black | Longevity LIVE

The old phrase ‘black don’t crack’ is considered responsible for the widely accepted concept that when it comes to aging, skin concerns like wrinkles and sagging skin don’t apply to the black population. Can this be true though? We asked the experts about the most common aging concerns for black and/or Asian

skin | Longevity LIVE

It’s the body’s largest organ – around two square meters – and makes up around 16% of our body weight. So, why do we neglect our skin? Dr Sly Nedic, a physician board-certified in anti- aging medicine by the World Organisation of Anti- Aging Medicine, aesthetic specialist and founder of 8th

youthful | Longevity LIVE

Your hair is one of the first things people will notice about you, and for many of us, it’s one of the first things we look to change up at critical life stages. However, as you age, the cells responsible for keeping your hair growing strong and healthy start to slow down and need a great deal

intravenous | Longevity LIVE

We’ve all woken up after a night of too much fun and wished that someone or something out there would just restore our bodies to prior to that night and make us feel like new. Some think they have the answer to recovering from their hedonistic lifestyles in form of

grey | Longevity LIVE

Grey hair– you either love it or hate it, show it off or hide it away. According to research, different ethnic groups will generally go grey at different times. Caucasians tend to start from the mid-30s, while ethnic hair tends to go grey only after 50. Contrary to popular belief,

anti-aging | Longevity LIVE

You really are as old – or as young – as you look and feel. According to Dr Michael Brickey, author of Defy Aging and 52 Baby Steps to Grow Young, only 20% to 30% of longevity is genetic – therefore 70% to 80% of anti-aging depends on what we

Nikel cosmetics | Longevity LIVE

Croatian brand Nikel Cosmetics recently launched in South Africa. An all-natural cosmetic range that is celebrated for using traditional active plant ingredients, it has targeted efficacy for most common skin problems, and strives to be as organic as possible. Since their launch, Nikel Cosmetics products have received numerous industry awards

retirement | Longevity LIVE

We are redefining aging. By 2050 it is expected that the world’s population aged 60 and older will have more than tripled from the year 2000, which results in around two billion people nearing retirement. What does this mean? Dr John Beard, director of Aging and Life Course at the

heart | Longevity LIVE

Laura Smith* – a sports equipment supplier in her mid-40’s – experienced a racing heart three years ago. She put it down to panic attacks caused by overwork or single parenting. When the attacks didn’t stop after trying to smell the roses, she went to her doctor, who diagnosed A-Fib.  Smith

bathroom | Longevity Live

As a key part of any home, your bathroom plays an important role in your health. Here are our top 10 ways to set up your bathroom for optimal health – on all accounts. Happy rearranging! 1. Bring nature inside. Plants take in carbon dioxide and release the oxygen that