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Healthy Skin Starts With The Basics


Getting Skin Ready® (GSR®) is the essential first step to bring skin back to its healthiest state. This simple ZO® Skin Health protocol of cleansing, exfoliating and toning works synergistically to promote skin health restoration and to optimize the effectiveness of our more advanced prevent and correct products, programs and protocols. The GSR® protocol is designed to:

  • Remove surface oil, makeup + pollutants that can cause breakouts and contribute to premature skin aging

  • Initiate renewal of skin’s upper layers to improve texture

  • Enhance penetration of corrective products to optimize overall results

  • Improve microcirculation for a healthier-appearing complexion
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GSR® for all skin types


The GSR® protocol for all skin types consists of Gentle Cleanser, Exfoliating Polish and Complexion Renewal Pads. This regimen is designed to address the most common skin concerns with the exception of concerns specific to sensitized, very dry, very oily and/or acne prone skin types.


  • Silky gel formulation gentle enough for all skin types

  • Deeply cleans to remove oil, makeup + other impurities

  • Physically exfoliates dead surface skin cells and other debris to improve radiance

  • Stabilized Vitamin C helps brighten the look of dull skin

  • Magnesium oxide crystals leave skin instantly soft and smooth

  • Single-use pads remove excess surface oil + pore-clogging debris

  • Helps to brighten skin and clarify pores

  • Non-drying formulation

 

Product

Usage

Gentle Cleanser

Gentle Cleanser

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AM + PM
Exfoliating Polish

Exfoliating Polish

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AM or PM 2-3x/week
Complexion Renewal Pads

Complexion Renewal Pads

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AM + PM
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GSR® for oily + acne-prone skin


The GSR® protocol for oily + acne prone skin consists of Exfoliating Cleanser, Dual Action Scrub + Oil Control Pads Acne Treatment. This regimen is designed to help decongest pores, minimize excess surface oil and reduce the occurrence of breakouts.


  • Purifying gel with the benefit of both physical and chemical exfoliation

  • Helps keep pores clear to minimize the frequency of breakouts

  • Purifying gel with the benefit of both physical and chemical exfoliation

  • Helps keep pores clear to minimize the frequency of breakouts

  • Single-use pads with 2% Salicylic Acid decongest pores, reduce breakouts and brighten post-acne marks

  • Targets excess oil to mattify skin

  • Minimizes the look of pores

 

Product

Usage

Exfoliating Cleanser

Exfoliating Cleanser

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AM + PM
Dual Action Scrub

Dual Action Scrub

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AM or PM 2-3x/week
Oil Control Pads Acne Treatment

Oil Control Pads Acne Treatment

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AM + PM
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GSR® for dry + sensitized skin


The GSR® protocol for dry + sensitized skin consists of Hydrating Cleanser, Exfoliating Polish and Calming Toner. This regimen is designed to help hydrate, soothe and replenish moisture in dry, itchy and irritated skins.


  • Rich, creamy, sulfate-free formula cleans, hydrates + soothes skin

  • Clears away impurities without leaving any residue


  • Physically exfoliates dead surface skin cells and other debris to improve radiance

  • Stabilized Vitamin C helps brighten the look of dull skin

  • Magnesium oxide crystals leave skin instantly soft and smooth

  • Helps refresh, soothe and calm skin

  • Delivers lightweight hydration post-cleansing to support skin barrier function

 

Product

Usage

Hydrating Cleanser

Hydrating Cleanser

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AM + PM
Exfoliating Polish

Exfoliating Polish

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AM or PM 2-3x/week
Calming Toner

Calming Toner

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AM + PM
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CLINICALLY PROVEN RESULTS


At the 8-week interval of a clinical study, patients self-assessed the efficacy of GSR®, reporting statistical improvements across all benefits measured.

62% improvement in DULLNESS

69% improvement in OILINESS

60% improvement in REDNESS

73% improvement in ROUGHNESS

PROTOCOL: An 8-week clinical study on 35 subjects. Subjects cleansed AM + PM with Gentle Cleanser, exfoliated in the AM with Exfoliating Polish and toned skin AM + PM with Oil Control Pads. Subjects used their own self-selected SPF 30+ sunscreen during the study.

BEFORE + AFTER

WEEK 8
BASELINE
Subjects reported a 31% reduction in the appearance of pores by week 8

PROTOCOL: An 8-week clinical study on 35 subjects. Subjects cleansed AM + PM with Gentle Cleanser, exfoliated in the AM with Exfoliating Polish and toned skin AM + PM with Oil Control Pads. Subjects used their own self-selected SPF 30+ sunscreen during the study.

WEEK 8
BASELINE
Subjects reported a 46% improvement in skin texture by week 8

PROTOCOL: An 8-week clinical study on 35 subjects. Subjects cleansed AM + PM with Gentle Cleanser, exfoliated in the AM with Exfoliating Polish and toned skin AM + PM with Oil Control Pads. Subjects used their own self-selected SPF 30+ sunscreen during the study.

Illuminating AOX Serum and Daily Power Defense

What to add to your gsr® regimen


Consider adding Daily Power Defense and Illuminating AOX Serum to your regimen. Recommended for any skin type, these advanced serums are elevated with ZO’s exclusive technologies to defend against premature signs of aging + enable a long-lasting, youthful and healthy skin complexion.

Rich in antioxidants, specialized enzymes, plant stem cells + weightless barrier-builders, they strengthen skin barrier to withstand aging impact and result in skin that is healthfully hydrated, luminous, calm and recharged.


  • Defends skin against oxidative damage from free radicals

  • Visibly reduces signs of premature aging

  • Accelerates barrier restoration + extended skin hydration

  • Supports continuously healthy skin

  • Delivers advanced, all-day environmental protection, including proven pollution defense

  • Visibly reduces premature signs of aging

  • Supports continuously healthy skin

  • Restores youthful luminosity to dry + dull skin

  • Blurs imperfections for a smooth finish
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