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FAQ’s

What does the name Nahaia mean?

Nahaia a ‘Red Indian’ name which has the same meaning as her sanskrit name ‘Nityaprema’ translates to ‘journey of eternal love’ and it was a love of nature, spirituality and herbal healing that set Nahaia Russ on the path to creating her own skincare range.

What is so unique about Nahaia Active Organics that makes it stand out from the other organic brands on the market?

Nahaia Active Organics Professional Skin Care has been formulated with ONLY natural and organic ingredients as a base, with potent ‘active’ ingredients which is results orientated. You can see the difference in your skin within days, then a remarkable difference in a few weeks!

The latest in anti-aging concentrated botanical extracts, nutrients, whole foods, herbals and quality organic oils have been carefully selected to ensure exceptional results in rejuvenation and repair.

These powerful blends deliver real results with tests verifying their efficacy in purifying, clarifying, hydrating, relaxing and protecting the skin ‘naturally’.

Why should I switch from regular skincare to organic skincare?

The skin, our body’s largest organ, is not a barrier and is in fact permeable meaning it has lots of little holes (hair follicles, sebaceous glands, sweat glands) whereby it can absorb toxic chemicals that are applied to the skin. If a clove of garlic is rubbed on the sole of your foot, the vapor can be detected on your breath within 10-20 minutes!

Many general skincare ingredients can cause breakouts, allergies and irritations through their chemical ingredients. These ingredients are known to be endocrine disrupters, and in some cases may be potential carcinogens. Pure, organic skincare is kind to the environment and to the skin and poses no potential health problems compared to nasty chemical based formulas.

What is the expiry date for Nahaia products?

All Nahaia Active Organic products have a three to four year shelf life. An astounding achievement for natural skincare.

Where are Nahaia products manufactured?

The Nahaia Active Organics Range is manufactured in Auckland, New Zealand. We aim to source our ingredients locally within New Zealand where possible. This includes our New Zealand Native Plants which are either infused or added as a tincture for their pharmacological constituents.

Many general skincare ingredients can cause breakouts, allergies and irritations through their chemical ingredients. These ingredients are known to be endocrine disrupters, and in some cases may be potential carcinogens. Pure, organic skincare is kind to the environment and to the skin and poses no potential health problems compared to nasty chemical based formulas.

How does the Pep Me Up moisturiser work, is it really a natural botox solution?

Pep Me Up Smoother Lines Moisturiser contains ingredients including a complex of Oligopeptides obtained from the Hibiscus Seed that assist in relaxing muscles (in vitro demonstration) and reducing the formation of expression lines. Pep Me Up helps to preserve optimal skin elasticity offering a comprehensive anti-wrinkle approach, therefore offering more cosmetic anti-aging benefits than botox injections.

Will Nahaia Ultra-Fade Enzyme Moisturiser repair scarring?

The Nahaia Ultra-Fade Moisturiser helps to lighten the skin, reduce pigmentation and repair scarring. Exceptional results are achieved with topical application morning and evening for five weeks or more. The enzyme activity stimulates the turnover of epidermal cells synergistic with the inclusion of papaya extract, rosehip and hypericum oil which helps to improve facial scarring. Skin clarity is significantly improved with the fading of blemishes and redness.

How long before I see results?

Results can be seen within 1-2 weeks of regular use. This will vary dependant upon the condition of your skin.

Do I need to use the whole range?

No, a minimum of 3 products may be used as outlined in our skin chart for ‘basic care’, ideally the cleanser, serum and moisturiser. See Skin Analysis for information on basic care through to complete care.

What if I get a reaction to Nahaia skincare?

Nahaia products are very active, it is possible you may get a reaction with a spot or slight stinging if your skin is not used to ‘active ingredients’. This will only be short term while your skin adjusts.

How do I know which products are right for me?

For a full description of skin types and product recommendations please refer to the Skin Analysis section on our website. Alternatively please visit a recommended clinic and Beauty Therapist or Practitioner trained in the Nahaia Active Organics range, to get the prescription absolutely correct.

What products are recommended for skin suffering from acne?

We would recommend the Grape Cleanse Anti-Oxidant Cleanser, Ultra Fade Enzyme Moisturiser and Enzyme-Joy Enzyme Exfoliant as a ‘basic care’ for any skin suffering the effects of acne or blemishes.