Is it ever too late to quit smoking?
We all know smoking is bad for us, but does there come a point where it isn't worth quitting smoking? In this post, we'll explore what smoking does to your body, and if the damage from smoking can be reversed.read more
What is the limit of human lifespan?
How long can humans live? We look at the science behind longevity, and study the oldest people in the world, to discover the secret to living to 100 or older. Could we all live to become centenarians — or even be immortal? Find out what the science says about human lifespans now!read more
Does Chocolate Cause Acne? Skincare Myths Busted!
Does chocolate cause acne? And can acne be controlled through diet? We look at the science behind the link between chocolate and acne to bring you the real answers. Find out what causes adult acne and how you can control acne now!read more
Are You Getting Enough Iodine? The Effects of Iodine Deficiency
What happens if you don't get enough iodine? How can you tell if you're getting enough iodine, and what are the symptoms of iodine deficiency? We look at what iodine does for the body, how iodine affects your thyroid and metabolism, and why iodine deficiency is on the rise in the U.S. Learn about different sources of iodine and make sure you get enough iodine with this post.read more
5 Common Skincare Questions About Oily Skin
Do you suffer from oily skin? It's a common skincare complaint. Learn what causes oily skin, what you can do to control skin oil, and what ingredients are best for treating oily skin. We answer your top questions about oily skin so you can learn how to control skin oil and get rid of oily skin for good!read more
What are sirtuins and can they help us to live longer?
You might have heard of "skinny genes," but have you heard of sirtuins? Find out what sirtuins are, and if sirtuins can help us to live longer. We'll explore the science behind sirtuins, what sirtuins do in the body, and if you can boost your sirtuin function through diet.read more
Is hot water good for your skin? Skincare myths busted!
Is hot water good for your skin? Does hot water open your pores? And what temperature water is best for your skin? Find out the answer to all these questions and more! Learn what hot and cold water does to your skin, how your pores react, and why skin oil is so important for healthy, youthful looking skin.read more
How moisturizer works — humectants, occlusives, and emollients
What is moisturizer made from? And what do the ingredients in moisturizer do? We look at the 3 key types of ingredients in moisturizer — humectants, occlusives, and emollients. Learn what they are, how they work, and what they do for your skin. Lean how to choose the right moisturizer for your skin and never go wrong again!read more
The Gender Gap in Aging — Do Men or Women Age Faster?
Do men or women age faster? Does our aging start at a genetic or cellular level, or are our lifestyles to blame for how long we live? We take a deep dive into how race and gender influence longevity, and explore if lifestyle affects longevity, or if your lifespan is already written into your cells. Learn how to live the longest, healthiest life you can!read more
Are tanning beds safe? Skincare myths busted!
Is indoor tanning safe, or do sunbeds cause harm? In this post we break down the top myths about tanning beds. Learn how sunbeds work, if sunbeds cause cancer, and what indoor tanning really does to your skin. Find out the safest way to get a gorgeous golden glow all year round, without harming your skin!read more
5 ways to protect your skin against blue light damage
What is blue light? And can blue light from electronic devices harm your skin? Find out all about blue light, and how it affects your body. Does blue light cause signs of premature aging? Is blue light really harmful? And how can you avoid blue light damage? Get the answers now!read more
5 ways to care for your skin in the fall
Fall is here again! Bonfires, Halloween, pumpkin spice latte... dry skin, chapped lips, and irritation! Oh no! Here's our 5 top tips for looking after your skin in fall. Hydrate, nourish, and protect your skin as the seasons change and look beautiful all year round.read more
What is UV light and what does it do to our skin?
We all know UV light is bad for our skin, but why? In this post, we'll explain what is UV light, what UV light does to your skin, and if UV light damage can be reversed. Get the facts about how ultraviolet light causes signs of premature aging, and what you can do to avoid UV light damage.read more
5 Common Skincare Questions About Dry Skin
What causes dry skin? What ingredients make dry skin better or worse? And should you exfoliate dry skin? Get the answers to these questions and more as the Qyral team tackles everything you need to know about how to get rid of dry skin for good!read more
Sunscreen vs Sunblock: What are they and how do they work?
What is sunscreen? Are sunscreen and sunblock the same thing? What does SPF mean? And how does the FDA regulate sunscreen? Get the answers to all these questions now! Lean all about how sunscreen works and what it does to protect your skin from sun damage.read more
5 Common Skincare Questions About Acne
Do you suffer from acne? Find out the top causes of acne, and how to treat acne-pone skin. Find out what skincare ingredients are best for treating acne, and how to manage acne through diet and skincare. It's everything you ever wanted to know about acne!read more
Does pregnancy make you age faster?
