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How Proper Skincare Can Keep Your Makeup Looking Fresh

By nügg Beauty
on October 20, 2016

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Smooth and glowing skin is one of the most highly sought after features and unfortunately not everyone is naturally blessed with a perfect complexion. This is why it is important to develop a consistent skincare routine. Incorporating products like nügg Face Masks and SPF to help protect the skin and address issues your skin is currently facing is a key component.

Beautiful skin is also key when it comes to makeup application. Just like an artist prepping to paint a masterpiece, a smooth and clean canvas is important for foundation application. We recommend the following nügg Face Masks to help maintain the freshness of your makeup, and keep it looking smooth, soft & balanced from morning to evening.

For Everyone: Exfoliating Face Mask

The gentle blend of natural ingredients such as jojoba beads and L-lactic acid in the Exfoliating face mask help to remove the dry dead skin cells that cause your complexion to look dull and patchy. Other ingredients, such as aloe juice and cranberry seed oil, play a key role in hydrating and replenishing your skin. Unlike other products that use harsh scrubby-bits to exfoliate, this mask will not feel abrasive or leave your skin feeling raw.

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For Dry Skin: Hydrating Face Mask

If you have dry skin, we recommend using the nügg Hydrating Face Mask twice a week to help maintain a hydrated and soft complexion that is ready for makeup application. Natural ingredients such as camellia seed oil, aloe juice, and spirulina extract in this facial mask help to effectively moisturize your skin both in the moment as well as keep it hydrated over time. The single serve face mask pods ensure the freshness of the product and make it easier to carry around.

For Oily Skin: Deep Cleansing Face Mask

For those who have oily skin, we recommend using the nügg Deep Cleansing Face Mask which instantly gives your skin an ultra clean feel and a matte finish. The aloe juice in this face mask allows your skin to remain hydrated, while jojoba lite oil and cucumber extract offer a deep cleanse by removing any excess sebum that can lead to breakouts. The refreshing gel texture will never dry out your skin. Due to it’s gentle nature, this face mask can easily be incorporated into your daily routine without worrying about that tight & dry feeling that some cleansing masks can give you. This mask will eliminate the need for makeup touchups and prevent your foundation from being dissolved by oil. Use twice a week for best results.

Natural Oil Dispersion Technology in nügg Face Masks

By nügg Beauty
on October 19, 2016

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The face masks from nügg are made using an innovative technology called Natural Oil Dispersion Technology. The technology makes use of physical properties to bind oil and water which eliminates the need for chemical emulsifiers and also results in very small particles that can deliver powerful actives and natural oils to the skin more effectively.

Usually, chemical surfactants or emulsifiers are used in beauty products to mix oil and water. As we all know, oil and water do not usually mix at normal conditions, so these emulsifiers are used to bind them together to form a stable emulsion. However, over time chemical emulsifiers can weaken the natural skin barrier function, as they affect the lipid structure in your skin. A weakened skin barrier function is often the culprit behind skin issues like irritation, dehydration, dryness, redness, premature aging, and many more. In addition, such skin damage can lower protection from allergens which is negatively affecting your skin.

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This is where the significance of the use of the Natural Oil Dispersion Technology in nügg Face Masks comes in. The technology uses a high shear, high pressure process through which the size of the oil particles is made very small and the surface energy of the oil particles is changed, allowing for a stable oil-in-water emulsion without the need for chemical emulsifiers. This allows nügg Beauty to offer effective, yet gentle skin care products that nourish the skin while at the same time protecting and enhancing the natural skin barrier function.

This breakthrough technology paired with high quality ingredients and practical single serve pods that protect the product from oxidation makes nügg Face Masks a must-have for all who care for their skin.

Easy Tips To Develop A Masking Routine

By nügg Beauty
on October 17, 2016

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Some individuals find it hard to take care of their skin care needs and this might cause undesirable skin problems. The busy lives we lead, work stress, and many other factors might be the reasons for this. Thus, developing a masking routine might seem tough and challenging. However, effective skin care does not always mean taking a lot of much time, and it can be done with ease at your own convenience.

Face masks from nügg are highly recommended by beauty experts because of their ease of use and convenience. nügg face masks come in single-serve pods, which maintain the freshness of the product and makes them easy to carry around. nügg face masks can also be easily stored in your cosmetic bag or carry-on due to its small TSA friendly size.

