hair care

moringa | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to the growing list of superfoods, moringa always seems to be top of the pile. Native to northern India, Moringa oleifera has quickly become a favorite supplement among health enthusiasts. They often use it in the form of a powder, capsule, oil or tea. Unlike most plants,

winter | longevity live

With winter officially set in, it’s time to adjust your beauty routine. While the colder, shorter days can make hair care quite tedious, it is important to cater for your locks as much as you did during the warmer months. While the summer months bring the threat of sun damage

olive oil [longevity live]

Olive oil is deeply treasured by the Mediterranean people and for good reason. Did you know that olive oil has a myriad of beauty benefits? You might not have to look further than your pantry to maintain youthful, radiant looking skin and hair. Who spends thousands of dollars on expensive,

essential | Longevity LIVE

Essential oils have become staples in every home due to their natural healing properties. Shampoos and other hair products are filled with toxic ingredients that can strip the hair of its natural oils, which often leads to hair challenges such as dandruff, frizziness, a dry scalp and hair loss. Oils

essential | Longevity LIVE

There’s a new ingredient in town that has been garnering plenty of attention for some time now, and for good reason. Tea tree oil (melaleuca) is derived from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia – a small tree that can be found in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. In fact, tea

traction | Longevity LIVE

Traction alopecia in ethnic women is fast becoming one of the major causes of hair loss. What is this condition? Traction alopecia is a type of hair loss, caused primarily by a pulling force on the roots of the hair, explains Rasheed Patel from Fusion Labs. It is more common

hair | Longevity LIVE

To say my hair is a dream to work with is a far cry from the truth. While it may not be the most difficult, it’s definitely not easy either. I have a natural soft curl, which, although I like it, is masked by a great deal of frizz from

The Davines NaturalTech Renewing range works by nourishing, moisturizing and stimulating your scalp and hair – making the fibers healthy, firm and shiny, without weighing the hair down. The formulas are completely free of sulfates and parabens, consisting mainly of naturally sourced ingredients. Why you should avoid sulfates and parabens

healthy hair | Longevity LIVE

Sun-damage to our skin is not the only contributor to a look of premature aging due to dehydration and damage; our hair can suffer the same effect. A combination of summer sun, dry air, swimming and heat styling can leave your crowning glory looking decidedly less glorious than you’d like.

beauty concerns | Longevity Live

You may be surprised to find out the causes of your common beauty concerns. From split ends to cracked heels to ingrown hairs, let’s see how you can take care of these little irritations. Problem #1: Split ends Split ends can be a real nuisance, as they leave your hair