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ZO Skin Health Line

ZO Skin Health Line

Achieve healthier, radiant skin with the ZO Skin Health Line!

ZO Skin Health was created by famed dermatologist, Zein Obagi MD. He is the founder and medical director of ZO Skin Health and the head of the Obagi Skin Health Institute. In the 1980s he popularized the idea of “skin health for the mass market”. He has also published two books titled Obagi Skin Health Restoration and Rejuvenation and its sequel, The Art of Skin Health-Restoration and Rejuvenation. 

Dr. Obagi aims to provide a comprehensive range of skincare solutions that restore aging or damaged skin to a healthy state. From correcting sun damage and high pigmentation to protecting against future damage, ZO has you covered. We are delighted to offer this line!

ZO Line on a shelf at NexGen.

The simple approach from ZO for creating and maintaining healthy skin is done in a three-step process. 

  • Step 1: Getting your skin ready by cleansing, exfoliating, and toning. 

  • Step 2: Preventing & correcting skin concerns. 

  • Step 3: Protecting your skin. 

Step 1 


The first step of getting your skin ready involves cleansing, exfoliating, and toning the skin. To start your skin routine, begin with cleansing. Each cleanser normalizes the skin with proper cleaning and removes surface debris. ZO offers the following cleansing products: 

  • A gentle cleanser for all skin types: A cleanser with a blend of glycerin and botanicals that gently cleanse away oil and impurities, resulting in hydrated and refreshed skin.

  • An exfoliating cleanser for normal to oily skin: This gentle exfoliating cleanser uses micro-beads to remove surface oils and dirt while unclogging pores. It also contains vitamin E for its antioxidant properties.  

  • A hydrating cleanser for normal to dry skin: This dual-action cleanser gets its name because it combines glycerin and allantoin to soothe sensitive skin while cleansing away makeup and oils. 


The next step in your routine is exfoliating your skin. Exfoliating the skin improves circulation, enhances product penetration, and removes dead skin cells. ZO offers the following exfoliating skin health items: 

  • An exfoliating polish: This polish uses magnesium crystals to remove dead skin cells to create a smooth, clear, and even-toned complexion.

  • Dual Action Scrub: A scrub that is perfect for acne-prone skin since, as it exfoliates, it removes not only dead skin cells but also excess surface oil that can lead to clogged pores. 


The final step of the three-step process is toning the skin. Toning the skin assists in controlling oil, restoring pH balance, and soothing dry skin. ZO offers the following toners in its skin health line: 

  • Complexion Renewal Pads: Moisturized pads to help minimize surface oil and exfoliate pore-clogging dead skin cells and dirt. 

  • Oil Control Pads Acne Treatment: These oil control pads are used for maximum-strength acne prevention. They are formulated with 2% salicylic acids to clear acne, minimize surface oil, and reduce the appearance of pores. 

  • Calming Toner pH Balancer: A calming pH-balanced toner that removes impurities and invigorates soft and sensitive skin. 

Step 2  


Step 2 of the skin health process is prevention and correction. These ZO Skin Health products help with issues like acne, redness, the effects of aging, and dull skin color. ZO products focus on using a wide range of ingredients such as high-potency retinol, alpha hydroxy acids, growth factors, vitamin C and many others to provide a comprehensive offering of products to repair every skin concern. Here are some of the products they offer to help correct skin damage: 


Daily Power Defense: This advanced serum contains ZPOLY, which strengthens the skin’s protective barrier while defending against environmental stressors and premature signs of aging.  

Firming Serum: A lightweight serum containing ZCORE complex, which invigorates sagging skin so that there is visible firmness instead creating a more defined facial contour. 

Growth Factor Serum: Another lightweight gel serum, this time with ZPRO complex, supports skin rejuvenation, reduces the appearance of wrinkles, and protects against future signs of aging.  

Illuminating AOX Serum: A concentrated antioxidant serum featuring both ZPOLY and ZOX12 complexes. The formula provides protection against pollution and premature signs of aging while visibly brightening the skin with a subtle, luminous finish. 

Wrinkle & Texture Repair: A serum formulated with retinol and antioxidants. It provides a noticeable improvement in the skin’s texture, firmness, and color tone. Additionally, it reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

Radical Night Repair: An anti-aging treatment formulated with microencapsulated 1% retinol. It assists in improving texture and uneven pigmentation while diminishing fine lines and wrinkles to create a more youthful skin tone. 

10% Vitamin C Self Activating: A potent anti-aging dose of vitamin C brightens and redefines skin while promoting a more even skin tone and creating a smoother complexion. 

Instant Pore Refiner: A lightweight serum combining the powerful duo of ZO-RRS and ZOX12 complexes to tighten pores, smooth skin texture, and reduce surface oils for a matte finish on the face. 

Exfoliation Accelerator: A skin brightener that unclogs pores with glycolic and lactic acid complex while calming skin with a soothing blend of green tea, aloe, and chamomile.  

Enzymatic Peels: A rejuvenating at-home peel that soothes and hydrates skin for a smoother texture and brighter appearance. 

