How to Get Firm Skin That’s Always In

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  • Not to burst your bubble, but most of us need a skincare fix every now and again. Whether you’re worried about the dimpled skin on your thighs or crow’s feet around your eye area, Nerium International’s age-defying skincare products – in addition to a couple of natural remedies – offer  solutions  for a firm grasp on younger-looking skin.
  • Smooth away unwanted dimples and saggy skin on thighs, tummy, upper arms and love handles. Nerium’s innovative formula transforms the appearance of skin from flabby to firm when you massage a quarter-sized amount of the product into each targeted area for at least 20 seconds, preferably twice a day. Doubling as an advanced body moisturizer, Firm targets problem areas by toning skin for a more youthful-looking body.
  • Slow down the aging process and reduce the appearance of sagging, loose, and dimpled skin, naturally. In addition to using innovative and high-quality skincare solutions, like Nerium’s Firming Body Contouring Cream, opt for products made from natural ingredients.
  • As we grow older, fat, collagen, and elastin start to break down. One scientifically proven way to help your skin stay firm is, after washing your face, applying 4 to 5 pumps of Nerium Age-Defying Night Cream before turning in for the evening. We know how frustrating those untimely signs of aging are which is why using Night Cream as both a preventative and reparative measure can boost your cells’ renewal process to reveal firmer skin.
  • Regular exercise, including strength training, is great for a healthy mind and even better for healthy skin. Using the right products for your skin is essential to maintaining a youthful appearance. However, maintaining a healthy and fit lifestyle is of equal importance.
  • At Nerium International, we provide innovative, age-fighting skincare and wellness solutions, tailor-made to deliver visible results, while also fitting your busy lifestyle. Invested in finding exclusive ingredients to power our advanced anti-aging products, Nerium develops multifunctional products that address many different signs of aging at once.

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  • Not to burst your bubble, but most of us need a skincare fix every now and again. Whether you’re worried about the dimpled skin on your thighs or crow’s feet around your eye area, Nerium International’s age-defying skincare products – in addition to a couple of natural remedies – offer  solutions  for a firm grasp on younger-looking skin.
  • Smooth away unwanted dimples and saggy skin on thighs, tummy, upper arms and love handles. Nerium’s innovative formula transforms the appearance of skin from flabby to firm when you massage a quarter-sized amount of the product into each targeted area for at least 20 seconds, preferably twice a day. Doubling as an advanced body moisturizer, Firm targets problem areas by toning skin for a more youthful-looking body.
  • Slow down the aging process and reduce the appearance of sagging, loose, and dimpled skin, naturally. In addition to using innovative and high-quality skincare solutions, like Nerium’s Firming Body Contouring Cream, opt for products made from natural ingredients.
  • As we grow older, fat, collagen, and elastin start to break down. One scientifically proven way to help your skin stay firm is, after washing your face, applying 4 to 5 pumps of Nerium Age-Defying Night Cream before turning in for the evening. We know how frustrating those untimely signs of aging are which is why using Night Cream as both a preventative and reparative measure can boost your cells’ renewal process to reveal firmer skin.
  • Regular exercise, including strength training, is great for a healthy mind and even better for healthy skin. Using the right products for your skin is essential to maintaining a youthful appearance. However, maintaining a healthy and fit lifestyle is of equal importance.
  • At Nerium International, we provide innovative, age-fighting skincare and wellness solutions, tailor-made to deliver visible results, while also fitting your busy lifestyle. Invested in finding exclusive ingredients to power our advanced anti-aging products, Nerium develops multifunctional products that address many different signs of aging at once.

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AGE IQ: Intelligence Never Stops Being Beautiful

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No one likes getting older. We get it. Sometimes, people are so focused on the downside of aging related to their appearance – crow’s feet, lines, wrinkles, uneven skin tone – they forget there’s an upside as well. Aging equals knowledge and strength from years of experience. Combine these qualities with self-confidence and a positive attitude and your inner and outer beauty is sure to last you a lifetime. You see, here at Nerium International, we know that when it comes to skin aging you have two options: reluctantly accept the inevitable or embrace your age. For this reason, Nerium offers innovative, age-fighting products, tailor-made to deliver visible results making it easier for you to embrace your maturing skin. Well, with age comes wisdom – we’re extremely proud to announce the smart choice in age-fighting skincare available only to our Germany and Austria markets: Introducing Age IQTM Night Cream and Age IQTM Day Cream.

Fight Against the Clock

Flip through any online or print magazine and you’ll come across an abundance of promotions for laser skin resurfacing, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, Botox, filler injections, or cosmetic surgery to combat the signs of aging. The list goes on. We suggest you take a step back and learn about a smarter choice in skincare. Founded on the principle of offering people scientifically-based, exclusive skincare solutions, Nerium International is an industry leader in developing multifunctional, technologically-advanced products that offer real results.

Intelligent Skincare Has Arrived

Wouldn’t you just love to wake up each morning to a healthier-looking complexion? With Nerium’s new Age IQ Night Cream, combatting the signs of aging and revitalizing your skin’s appearance can be done while getting a good night’s sleep. Age IQ Night Cream’s exclusive and advanced formula includes our proprietary TC3-Armor ingredient, which works to protect against and remove urban stressors to keep your skin in a healthy-looking state. Our proprietary SIG-1273® molecule which acts as an antioxidant and skin protectant, helping boost the skin’s ability to combat the oxidative stress that can lead to fine lines and wrinkles. Additionally, this effective formula includes Nerium’s exclusive SAL-14TM blend that works to address discoloration and other signs of aging. The result is a brighter, more rested and refreshed-looking complexion when you wake.

