A Few steps, one giant leap
Does hair removal change how your hair grows? — Beauty myths busted!
What happens when you remove hair? Does plucking gray hairs make more appear? Does shaving make hair darker and thicker? Can hair removal actually make unwanted hair worse? We explore these beauty myths and more to bring you the truth about what happens when you remove unwanted hair.read more
Is customized medicine the future of disease prevention?
What is precision medicine? Learn how personalization is changing the way we treat and prevent diseases. What could your genetics say about the diseases you're most at risk from? Could your genes hold the secret to your medical future? And how is science changing the way we treat diseases? Find out now!read more
Could grape seed extract hold the key to longevity?
How much anti-aging power do botanical extracts really have? A recent study on grape seed extract shows promise as an anti-cancer and anti-aging treatment. We look at the science behind the study, and explain how grape seed extract could help us to live longer, healthier lives.read more
Can toothpaste get rid of pimples? — Beauty myths busted!
Does toothpaste get rid of pimples? Or is toothpaste bad for your skin? We look at the ingredients in toothpaste and what they do to your skin. Learn how to get rid of unwanted pimples quickly, without causing more skin irriration.read more
Can metformin help you to live longer?
You might have heard of metformin. It's a common diabetes medicine. But did you know metformin could help you to live longer? We explore the science behind metformin for longevity and find out if metformin could help you to live longer and if metformin should be used for anti-aging purposes.read more
Does hard work shorten your life?
What effect does hard work have on your lifespan? Does working hard shorten your life or help you to live longer? We look at the science behind work and longevity to understand how factors like socioeconomic status, working hours, manual labor, stress and happiness affect lifespans and how you can balance your working life to live longer.read more
Does skin need to breathe? — Beauty myths busted
Does your skin need to breathe? Can wearing makeup for too long cause skin problems? We look at the science behind what makeup does to your skin, and share the truth about the bad makeup habits that cause breakouts, and those that are just beauty myths.read more
Is it ever too late to start exercising?
We should all exercise regularly, but can too much exercise be bad for you? Could exercising in old age be harmful? And is it ever too late to start exercising? In this post, we look at what exercise does to the body, and answer important questions about the effects of exercise on fitness and longevity.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 it ever too late to cut back on alcohol?
Many people enjoy alcohol, but how can you tell if you're drinking too much? Find out what alcohol does to your body, and how to reduce your alcohol consumption. This post also explores the long-term effects of excess drinking, and answer the question if it's ever too late to stop drinking alcohol.read more
How our gut microbiome affects us as we age
What is our microbiome? And how does our gut microbiome affect our immune systems and overall health? Find out all about how the human microbiome works, what's in our gut microbiome, and how you can support your microbiome health. Learn the factors that affect the microbiome, from how diet affects your gut flora to whether probiotics really work.read more
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
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