Nu Skin is no stranger to adaptogens. Within our Pharmanex products adaptogenic ingredients have been leveraged for years! But what exactly are adaptogens?
The commonly agreed upon definition for adaptogens are substances that help the body adapt to or resist stress. These substances usually come from botanical sources. Adaptogens have three things in common, each
Usually found in the diet as either supplements or food items, adaptogens help the body adapt to varying types of stress—physical, emotional, etc. They aid in helping stave off fatigue, build endurance, or improve focus while others can help with feelings of relaxation or calmness....
Market research has shown that 47% of women pay more attention to the ingredients used in their beauty products than they did a year ago1. It has also been found that 49% of US adults ages 18-24 look for clean beauty products. But what exactly is “clean” skin care? Clean skin care, or clean beauty, is a movement within the personal care industry that focuses on a specific product philosophy. Some mistake clean skin care with natural skin care, but these are not the same. “Clean” focuses on benefits from both natural and synthetic ingredients. Yet it scrutinizes ingredient selections...
Nu Skin’s portfolio boasts of different skin care device systems that are used with cosmetic formulations in the comfort of your own home. Nu Skin was proudly ranked the world's number one at-home beauty device system brand for 2017 and 2018 by Euromonitor International Ltd.* This achievement is no small feat, it has been years in the making. Each one of Nu Skin’s skin care devices offers a variety of benefits ranging from anti-aging (reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles) and cleansing. Below, you will find brief descriptions of each device and how they can address your skin care needs.
Enjoy the Benefits of ageLOC LumiSpa and Nu Skin 180° Face Wash Together
November 24, 2020
A fresh, glowing face is a goal that most people want to achieve. Unfortunately, this journey can easily become confusing and frustrating. You have probably asked yourself “How can I achieve glowing skin?” or “Is there something specific I should be doing as part of my skin care routine?” Depending on your skin type, what works for one person may not work for you. Luckily, Nu Skin® is here to help! Nu Skin scientists have spent years researching, studying, and testing products that will help visibly revitalize your skin and bring back that youthful glow. Two popular skin care systems...
All aspects of personal health and hygiene are important, but if there is one that perhaps is most commonly forgotten or neglected, it is your skin. For humans, our skin is our frontline defense: it is the main barrier protecting the inside of the body from a harsh external environment. Thus, when your skin is damaged, it can let in certain irritants that can cause problems both mild and serious.
That’s why Nu Skin developed ageLOC LumiSpa: a facial device and skin refining system that provides a revolutionary way to simultaneously treat and cleanse your skin.
ageLOC LumiSpa is the first-of-its-kind, dual-action,...
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 glowing 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 into 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.
How to Take a Skin-Cation from the Environmental Effects on Your Skin
October 30, 2019
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.
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.