The Intelligent Way to Fight Aging All Day Long

Fight aging all day long with our lightweight Sheer, hydrating Age IQ Day Cream formula. Specifically created for daytime use, and the perfect complement to Age IQ Night Cream, this formula features our proprietary SIG-1273® molecule, which helps fight the signs of aging, and SAL-14TM blend, which helps address existing damage and adds moisture to the skin.

Transform tired-looking skin by reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, and enlarged pores. Packed with effective, multifunctional ingredients, our Age IQ Night Cream and Age IQ Day Cream combat aging around the clock. Not to mention, these two top performers work in synergy to target many different signs of aging at once.

The result? Men and women of all ages can love their skin while embracing their age. Don’t accept average results when it comes to your skincare. Make the smart choice with Age IQ Night Cream and Age IQ Day Cream.

 

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No one likes getting older. We get it. Sometimes, people are so focused on the downside of aging related to their appearance – crow’s feet, lines, wrinkles, uneven skin tone – they forget there’s an upside as well. Aging equals knowledge and strength from years of experience. Combine these qualities with self-confidence and a positive attitude and your inner and outer beauty is sure to last you a lifetime. You see, here at Nerium International, we know that when it comes to skin aging you have two options: reluctantly accept the inevitable or embrace your age. For this reason, Nerium offers innovative, age-fighting products, tailor-made to deliver visible results making it easier for you to embrace your maturing skin. Well, with age comes wisdom – we’re extremely proud to announce the smart choice in age-fighting skincare available only to our Germany and Austria markets: Introducing Age IQTM Night Cream and Age IQTM Day Cream.

Fight Against the Clock

Flip through any online or print magazine and you’ll come across an abundance of promotions for laser skin resurfacing, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, Botox, filler injections, or cosmetic surgery to combat the signs of aging. The list goes on. We suggest you take a step back and learn about a smarter choice in skincare. Founded on the principle of offering people scientifically-based, exclusive skincare solutions, Nerium International is an industry leader in developing multifunctional, technologically-advanced products that offer real results.

Intelligent Skincare Has Arrived

Wouldn’t you just love to wake up each morning to a healthier-looking complexion? With Nerium’s new Age IQ Night Cream, combatting the signs of aging and revitalizing your skin’s appearance can be done while getting a good night’s sleep. Age IQ Night Cream’s exclusive and advanced formula includes our proprietary TC3-Armor ingredient, which works to protect against and remove urban stressors to keep your skin in a healthy-looking state. Our proprietary SIG-1273® molecule which acts as an antioxidant and skin protectant, helping boost the skin’s ability to combat the oxidative stress that can lead to fine lines and wrinkles. Additionally, this effective formula includes Nerium’s exclusive SAL-14TM blend that works to address discoloration and other signs of aging. The result is a brighter, more rested and refreshed-looking complexion when you wake.

The Intelligent Way to Fight Aging All Day Long

Fight aging all day long with our lightweight Sheer, hydrating Age IQ Day Cream formula. Specifically created for daytime use, and the perfect complement to Age IQ Night Cream, this formula features our proprietary SIG-1273® molecule, which helps fight the signs of aging, and SAL-14TM blend, which helps address existing damage and adds moisture to the skin.

Transform tired-looking skin by reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, and enlarged pores. Packed with effective, multifunctional ingredients, our Age IQ Night Cream and Age IQ Day Cream combat aging around the clock. Not to mention, these two top performers work in synergy to target many different signs of aging at once.

The result? Men and women of all ages can love their skin while embracing their age. Don’t accept average results when it comes to your skincare. Make the smart choice with Age IQ Night Cream and Age IQ Day Cream.

 

5 Tips to Keep Your Eyes Looking as Young as You Feel

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Early on, my father taught me that when you meet someone and shake their hand you look that person straight in the eyes. It’s not only a form of respect but also shows you’re interested in them and, it’s a great way to quickly establish rapport. That’s because the eyes can tell you so much about a person in just a few seconds – they are almost solely responsible for your first impression. I know for me, my eyes are my favorite feature and they almost instantly give away my feelings. I’m fine with that, but what I don’t want my eyes to necessarily reveal is my age. While I believe age is just a number, I want my eyes to reflect my enthusiasm and spirit, not the number of candles on my birthday cake.

That’s why I love Nerium’s Age-Defying Eye Serum. It helps smooth out fine lines and wrinkles so that my eyes are a true reflection of my soul, not my age! For this reason, I’m excited to share with you my 5 tips for keeping your eyes looking as young as you feel!

  1. Start Early

The thin skin around your eyes is the first to start showing the signs of aging. So, start taking care of this area with a good, age-fighting eye product sooner rather than later. From age 20 on, you should be investing in taking care of your eyes so they look younger – longer. As the adage goes, “prevention is the best medicine”.

