People always ask what I use on my skin to make it so youthful and glowing. So I tell them: “I use the best anti-ageing skin care in the world!” I know that’s a big call, but when you see the results of the clinical studies below, you’ll understand.
The best anti-ageing skin care I’m referring to is Arbonne, an eco-luxe brand formulated with the best of science and nature. I’ve been using it since 2009 and my skin gets better with age.
In my early twenties, Arbonne healed my skin of bumps, breakouts and imbalances. In my thirties, it ensures my skin is always glowing and healthy.
If you’re like me and care about your appearance but also your health, you need hard-working products to keep your skin youthful without toxic fillers. There’s a reason that those of us who use Arbonne, refer to it as botanical botox. 😉
Arbonne products combine safe science with the purest, most efficacious ingredients on earth. They’re not organic, but they do’t claim to be. They use organic ingredients when available, plus safe science to deliver the beneficial plant ingredients to the cellular level of the skin. This repairs your baby skin cells before they get to the surface.
The result is that your skin glows like you’ve never seen before with another product. I can say that because I’ve seen the transformation in myself and my clients first-hand.
Organic is best in terms of minimal ingredients and to condition the top layer of skin, but if you really want to see results and reverse ageing, most organic products don’t have the technology to do this. Hence why I use and recommend a safe alternative, like Arbonne. Because I want results baby! But I want them knowing that what I’m using is healthy.
Arbonne’s Beautiful Heritage
Having launched in the eighties, Arbonne is one of the first ever green beauty brands! It’s a brand that set the stage for others to follow.
The late Petter Mørck founded Arbonne in the early eighties. He was a man with a big heart and big family values. His ethics and values still exist in the company culture to this day.
Petter was working for a skin care brand in Norway when he observed them adding toxic ingredients to the products. He knew he didn’t want to work for a brand with products that could make people sick, so he struck out on his own. He gathered a group of scientists and began developing the first Arbonne anti-ageing line.
When the products were ready for market, he knew he wanted to launch them in North America. It was the early eighties and the women’s movement was in full swing. American women were hungry to be self-sufficient and successful.
Petter was looking to create a legacy, not just for his family, but for his people in the field too. This is why he chose the direct-selling business model. So he could give women a business opportunity where they didn’t need any experience or qualifications.
He wanted Arbonne to be an all-inclusive, ground-floor opportunity for everyone. This also ensured that the pure and safe Arbonne products wouldn’t sit on shelves next to toxin-laden brands.
Instead, passionate women who were already using the anti-ageing line and getting results, could share them with their networks and teach friends and colleagues how to use their safe products. This model proved to be extremely effective and since its birth in 1985, Arbonne is now in seven countries: the USA, Canada, the UK, Australia, Poland, New Zealand and Taiwan.
Through Arbonne, Petter has helped thousands of women become wealthy. (Including my mother, but I’ll tell you her incredible story another time.) The money a corporation would normally spend on advertising and marketing through mainstream channels, Arbonne invests back into product development and their consultants.
When you make women millionaires, you change the world. – Petter Mørck
Petter has made many men millionaires too, of course. Thankfully, beauty is no longer seen as primarily an industry for women and I’m sure Petter would be delighted to see how diverse his company has become in the 21st century.
The best anti-ageing skin care: Luxury and Consciousness Combined
The genius behind Arbonne’s formulations is Senior Vice President of Product Development, Dr Peter Matravers. He has more than 30 years of skin care experience, including 13 years as VP of Research and Development at Aveda.
Dr Matravers blends leading technology with influences from Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda to create powerfully skin-nourishing products.
Our products are safe, nontoxic and committed to being eco-friendly. We’re vigilant about the newest research regarding chemicals to ensure we’re being mindful and cautious. We proactively search for the purest, most unadulterated botanical ingredients from natural sources.
Arbonne are also conscious of the environment and strive to improve systems and become greener and more sustainable:
[We’re] constantly looking for ways to not only minimise our impact on the earth, but to leave it better than we found it. Our green initiatives span sourcing, manufacturing and operations, lightening our carbon footprint with each step forward.
