In addition to the UVB protection Obagi Sunfader provides, it also contains topical prescription-strength 4% hydroquinone. Hydroquinone, a skin-lightening agent, is one of the most effective treatments to help address hyperpigmentation. It works to lighten dark spots and to correct uneven skin tone, leaving you with a brighter complexion.
Sold separately to the Complete Nu-Derm System for skin brightening but can be added and used in conjunxtion.
Hydroquinone 4% – Strong inhibitor of melanin production that has long been established as the most effective ingredient for reducing and potentially eliminating melasma.
Each gram of Obagi Nu-Derm Sunfader contains the following active Ingredients: Hydroquinone, USP 4% (40 mg/g); Octinoxate, USP 7.5%; Oxybenzone, USP 5.5%
Inactive Ingredients: Ascorbic acid, BHT, butylparaben, cetyl alcohol, disodium EDTA, glycerin, methylparaben, propylparaben, saponins, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium metabisulfite, stearyl alcohol, tocopheryl acetate, water (aqua)