  1. Learn How to Read Product Labels

A number of products are available on the market, so you should educate yourself about ingredients and how to read a label. One tip that’s essential for an eye product is to make sure it’s really formulated to be gentle enough to use around the eyes. So, if you read that a product, touted to be used near the eyes, needs to be washed off after use, stay away from it. Whatever short-term benefits you see will most likely be masking a formula that could actually cause damage to the delicate eye-area skin. Nerium’s Age-Defying Eye Serum is specifically formulated for the eye area – with a pH tailor-made to work in harmony with your skin, so you’ll see immediate benefits that just get better with time.

  1. Use A Multifunctional Product

Get the most bang for your buck. The eye area is subject to a lot of aging issues from fine lines and wrinkles to dark circles, bags, and puffiness. While you might think you need one product for each issue, you don’t. With today’s ingredients and formulation advances, products like Nerium’s Age-Defying Eye Serum are clinically proven to combat a host of eye-area concerns safely and effectively. Nerium’s Eye Serum uses a number of tried and true ingredients like aloe leaf juice, green tea, and sodium hyaluronate, plus exclusive, scientifically-developed ingredients like SIG-1191™, which works as an antioxidant, and I-FIL4R™,  to help reduce the appearance of puffiness and dark circles.

  1. Wear Sunglasses

Grab your shades. Guard your eyes against the sun when you’re outside by wearing sunglasses. Make sure the lenses are on the darker-side and that they have UV-protection. Not only will you look modern and stylish, you’ll be taking an important step in shielding your eyes from damaging UVA and UVB rays.

  1. Turn Flight Time into Treatment Time

My job as VP of Marketing for Nerium requires a fair amount of travel – and many times it’s international. Travel is a part of my job that I love, but the dry, recirculated air in the cabin is something I’m not a fan of. The stale air can take a serious toll on your skin. So, while I make sure to pack my Eye Serum, I also make sure to have our Eye-V Moisture Boost Hydrogel Patches in my carry-on. I use the patches in-flight to add a much need boost of super-hydration to my eye area. This ensures I can hit the ground running and look bright-eyed and ready to go as soon as I touch down.

Take these tips into account and your eyes will reflect who you are, not how old you are!

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Early on, my father taught me that when you meet someone and shake their hand you look that person straight in the eyes. It’s not only a form of respect but also shows you’re interested in them and, it’s a great way to quickly establish rapport. That’s because the eyes can tell you so much about a person in just a few seconds – they are almost solely responsible for your first impression. I know for me, my eyes are my favorite feature and they almost instantly give away my feelings. I’m fine with that, but what I don’t want my eyes to necessarily reveal is my age. While I believe age is just a number, I want my eyes to reflect my enthusiasm and spirit, not the number of candles on my birthday cake.

That’s why I love Nerium’s Age-Defying Eye Serum. It helps smooth out fine lines and wrinkles so that my eyes are a true reflection of my soul, not my age! For this reason, I’m excited to share with you my 5 tips for keeping your eyes looking as young as you feel!

  1. Start Early

The thin skin around your eyes is the first to start showing the signs of aging. So, start taking care of this area with a good, age-fighting eye product sooner rather than later. From age 20 on, you should be investing in taking care of your eyes so they look younger – longer. As the adage goes, “prevention is the best medicine”.

  1. Learn How to Read Product Labels

A number of products are available on the market, so you should educate yourself about ingredients and how to read a label. One tip that’s essential for an eye product is to make sure it’s really formulated to be gentle enough to use around the eyes. So, if you read that a product, touted to be used near the eyes, needs to be washed off after use, stay away from it. Whatever short-term benefits you see will most likely be masking a formula that could actually cause damage to the delicate eye-area skin. Nerium’s Age-Defying Eye Serum is specifically formulated for the eye area – with a pH tailor-made to work in harmony with your skin, so you’ll see immediate benefits that just get better with time.

  1. Use A Multifunctional Product

Get the most bang for your buck. The eye area is subject to a lot of aging issues from fine lines and wrinkles to dark circles, bags, and puffiness. While you might think you need one product for each issue, you don’t. With today’s ingredients and formulation advances, products like Nerium’s Age-Defying Eye Serum are clinically proven to combat a host of eye-area concerns safely and effectively. Nerium’s Eye Serum uses a number of tried and true ingredients like aloe leaf juice, green tea, and sodium hyaluronate, plus exclusive, scientifically-developed ingredients like SIG-1191™, which works as an antioxidant, and I-FIL4R™,  to help reduce the appearance of puffiness and dark circles.

  1. Wear Sunglasses

Grab your shades. Guard your eyes against the sun when you’re outside by wearing sunglasses. Make sure the lenses are on the darker-side and that they have UV-protection. Not only will you look modern and stylish, you’ll be taking an important step in shielding your eyes from damaging UVA and UVB rays.

  1. Turn Flight Time into Treatment Time

My job as VP of Marketing for Nerium requires a fair amount of travel – and many times it’s international. Travel is a part of my job that I love, but the dry, recirculated air in the cabin is something I’m not a fan of. The stale air can take a serious toll on your skin. So, while I make sure to pack my Eye Serum, I also make sure to have our Eye-V Moisture Boost Hydrogel Patches in my carry-on. I use the patches in-flight to add a much need boost of super-hydration to my eye area. This ensures I can hit the ground running and look bright-eyed and ready to go as soon as I touch down.

