Product Details

  • Professional-C™ Products

    Obagi's line of Vitamin C products is formulated with L-ascorbic acid to help defend against the visible signs of skin aging.

  • Professional-C Serum 10%

    Concentrated formula gentle enough for dry, irritated, or sensitive skin.

  • Professional-C Serum 15%

    High-performance serum for most skin types.

  • Professional-C Serum 20%

    Highest concentrated serum best suited for normal to oily skin.

  • Professional-C Suncare SPF 30

    Non-comedogenic, broad-spectrum sunscreen protects against harmful UVA and UVB rays while helping to improve the appearance of the signs of skin aging with 10% L-ascorbic acid (Vitamin C).

  • Professional-C Peptide Complex

    Helps improve the appearance of firmness, tone, and fine lines and wrinkles with natural growth factors kinetin and zeatin, as well as Vitamin C and other important ingredients.1

    References: 1. McCall-Perez F, Stephens TJ, Herndon JH Jr. Efficacy and tolerability of a facial serum for fine lines, wrinkles, and photodamaged skin. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2011;4(7):51-54. 2. OMP, Inc. Data on file.

  • Professional-C Eye Brightener

    Improves the appearance of dark circles, crepiness, and crow’s feet with natural growth factors kinetin and zeatin, as well as Vitamin C and other important ingredients. Soft Focus Technology creates optical diffusion, blurring the appearance of fine lines and shadows.2

    References: 1. McCall-Perez F, Stephens TJ, Herndon JH Jr. Efficacy and tolerability of a facial serum for fine lines, wrinkles, and photodamaged skin. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2011;4(7):51-54. 2. OMP, Inc. Data on file.

Professional-C™ Products

How It Works

Vitamin C Is “The Most Important Skin Antioxidant”1

Vitamin C may offer many useful benefits:

  • Helps minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Calms inflammation2
  • Brightens skin3
  • Retains moisture4
  • Stabilizes Vitamin E5

References: 1. Lewis AB, Regan K. Dermatological procedure enhancement products: a beneficial means to combat aging skin. US Dermatol Review. 2006;1-5. 2. Farris PK. Topical vitamin C: a useful agent for treating photoaging and other dermatologic conditions. Dermatol Surg. 2005;31(7 pt 2):814-818. 3. Kameyama K, Sakai C, Kondoh S, et al. Inhibitory effect of magnesium L-ascorbyl-2-phosphate (VC-PMG) on melanogenesis in vitro and in vivo. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1996;34(1):29-33. 4. Campos PM, Gonçalves GM, Gaspar LR. In vitro antioxidant activity and in vivo efficacy of topical formulations containing vitamin C and its derivatives studied by non-invasive methods. Skin Res Technol. 2008;14(3):376-380. 5. Burgess C. Topical vitamins. J Drugs Dermatol. 2008;7(7 suppl):52-56.

Real Results

Optimal Delivery of Vitamin C Into the Skin 

The Professional-C Serum 20% delivers significantly better penetration into the epidermis and dermis than SkinCeuticals Serum AOX+®1,*

Significantly Better Chart

Superior absorption into the epidermis and dermis, 24 hours after application than SkinCeuticals Serum AOX+2,*

5 Times Better Chart

  • 5 times better absorption vs SkinCeuticals2,*

*Penetration and absorption data based on in vitro studies. Clinical significance has not been established. 

Professional-C Suncare SPF 30 Is an Essential Addition to Any Daily Skin Care

High consumer satisfaction ratings in a home use test3,†

Professional-C Products Suncare Chart

  • 86% of users reported overall satisfaction
  • 80% of users reported that makeup glided on effortlessly over the product
  • 72% of users said their skin felt protected all day

Based on a consumer survey of more than 35 responders. 

Professional-C Peptide Products Can Provide Visible Signs of Improvement Within 1 Week4,† 

  • A majority of users felt their skin looked brighter
  • 75% of users stated that they prefer the feel of the products over their current products
  • 83% of users stated they would recommend the products to a friend
  • A majority of users appreciated these improvements in their skin:
    • Had a youthful radiance
    • Felt smooth
    • Looked and felt firmer

Based on a consumer survey of more than 35 responders.  

References: 1. McCall-Perez F, Stephens TJ, Herndon JH Jr. Efficacy and tolerability of a facial serum for fine lines, wrinkles, and photodamaged skin. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2011;4(7):51-54. 2. OMP, Inc. Data on file. 3. UL consumer survey, sunscreen. OMP, Inc. Data on file. 4. UL consumer survey, peptide products. OMP, Inc. Data on file. 

Success Stories

Experience the Benefits of Vitamin C 

Read what real women have to say about their experiences with Professional-C Serums: 

“Obagi Professional-C Serum has worked a miracle. Using this product and having regular facials I have much smoother and cleaner skin. Dead skin cells exfoliated has allowed removal of hardened sebaceous oil, which had clogged pores. Obagi-C has allowed my skin to glow again. I am asked on a daily basis if I received a facial today. This is a fabulous product and I am interested in the complete line.”

Lana Schrader
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