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About ZO® Skin Health

The Leading Physician-Dispensed Skincare Brand Founded by Dr. Zein Obagi

About ZO® Skin Health

At ZO® Skin Health, we believe the ideal way to attain and maintain skin health is through the power of science. Drawing inspiration from our founder, world-renowned dermatologist Dr. Zein Obagi, ZO® Skin Health continues to push the boundaries of medical-grade skincare.

Combining our distinct perspective on skin health science with proprietary technologies and product education and protocols, ZO® elevates and optimizes the relationship between skin and skin care.

We provide comprehensive solutions for maintaining skin at its healthiest – regardless of age, ethnicity, skin condition or skin type. From correcting sun damage and pigmentation to protecting against future damage, ZO® offers a wide spectrum of advanced skincare protocols and products designed to promote healthier skin day after day.



The Inventor of Skin Health Science

Zein Obagi, MD - Researcher. Innovator. Author. Educator.

• World-renowned dermatologist
• Founder and medical director of ZO Skin Health, Inc.
• Author, Obagi Skin Health Restoration & Rejuvenation (1999) and The Art of Skin Health Restoration & Rejuvenation: The Science of Clinical Practice (2015)

For over 35 years, Dr. Zein Obagi has pioneered advanced skincare solutions based on his philosophy of facilitating healthy skin through science. Rather than merely treating disease and damage, Dr. Obagi’s visionary approach has earned him an international reputation as a leading authority on skin health and rejuvenation. He is ranked among the world’s top experts on chemical peels and treatment of conditions specific to skin of color.

Inspired by the legacy + breakthrough contributions of Dr. Obagi, ZO® Skin Health continues to redefine and advance the science of skin health.



Leading Innovation

ZO® Skin Health’s proprietary innovations include cutting-edge products and treatment protocols that support your skin health. We take pride in developing exceptional skincare solutions that harness the best in skin health science based on proprietary technologies, unique delivery systems, bioengineered complexes and advanced, medical-grade formulations.

The ZO® method is structured around a three-step approach to skin health.

The initial Getting Skin Ready® (GSR®) protocol consists of cleansing, exfoliating and toning. GSR® is the first step to prevent skin aging and bring skin back to its most healthy, balanced state.

Our Prevent and Correct protocols address your specific skin concerns with ZO® medical-grade treatments and proprietary technologies. Find products to address premature aging, brightening, hydration and more.

The Protect step is based on ZO’s Triple-Spectrum Protection® technology that goes beyond conventional sunscreens with scientifically superior, total skin defense.

Cutting-Edge, In-Office Treatments

ZO® Skin Health partners with physicians to deliver the most cutting-edge, in-office treatments. The ZO Skin Centre® has multiple locations worldwide to bring the art of skin health restoration to anyone, regardless of skin type or condition. ZO® Skin Health owns and operates four locations in Orange County and Los Angeles County, California, offering you the highest standard of care.

If you are not located near a ZO Skin Centre,® use our Physician Finder to find a ZO® Authorized Physician near you. Our network of physician partners are thoroughly trained and authorized to provide ZO® products + protocols.

Skincare Specialists At Your Fingertips

ZO® Skin Health Skincare Specialists are readily available via live chat to offer expert advice on the ZO® products and protocols that can best enhance your skin health.

Each Skincare Specialist is part of a team of ZO® experts from our Education + Training department and is equipped to answer your skincare and regimen-based questions. From product recommendations and directions for use to general questions about ZO® Skin Health and our products, they’re ready to help you get the most out of your ZO® experience.

Intense Eye Creme, Firming Serum and Recovery Creme

Award-Winning Skincare

Discover our award-winning products, recognized by beauty editors and ZO® Skin Health customers alike for their superior formulations and proven results.

Milestones + Moments

Experience the evolution of ZO® Skin Health – from its humble beginnings to its current international renown as the first luxury medical skincare brand in the world.

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