Take these tips into account and your eyes will reflect who you are, not how old you are!

How Do You Tackle Common Skincare Issues for a Timeless Look?

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With her timeless designs and signature style, iconic French fashion designer and businesswoman Coco Chanel said that nature gives you the face you have at twenty but it’s up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. You see, the eyes may be the window to the soul, but if you don’t care for or protect your skin – especially the delicate area around your eyes – your skin will reveal a lot more about your age and lifestyle than you might be comfortable with. Helping you care for your skin is where Nerium International comes in. A company committed to creating formulas that incorporate both tried-and-true botanical ingredients as well as exclusive, innovative ingredient molecules into our products to create one-of-a-kind solutions to help you look flawless for far longer.

Mind Over Matter

Look, we know age is just a number. Still, there’s no need for your skin to make you feel anything less than confident, bold, and courageous. Since the delicate skin around your eyes is the most vulnerable, Nerium offers a transformative serum that supports skin’s natural collagen and elastin to reveal a healthier and more youthful complexion. Specifically designed to firm and brighten, the beneficial ingredients found in Nerium Age-Defying Eye Serum – the patented SIG-1191 molecule and I-FIL4RTM – derived from white lily and Brazilian ginseng, contribute to your skin’s natural ability to guard against environmental damage making it easier for you to fight against some of the telltale signs of skin aging around the eye area including fine lines and wrinkles, dullness, puffiness and dark circles.

Lifestyle Factors and Skin Care – Two Areas That Play a Role in Looking Your Best

A multitude of intrinsic and extrinsic factors can cause skin aging. Intrinsic aging is genetic (as in, there’s not much anyone can do about it), but signs of extrinsic aging creep up in your 30s and can be managed by making smart and healthy choices in your day-to-day life. Because your face, neck, and hands are most exposed to the external environment, the first signs of aging are typically noticeable here. As if that’s not enough, the skin around the eyes is much thinner than the skin on the rest of your body and you’ll need to take extra special care to maintain its youthful appearance. According to MediNiche Inc. — a healthcare products company — you should consider these lifestyle tips to help keep your complexion looking fresh and flawless:

  • Drink plenty of water
  • Avoid smoking cigarettes
  • Avoid sun overexposure
  • Get plenty of rest
  • Use quality skin care products

Quality skin care products can work wonders for the area around the eyes. See an immediate reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and with continued of Nerium’s transformative Eye Serum, also see a reduction in dark circles and puffiness.

The Bright Side of Life

“Your complexion looks radiant when it’s smooth enough to reflect light,” says Jeannette Graf, an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. As you mature, dull skin can make you look tired and older. Using an eye product with light defectors and skin-brightening ingredients, like Nerium’s Age-Defying Eye Serum, can help your skin look younger and more vibrant.

For a Better Boost

For an instant boost of eye-enhancing hydration, try Nerium’s Eye-V HydrogelTM Eye Patches. Our breakthrough eye patches deliver targeted hydration to the delicate skin around your eyes for a refreshing feel and the appearance of an instant “eye lift.” Apply a quick boost to your eyes and banish dark circles and bags by using complementary products (eye patches and eye serum) for a complete age-fighting eye regimen. If that’s not enough, amplify your skin care by adding our new  IllumaBoostTM Brightening & Shield to existing products, e.g., Night or Day Cream, to help brighten, hydrate, and guard against environmental stressors.

There you have it, and now, we want to hear from you. Leave a comment to let us how you tackle your own skin care issues. And remember, beauty is everywhere – whether it’s in the early morning sunlight filtering through the trees, the city lights late at night, or in the firm and bright skin around your beautiful eyes. It’s time to let your beauty shine.

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With her timeless designs and signature style, iconic French fashion designer and businesswoman Coco Chanel said that nature gives you the face you have at twenty but it’s up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. You see, the eyes may be the window to the soul, but if you don’t care for or protect your skin – especially the delicate area around your eyes – your skin will reveal a lot more about your age and lifestyle than you might be comfortable with. Helping you care for your skin is where Nerium International comes in. A company committed to creating formulas that incorporate both tried-and-true botanical ingredients as well as exclusive, innovative ingredient molecules into our products to create one-of-a-kind solutions to help you look flawless for far longer.

Mind Over Matter

Look, we know age is just a number. Still, there’s no need for your skin to make you feel anything less than confident, bold, and courageous. Since the delicate skin around your eyes is the most vulnerable, Nerium offers a transformative serum that supports skin’s natural collagen and elastin to reveal a healthier and more youthful complexion. Specifically designed to firm and brighten, the beneficial ingredients found in Nerium Age-Defying Eye Serum – the patented SIG-1191 molecule and I-FIL4RTM – derived from white lily and Brazilian ginseng, contribute to your skin’s natural ability to guard against environmental damage making it easier for you to fight against some of the telltale signs of skin aging around the eye area including fine lines and wrinkles, dullness, puffiness and dark circles.

