sometimes, precancerous and cancerous lesions can occur with aged…

Skin Care by the Decades

The skin gradually changes as you get older and to keep your skin looking its best, your skincare regimen should address the unique needs of each decade. Understanding the physiologic changes that are occurring in each decade can help you to better take care of…

Top 5 Habits for Healthy Skin

Proactive skin care, from skin protection to proper shaving technique, will help you keep your skin youthful and healthy. Your busy lifestyle leaves little time for pampering skin care. The result: Your skin isn’t the baby-soft body glove you were born with. As you age,…

Healthy vs Damaged Skin

What Age is Your Skin? Take the Obagi Sun Smart quiz to find out how your skin habits and lifestyle have aged your skin. DAMAGED SKIN Over time, normal aging and damage from the environment (sun, stress and pollution) cause skin to lose its ability…

All about SPF

What is an SPF rating? Sun Protection Factor (SPF) refers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approved techniques to assess the efficacy of a sunscreen in the Ultraviolet B (UVB) portion of the spectrum. An SPF rating does not measure Ultraviolet A (UVA)…

Sun Screen

There are two types of sun protection available: chemical sunscreens and physical sunblocks. A chemical sunscreen works by absorbing, reflecting or scattering the sun’s rays (UV radiation) before they affect the skin. A physical sunblock sits on the skin’s surface and reflects or scatters UV…