Masterclass with Dr. Zein Obagi

Learnt so much from Dr. Zein Obagi about his latest ZO Skin Health products and techniques. His passion for skin health is inspiring.  Such a privilege to meet with this man who is so passionate about skin care. I am totally converted to his ZO Skin Health way of life.

“When he speaks of skin and skin health, he speaks from his heart as well as from his head.”

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All Year Round Protection – ZO Oclipse Sunscreen + Primer SPF 30

ZO Skin Health in a new line for us and so far this is one of our patient’s favourites. This All-in-one product is a Sunscreen and Primer that diminishes the appearance of your pores. And that’s not all – the sunscreen has a little tint to it, It is great to wear as your ‘No – Makeup Look ‘ coverage. It is also a perfect base for under makeup – It stays matte, gives an air-brushed look & lasts up to 12 hours. What else could you ask for?

BENEFITS OF ZO OCLIPSE SUNSCREEN & PRIMER

  • Provides daily multi defense protection from UVA rays, UVB rays and HEV light.
  • ZOX12™ provides continuous antioxidant protection against free radical damage and the harmful effects of IR-A rays.
  • Helps minimise inflammation.
  • Restores hydration and enhances the skin barrier.
  • Helps to smooth the skin and diminish the appearance of fine lines.
    Size: 75 mL / 2.5 Fl. Oz  pH: Anhydrous

Directions for Use

Apply 2 or 3 pumps of this SPF and makeup primer evenly to face and neck, every morning. Use as needed or after swimming, perspiring or extended sun exposure.

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ZO® SKIN HEALTH Instant Pore Refiner

Shrink Large Pores & Keep Your Shine under control for up to 12 hours. This lightweight serum minimizes the appearance of pores. It features a dual-action formula which works to eliminate surface shine for an instantly matte finish. Stays matte under makeup and treats Acne + Blackheads

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ZO® SKIN HEALTH Overnight Recovery Crème  

Dr. Zein Obagi’s Night Repair Cream provides an anti-aging formula that works. Retinol helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles while ceramides support hydration and smoother skin surface.

While you sleep, your skin becomes more active, repairing and regenerating skin cells. So, this is the most important time to help skin repair, strengthen and nourish itself with Ommerse® Overnight Recovery Crème. This is the natural counterpoint to an active day–a little bit of skin therapy to calm and nourish the skin. It’s not sheer indulgence, though. Overnight, retinol benefits to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by promoting collagen production; ceramides support moisture retention to restore dehydrated skin, skin structure and texture; and calming agents protect against inflammation.

” Hi Ailbhe,  Is it possible to place an order for ZO Recovery cream for the next time Doctor Hamilton is in Galway.Panic. I’ve just run out of this wonderful cream! By the way my skin looks amazing ! Many thanks to Dr Hamilton . Regards Janet “

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ZO® SKIN HEALTH Complexion Renewal Pads – 60 Pack 

Moistened in 2% salicylic acid, these pads help minimize surface oil and exfoliate pore-clogging dead skin cells. They will leave a film on the skin surface, which works throughout the day to help dissolve any oil that may appear on the surface of the skin.

Salicylic acid encourages exfoliation and unclogging of pores. It can reduce sebum secretion, which can help reduce acne. It is also an anti-inflammatory, which can help calm inflamed acne.

These pads are non-drying and will leave your skin feeling and looking very refreshed. Even if you suffer from dry skin, these gorgeous pads soothe your complexion. The skin’s pH level can change when you cleanse and exfoliate. By using these exfoliating oil removal pads, the skin will revert back to the correct pH level.

BENEFITS

  • Removes dead skin cells to prevent clogged pores
  • Reduces oiliness
  • Calms and soothes inflamed and irritated skin
  • Improves skin texture
  • Leaves skin feeling clean but not dry
  • Unclogs pores

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Wipe pad over your face after cleansing. Allow skin to dry before applying moisturiser. Use every morning to  help prevent Maskcne.

TIP : To extend the use, the pads can be cut in half, one half in the morning and the other half in the evening. This gives you 60 days use out of the product . Store the container upright one night and upside down the next night. This keeps the pads fully moistened.

They will leave a film on the surface, which will continue to work throughout the day to dissolve any oil that may appear on the surface of the skin. The skin’s pH level can change when you cleanse and exfoliate. By using these exfoliating oil removal pads, the skin will revert back to the correct pH level

The pads leave my skin feeling clean, fresh and bright. The salicylic acid keeps oil at bay and exfoliates my skin, helping to reduce breakouts.

My makeup always goes on like a dream after using these!”

  • Sunburn Alert – This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase the skin’s sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

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ZO® SKIN HEALTH Radical Night Repair (1% Retinol) 

Formulated with 1% retinol to improve skin texture and uneven pigmentation, and to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

BENEFITS

  • Innovative formulation ensures stability for maximum anti-aging benefits
  • Helps improve skin’s brightness, reduces brown spots and provides a more even tone
  • Even skin tone, tighter pores, firmer skin
  • Good for Sun Damage, Dullness, Skin Laxity, Lines, Wrinkles

Radical Night Repair

This is the strongest of the 1% Retinol standalone skin cremes that powerfully exfoliates the dead layers of the skin to improve skin textures, fine lines and pigmentation. This skin product goes on like silk but packs a powerful punch when used  a few days in a row. This is one product that needs gradual adjustment to its powerful strength

DIRECTIONS FOR USE     Apply to clean, dry skin at night 30 mins before bed.

REVIEWS FROM ZO SKIN HEALTH PRODUCTS USERS

  • I LOVE this product. I cannot use it more than about twice a week because it makes my skin peel quite a bit since I have only been using it for about a month. I hope to work up to at least 3-5 days a week.
  • You MUST use a sunscreen when using this because you are more sensitive to the sun.
  • I could see a difference in a week but boy you really peel for the first few weeks. Love it !
  • My doctor told me I can use it twice a day for 5 days to do a retinol peel in prep for my wedding. It was intense of course, but my skin looks amazing

** POTENT PRODUCT-  YOU NEED TO USE SUNBLOCK DURING THE DAY 

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ZO Skin Health Overnight Repair Cream

ZO® SKIN HEALTH SKIN BRIGHTENER 0.5% RETINOL

This High potency retinol is loved by everyone here at our clinic. Rather than jumping straight in and using 1% Retinol, Dr. Mark would advise that you begin with the ZO® SKIN HEALTH 0.5% Retinol Skin Brightener Serum. Use 1-2 pumps evenly on face (avoid your eyes). Start slowly and build up use gradually. To start- apply twice a week at night and increase frequency to alternative nights and then every night as tolerated.

On the nights in between retinol applications, you can use ZO® SKIN HEALTH Recovery Crème to calm, sooth and hydrate your skin. This cream contains low dose Retinol which will help to maintain your treatment.

Dryness, irritation and peeling usually develops 3 – 7 days following the first application. This dryness and irritation will diminish as your skin becomes more tolerant of the retinol. By week 6 your beautiful new healthy skin will start to reveal itself underneath all that peeling. By week 12 you will love the results.

BENEFITS

  • Breaks up existing pigmentation and increases cell turnover to rapidly brighten and even skin tone
  • Prevents new age spots and uneven colour
  • Vitamins C and E: Provides antioxidant properties
  • Targets skin discoloration
  • Antioxidant protection and helps support natural skin rejuvenation

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply to clean, dry skin at night time only .

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