Lifestyle Factors and Skin Care – Two Areas That Play a Role in Looking Your Best

A multitude of intrinsic and extrinsic factors can cause skin aging. Intrinsic aging is genetic (as in, there’s not much anyone can do about it), but signs of extrinsic aging creep up in your 30s and can be managed by making smart and healthy choices in your day-to-day life. Because your face, neck, and hands are most exposed to the external environment, the first signs of aging are typically noticeable here. As if that’s not enough, the skin around the eyes is much thinner than the skin on the rest of your body and you’ll need to take extra special care to maintain its youthful appearance. According to MediNiche Inc. — a healthcare products company — you should consider these lifestyle tips to help keep your complexion looking fresh and flawless:

  • Drink plenty of water
  • Avoid smoking cigarettes
  • Avoid sun overexposure
  • Get plenty of rest
  • Use quality skin care products

Quality skin care products can work wonders for the area around the eyes. See an immediate reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and with continued of Nerium’s transformative Eye Serum, also see a reduction in dark circles and puffiness.

The Bright Side of Life

“Your complexion looks radiant when it’s smooth enough to reflect light,” says Jeannette Graf, an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. As you mature, dull skin can make you look tired and older. Using an eye product with light defectors and skin-brightening ingredients, like Nerium’s Age-Defying Eye Serum, can help your skin look younger and more vibrant.

For a Better Boost

For an instant boost of eye-enhancing hydration, try Nerium’s Eye-V HydrogelTM Eye Patches. Our breakthrough eye patches deliver targeted hydration to the delicate skin around your eyes for a refreshing feel and the appearance of an instant “eye lift.” Apply a quick boost to your eyes and banish dark circles and bags by using complementary products (eye patches and eye serum) for a complete age-fighting eye regimen. If that’s not enough, amplify your skin care by adding our new  IllumaBoostTM Brightening & Shield to existing products, e.g., Night or Day Cream, to help brighten, hydrate, and guard against environmental stressors.

There you have it, and now, we want to hear from you. Leave a comment to let us how you tackle your own skin care issues. And remember, beauty is everywhere – whether it’s in the early morning sunlight filtering through the trees, the city lights late at night, or in the firm and bright skin around your beautiful eyes. It’s time to let your beauty shine.

4 Reasons You Need “TLC” for Your Eyes

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While you might think the skin around your eyes is the same as the rest of your face, it’s not. Because the skin in this area is different, it requires different products to help most effectively combat the signs of aging. “The skin around the eyes is much thinner than the skin on the rest of your face, and the eye area experiences specific aging issues like dark circles and crows’ feet, so using products designed to target the area around the eyes is important to get the best results  says Nerium’s Chief Marketing Officer Amber Olson Rourke.

Below are four common age-related issues many people experience around their eyes. They’re so common, in fact, we had our Nerium employees weigh in on their experiences with age-related eye area issues. You’ll see from their input that the struggle is real- for both men and women. And that’s where Nerium can help. With our Age-Defying Eye Serum, we’re tackling these common concerns to help you look your best!

1. Dark Circles

Leave your baggage at the door! It’s time to get rid of the bags under your eyes and to minimize dark circles. Our Director of Digital Campaigns, Chris, 37, couldn’t agree more. Chris applies our Age-Defying Eye Serum to combat dark circles and as a preventative measure against wrinkles. Chris is at his computer 10-14 hours a day, and those long days and lack of sleep can make his eyes look tired and dark. “Eye Serum keeps my eyes looking bright — and as an added bonus, my wife loves this product too,” he says.

2. Puffiness

Our Senior Marketing Project Manager, Patty, 32, hates waking up with puffy eyes, especially when she knows her days are filled with back-to-back meetings. Daily, Patty makes sure all jobs get done on time which often times mean late nights at the office. Patty says, “Puffy eyes make me look tired and sleep-deprived.” Using Eye Serum coupled with a quick follow up of Eye-V Hydrogel Patches, Patty looks alert and ready to get going with her day.

Left to Right: Patty, 32; Alyssa, 29; Donna, 50; Chris, 37; Josie, 60; Winifred; 53

3. Fine Lines & Wrinkles

At 60 years young, Executive Assistant Josie attacks wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of skin aging with Eye Serum, specifically because Eye Serum is a multifunctional age-defying skin solution. Our transformative product supports the skin’s natural collagen and elastin to reveal a healthier, plumper, firmer, and brighter complexion. “In addition to Eye Serum, I also use Age-Defying Night Cream,” says Josie. “I need products that are multifunctional and that can take care of all the signs of aging at once.” As a superstar Executive Assistant, Josie has no time to slow down which is why she applies Eye Serum twice a day. Eye Serum allows Josie to look as young as she feels!

4. Optimal Skin Health

The best way EVER to fight against skin aging? Get a jump start by taking care of your skin in your 20s. “As a graphic designer for Nerium International, I get to see all the Before and After images that our customers and Brand Partners send in,” says 29 year old Alyssa. “Seeing for myself that Eye Serum works was a HUGE motivation (and a wake-up call) to start taking better care of my skin sooner than later. I’m using Eye Serum as a preventative measure.”

Perfect for day and night use, perfect for people of all ages, Nerium Age-Defying Eye Serum delivers both immediate and long-term benefits. Formulated with a pH level that works in harmony with your skin, Eye Serum ensures maximum benefits. Our product has been dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested and is ideal for use on all skin types. Don’t believe us? Call Customer Support where you may reach 53 year old Winifred. As a Customer Support Associate, Winifred says, “I love helping Brand Partners and customers with any questions they may have.” Winifred has been rocking Support with Nerium for two years and loves to use our products. “I’ve seen first-hand the results. It works!”