Time Of Day

It is better to pick a time of day, which is less rushed to do your masking. If you are planning to do masking in the morning, then wear the mask while you are making coffee or eating breakfast. Similarly, if you are planning to apply the mask in the evening, then do so while you are catching up on your latest Netflix obsession, cooking dinner, or while reading a book.

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Commit Yourself

Set a masking goal that you are confident you can achieve. An initial goal of using a mask once or twice a week is a great place to start. Pick a day that is particular easy for you, maybe during the weekend when time tends to be a little more open. The ease of nügg face masks will help you to get in habit of using a mask. Once you get comfortable with incorporating one facial mask into your routine and see the wonderful results, you will easily find time to use them more frequently.

Keep Them Handy

Often time we keep skincare products buried in drawers in our bedrooms and we completely forget about them. Try keeping your essential skincare products in the bathroom so that you are more likely to maintain a consistent routine after cleansing. This should include your weekly face mask. If the face masks are handy at the time of cleansing, then you will certainly use one of them. nügg face masks are an excellent choice for this purpose due to their small size and the instant results they offer.

How Camellia Seed Oil Can Transform Your Skin

By nügg Beauty
on October 14, 2016

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Camellia Flowers are an amazing gift of nature, and are quite beneficial for our skin. Camellia oil is rich in polyphenols, fatty oleic acid, plant proteins, as well as Vitamins A, B, D, and E. Studies say that camellias have the largest number of naturally occurring antioxidants present within them.

Originally found in East Asian countries, camellia seed oil has been in use for centuries. Traditionally, Chinese households used camellia oil for cooking as well as in salad dressings and marinades, for its rich nutritional benefits. Apart from that, camellia oil was also used as a lubricant to prevent corrosion of woodworking tools in many Asian cultures.

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In skincare, camellia oil was originally used in soaps, moisturizers, and lip-gloss. But today, camellia seed oil is well known all over the world for it’s ability to deal with dry skin and acne, and many beauty products use camellia oil for its skin care traits.

Why nügg Face Masks Use Camellia Oil

Camellia seed oil is a light, low-viscous oil that acts as a natural moisturizer for dry skin. The oil also helps to prevent breakouts, fight wrinkles and stretch marks, as well as sustain a healthy, dewy glow on the skin. As camellia oil is blessed with abundant amount of naturally occurring antioxidants, it can also help to protect your skin from free radical damage. Being a key ingredient in the nügg Hydrating Face Mask, camellia seed oil leaves the skin looking & feeling soft, plump, and hydrated.

Breast Cancer Awareness 4 – Pack From nügg

By nügg Beauty
on October 10, 2016

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCA) is an annual International health campaign that is organized by major breast cancer charities like Cancer and Careers every October. The campaign is aimed at increasing awareness and to raise funds to support research for the cause, treatment, and cure of breast cancer.

Cancer and Careers is a program that helps patients and survivors of breast cancer to thrive within the workplace. According to them, the number of cancer survivors in the US is continuously increasing, making it necessary to increase the resources and support to help the survivors get back to their everyday life.

Cancer and Careers educates people with cancer and empower them to survive in their workplace by offering expert tips, interactive tools, and education. The organization is working to eliminate fear and concerns among working people with cancer.

We at nügg Beauty are also doing our part to support the cause with a special 4-pack face masks called the Breast Cancer Awareness 4-Pack (BCA 4-Pack). Each BCA 4-pack includes two each of our award winning Deep Cleansing Face Masks and Hydrating Face Masks. When you make a purchase, it will not only help you refresh your skin, but $2 will go to help support Cancer and Careers.

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Best Face MaskThe nügg Hydrating Face Mask is a must-have for people with dry skin. The facial mask will remove dryness from your skin, nourish it, and bring the natural glow back to your skin. Use this nügg face masks twice a week to get the best results.As mentioned, this pack contains two Deep Cleansing Face Masks and two Hydrating Face Masks. Unlike other cleansing face masks, this nügg facial mask will not dry out your skin or leave it feeling tight. Instead, your skin will be left  both clean & hydrated. This is one of the many reasons why the nügg Deep Cleansing Face Mask won the Allure Best of Beauty Award.

