LOS ANGELES, Oct 24, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) , a global nutrition direct-selling company, launched several new products in its Skin Activator line of anti-aging skin care, containing a glucosamine complex clinically shown to firm and smooth skin while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Glucosamine is an amino acid with both internal and external benefits. Just as it is known for supporting joint health internally, it also serves as a building block for skin cells.
A study of the active glucosamine ingredient(a) shows the following beneficial effects on the skin:
Wrinkles - 57 percent improvement in just three months; 32 percent improvement in fine lines and wrinkles after just four weeks.
Smoothness - 33 percent increase in skin smoothness after just two weeks; 40 percent after four weeks.
Hydration - 44 percent improvement in skin moisture content after four weeks; 51 percent improvement after three months.
Firmness - 23 percent increase in skin firmness after one month.
The expanded new line consists of five products, all of which contain the tested glucosamine ingredient:
Day Lotion with SPF 15 - Light nourishing lotion that hydrates while protecting against everyday exposure to UVA/UVB rays - to help smooth and clarify skin. 1.7 fl oz. $45
Decolletage Cream - Smoothing and refining cream for the thin skin on the neck, chest and cleavage. 1.7 fl. oz., $45
Lip Refiner with SPF 15 - Plumping and softening cream that also minimizes the appearance of fine lines and provides UVA/UVB protection. 0.5 fl. oz. $19
Eye Cream - Protective gel cream hydrates the delicate eye area and contains firming agents to tighten the skin. .5 fl oz. $26
Nighttime Replenishing Cream - Rich and moisturizing, this cream minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles revealing smoother and clearer skin. 1.7 fl. oz. $40
All products are available from Herbalife independent distributors by calling 1-888-4HERBAL or going to www.herbalife.com to be connected with a distributor.
(a) Study conducted March 2002 on 10 participants who applied the test materials for 3 months.
About Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife ( http://www.herbalife.com) is a global network marketing company that sells weight-management, nutritional supplements and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in 62 countries through a network of more than one million independent distributors. The company supports the Herbalife Family Foundation ( http://www.herbalifefamily.org) and its Casa Herbalife program to bring good nutrition to children. Please visit Investor Relations ( http://ir.herbalife.com) for additional financial information.