We love hearing from Nerium employees – and we would also love to hear from you! If you have a story about Eye Serum you would like to share, comment below!

 

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While you might think the skin around your eyes is the same as the rest of your face, it’s not. Because the skin in this area is different, it requires different products to help most effectively combat the signs of aging. “The skin around the eyes is much thinner than the skin on the rest of your face, and the eye area experiences specific aging issues like dark circles and crows’ feet, so using products designed to target the area around the eyes is important to get the best results  says Nerium’s Chief Marketing Officer Amber Olson Rourke.

Below are four common age-related issues many people experience around their eyes. They’re so common, in fact, we had our Nerium employees weigh in on their experiences with age-related eye area issues. You’ll see from their input that the struggle is real- for both men and women. And that’s where Nerium can help. With our Age-Defying Eye Serum, we’re tackling these common concerns to help you look your best!

1. Dark Circles

Leave your baggage at the door! It’s time to get rid of the bags under your eyes and to minimize dark circles. Our Director of Digital Campaigns, Chris, 37, couldn’t agree more. Chris applies our Age-Defying Eye Serum to combat dark circles and as a preventative measure against wrinkles. Chris is at his computer 10-14 hours a day, and those long days and lack of sleep can make his eyes look tired and dark. “Eye Serum keeps my eyes looking bright — and as an added bonus, my wife loves this product too,” he says.

2. Puffiness

Our Senior Marketing Project Manager, Patty, 32, hates waking up with puffy eyes, especially when she knows her days are filled with back-to-back meetings. Daily, Patty makes sure all jobs get done on time which often times mean late nights at the office. Patty says, “Puffy eyes make me look tired and sleep-deprived.” Using Eye Serum coupled with a quick follow up of Eye-V Hydrogel Patches, Patty looks alert and ready to get going with her day.

Left to Right: Patty, 32; Alyssa, 29; Donna, 50; Chris, 37; Josie, 60; Winifred; 53

3. Fine Lines & Wrinkles

At 60 years young, Executive Assistant Josie attacks wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of skin aging with Eye Serum, specifically because Eye Serum is a multifunctional age-defying skin solution. Our transformative product supports the skin’s natural collagen and elastin to reveal a healthier, plumper, firmer, and brighter complexion. “In addition to Eye Serum, I also use Age-Defying Night Cream,” says Josie. “I need products that are multifunctional and that can take care of all the signs of aging at once.” As a superstar Executive Assistant, Josie has no time to slow down which is why she applies Eye Serum twice a day. Eye Serum allows Josie to look as young as she feels!

4. Optimal Skin Health

The best way EVER to fight against skin aging? Get a jump start by taking care of your skin in your 20s. “As a graphic designer for Nerium International, I get to see all the Before and After images that our customers and Brand Partners send in,” says 29 year old Alyssa. “Seeing for myself that Eye Serum works was a HUGE motivation (and a wake-up call) to start taking better care of my skin sooner than later. I’m using Eye Serum as a preventative measure.”

Perfect for day and night use, perfect for people of all ages, Nerium Age-Defying Eye Serum delivers both immediate and long-term benefits. Formulated with a pH level that works in harmony with your skin, Eye Serum ensures maximum benefits. Our product has been dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested and is ideal for use on all skin types. Don’t believe us? Call Customer Support where you may reach 53 year old Winifred. As a Customer Support Associate, Winifred says, “I love helping Brand Partners and customers with any questions they may have.” Winifred has been rocking Support with Nerium for two years and loves to use our products. “I’ve seen first-hand the results. It works!”

We love hearing from Nerium employees – and we would also love to hear from you! If you have a story about Eye Serum you would like to share, comment below!

 

Do More of What Matters Most: Debunking the Work-Life Balance Myth

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Here’s an idea: next time; when a co-worker or friend makes an urgent request, instead of frantically shuffling or postponing priorities on your own to-do-list to accommodate, slow down and consider how this interruption will impact your own productivity and efficiency. You see, people have different priorities — maybe it’s going to the gym, reading your kid a bedtime story, or advancing your career. Spending your time doing the things that matter most to you are how you live a happy and fulfilled life. The challenge here is asserting boundaries and aligning your priorities with your time to ensure optimal productivity and efficiency in your work and personal life. Easier said than done, right? That’s exactly why we’re going to chat about it.

Attention Management

I don’t like the term work-life balance. It implies there is some magical scorecard that you are constantly trying to keep balanced. It leads to many people feeling like they’re not doing “enough”. Here’s a spoiler alert: You will never have enough time/attention to do everything everyone wants you to do. But you do have enough time/attention to focus on what is most important – if you are mindful and purposeful in the daily decisions you make. Perhaps you’re single and working two jobs because you’re starting your own business on the side or maybe you’re working two jobs because you’re a single mom raising two kids. Despite similarities, these two examples show two lives with very different sets of priorities. Remember, we all have the same number of seconds, minutes, and hours in a day which is why it’s essential we prioritize and let go of everything else. That’s the reality! My advice to you: stop chasing this idea that having a work-life balance is the be all and end all. Instead, set a new goal! Learn how to more efficiently integrate your professional and personal priorities to allow for complete focus and attention on being more productive, strategic, and present in the things you do. Here are my three steps to being more effective in your daily life:

Identify your life priorities: If you don’t have clear priorities you are more likely to say yes to everything, instead of saying yes only to the things that are in direct alignment with your priorities. The more clear you make your priorities, the more useful they will be as a guiding compass of how you should focus your attention.

