It has long been understood that the body utilizes electrical currents. This was first discovered by Luigi Galvani an Italian physicist who is said to initially have discovered animal electricity or bioelectricity. He identified that muscles in dead frog’s legs twitched when they encountered electrical sparks.
It is believed that by the early 20th century electrical currents transitioned from the medical field to that of the beauty salons. Today electrical currents are commonly utilized in the beauty industry and even making their way to home use. There are two broad categories of microcurrents used to enhance the skin’s appearance—direct currents...
When our skin looks good, we feel good and have more confidence. That’s why people are always on the hunt for the best products, treatments, and technology. The goal is radiant, youthful-looking, fresh-faced, and vibrant skin. Luckily, it’s getting easier than ever to attain.
Previously, the lack of cell turnover, or the process of new skin growth, has been cited as the reason for dull, drab looking skin. This is still a primary culprit associated with age, but even younger individuals start to see this unsettling skin phenomenon due to other factors. Here is a peek at what causes skin...
When you wake up do you feel like you are still waiting for your eyes to join you? Do you try to get the optimal amount of sleep, yet you’re a victim of tired eyes? Do your eyes stay creased even when you’re not squinting? Do you have unwanted puffiness… but you aren’t old?
Under eye concerns are practically ageless. Even younger individuals can show signs of premature aging and start to lose that youthful elasticity look around the eyes. The big “WHY?” is answered with simple physiology. The...
How to Take a Skin-Cation from the Environmental Effects on Your Skin
October 30, 2019
Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash
Your skin’s health can vary from day to day, but did you know that your environment could be playing a major role in all this drama? Environmental stressors like climate, weather, season, altitude, and travel are just a few things that can wreak havoc on your complexion.
Even if you’re wearing layers or putting on sunscreen, your climate has a big effect on your skin.
Tropical—A hot, humid beach is the recipe for a perfect vacation. But the moisture in the air also opens up your pores, making skin oilier and shinier.
Adapto-what? A Quick Breakdown of Bioadaptive Botanicals in Nutricentials
May 13, 2019
Bioadaptive botanicals, also known as adaptogens, are the big buzz in modern skin care. Why? As the name suggests, they’re plants that adapt to their natural environments. Basically, bio = environment, and adaptive = able to adjust to changing conditions. While it sounds pretty straightforward, there’s a bit more to it than meets the eye.
1. is nontoxic
2. reduces the body’s stress response
3. supports overall health by helping your body achieve balance
With that in mind, here are a few of the bioadaptive botanicals making their skin care debut in the Nutricentials® system.
Take Your Pick: How to Personalize Nu Skin® to Fit Your Skin Type
March 26, 2019
Skin care. It can be a luxurious or daunting experience—it can be hard to know what your skin needs. Whether you’re new to skin care or a self-proclaimed skin guru, sticking to these simple principles can help you create a personalized skin care routine through every season and every stage of your life.
The first step in creating a personalized skin care routine is knowing your skin type. Your skin type helps you select products that are tailored for what your skin needs. Here are some key indicators of each skin type:
Normal: Normal skin is generally balanced—not too dry...
Your DIY Relaxing Bubble Bath: Before, During & After
January 17, 2019
Drawing the “movie scene” bath with candles and bubbles takes a little more work than we’d like. Lighting that one candle you had in the kitchen and using your child's soap to create enough bubbles to cover yourself just doesn’t quite cut it. If you can take some extra time to prep, you will get to relax in your dream bath.
Clear a night on your calendar to make sure that there are no other obligations for you to worry about. If you have kids arrange for your husband or family member to get them out of the house for...
If you have visitors all year round, or just around the Holidays, hosting family and friends can be overwhelming. We know. But if you are prepared it can make the experience enjoyable for everyone. So here are a few tips to creating the perfect guest bathroom.
The feel of a bathroom starts from the very moment your guest walks in. It doesn’t need to look like something out of a high-in hotel suite, but it should be clean and pleasing to the eye. A good rule to follow is using neutral colors with calming accent pieces and colored items.
As the seasons change so does your skin. Depending on the time of year, your skin is going to need a different skin care routine. In the Summer, skin needs protection from harmful UV rays and a good cleanser to keep your pores clean from the excess oils your skin produces. By the time Fall and Winter roll around your skin needs to recuperate from the hot summer and prepare for the harsh winter. In the Winter, skin needs to be moisturized and kept hydrated while the air is cold and dry. Below are a few tips we recommend for...
13 Tips for Sun Protection: This Summer and Beyond
September 19, 2018
In the summer when the days are longer, and the sun is brighter, most people start thinking about their upcoming vacations—but few are thinking about how to protect their skin. In fact, only 34 percent of adults reported applying sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher,1 even though one-third of adults reported having a sunburn within the past year.2
If you’re among these numbers, now is the time to take some action in protecting your skin from the sun—not just in the summer but every single day of the year. Harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays don’t just show up from May to...