Because it is prescription only the Obagi Nu-Derm system is powerful and as your skin transforms you may experience some side-effects in the first six weeks, such as redness and irritation and dryness and flaking. This is all part of the “out with the old” process as the products accelerate dead cell exfoliation to reveal fresher, smoother skin.
In the second phase “in with the new” (weeks six to 12), your skin will begin to build tolerance to peeling and flaking. During this period, the system is working at the cellular level to continually transform skin cells. Wrinkles will begin to reduce and freckles, age spots and pigmentation will lighten.
In the third phase (weeks 12-18), you will begin to see a “healthy glow” as collagen and elastin production increases.
Your skin will feel smoother, more supple and resilient and uneven color and pigmentation will begin to even out. Other people may begin to notice and comment on the changes.
In the fourth and final phase (18 weeks onwards), “the new you”, your skin will be transformed, looking and acting younger and healthier. With continued use you will also be preventing further damage.
Obagi Nu-Derm is a powerful regime specially formulated for normal to oily skin. It is clinically proven to transform ageing skin and is ideal for those concerned with: