Zo® Skin Health

Created by Dr. Zein Obagi (a board-certified dermatologist, world-renowned skincare expert, award-winning inventor, educator and author), ZO Skin Health products include a wide spectrum of therapeutic products, daily skincare solutions and treatments for optimal skin health. Based on the latest advances in skin therapy technologies, unique delivery systems, bioengineered complexes, and exclusive formulations, ZO helps physicians offer products and protocols that maintain the health and beauty of skin in patients of every age, gender, ethnicity or skin type.

Zo offers high-quality product options for every aspect of your skincare routine.

GSR – Getting Skin Ready

Getting Skin Ready is Dr. Obagi’s three-step system to cleanse and prepare skin for other treatments and products.

Step 1: Cleanse

ZO cleansers help to normalize skin and remove surface debris for patients with a wide range of skin types, concerns and goals:

  • Offects® Hydrating Cleanser, Normal to Dry Skin
  • Offects® Exfoliating Cleanser, Normal to Oily Skin
  • Normacleanse™ Cleanser, Normal to Dry Skin
  • Oilacleanse™ Cleanser, Normal to Oily Skin
  • Foamacleanse™ Gentle Foaming Cleanser, All Skin Types

Step 2: Scrub

The appropriate ZO scrub helps remove dead skin cells, facilitate skin cell renewal, improve circulation and enhance product penetration:

  • Offects® Exfoliating Polish
  • Vitascrub Invigoriating Foaming Scrub

Step 3: Oil Control & Tone

Depending on your skin needs, ZO oil control pads or toners can help control sebum, restore PH, enhance product penetration and soothe dry skin.

  • Offects®TE-Pads Acne Pore Treatment
  • Cebatrol™ Oil Control Pads, Acne Treatment
  • Balatone™ Calming Toner, pH Balancer


Zo has therapeutic options based on the latest scientific research to target a wide variety of skin concerns, such as acne, skin discoloration, fine lines and wrinkles and other signs of premature aging. With formulas that include retinol, stabilized Vitamin C, advanced peptides, hydroquinone and other clinically-proven effective compounds, Zo skin treatments can achieve dramatic results:

  • Ossential®Daily Power Defense, All Skin Types
  • Ossential® Growth Factor Serum Plus
  • Ossential® Advanced Radical Night Repair
  • C-Bright™ 10% Vitamin C Serum
  • Brightalive™ Non Retinol Skin Brightener
  • Offects® Sulphur Masque Acne Treatment
  • Offects® Correct + Conceal Acne Spot Treatment
  • Olluminate® Intense Eye Repair
  • Hydrafirm Eye Brightening Repair Crème
  • Brightenex™ Skin Brightener & Correcting Crème
  • Brightenex™ Skin Brightening Crème, Face & Body
  • Retamax™ Active Vitamin A Micro Emulsion
  • Melamin™ Skin Bleaching & Correcting Crème, RX only
  • Melamin-C™ Skin Bleaching & Correcting Crème with 20% Vitamin C, RX only
  • Melamix™ Skin Lightener & Blending Crème, RX only
  • Glycogent Exfoliation Accelerator, 10% Concentration
  • Aknetrol™ Acne Treatment Benzoyl Peroxide 10%
  • Aknebright™ Acne Spot and Pigmentation Treatment

Hydrating & Calming

Traditional moisturizers artificially hydrate skin from the outside slowing the skin’s natural hydrating process, weakening the skin’s moisture barrier and leading to a dependence on moisturizers. Zo hydrators contain key ingredients that rejuvenate skin cells and stimulate the production of hydration for skin that is revitalized, healthy and youthful.

  • Ommerse® Renewal Crème
  • Ommerse® Overnight Recovery Crème
  • Revitatrol™ Epidural Repair Crème
  • Restoracalm™ Soothing Recover Crème


Zo Skin Health Enhancers are formulated to augment your skin health regimen with products for the hands, body, face, lips and eyelashes.

  • Oraser® Correcting Hand & Body Scrub
  • Oraser® Nourishing Hand Crème
  • Oraser® Body Emulsion Plus
  • Ossential® Lash Enhancing System
  • Liprebuild™ Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment
  • Invisipeel™ Intensive Resurfacing Peel

Sun Protection

The ZO sun protection portfolio offers scientifically superior sunscreens with an advanced triple-spectrum protection system that safeguards skin against UVA/UVB, HEV (high energy visibility) and IR-A (infrared) rays. Each product is recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation for daily use.

  • Oclipse® Sunscreen + Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30, physical sunscreen
  • Oclipse® Smart Tone Broad Spectrum SPF 50, chemical sunscreen tinted for a healthy glow
  • Oclipse® Sun Spray SPF 50 for Face + Body, chemical sunscreen, water/perspiration resistant – 80 minutes
  • Oclipse® C Broad Spectrum Sunscreen, SPF 50, physical sunscreen


ZO Skin Health programs feature convenient selected combinations of products to address a variety of skincare concerns for any skin type.

  • Phase 1 Daily Skin Care Program, generally for ages 17 – 25
  • Phase 2 Anti-Aging Program, generally for ages 26 – 44
  • Phase 3 Intensive Anti-Aging Program, generally for ages 45+
  • Acne Prevention + Treatment Program
  • ZO Multi-Therapy Hydroquinone System, for moderate to severe hyperpigmentation and texture damage
  • ZO Post-Procedure Recovery System to soothe irritation, prevent infection and accelerate skin recovery
  • ZO Non-Hydroquinone Hyperpigmentation System for restoring even skin tone
  • ZO Non-Hydroquinone Hyperpigmentation System for skin brightening


ZO Skin Health offers a variety of professional and at home treatment options to correct a range of skin concerns including acne, skin discoloration or hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles and sun damaged skin texture.

  • ZO Controlled Depth Peel™, Professional In-Office Treatment, Peel Strength: Maximal
  • ZO 3-Step Peel™, Professional In-Office Treatment, Peel Strength: Aggressive
  • Ossential® Stimulator Peel, Professional In-Office Treatment, Peel Strength: Mild
  • ZO Retinol Stimulation Peel, At-Home Treatment, Peel Strength: Mild to Moderate
  • Invisapeel™ Intensive Resurfacing Peel, At-Home Treatment, Peel Strength: Light with no visible peeling

Discuss your skincare concerns with your dermatologist and aesthetician at Dermatology and Skin Surgery to select the ZO products that can help you achieve the results you want for your skin.