Marina Wildt


Marina Wildt is the Beauty & Fitness Editor at Longevity Magazine. She has a keen focus on the science behind beauty and aspires to always bring the latest innovations in these fields to the public and put forward reliable and trustworthy advice. In her spare time she likes to cook, do yoga and travel wherever she can.

Having the right gear in your gym bag will ensure a productive workout session. Here are a few essentials: A pre-workout snack Registered dietician at Virgin Active South Africa, Sandi van Zyl, recommends eating a light meal one to two hours before your workout. If you’re short on time, a

positive change | Longevity Live

From sniffing out where you’ve hidden their treats to helping government agencies to find narcotics, a dog’s sense of smell is said to be a thousand times more sensitive than ours. A study found dogs could even detect cancer. According to a paper published by Prof Julio E Correa at

make-up | Longevity Live

Neuroscientist and life coach Tara Swart was recently in South Africa to host a business results group on brain health and leadership. She spoke exclusively to Longevity about the impact of stress on the brain and how to combat it. Survival mode is a state that your brain enters into


Microblading is a great non-invasive treatment that will help you radiate health and vitality this summer. Why microblading is a must Microblading is a method of semi-permanent tattoo make-up, ideal for anyone wanting to enhance the look of their eyebrows. Regardless of how much hair you have naturally, the objective is to

sandton sun | Longevity LIVE

Summer is in full bloom and while it would be nice to venture to the beach for a special date night  – living in Jo’burg doesn’t allow me that immediate luxury. So finding good alternatives, is always at the top of my mind. Now bear with me. I know a

Aging is inevitable, however, each person experiences it differently; the process is influenced by lifestyle and genetics. Fortunately, you are able to influence how your skin ages. 1. Minimise direct exposure to UV rays Always wear protective clothing and use high SPF sunscreens (SPF50 +, with an antioxidant). You should

toxic | Longevity Live

Hard to believe, but it’s true. Toxic Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC) that lurk in many plastic products (1) we use on a daily basis can lead to weight gain. (2) While there have been a variety of studies proving this statement, one particular one conducted in the Environmental Health Perspectives Journal

nutrients | Longevity LIVE

We are always told what vitamins and minerals we need to get from our diets. And yes, it does help us prevent nutritional deficiencies and promote overall wellbeing. However, most vitamins and minerals cannot work alone. They need to join forces in order to truly provide us with all those

naked | Longevity LIVE

When you wake up every morning and ask yourself: “What can I do to make today better than yesterday?” You should probably be asking that question naked. Because that’s the first step in achieving the answer to your question. When You’re Naked You…  Sleep More Peacefully Recent studies at the

healthy eating | Lonegvity LIVE

It shouldn’t come as any surprise to you that the food you eat directly affects your health. You may be aware of how certain nutrients can help you. But do you know the signs your body shows you when it’s not getting enough in the first place? Keep an eye