What effects does pregnancy have on the body? Does being pregnant shorten your life, or help you to live longer? We explore the science behind pregnancy and longevity and share what research says pregnancy does for aging.read more
5 tips for caring for your skin in summer
Summer's here, but your skin might not be happy about it! Avoid the skincare pitfalls of summer by learning how to protect your skin from harmful UV rays, excess heat, and high humidity. Love your skin all year round!read more
What is the cellular turnover cycle, and why is it important for aging?
What is the cellular turnover cycle? And how can you speed up cellular turnover and improve the signs of aging? Find out all about cellular turnover, and how your skin ages — as well as the best ways to get anti-aging effects from your skincare!read more
5 Awesome Skincare Ingredients You Should Know More About
How do you know what the ingredients in your skincare actually do? Find out about top skincare ingredients, including retinol, glycolic acid, hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and vitamin C. Learn what they do for your skin, and how they work!read more
What Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Means for Our Health and Longevity
Heart Rate Variability (HRV) is an important measure for testing how healthy your heart is. The latest science shows it could even measure your longevity, and show you how you're really aging on the inside! Find out what HRV is, how HRV works, and why HRV matters now!read more
5 tips for treating dry skin in the summer
Dry skin in summer?! Yes, it can happen! AC, UV light, and chlorine and salt from swimming in pools or the sea can all cause your skin to dry out. Find out what causes summer dry skin, and learn how to tackle dry skin and banish it for good!read more
The Ultimate Guide to Collagen — Types, Supplements, and Effects
Collagen is an anti-aging wonder, but what is it? How does collagen affect the body? And do collagen supplements work? Find out all about the science of collagen, and how it can help prevent signs of premature aging.read more
How to care for your skin on a road trip — 10 top tips
Planning on getting away this summer? Wherever you're going, if you're hitting the open road, don't forget to look after your skin while you travel. These 10 top tips to protect your skin while traveling will help you find a routine you can stick to as you explore the world.read more
What is BioPlacenta and what does it do for your skin?
BioPlacenta has been called a miracle skincare ingredient. But what is it, and what does it do for your skin? Learn all about BioPlacenta and how it can help your skin look healthier and younger.read more
5 summer foods that are great for your skin
What summer foods are best for your skin? Find out how to eat seasonally and get the most vitamins and minerals from your food. Here are 5 tasty foods that are in season all summer, and their health benefits for your skin and body.read more
How concentration makes AHAs and BHAs more effective in skincare
It isn't enough to use skincare products that contain alpha and beta hydroxy acids. The pH and concentration of AHAs/BHAs can change the effectiveness — and results — of your skincare products. Learn more now.read more
Why you should save your skincare routine for after sex
What happens when sex disrupts your nightly skincare routine? Should you wash your face after sex, or even reapply all your skincare products? Find out now!read more
How pH affects AHAs and BHAs in skincare formulations
Using the right skincare ingredients in only the story. The acidity, or pH, of your skincare formulation also has a big effect on how well your skincare products work, and the results they produce. This is especially true when using acids like AHAs/BHAs. Find out all about how pH affects your skin and skincare now!read more
5 Ways Alcohol Causes Signs of Premature Aging
We all know that alcohol in large quantities isn't good for us, but how much harm can the occasional drink do? Learn what alcohol does to your body at a cellular level, and how alcohol can accelerate signs of aging. Avoid premature aging by knowing the facts and drinking responsibly.read more
The science behind AHAs and BHAs in skincare
So you've heard about alpha and beta hydroxy acids (AHAs/BHAs) in skincare and know they're awesome for anti-aging and acne-fighting effects. But how do they actually work? Explore the science behind your skincare and learn what AHAs and BHAs do to your skin.read more
All about adult acne, why we get it, and how to treat it
Still suffering acne well into your 20s and beyond? This is known as adult acne, and around 15% of women suffer from it at some point in their lives. Find out what causes adult acne and how to treat it to prevent future breakouts.read more
The Complete Guide to AHAs and BHAs in Skincare
You've seen AHAs and BHAs on your skincare product labels, but what do they mean, and what do they do? Learn all about alpha and beta hydroxy acids, how AHAs and BHAs affect your skin, and if there are any side effects to using AHAs/BHAs in skincare products.read more
10 Ways to Treat Oily Skin and T-Zone Breakouts
We all suffer the occasional pimple or breakout, but if you have an oily T-zone, you probably suffer more than most. Find out what's really going on in your T-zone, how to control acne and excess oil production, and get the complexion of your dreams.read more
How altered intercellular communication affects aging
Every day, our cells transmit billions of messages. This communication is vital to our bodies functioning properly. However as we age, those pathways become blocked, leading to altered intercellular communication. Find out what causes this, and how to prevent it from happening.read more
5 ways to add antiaging to your daily routine
It is possible to take care of your skin without your skincare routine taking over your life. Follow these five simple tips to add antiaging products and live-well nutrients into your routine. You'll enjoy youthful, healthy looking skin in no time.read more
What is stem cell exhaustion, and how does it affect aging?
