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sun screen | longevity live

As a child enjoying family holidays by the coast, I remember the most hated moment of any day spent on the beach. Besides the one where our parents would announce it’s time to pack up and go home. It was the dreaded moment when my mother would summon us for

endocrine | Longevity LIVE

As if eating a healthy balanced meal and leading an active lifestyle wasn’t enough. If you really want to ensure your well-being, you’ll need to keep an eye out for endocrine disruptors.  As convenient as our modern lives have become, it’s unfortunate that endocrine disruptors are now found everywhere. That

baby | Longevity LIVE

The saying ‘beauty is a pain’ refers to the fact that, more often than not, women will go to extremes to achieve an effortless look.  This often takes the form of them spending countless amounts of money on the latest beauty products. However, according to a recent study, these efforts

beauty | Longevity LIVE

While our new year’s resolutions include promises of calling our relatives more, eating better and even fitness resolutions, maintaining the health of our skin should also be a priority. Be it an anti-aging skin care routine (which one is never too young to do), nail appointments, drinking more water or

open air sun workout avoid toxic sun products

It’s vacation time. Whether you’re hiking,  skiing,  on a beach, or  simply just sight-seeing, sun protection is important when you’re exposed to the sun for any prolonged period of time.  But did you know, that many products on our shelves actually contain ingredients that are toxic and may have adverse

Sunscreen | Longevity LIVE

Sun protection is important, which is why it is imperative that we adopt regular use of sunscreen into our lives. However, with Hawaii banning oxybenzone this past year, one has to wonder which other toxic chemicals may be lingering in our sunscreens. While it is advisable to use sunscreen, a

makeup | Longevity LIVE

Makeup is fun and it’s also a great creative form of expression. However, you might want to opt for the natural look now and then as some makeup products, like most hair-relaxers, are filled with a variety of ingredients that do nothing but harm both your health and your skin –

toxic beauty ingredients | longevity LIVE

It’s difficult to believe is just how easily accessible harmful beauty ingredients are. Just because you shop at your local pharmacy, it doesn’t mean the products are all that safe for you. So, the question here is this: Do you know how many toxic beauty ingredients there are in your cupboard