What is Obagi Blender?

Obagi Blender (non-prescription) is a lightweight cream that is specifically formulated to lighten and blend the skin to reduce the appearance of skin damage such as hyperpigmentation, brown spots, melasma, and uneven skin tones. Clear in colour it is designed for all skin types.

Containing arbutin a natural ingredient, Obagi blender is proven to lightening the skin and has additional ingredients to reduce inflammation to make it a great choice as part of your skincare routine.

Obagi Blender (non-prescription) is not as strong as the prescription version of Obagi Blender. However, it is clinically proven to be highly effective and should you require a stronger dosage you should speak to your physician. The non prescription version of Obagi Blender is a great option for people looking to lighten the skin with minimal side effects due to its strength.


Reasons to use Obagi Blender

Below are 5 reasons why you may use Obagi Blender (non-prescription):

  • To reduce freckles, brown spots, melasma, and uneven skin tones
  • Improve the overall appearance of skin
  • Achieve a more even skin tone
  • Reduce the appearance of blemishes and scarring
  • Make your skin look more youthful

At this stage you can see there are manay reasons to choose a high quality blender however there are some side effects that can occur which you must be aware of before you treat your skin. Firstly, it can cause redness, irritation and dryness of the skin. When using the blender, you should also use an effective sunscreen. Specifically speaking you should aim for a high quality broad spectrum sunscreen that is SPF 30 or higher for the best protection. The reason for this is that when treating the skin using Obagi Blender, the arbutin within the cream will  make the skin more sensitive to the sun.

Before you use Obagi Blender (non-prescription), it is important to talk to your doctor or dermatologist who can talk you through the risks as well as the benefits for your specific skin type.

Choosing the right Obagi Sunscreen when using Obagi Blender

The following sunscreens are all ideal for use with obagi blender but here are the key differences between them to help you choose the right one for your skin type:

SunscreenFeaturesSuitable forImage
Obagi Sun Shield Matte SPF 50Lightweight, oil-free, mattifyingOily or combination skin
Obagi Sun Shield Mineral Broad Spectrum SPF 50Mineral-based, non-comedogenic, water-resistant, sweat-resistantSensitive skin
Obagi Sun Shield Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 50 CoolTinted, sheer coverage, disguises redness and blemishesFair skin
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Obagi Sun Shield Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 50 WarmTinted, sheer coverage, disguises redness and blemishesMedium to tan skin
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Obagi Hydrafactor® Broad Spectrum SPF 30Hydrating, hyaluronic acid, broad-spectrum protectionAll skin types
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