If you prefer to save money, we offer the products in bundles. The bundles are separated by category. The categories are as follows: 

  • Daily skincare program 
  • Anti-aging program 
  • Aggressive anti-aging program 
  • Target program solutions 
  • Skin brightening program with texture repair 
  • Pigment control program 
  • Complexion clearing programs 
ZO Growth Factor Serum.

Step 3 


The final process of the Skin Health regimen is protection. ZO Skin Health’s protection products contain an assortment of broad-spectrum SPF sunscreen ranging from SPF 30- SPF 50. The ZO sunscreens protect against UVA and UVB, IR-A rays, and HEV lights while protecting the skin against free-radical damage. Additionally, every sunscreen helps prevent premature signs of aging. Here is a list of the various sunscreens they offer. 

Sunscreen & Primer Broad-Spectrum SPF 30: This dual-action sunscreen with a ZOX12 complex protects against the sun and doubles as a makeup primer for a smooth matte finish. It also helps to erase irritating skin imperfections. 

Broad-Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 50: This sunscreen is perfect for sensitive or post-procedure skin, as it is a lightweight, non-irritating mineral sunscreen with a ZOX12 complex.  

Smart Tone Broad-Spectrum SPF 50: This sunscreen design blends nicely with most skin tones. It’s an ultra-lightweight sunscreen featuring a ZOX12 complex to protect against the signs of aging. 

Daily Sheer Broad-Spectrum SPF 50: Finally, a sunscreen that is perspiration and water-resistant without a greasy feel. It dries quickly, leaving the face with a sheer matte look. A bonus of this sunscreen is that it also protects your skin while hydrating your skin. 

Sunscreen & Powder Broad-Spectrum SPF 45: This unique duo is powered by Triple-Spectrum protection and exclusive ZO antioxidant technology to deliver superior skin defense with a hint of advanced color pigmentation. 

Although we have gone through the three-step process line of products available to you for your skin care regimen, ZO Skin Health also has a line of supplementary products for your eyes, additional hydration, and body. These products should be included as part of your skincare regimen. 



The eyes are one of the first places to show signs of aging. Taking care of your eyes is vital in maintaining youthful-looking, healthy skin. ZO’s Skin Health technologies provide instant benefits to help smooth wrinkles, erase crow’s feet, and soften and reawaken the texture around the eyes. We believe these products should be considered staples in your skincare regimen. ZO Skin Health has the following items available for the eyes: 

Intensive Eye Crème: This anti-aging treatment with retinol helps reduce dark circles under the eyes, minimizes fine lines and wrinkles, and improves overall complexion for an even skin tone. 

Eye Brightening Crème: A brightening crème containing ZPRO complex. It targets dark circles under the eyes, reduces puffiness, and minimizes wrinkles and fine lines. 

Growth Factor Eye Serum: Another anti-aging serum that improves the appearance of frown lines and adds volume by plumping areas under the eyes that have started to look hollower. The results are a visibly revived and rejuvenated look. 


If you use the wrong product, especially when it comes to a moisturizer, it can do more harm than good to your skin. ZO hydrators are developed to soothe irritated skin and refresh appearance while restoring the skin’s natural moisture balance. The following are ZO Skin Health hydrating cremes: 

Recovery Crème: A luxuriously rich hydrator for redness and moderate dryness that rejuvenates the appearance of fragile skin by promoting the skin’s resilience while also visibly softening lines. It also works to strengthen the skin on the neck. This is a popular option for people that suffer from a “double chin.” 

Renewal Crème: This lightweight and fast-absorbing hydrator is best for those with mild dryness and redness. It revitalizes stressed skin by supplying a protective barrier for a more uniform and healthy appearance while visibly softening fine, dynamic lines. 

Hydrating Crème: A rejuvenating hydrator with ZOX12 complex. The hydrator minimizes fine lines and delivers hydrating and calming benefits for dry, irritated, or post-procedure skin. 

ZO Skin Health line in packaging.


Restoring skin health is not just for the face. Ensure your skin is functioning optimally by integrating body care into your routine. Whether treating cellulite, aging, or preventing future damage, a body regimen is crucial to healthy skin. Here are the Zo Skin Health body products: 

Cellulite Control: This cellulite-minimizing formula, with plankton extract, works 24/7 to diminish the “orange peel” look and texture where you find cellulite on the body. It smooths any cellulite-prone areas like the hips, thighs, and buttocks resulting in a slimmer appearance. 

Body Emulsion: This multi-action body treatment improves the quality, smoothness, and overall appearance of healthy skin. It softens and resurfaces dry skin, while retinol evens skin tone. 

To round out the ZO Skin Health line, the manufacturers designed professional treatment bundles. These bundles are a fantastic way to treat yourself or great gift ideas. They are at-home peels, so please be cautious when using them. ZO Skin Health offers the following professional treatment bundles: 

Post Procedure Program: Works best for accelerating tissue recovery 

Stimulator Peel: Mild strength 

ZO Controlled Depth Peel: Maximum strength 

ZO 3-Step Peel: Aggressive strength 

You can also find accelerated serums from ZO Skin Health for those times when your skin needs a boost fast. We are proud to offer ZO Skin Health products at NexGen Health & Wellness.