As fall has already peeped in, you need to revamp your skin care habits, and incorporate moisturizing and hydrating face masks in your routine. Buy our BCA 4-Pack today, and have a beautiful, radiant skin throughout the fall season, while doing your part in the Breast Cancer Awareness Month initiative.

Skin Breakouts And How Deep Cleansing Can Help Prevent It

By nügg Beauty
on September 30, 2016

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There are numerous skin products available on the market that claim to help you prevent all types of skin breakouts. However, topical treatments are not always the entire solution to getting rid of spots and acne.

Breakouts can be a sign of internal issues and it can be stopped only by clearing the underlying problem. An example can be the hormonal acne that is caused due to imbalance of body hormones at teenage, which can be controlled by balancing the body hormones.

Breakouts On Different Areas Of The Face And Their Meaning

Some of the alternative medicine practices say that where your breakouts are forming can give clues about your internal health. This practice is called Face Mapping and uses the location of skin breakouts to diagnose internal problems. Face Mapping divides breakouts on the face into eight different zones:

Forehead: Breakouts relate to digestion problems due to lack of water and presence of toxins. The simple solution to counter that is to drink lot of water and stay away from junk food.

T-Zone: As most people have combination skin, theirT-Zone usually remains oily, making it more acne and breakout prone. As our noseis connected to the liver, acne at T-Zone could signify liver dysfunction. Putting a check on your alcohol intake and greasy food diet can help here.

Around the eyes: Acne around the eyes is connected to the health of kidneys. Even dark circles around the eyes show that your kidney is not working properly or that you are not drinking enough water. Staying hydrated is the simplest way to counter that.

Upper cheeks: Breakouts on the upper cheeks are related to the lungs.Quit smoking and avoid acidic foods to fight back. However, external factors like the presence of bacteria on cell phone surface or pillow cover can also lead to skin breakouts on the upper cheeks. Adding some green veggies and wheatgrass juice in your diet could help.

Lower cheeks: Poor dental hygiene is usually attributed to skin breakouts in the lower cheek area. The solution is to brush and floss regularly and to avoid sweet foods and drinks.

Nose: Acne on the nose is linked to heart, where bulbous or swelled nose signifies increased blood pressure. The best counter-measure would be is to modify your diet. Reduce salt, avoid energy drinks, and include more fruits and vegetables in your daily routine.

Chin: Chin breakouts are linked to intestinal issues, especially the small intestine. Here too, a modest diet change can be a life savior. Avoid oily foods and dairy products, increase your fiber intake, and drink herbal tea to boost up the digestion process.

Ears: Skin issues at the ears are also linked to kidneys, and breakouts at ears can signal dehydration. As said earlier, the solution here is to drink more water and stay hydrated, but make sure you stay away from aerated drinks, coffee, and alcohol.

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Combating Breakouts Externally

Of course, taking care of your skin from the outside is just as important. We recommend using the nügg Deep Cleansing Face Mask to rid the skin of excess sebum and ultimately keep the skin balanced and clear. The gel formula of the Deep Cleansing face mask will never dry out your skin and leave it stripped.

The jojoba oil and cucumber extract in the nügg face mask provide a deep pore cleanse, while the Aloe juice helps to hydrate and balance out your skin. Our Deep Cleansing face mask is made with 98% naturally derived ingredients.

If you have oily skin, you can use the nügg Deep Cleansing Face Mask up to twice a day. nügg Deep Cleansing Face Mask is a great supplement to anyone’s skincare routine and perfectly helps to keep your skin balanced, remove excess sebum, and to maintain an overall clean look and feel.

Post Workout Skin Care Tips To Keep Your Skin Glowing

By nügg Beauty
on September 28, 2016

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Finishing a workout feels amazing – minus the fact that your skin is sticky and you’re dripping sweat. The bad news is that letting sweat sit on your skin can lead to some pesky skin problems. This is because sweat carries the grime and dirt built up on your pores and if it is allowed to sit on your skin, the dirt will settle back to your skin and can lead to irritation and breakouts. Jumping in the shower and giving your skin a good cleanse immediately after your sweat session is important in order to prevent all that sweat from doing any damage.

nügg You might be familiar with the importance of having a proper post workout skin routine, but only a few know that sometimes your cleanser just doesn’t cut it. We recommend using the nügg Deep Cleansing face mask to help balance your skin and remove excess sebum and dirt. After you cleanse your skin, apply the mask for 5-10 minutes while you moisturize your body or dry your hair. The single-use pod makes the mask super easy to bring with you to the gym so be sure to keep a couple in your gym bag at all times.

