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NuSkin was founded in 1994 and is committed to “providing quality skin care that features only premium, wholesome ingredients.” NuSkin works in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine and the NuSkin Professional Advisory Board. Lori Bush currently leads the company as president. NuSkin utilizes direct marketing through a force of 550,000 independent sales representatives in 30 countries. These include Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Europe, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and the United States. They are a member of the Direct Selling Association.

NuSkin is part of NuSkin Enterprises, a “family of companies that generated 900 million through its three divisions last year. The three divisions are NuSkin, Pharmanex, and Big Planet. It is traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

NuSkin’s family of products includes skin care items, ethnobiotanicals, cosmetics, fragrances, hair care items and oral care items. The products are explained in full at the website.

I have requested more information from the company on what being a distributor for them means. I want to know the start up costs, maintenance costs, % of commission on products with both the up and downline, bonuses, how I am paid, when I am paid, marketing costs, personal sales volume requirements, etc.

The website at doesn’t do a good job of fully explaining the multi-level marketing aspect of the company. This information is provided through a direct contact with a distributor. So, I will see if anyone contacts me to explain the program. I cannot fully complete this review without answers to these questions.

Please stay tuned as I dig for more information. While all of the information above is great, it doesn’t tell you how you make money with this opportunity. Your time as a distributor for any multi-level marketing group is a huge key to your success. If MLM’s are your path to wealth, it is important to choose the right one.


This Entrepreneurship article was written by Gracie Bowers on 4/5/2006

Gracie Bowers is an industry established leader in reviewing and critiquing home based businesses. Her website, on home based business opportunities, provides a wide array of insite on available programs. You can even view thebest home based business which she uses to make her money, allowing her to have free time to write!