Aging

skincare | Longevity Live

Finding a skincare product that suits your needs is always a tricky endeavor. We found 4 women from different walks of life and asked them to try Nikel Cosmetics, an organic skincare product. This Croatian-born natural beauty brand recently launched in South Africa. They’re inspired by nature, yet formulated through

mental well being | Longevity Live

Ovaries begin to age as women reach their early 40s. This process involves a decrease in the number of oocytes (cells that form eggs) that are produced by the ovarian organs, as well as a decrease in the number of follicles that hold these oocytes. This can increase a woman’s

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become brittle from loss of tissue. This occurs as a result of a decrease in hormones or essential minerals as we age. Dr Stanley Lipschitz, a specialist in geriatric medicine, says menopause and osteoporosis are strongly connected. “Bones are very dependent on

Because teeth are composed of enamel and dentin, caring for them is different from caring for the rest of your body. Although signs of tooth aging and decay can present themselves at almost any time, these concerns do increase with age. Some of the most common ones include: Discolouration Concerns:

chemical peels | Longevity Live

Strong nails, shimmering hair and a supple skin reflect the state of your health. When you’re healthy, you’ll look great. And yes, it takes time, money and a great deal of effort to follow a healthy lifestyle. So what often happens is that we look for a quick fix, a

Make-up can be a blessing and a curse. Did you know that certain shades and colors – although trendy and popular – might not suit your skin tone? That lipstick you are lusting after may very well be making your teeth appear yellow, your blush may be causing you to look

probiotics | Longevity Live

Where does probiotics fit in our endless quest for a flawless complexion? Most of us will try just about any remedy to slow the ageing process and keep our skins younger for longer. But what if the answer lies in something as simple as balancing our inner “eco-system” with the

hands | Longevity Live

Hands often show the first signs of aging, as we pay less attention to them than we do to our faces. Our hands were designed to be one of the most physically active parts of our body, yet we forget to give them the attention they deserve. The anti-aging process

collagen | Longevity Live

Nourished skin not only feels great, it looks radiant – and collagen plays a massive role in this. Adding an extra boost of nutrients to our diet can go a long way towards preventing the negative effects of pollution and stress on our complexion. Collagen is an important protein that

omega 6 | Longevity Live

We all know that there numerous benefits of adding essential fatty acids to your diet. What is often not mentioned, is that Omega 6 needs to be taken with caution to avoid various health concerns. Unlike Omega 3 – which has fantastic rejuvenating qualities – studies now show that Omega