Anybody trying Arbonne?

  • Janet
  • Seattle, WA
  • 8 years ago

Seems like 5 different friends are now selling me on Arbonne.  I would be happy to give someone the sale, but I just don't know if their antiaging skin care products are worth it.  Seems like lots of steps, hard to keep doing over time. Not sure Arbonne is the best wrinkle treatment out there...opinions about Arbonne products?

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Skin care is most important.every body use it.
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I used Arbonne originally for my exzema. Won't use anything else. Arbonne Products are pH correct for skin, they do not strip off your natural acid mantle. This is very important, your skin doesn't thin as you get older, as well as, less wrinkles. Samiris
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the rep bragged about how much money she made and her white Mercedes. Bragged about using the product for 4 years and she was almost 50.. MEANWHILE she had a facelift that was obvious.. That told me the products didn't work that well.
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I dont ever trust someone who is selling me something so that I can start selling it too. MLM anyone? I dont like MLM's because it seems to focus on recruiting more than the quality of the products. For example, I kept getting talked into selling dietary shakes. My friend would hassle me all the time. I finally did my own research and found that they had not research behind them! Anyways, I wouldnt waste your time because if youre reluctant to do ALL the steps then you probably wont do it. Its that age old question when we're shopping, are you reaaaaally going to wear that jacket all the time? if the answers no, then dont buy it... right?
arbonne does not focus on recruiting. you can get to the top level income earner without recruiting anyone. they are first and foremost focused on product quality and long term clientele but also offer people financial opportunity and for the products to be carried in salons which is exclusive. you are right there are a lot of bad network marketing companies out there. You need one with a track record, arbonne 34 years, and you need a good team you can trust. Health professionals are in my upline and I am one too. I trust it, the products work and so does the business structure. how can you trust the big box stores? how long has the product been on the shelf? how much money went into marketing and staffing instead of the actual formulation? what do the big box stores support - oil, war, child labour, minimum wage? arbonne is eco friendly and certified. they win business ethics award every year. last year they were the 31st most sold skincare. for cosmetics they sold double that of their competing brands.
I have been using Arbonne for well over 10 years. Started off with the basic, (no longer available), because I had severe eczema. Suggested by a nurse who was working at my Dr.s' office. I will not use any other product. My skin is firm and I have hardly any wrinkles for my age, 64. Carolin, Gloucester, MA
Omg I don't sell the product, but I started using it about 2 years ago. I have had a lot of skin problems including acne, very dry skin areas and now that I am in my 30's, wrinkles! When I went to my the first Arbonne party that a friend was having I was skeptical thinking that the products would leave my skin oily, and also they're products were 't cheap. but I have to say the quality is awesome! I love them! My skin has never looked and felt better. Also you don't have to use a large amount so they also last a while. I now religiously use all of their products! :)
I used Arbonne for the first time in December. I do not sell it, and I did have issues with the products at first. But I committed to a party... I ended up receiving a great deal on my products that I bought. Once my skin got use to the products my skin has been great. I use the calm wash and cream. I also use the RE9 eye cream... I really like it. So I guess all the people bashing it should try it again for 30 days (that's how long it takes for skin cells to turn over) or don't it doesn't really matter but that is the true test... For any product. Believe me I have tried everything for acne and Arbonne has helped me.
I love all of Arbonne products!! My skin has never looked better
the products are terrible, i went to my skin dr Bernstein an he insisted the stuff is bad. So I asked why an his response was I sent 6 different arbonne products to my associate lab strictly independent testing an all had very bad ingrediants for the collagen in the skin
Organic? ............ goat poop is organic too.
