A Few steps, one giant leap
Hacking your Health Span Could Help You Live Longer
We all know what a lifespan is; how long a person lives. But healthspan is a term that is picking up in the anti-aging research literature. Prior to 2000, only 14 papers had mention the term “healthspan” or “health span” in the abstract, but by 2018, the number had increased to over 900, and is growing. It’s clear to scientists that healthspan can have a big impact on our lifespan.read more
Red Light Therapy for Skin Care
You may have seen some interesting looking mask-like devices being advertised on your social media feed and on beauty websites. There’s a good chance you’re seeing the home version of something called red light therapy for skincare.read more
What is skin fasting and does it work?
We’ve all heard of fasting. In fact, it’s good for us, especially intermittent fasting, because it provides our body with a break from digestion and is a bit of a cellular reset. But have you ever heard of skin fasting?read more
The Secret to Amazing Skin is Cellular Turnover
If you want to have the best skin possible, you need to manage cellular turnover. But what is that and how can you control it?read more
Vitamin C Skincare Myths
Vitamin C is a popular skincare product because it works wonders on so many issues that a lot of people deal with. But like anything that gets attention, things can be twisted and people start believing myths. Vitamin C is no exception. We’ll break down some of the myths and give you the actual truth behind this amazing product.read more
Vitamin C in Skincare Products: Does it really work?
Most people associate vitamin C with illness. When they get a cold, they reach for their supplements. Over the past couple of decades it’s also been shown to benefit skin as well. It can serve as a brightening agent, helps even skin tone, and may even help wrinkles.read more
Could short bursts of exercise extend your life?
Exercise is good for you. We’ve known this since we were kids, but as busy adults, it’s not always easy to fit it in. And a lot of people simply don’t enjoy working out. But a few recent studies show that you don’t have to kill yourself at the gym to get long term benefits.read more
Can Hormones Cause Skin Issues?
Hormones… we’ve all got them and we all know they can cause all sorts of ups and downs in our bodies. They affect your mental state, your sex drive, your energy level and yes, your skin! If you’ve ever experienced breakouts around the time you get your period, you know that’s true. But why?read more
Can animals help people live longer?
If you’ve ever owned a pet, you understand how much it hurts to lose a beloved member of the family after 10 or 15 years. The lifespan of a pet is just a small fraction of a human’s. Now scientists are studying the lifespans of our dogs, cats, hamsters and horses to see how this knowledge can be applied to humans.read more
Skin Purging is a Thing: Why your skin might get worse before it gets better
Have you ever started using a new skincare product, only to start breaking out and having other issues? Before you begin thinking you’ve wasted your money, here is the science behind why this may be happening.read more