Below: Struggling to put your life priorities to paper? Here’s my personal example that I use as a way to determine what I say “yes” to and what I say “no” to.

If every day you focus your attention on what matters most, you can reduce stress, achieve goals, increase enjoyment, and overall live a more constructive and satisfying life.

Value your attention: Avoid trivial activities, e.g., watching mind-numbing TV, scrolling social media, participating in activities you don’t care for. You would be surprised how many precious minutes and hours most people waste on such actions. And guess what…I doubt such activities are on most people’s list of top life priorities! By avoiding these mundane tasks, you can use the same time and apply it to developing one of your life priorities.

Be all-in with the activity at hand. Focus all your undivided attention to what you are doing in that moment. This leads to higher productivity and more enjoyment. In an article titled “Study: Multitasking is counterproductive” researchers discovered that “focus, possibly more than any other factor, is what separates average performers from peak performers” in their professional and personal lives. Did you know, according to the same study, that the “average worker is 20-40 percent less productive when multitasking than when concentrating on doing one thing at a time?” Be in control of how you direct your attention by 100 percent concentrating on tasks that are relevant to your purpose and vision.

Learn to say no: Many people struggle with saying no. Here is one way to reframe it in your mind. Many times, you must say no to something, to allow you to say yes to a higher priority. So really you’re still saying yes — it’s just saying yes to something that is more in direct alignment with your life priorities. For example, I have had to turn down many a team happy hour. Not because I don’t want to hang out with my co-workers, but because my bigger ‘yes’ was eating dinner with my daughter. I have had to turn down serving on boards, speaking engagements, exclusive parties, you name it. But what saying ‘no’ allowed me — is the ability to say a higher ‘yes’ to my life priorities, which ultimately is what makes me feel fulfilled.

Do More of What Matters Most

In between daily meetings, phone calls, emails, text messages, Facebook, Twitter and more, it’s almost impossible to focus on the task at hand. Technology and daily distractions can leave many of us feeling out of control and disorganized. Not to mention; with the average attention span of people declining, maintaining focus is fast becoming a top skill, especially considering how many external factors are vying for your attention. International speaker and trainer on productivity, attention, and effectiveness Maura Nevel Thomas explains that attention is fast becoming the most valuable commodity while focus is becoming the most valuable skill.

My daughter, Hattie, is my top priority. My career is also a priority. Sometimes, I have to integrate both these important aspects into my daily schedule.

The trick is to be as effective as possible in accomplishing your goals by being 100 percent present in the moment. You see, I have to juggle priorities just like everyone else. I’m a daughter, mom, executive,  friend, and wife, which means I’m pushed and pulled into different directions all day long. For this reason, it’s essential I know my priorities. For example, when I’m with my daughter, my focus is on her. My phone is switched off. She is a top priority in my life, and because I’m a working mom, I value each moment I get to spend with her. She has my undivided attention. When I’m at work and in a meeting with my team — they have my undivided attention. I’m focused on helping them achieve their goals.

Here are my three tips to help you do more of what matters most:

  1. Set time blocks: Set aside a block of time to focus on specific key activities. For example, on Friday afternoons I set aside time for planning and strategic thinking. Unless it’s an emergency, my team understands that this time is allocated for a specific task and interruptions should be kept to a limit.
  2. Get focused and plan the upcoming week: Be proactive rather than reactive! By planning for the upcoming week, I’m prepared for what’s to come and better equipped to handle unforeseen circumstances. More importantly, because I’m focusing on my top priorities, I feel less stressed, tense, and anxious.
  3. Remind yourself of your life priorities: I review my life priorities each week and reflect on how my actions were in or out alignment with those priorities for that week. This allows me to constantly adjust and make different decisions the following week if needed.

Well, that’s enough about me, I want to hear from you! Join in on the conversation and comment below to tell us what tip resonates the most with you?

We will continue the conversation on a Facebook Live Event this coming Thursday, 7 September, at 4:30 p.m. CST. Visit my Facebook page on the day at the right time and click on the LIVE event displayed at the top of the page or send this link http://bit.ly/2xDzRx9 to prospects. If you’re sharing the event with a prospect, they must LIKE my page prior to watching us LIVE.

Follow me on social media: @AOlsonRourke

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Here’s an idea: next time; when a co-worker or friend makes an urgent request, instead of frantically shuffling or postponing priorities on your own to-do-list to accommodate, slow down and consider how this interruption will impact your own productivity and efficiency. You see, people have different priorities — maybe it’s going to the gym, reading your kid a bedtime story, or advancing your career. Spending your time doing the things that matter most to you are how you live a happy and fulfilled life. The challenge here is asserting boundaries and aligning your priorities with your time to ensure optimal productivity and efficiency in your work and personal life. Easier said than done, right? That’s exactly why we’re going to chat about it.

