Product Spotlight: MUN Ayour Body Toning Serum
by Andrea Leber Tuesday, April 24
I think it’s fair to say that I’m a little obsessed with preventing stretch marks and wrinkles. Where other women start looking for stretch mark oils when they’re pregnant, I start shopping as soon as I vaguely contemplate the idea of a new addition to the family.
Unsurprisingly, I’ve tried my fair share of oils that are supposed to make your skin more supple, give it a smooth appearance or simply overall tighten it. Some products might score high on functionality, but they’re not actually enjoyable to use (think: “stuff from the medicine cabinet”) and some have such overwhelming smells that at least for the first – nauseous – trimester I’m simply unable to use them.
What I was looking for in my first pregnancy was a highly functional, effective powerhouse of a product that also turns my time in the bathroom into a spa experience (I know, that’s a lot to ask). I failed to find such a product. What I ended up using worked, but I was dreading the daily routine of applying it. It was greasy, oily and the smell didn’t appeal.
So Much More Than a Pregnancy Massage Oil
But now, and just in time for my second pregnancy, MŪN – celebrated by the most prominent names in fashion – came out with Ayour Body Toning Serum. I initially almost overlooked it because the two key words (“pregnancy” and “massage”) were missing, but that’s exactly the point. It’s NOT pregnancy massage oil. Yes, it does that too, but it does so much more.
It softens, brightens and tones skin, and prevents the appearance of stretch marks and premature wrinkles. And if you’re reading this because the immediate task is not to prevent, but to treat existing stretch marks, this oil is an equally potent weapon.
MUN put the product to the test with a woman with existing stretchmarks of over five years. She applied the serum twice daily for five months and reported that even those old stretch marks appear lighter, less defined and the lines less pronounced.
A Healthy Glow Without the Oily Residue
And, as if that’s not enough, this serum also leaves your skin with a healthy glow. Nothing remains, no greasy fingers, no oily clothes – just perfect, silky skin. I apply it right after the shower in the evening to lock in as much moisture as possible. The first thing that came to mind when I touched my skin in the morning was: It does feel like silk!
So what about the smell? It’s truly wonderful: The combination of Lavender, Neroli, and Frankincense is incredibly soothing and calming; it feels like having your personal aromatherapy session in the comfort of your home.
"Spa in a Bottle" Packed with Incredible Ingredients
In terms of ingredients, this “spa in a bottle” contains Moroccan Olive Oil, which packs a rare and potent polyphenol compound that has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits, combatting wrinkling and discoloration. Cucumber Seed Oil detoxifies, helps retain moisture and wards off free radicals. MŪN’s signature ingredient, Prickly Pear Seed Oil, helps promote faster skin cell turnover.
In short, this product simply outperforms its competitors. It’s not just a product; it’s a treatment – and a treat!
By: Andrea Leber
Andrea is a travel & wellness journalist and yoga guide publisher with 15+ years experience in the publishing industry. Having lived in 6 countries on 3 continents, she currently enjoys life in Australia and soaks up inspiring ideas in India. On her website andrealeber.com you’ll find stories that inspire and empower you to live, not just exist. Follow Andrea on Google+, send her a Tweet @AndreaLeber or download your free 50+ page ‘Best of Yoga’ guide to Melbourne here: http://andrealeber.com/bestofyoga