We all recognize the signs of aging as they appear. But how do some people stay looking youthful for much longer than others? The secret might lie in our stem cells. Find out what they are, how to protect them, and how to delay stem cell exhaustion.read more
5 spring foods that are great for your skin
Eating seasonal food isn't just great for the environment, it's great for your cellular health. Here are five fantastic spring foods that are packed with vitamins and minerals. Eating more of these foods can help improve your skin and reduce premature signs of aging.read more
How epigenetic alterations affect aging
Epigenetic alterations occur when our bodies read our DNA incorrectly. They can result in many age-related and degenerative diseases and cancers. Learn what causes epigenetic alterations, and how best to avoid them. By making a few simple lifestyle changes, we can all enjoy longer, healthier lives.read more
5 ways testosterone affects our skin and signs of aging
Can testosterone really affect our skin's appearance and how quickly it ages? We break down the ways hormones impact our skin, and review how testosterone changes the way our skin ages.read more
How genomic instability affects aging and what we can do to combat it
Our cells are complex, and DNA damage is a common side effect of normal cellular function. Our bodies usually repair this damage, but sometimes it gets out of control. This is known as genomic instability, and it is a hallmark of most cancers, degenerative diseases, and signs of aging.read more
Why acne should be treated through diet
Skincare products can be incredibly effective at treating acne, but they can't get below the skin to treat what's going on underneath. What you put into your cells determines what comes out. This is how your diet can affect acne breakouts, and how you can stop the cycle.read more
All about deregulated nutrient sensing and how it affects aging
Our bodies rely on proteins to signal when to switch our metabolism from building new cells, to breaking down old ones. Proteins do this by sensing different nutrients in our system. When this process fails, it's called deregulated nutrient sensing, and it is one of the hallmarks of aging. Learn all about it now.read more
Do men and women need different skincare products?
Should men and women be using different skincare products? Despite the branding, our skin all has the same basic needs — hydration, UV protection, and nourishment at a cellular level. However there are some factors that affect male and female skin differently. Find out how best to support your skin now.read more
How loss of proteostasis affects aging
Proteostasis is the name for the state when our proteins are all working properly. This is important because proteins are necessary for almost all our cell's functions. When proteostasis is lost, cells stop working or even die. Loss of proteostasis is a risk factor for many age-associated diseases. Learn the factors that affect proteostasis and how to protect your proteins.read more
5 tips for fixing dry skin in the spring
Spring is just around the corner, but that doesn't mean that dry skin will go away. Learn how to fix dry skin fast with these top skincare tips. Get rid of dry skin for good and love you skin whatever the season.read more
What is mitochondrial dysfunction and how does it affect aging
Mitochondria make the energy our cells need to function. However mitochondria are very delicate, and can be easily damaged by oxidative stress and UV light. Find out how mitochondria work, what happens when they fail, and how to protect your mitochondria and age better from a cellular level.read more
What causes dry skin (and how to get rid of dry skin for good)
Most of us experience dry skin at some point in our lives. As we get older, our skin slows oil production and dry skin becomes more common. Learn all about what causes dry skin, who is most at risk, and what you can do to keep your skin hydrated and supple.read more
What are telomeres and how do they affect aging
Telomeres are small caps at the ends of our DNA, that protect DNA from damage when our cells replicate. We all have telomeres of different lengths, and when they run out, our cells stop replicating. That's why we all age at different rates. Learn all about telomeres, and what you can do to protect them, boost your longevity, and stop aging at a cellular level.read more
What are the dark spots caused by pimples (and how to get rid of them)
What are those dark spots caused by pimples? And how can you get rid of them, fast? Find out all about hyperpigmentation acne, its causes and treatments. Get rid of the dark spots pimples leave behind and stop them from coming back.read more