The jojoba oil, cucumber extract, and Aloe juice in the nügg Deep Cleansing face mask not only cleanse your skin perfectly, but also hydrate and moisturize it. This nügg face mask will leave your skin clean, soft and with a silky-matte finish. Our Deep Cleansing face mask can be used on any skin type and it is a must-have in your post-workout skin care routine.

Beauty Bloggers Praise Lip Mask From nügg

By nügg Beauty
on September 27, 2016

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The vegan and natural lip mask from nügg is an exceptional choice for rough, chapped, and dry lips. This incredible product eliminates all your lip problems and makes them smooth and hydrated.

Many beauty bloggers highly recommend the nügg Intense Lip Boosting Mask, as it provides beautiful results and cures all sorts of lip problems. Beauty Blogger, Nicol Concilio recently posted this on her Instagram page: “Using my @nuggbeauty lip mask before applying matte lipstick! Love how it hydrates my lips and give them a nice plumpy plump!”

Like Nicol, Beauty blogger Laura Lee also loves how the nügg Lip Mask helps to prepare the lips for applying liquid lipstick. She wrote, “Loving the @NuggBeauty Lip Mask! It softens and helps prep the lips for liquid lipstick application… and soothes and re-hydrates them after you take it off.”

What Makes the nügg Lip Boosting Mask So Amazing

The ingredients used in the nügg Lip Mask are 100% natural and vegan. There are no mineral oils, synthetic fragrances& colors, sulfates, or parabens in the formula. The amazing combination of its ingredients, which includes Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, and Irish Moss Extract, makes it an excellent moisturizing treatment for the lips. The presence of Liquorice Root Complex in the nügg Intense Lip Boosting Mask helps to naturally enhance the lips, improving the overall look & feel.

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In words of beauty blogger Maria, “@nuggbeauty Lip Mask hydrates, softens & helps plump lips. It contains Shea Butter, Coconut Oil & Liquorice Root Complex. You can apply it anytime day/night, leave it on for 20 mins. I remove it with a damp cotton ball. I love this mask and enjoy it on days I really want to pamper my lips. I created a pictorial to share with you beauties and show you how it works I hope this helps and you enjoy it!”

Beauty blogger, Aubrey says, “POUT NO MORE BEAUTS (see what I did there?) Absolutely IN LOVE with @nuggbeauty!! This lip mask is next level -- Super easy to use, smells fabulous, and your lippies will thank you!! Apply it (I used my@royallangnickel lip brush, but you can you your finger if you wish). Let it sit for 20 minutes (my 3 year old thought I looked like a clown). Then with a tissue, just wipe it right off... And literally, that's it!! No scrubbing, no burning. It's not greasy or thin, it's thick like a heavy cream, kinda like buttercream frosting (don't eat it, just wear it) You can use it as often as you want... and the best yet, it's 100% natural and vegan!! You can also use this as an overnight treatment (I haven't done that yet, but you can) And when you've used up all your product, you can actually reuse the cute little case for a moisturizer or lip balm. Man that was alot, my fingers hurt... All in all, thank you @nuggbeauty for such an amazing product! #getthelip”

We are beyond thrilled to have received such great feedback on the nügg Lip Mask from beauty bloggers and customer’s alike!

10 Foods You Can Eat For Better Skin

By nügg Beauty
on September 22, 2016

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You already know that adding lots of green veggies and fruits to your diet will boost your energy, help in the healthy functioning of your body, and fight diseases. However, apart from these benefits, certain foods can work wonders for your skin too.

Remember that what you eat really affects your complexion. Here are some of the best skin-benefiting foods, which you should include in your diet to achieve healthy and beautiful skin.

