Obagi Special: Medically Designed Skincare for You

Obagi treatment systems focus on combatting common skin conditions, including:

  • Sun damage
  • Dull skin
  • Fine lines
  • Acne
  • Pigmentation
  • Texture issues

The active ingredients in Obagi products are designed to help activate the skin’s own ability to generate moisture and modulate oil production as well as helping to increase your skin’s resilience to external factors.

OBAGI NU DERM® SYSTEM

The combination of products within this range from a treatment program that helps to exfoliative and repair the skin creating even toned, radiant, rejuvenated skin. By following the treatment protocol, you will be able to maintain healthy and youthful skin as well as helping to prevent future damage.

Best for treating:

  • Sun-damaged skin
  • Enlarged pores
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Mild to moderate acne
  • Mild pigmentation

OBAGI-C® RX SYSTEM

The first prescription vitamin C+ Hydroquinone combination skincare system that is suitable for dry, oily and sensitive skin types.

Best for treating:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Mild melasma
  • Sun-damaged skin

ELASTIDERM®

A unique skincare range that helps to stimulate collagen production, improving the skin’s elasticity and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes. Elastiderm products also contain caffeine, which acts as an antioxidant to help the area around the eyes appear fresh and rejuvenated.

CLENZIDERM M.D.™ ACNE THERAPEUTIC SYSTEMS

This system is a results-based acne treatment protocol that contains Benzoyl peroxide in liquid form helping to give visibly clearer skin as early as two weeks into the treatment program.

OBAGI PROFESSIONAL-C SERUMS

These powerful antioxidant serums help to neutralise the causes of premature aging by penetrating beneath the surface of the skin to protect skin cells and stimulate collagen production. Resulting in fewer fine lines and wrinkles and a more even skin tone.

Best for treating:

  • Skin inflammation
  • Irregular pigmentation
  • Visible signs of ageing
  • Fine lines and wrinkles

OBAGI 360

Designed specifically for younger individuals to address their skincare needs by encouraging healthy skin renewal, preventing signs of ageing before they appear and improving the appearance of fine lines.

For more information on any of our Obagi products or to book a consultation, please e-mail us on enquiries@snowberrylane.co.uk or give us a call on 01225 700072 today.

How to stay safe in the Summer sun

The majority of the clients that visit our clinic are looking for anti-ageing treatments, and sun damage is the most common cause of premature ageing. We want to share our 4 top tips to help you look after your skin in the sun so that you can stay looking youthful for longer.

1. Use sun cream everyday

UV is present whatever the weather so sun cream should be worn on the face and other exposed areas daily throughout the year.

It is important to know that not all sun creams are created equal, so be careful in your selection:

  • Make sure it’s a broad spectrum cream carrying a UVA and UVB symbol
  • If it has a star rating, use a minimum 4 star
  • Make sure it has a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 30 or above
  • Don’t forget to protect your lips with an SPF 30+ lip balm

Storing and applying sun cream:

  • Store in cool place
  • Keep an eye on the expiry date, and replace once out of date
  • Apply generously 20 minutes before sun exposure
  • Reapply every 2 hours (more frequently if perspiring or after swimming)

2. Cover up with clothing

This is a super simple one – covering your skin with the right clothing can be one of the most effective ways to protect your skin from the sun.

  • Cover any skin that is exposed and not protected with sun cream, especially areas that can easily burn such as neck and shoulders
  • Clothing with a closer weave will provide more even protection
  • Wearing a hat with a wide brim is a great way to protect the face, neck and ears
  • Be careful with sports caps – they do protect the face, but they leave the neck and ears exposed

3. Stop the squint with sunglasses

The way that we move our facial muscles creases the surface of the skin, which overtime creates wrinkles. Squinting in the sun is one of the big culprits contributing to accentuating smile and frown lines – put a stop to this with sunglasses.

  • Look for glasses carrying the European Standard ‘CE’ Mark, UV 400 or British Standard Mark as this ensures the sunglasses offer a safe level of UV protection.
  • Look for a close fit to the face, any large gaps between your eyes and the lenses will reduce your protection by allowing UV rays to reach your eyes.

4. Stay in the shade

Shade can provide excellent sun protection and should be used to keep your skin safe:

  • Seek shade when possible, especially during the hottest hours of the day between 10am and 4pm when UV penetration is strongest
  • Never rely on shade alone, always combine with the protective measure listed above

If you’d like to talk to one of the team about our skin care products or treatment options please give us a call on 01225 700072.

Obagi in the spotlight!

It’s not just us who are big fans of Obagi products – we’re very excited to share 6 recent press features where Obagi products have been selected as top performers in their category.

Obagi Radiance Peel

In Vanity Fair’s Best New Facials of 2017, the Obagi Radiance Peel is called out as a great way to get your skin ‘glowing’ ahead of a big event.

Click here for Vanity Fair article

Obagi Professional-C Serum

Look! Magazine selected Obagi Professional-C Serum as a good treatment for acne scarring as it can help to ‘fight discolouration, increase skin cell turnover and improve texture.’

Click here for Look! article

The Telegraph revealed that Vitamin C was the most searched for beauty product of 2017 and selected Obagi Professional-C Serum as one of it’s top 3 products containing Vitamin C.

‘Vitamin C is a key anti-ageing skincare ingredient that helps to gently brighten and smooth your skin. It’s one of the most power antioxidants and helps protect your skin against free radical damage caused by the environment, which can breakdown your collagen and encourage wrinkles and sagging.’

Click here for Telegraph article

The Sun put Obagi Professional-C Serum to the test and chose it as their top ‘Luxury’ product to ‘make your skin glow this spring’. Here’s the full review:

  • ‘Promises to protect and perfect the skin, leaving it healthier and brighter.
  • It has a lower vitamin C concentration than the mid-range product so I used it twice a day on cleansed skin and achieved great results.
  • It has a lovely smell and the serum penetrates skin really well.
  • My skin tone was much improved and looked clearer and more even.
  • Yes, it is pricey – but it really does work.’

Click here for The Sun article

Obagi Hydrate moisturiser

Obagi Hydrate moisturiser has been featured in Reveal Magazine. It was selected by Dermatologist Dr Sam Bunting as an excellent moisturiser to use when going through acne treatment, which can have a drying effect on your skin.

Click here for Reveal article

Obagi Exfoliating Day Lotion

Dr Sarah Tonks an Aesthetic Doctor, selected Obagi Exfoliating Day Lotion as the best spot treatment:

‘I like the Obagi Exfoliating Day Lotion, it contains glycolic acid and camomile. Glycolic acid to unblock the pores, hyaluronic acid to prevent your skin from getting too dry and camomile is great for inflamed skin such as acne.’

Click here for Cosmopolitan article

If you’re interested in discussing what Obagi can do for you give us a call on 01225 700072 or e-mail us: enquiries@snowberrylane.co.uk