What Are "Key Ingredients" and Why Are They Important?
May 24, 2013
You’ve probably heard or read the phrase “key ingredients” in advertisements for personal care products, but what exactly are they?
Key ingredients are the compounds in a product formulation that are specifically linked to a desired benefit. For example, some ingredients may be linked to benefits like moisturizing your skin or reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Key ingredients are the heart and soul of cosmetic formulations. And although many key ingredients are not commonly known, they serve as the powerhouse of skin care formulations to deliver results to your skin.
Key ingredients are sometimes mistakenly called “active...
In Antioxidants Part I: What Are They? We established that free radicals are created inside our bodies and all around us by pollution, UV radiation, x-rays, stress, strenuous exercise, and smoking. Those free radicals can damage lipids, proteins, and DNA, which is one of the root causes of aging.
Every day, the DNA in a single cell is bombarded by thousands of free radical assaults. Fortunately, our cells have repair enzymes that fix most of this damage. As we get older, the delicate balance between damage and repair becomes disrupted. When cells with damaged DNA replicate, they create cells with...
Have you ever wondered what it means when something is “rich in antioxidants?” What is an antioxidant anyway?
First, it is important to understand a little more about what antioxidants help defend us from – free radicals. Free radicals are unstable, highly reactive molecules that can cause chain reactions that damage millions of cells. They are created both in the environment and in our bodies, and the damage they cause leads to both internal and external aging.
Every day our young, healthy skin is exposed to trillions of free radicals from a variety of sources, such as the sun’s ultraviolet...
The Nu Skin Personal Care portfolio contains over 100 different products. This can be overwhelming when trying to select personal products or provide product recommendations. So, when attempting to determine which products are right for you, it is important to first know your skin care goals and then choose a regimen that best accomplishes those goals while fitting your lifestyle.
In order to assist you in making the best selection of skin care products, Nu Skin has created many convenient product systems. These have the advantage of combining several skin care products (cleansers, toners, treatments, moisturizers, etc.) that are formulated...
Although Nu Skin does not have any products that completely eliminates acne scarring, here are three products you should consider using to get a smoother complexion:
Nu Skin Clear Action™ Acne Medication Night Treatment
The Nu Skin Clear Action™ System focuses on more than just visible acne. It’s a comprehensive system to help clear the signs of past and present breakouts and to ensure the future healthy look of your complexion.
One of the four products in the system, Nu Skin Clear Action™ Acne Medication Night Treatment contains retinol and patented alpha lipoic acid that work to diminish the appearance...
Does Nu Skin have any nutritional products with skin benefits?
February 06, 2012
Yes. Nu Skin has several nutritional supplements that provide exceptional skin benefits. Good skin health begins from within. Dietary factors can directly affect your skin’s appearance. To achieve optimal skin health, it is essential to support the skin not only on the outside, but also on the inside.
Pharmanex products like LifePak® Nano, Tegreen 97®, and g3™ provide the great nutritional foundation that healthy skin requires.
LifePak Nano provides the nutritional support necessary to maintain healthy skin and help you look your best. In addition to providing your body with the optimum amount of more than 60 antioxidants,...
What Nu Skin products can I use to diminish discoloration?
December 12, 2011
Nu Skin offers two great products that can significantly diminish discoloration in your skin: ageLOC™ Transformation and Nu Skin® Tri-Phasic White®.
If you are interested in addressing multiple signs of aging in addition to discoloration, I would suggest using ageLOC Transformation. The system’s star product, ageLOC Future Serum, provides amazing skin benefits including improving discoloration by 56 percent and evening skin tone by 70 percent*. To learn more about the ageLOC Transformation, click here.
If you are interested in focusing primarily on improving discoloration, I would suggest using Nu Skin Tri-Phasic White. This clinically proven system minimizes dark spots and...
Can I Use ageLOC Transformation If I Have Rosacea?
November 30, 2011
Although ageLOC Transformation is not targeted specifically for those with Rosacea, this system of products has been designed for all skin types, including those with sensitive skin. It is important to note, however, that every person’s skin is different, and some people may be sensitive to certain ingredients while other people with sensitive skin are not.
For this reason Nu Skin recommends that individuals with sensitive skin, existing skin conditions, or allergies use caution when trying new products. For these consumers Nu Skin recommends checking product compatibility by a pre-use skin test. Apply product in a small, inconspicuous area,...