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I have been with Arbonne since 2008, although not "active" for the last few years. I am not in love , shall we say, with all of Arbonnes products. I personally feel that the RE9 anti-aging line is way over priced. Some clients love it and some clients can't stand it! But that's true of everything, isn't it? Not all of the Arbonne consultants are properly educated about the products or how to apply them. (I try to be forgiving of the newer consultants who are guilty of too much excitement and not learning about what they are demonstrating before they put it on someone's face.) Arbonne products ARE NOT organic. They use plant botanicals as much as possible but without a little science added to the products, you wouldn't want to use them, which is true of most skincare. There are two ends of the spectrum, ladies. Those who ONLY want organics and those who do not care what's in it, as long as it works. I fall in the middle. I am a breast cancer survivor and have become particular about what I put in and on my body, but some scientifically derived ingredients are beneficial and don't harm your body. Arbonne HAS gotten rid of parabens, pthalates, and several other really-awful-for-you-additives which is why I am dipping my toe back into their newer product line. There are a few new products in their line; CALM for sensitive skin and GENIUS, a resurfacer that I'm using and like a lot. Okay BACK TO RE9... I do not push this line because A) Its over priced and B) it's not fantastic. BUT some clients absolutely LOVE it! IT TOTALLY DEPENDS ON THE PERSON, THEIR CHEMISTRY, AND THEIR SKIN. However, I prefer to market the more natural end of Arbonnes products. All in all, if you check out ingredients in the majority of popular skincare lines, Arbonne is better than most in that area. It's never good when someone has a bad experience with something new, but I would urge you to look into some of the other products Arbonne offers. ASK FOR SAMPLES!
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arbonne is close enough to organic as anything labelled organic is. Take Avalon Organics with a USDA label. they are only 74% organic matter. The USDA just reduced their regulations on organic labelling and its my understanding that Arbonne doesn't want an organic label as its just a buzzword and not pure. This is why we use Vegan, Kosher and are sourcing a gluten free and non-gmo label
I hear what u all say! But why so many of us have such bad reactions to your vegan/kosher product ?! Mind boggles
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Yes, so many do not have any reaction. Reason why they have been in the market for over 34 years and now going Global (Canada, UK, Australia, Poland, Taiwan, etc). The reasons why you can have reactions could be: a) The product you tried was NOT for your skin type!! Arbonne has another line for more sensitive skin (if you have rosacea for example you should try it!) The name is FC5. This line has FC5 for oily skin, FC5 for dry and FC5 for combination skin. IF your skin is EVEN MORE SENSITIVE for FC5 then you should know that Arbonne just introduced "CALM". A NEW line for extremely sensitive skin...YOU WILL LOVE THIS ONE! b) We can react to ANY type of these creams (especially RE9) because they add a lot of the Active Ingredients (which are the ingredients that should give you the results you are looking for). MANY other companies SAVE money here by adding just 10% of the Active Ingredient and that is why you much PAY LESS :-) If you use Arbonne products you should be aware of using ONE PUMP of any cream...It will give you the result you are looking for, it might NOT react in your skin since you didn't invade it with the product. And it will last a lot more :-) c) Many have reactions and this supposed to be NORMAL. Your skin is getting all the stuff out and getting bad before it gets better. What you need to do is use it every other day and or ONE TIME a day. And alternate with "Calm line". Until your skin has adjusted. d) Many react to products (including products that are NOT from Arbonne) because they might be allergic to ONE of the ingredients in that product. e) Others react because during the days they tried the products their diet changed slightly and they added more oily or fatty foods or foods that cause some types of acne. f) They will ALWAYS and in many cases have a reaction if their are having stress or due to hormonal changes (their period is approaching). As you see there are MANY reasons why we ca have reactions to products. Not just Arbonne products. But for EVERYBODY there is a solution. Either my suggestion will be to find the right product for you and detox the body often. All that should help :-)
You write very intelligently and it makes more sense than many other posts. I assume since I have an allergic reaction to papaya if I eat it I should avoid the products with that ingredient. What about those who have to avoid certain foods/fruits such as grapefruit? I don't know if that even is an ingredient as I am researching Arbonne because my step-daughter has signed on and really wants to make a go of it and I want to help her be an educated consultant as another poster Snidera62 wrote another very informative post which was forgiving of the eager new consultants but warned of not knowing enough facts when they dive in. Thank you for the info!
As I told another poster, your post is informative and detailed and I am passing this on to my step-daughter who is an eager, new consultant so she doesn't make the same mistakes as you mentioned. Thank you for the great information!
It takes 30-60 days for your skin to adapt to any new product. With such a high level of botanicals your skin might need way less product to be applied, wait the time. Most wait a week, decide it's destroying their skin and then stop using the product without realizing the product is removing toxins from your skin and it needs to go through an adjustment period.