Taking the lead in our industry, virtually all of our product shipments are certified carbon neutral. Working together, we grow greener every day.
The best anti-ageing skin care in the world: my faves –
I use the RE9 Advanced anti-ageing set because that’s how I see the best results with my skin and my clients too. But I thought I’d share a few of my favourites from the range so you can get a taste of what it’s like.
The Regenerating Toner
The super-fresh and gentle Regenerating Toner supports skin by minimising pore appearance and refining skin texture.
Key ingredients –
- Sea buckthorn oil and stabilised vitamin C deliver a powerful spritz of antioxidants to help enhance skin’s natural pH balance.
What I love:
Non-drying and alcohol-free, it’s so refreshing and skin-prepping that I can’t live without it. I buy it in bulk so I never run out!
The Intensive Renewal Serum
The Intensive Renewal Serum delivers concentrated antioxidants, botanicals and peptides that work together to protect skin’s surface from signs of ageing.
Key ingredients –
- Algae extract helps diminish fine lines and wrinkles by supporting collagen activity on the skin’s outer layer.
- Kudzu root improves skin tone and firmness and marine lavender reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
What I love:
Light and fast-absorbing, it’s a moisture injection that, when followed with the day cream, leaves my skin plump and dewy.
The Restorative Day Crème SPF 15
The Restorative Day Crème moisturises deeply, supports collagen and protects the skin from free radicals.
The unique botanical complex replenishes skin’s natural moisture barrier and helps guard against future signs of ageing.
What I love:
I can’t leave home without this powerful moisture and sun barrier firmly in place. I love how it looks under makeup, so I often forgo primer because I don’t want to lose the glow that this gives me. Especially if I prep with the toner and serum beforehand, the effect is gorgeous.
It’s lightweight, doesn’t feel greasy and you only need one pump to cover your face and half a pump for your neck and décolleté. It lasts for months and is just the best day crème ever.
The Night Repair Crème
The Night Repair Crème is a high-potency, ultra-rich blend of botanicals and collagen-supporting ingredients. I put it on at night and wake up to soft, smooth skin.
What I love:
When I first used this night cream, I felt like I’d had a facial because my skin felt so soft! After years of using it, my skin is always soft. Nowadays, it’s the norm.
The Cellular Renewal Masque
When you first use the Cellular Renewal Masque, the tingling from the pineapple and papaya enzymes is intense. You leave it on for 5 minutes only, then apply the Night Repair Crème and the next day your skin looks like new. It’s polished and glowing to perfection.
This mask “de-ages” you because of the brightening effect and how it improves clarity and smoothness overnight. Yes, overnight. You can use this once and see remarkable results the next day. Actually, you will see results the next day. I’d bet my life on it!
What I love:
Everything! I apply this the night before I post a makeup look or have a date. It never fails, my skin always looks youthful and radiant the next day. This is my biggest skin care secret.
Proof That It’s The Best Anti-Ageing Skin Care in the World
The RE9 Advanced range underwent rigorous testing by an independent lab before its release. On humans of course, Arbonne has always been 100% vegan and cruelty-free.
When tested against the #1 department store brand and the leading network marketing brand in the U.S., it beat both.
In just 4 weeks, 5 signs of ageing were visibly improved for the subjects, including:
- Pore size
- Skin tone
- Lines and wrinkles
The Intensive Renewal Serum was #1 in –
- Improving the look of skin firmness in 4 weeks.
- Improving the look of a healthy, younger-looking complexion in 4 weeks.
The principal investigator at the lab said –
In head-to-head testing, as a scientist, [it’s] surprising to see an event in which one product was significantly better than the competition and during this study there were several parameters that the RE9 Advanced significantly outperformed competitive products.
So there you have it, my anti-ageing secrets, out in the open. You have permission to adopt them and watch your skin flourish.
For more information about the Arbonne products I recommend, you can visit my personal Arbonne website or email me with your questions. You can also contact your local Arbonne Consultant if you have one.