Attention Management

I don’t like the term work-life balance. It implies there is some magical scorecard that you are constantly trying to keep balanced. It leads to many people feeling like they’re not doing “enough”. Here’s a spoiler alert: You will never have enough time/attention to do everything everyone wants you to do. But you do have enough time/attention to focus on what is most important – if you are mindful and purposeful in the daily decisions you make. Perhaps you’re single and working two jobs because you’re starting your own business on the side or maybe you’re working two jobs because you’re a single mom raising two kids. Despite similarities, these two examples show two lives with very different sets of priorities. Remember, we all have the same number of seconds, minutes, and hours in a day which is why it’s essential we prioritize and let go of everything else. That’s the reality! My advice to you: stop chasing this idea that having a work-life balance is the be all and end all. Instead, set a new goal! Learn how to more efficiently integrate your professional and personal priorities to allow for complete focus and attention on being more productive, strategic, and present in the things you do. Here are my three steps to being more effective in your daily life:

Identify your life priorities: If you don’t have clear priorities you are more likely to say yes to everything, instead of saying yes only to the things that are in direct alignment with your priorities. The more clear you make your priorities, the more useful they will be as a guiding compass of how you should focus your attention.

Below: Struggling to put your life priorities to paper? Here’s my personal example that I use as a way to determine what I say “yes” to and what I say “no” to.

If every day you focus your attention on what matters most, you can reduce stress, achieve goals, increase enjoyment, and overall live a more constructive and satisfying life.

Value your attention: Avoid trivial activities, e.g., watching mind-numbing TV, scrolling social media, participating in activities you don’t care for. You would be surprised how many precious minutes and hours most people waste on such actions. And guess what…I doubt such activities are on most people’s list of top life priorities! By avoiding these mundane tasks, you can use the same time and apply it to developing one of your life priorities.

Be all-in with the activity at hand. Focus all your undivided attention to what you are doing in that moment. This leads to higher productivity and more enjoyment. In an article titled “Study: Multitasking is counterproductive” researchers discovered that “focus, possibly more than any other factor, is what separates average performers from peak performers” in their professional and personal lives. Did you know, according to the same study, that the “average worker is 20-40 percent less productive when multitasking than when concentrating on doing one thing at a time?” Be in control of how you direct your attention by 100 percent concentrating on tasks that are relevant to your purpose and vision.

Learn to say no: Many people struggle with saying no. Here is one way to reframe it in your mind. Many times, you must say no to something, to allow you to say yes to a higher priority. So really you’re still saying yes — it’s just saying yes to something that is more in direct alignment with your life priorities. For example, I have had to turn down many a team happy hour. Not because I don’t want to hang out with my co-workers, but because my bigger ‘yes’ was eating dinner with my daughter. I have had to turn down serving on boards, speaking engagements, exclusive parties, you name it. But what saying ‘no’ allowed me — is the ability to say a higher ‘yes’ to my life priorities, which ultimately is what makes me feel fulfilled.

Do More of What Matters Most

In between daily meetings, phone calls, emails, text messages, Facebook, Twitter and more, it’s almost impossible to focus on the task at hand. Technology and daily distractions can leave many of us feeling out of control and disorganized. Not to mention; with the average attention span of people declining, maintaining focus is fast becoming a top skill, especially considering how many external factors are vying for your attention. International speaker and trainer on productivity, attention, and effectiveness Maura Nevel Thomas explains that attention is fast becoming the most valuable commodity while focus is becoming the most valuable skill.

My daughter, Hattie, is my top priority. My career is also a priority. Sometimes, I have to integrate both these important aspects into my daily schedule.

The trick is to be as effective as possible in accomplishing your goals by being 100 percent present in the moment. You see, I have to juggle priorities just like everyone else. I’m a daughter, mom, executive,  friend, and wife, which means I’m pushed and pulled into different directions all day long. For this reason, it’s essential I know my priorities. For example, when I’m with my daughter, my focus is on her. My phone is switched off. She is a top priority in my life, and because I’m a working mom, I value each moment I get to spend with her. She has my undivided attention. When I’m at work and in a meeting with my team — they have my undivided attention. I’m focused on helping them achieve their goals.

Here are my three tips to help you do more of what matters most:

  1. Set time blocks: Set aside a block of time to focus on specific key activities. For example, on Friday afternoons I set aside time for planning and strategic thinking. Unless it’s an emergency, my team understands that this time is allocated for a specific task and interruptions should be kept to a limit.
  2. Get focused and plan the upcoming week: Be proactive rather than reactive! By planning for the upcoming week, I’m prepared for what’s to come and better equipped to handle unforeseen circumstances. More importantly, because I’m focusing on my top priorities, I feel less stressed, tense, and anxious.
  3. Remind yourself of your life priorities: I review my life priorities each week and reflect on how my actions were in or out alignment with those priorities for that week. This allows me to constantly adjust and make different decisions the following week if needed.

Well, that’s enough about me, I want to hear from you! Join in on the conversation and comment below to tell us what tip resonates the most with you?

We will continue the conversation on a Facebook Live Event this coming Thursday, 7 September, at 4:30 p.m. CST. Visit my Facebook page on the day at the right time and click on the LIVE event displayed at the top of the page or send this link http://bit.ly/2xDzRx9 to prospects. If you’re sharing the event with a prospect, they must LIKE my page prior to watching us LIVE.

Follow me on social media: @AOlsonRourke