There is a good chance that when you hear Strivectin, you automatically think of its neck cream. According to the NPD Group, Stry Vecton's TL Advanced Tightening Neck Cream was the best-selling neck cream of 2017, and the company says it sells a jar every minute. Some products are as closely related to anti-aging as StriVectin. It has been around since 2002 and has a host of loyal fans, and has won numerous industry awards. But what exactly are the products, and how do they work?
What is StriVectin.
StriVectin was launched in 2002 as a stretch mark cream sold in health food stores such as GNC. It was a niche brand but then, according to the company, women started using it on their faces, claiming that it helped reduce their wrinkles. StriVectin took advantage of this by running ads that asked, "Can StriVectin actually be better than Botox .Advertising and word of mouth started a trend. The product, SD Advanced Intention Concentrate for Wrinkles and Stretch Marks, landed like a rocket and top department stories like Blooming Deals began to sell it.
What does StriVectin sell.
Rankle Record Line Transforming Melting Serum - This serum promises to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in seven days, and includes nourishing metallic and macadamia oils, as well as Strawacten's patented NIA-114. , A form of niacin Â vitamin B3 (more on that later) in serum "bio-record technology" aimed at reviving the skin's ability to fight its own wrinkles in order to reduce the appearance of lines and creases. The serum should be warmed in the hands before pressing into the skin .Line Crystal Factor Instant Wrinkle Blurring Primer - Apply this primer after moisturizing and before applying makeup and help to make dark wrinkles appear. When this primer was launched, it was sold in Nordstrom for the first week.
What ingredients are in StriVectin.
The hero ingredient in StriVectin products is NIA-114, which is a patented, improved form of niacin / vitamin B3. The company says that it is medically proven to strengthen the skin barrier and charge more of the performance of other ingredients so that the skin looks younger. This ingredient is also believed to protect the skin from external pressure and prevent water loss.
NIA-114 is the result of 30 years of research led by Marion and Elaine Jacobson, a husband and wife biochemist team who worked at the University of Arizona. The couple was researching the role of niacin in repairing DNA for skin cancer. In particular, they looked at which cells could naturally prevent the development of skin cancer, and they discovered that niacin played a role.
How much are StriVectin products.
StriVectin is a prestigious product and priced accordingly. A jar of New TL Advanced Tightening Neck Cream Plus costs $ 95, and the Line Crystal Factor Instant Rankle Blurring Primer costs $ 39. Retinol-containing products are somewhat prized - the new EW S.T.A.R. Light Retinol Night Oil is $ 99 while Advanced Retinol Intensive Night Moisturizer is $ 112.