  • Dark Chocolate – Cocoa flavonals have great antioxidant properties that help to hydrate the skin. Eat a small piece of over 80% dark chocolate a day to reap the benefits.
  • Green tea – Antioxidants in green tea help to boost blood flow and rush oxygen to the skin, helping your skin receive essential nutrients for a healthy complexion.
  • Kale – Nutrients in kale help to absorb free radicals from the sun. Also, the Vitamin C and Vitamin A content in kale helps to make the skin smoother.
  • Walnuts – Walnuts are one of the best sources of Omega-3 fatty acids, which are great for keeping skin hydrated and soft.
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  • Almond milk – Substitute regular milk with almond milk in your coffee or cereal. Dairy is known to be highly inflammatory, which can further irritate skin issues such as acne or rashes. So, replacing that would help to avoid such problems.
  • Olive oil – It contains monounsaturated fatty acids that reduce the signs of aging, where its antioxidant polyphenols content reduces free radicals. Overall, olive oil helps to preserve your youthful skin.
  • Kiwi –Rich in Vitamin C, kiwi fruit amazingly helps in reducing wrinkles and dryness from your skin.
  • Pumpkin –Cooked pumpkin is one of the excellent sources of beta-carotene, which helps in the growth of skin cells. This will help to keep the skin soft, smooth, and wrinkle-free - and no, your pumpkin spice latte doesn't count.

In conjunction with nügg Face Masks, these foods can help keep your skin in great shape. Try including them in your diet as much as possible.

Top 10 Masking Tips

By nügg Beauty
on September 21, 2016

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As The Face Mask Authority, the nügg team is doing a lot of masking day-in and day-out and a lot of research on masking. Here is a collection of our top 10 masking tips from our combined experience!

  1. Give yourself a lymphatic facial massage: The purpose of a lymphatic massage is to move fluid out of your tissues into your lymph nodes where bacteria and other harmful micro-organisms will be gotten rid of. While wearing a face mask, rub your face in circular motions, making sure to apply more pressure in the direction of the lymph nodes. Your skin will feel (and look) rejuvenated after this!
  2. Have an overnight facial: Sleeping with a face mask on is one of the best ways to treat your skin. It's especially perfect for solving dry winter skin. To do this, simply apply the entire contents of one of the nügg facial pods all over your face and leave on for about 5 to 10 minutes. Remove the excess with a damp wash cloth, leaving only a thin layer on your face when you go to bed.
  3. Try triple cleansing: Most cleansers strip your skin of moisture making it feel dry and tight afterward. Introduce some hydration into your cleansing routine by using the nügg Deep Cleansing mask a few times a week.
  4. Don't restrict it to just your face: The neck, hands and chest are one of the first places to show signs of aging, and therefore shouldn't be neglected. Applying the nügg Anti-Aging mask to these areas along with your face will help firm the skin and combat wrinkles.
  5. Use a mask before tanning: Exfoliation is key to achieving an even glow when self-tanning. nügg has an exfoliating mask that's great for preparing your skin and making sure your tanning application is smooth.
  6. Always have a face mask in your gym bag:  All that blood pumping and circulation when you exercise can only serve to make your skin glow and look more youthful. A lot of people don't get to reap these benefits because they leave sweat on their skin afterwards. Sweat can clog pores and lead to break-outs. Keeping a nügg Deep Cleansing mask in your gym bag will allow you to get all that sweat off your face right after your gym session, before it has the chance to do any damage.
  7. Keep masks on hand during air travel: Flying can seriously damage your skin, especially if you do it regularly. The cabin pressure and  dry/stale air can be a real ordeal for your skin. Using the nügg Revitalizing mask right after you travel can help refresh your skin.
  8. Use in preparation for lipstick application: Matte and liquid lipsticks need smooth and soft lips for an even application. Using them on dry/rough lips will make them crack and look unsightly. Applying the nügg Intense Lip Boosting Mask before and after application will prevent this and the common-place dryness that you face after taking off your lipstick for the day.
  9. Enhance your masking experience with a little chill: Put your facial masks in the fridge before you use them. This will infuse some invigoration and freshness into your skin. The best time to do this is after you've been out in the sun for a long period of time.
  10. Use it to recover from the effects of environmental pollution: Premature aging, uneven tone and skin cancer are some of the horrible effects of environmental pollution on our skin. Face masks can help your skin recover from exposure to harmful elements out there. The nügg De-Stress mask is a great fit for this purpose.

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