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5 ways testosterone affects our skin and signs of aging

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.

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How pollution affects your skin — and how to repair the damage

How pollution affects your skin — and how to repair the damage

We all know pollution is a problem. From the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, to the perpetual smog that hangs over cities worldwide from L.A. to Beijing, it’s inescapable. However making small changes to our diet and lifestyle can support our skin, keeping it looking young and healthy for longer.

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Biological vs. chronological age and what it means for longevity

Biological vs. chronological age and what it means for longevity

While chronological age is the primary factor associated with many conditions, it doesn’t tell the whole story. Why are some people fit and healthy into their eighties and nineties, when others show signs of old-age when barely past middle age? Gerontologists (people who study the aging process) have long believed that chronological age isn’t the only risk factor we need to consider.

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5 ways makeup causes premature aging (and two ways it helps your skin)

5 ways makeup causes premature aging (and two ways it helps your skin)

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Can sex really improve your skin?

Can sex really improve your skin?

Sex doesn’t just make you feel good in the moment, it can have long-ranging repercussions for your overall physical and mental health. And nowhere does that show more clearly than on your skin. Orgasming regularly releases important hormones that regulate sleep, reduce stress, and heal cells from the inside-out, meaning you look as good as you feel.

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5 surprisingly ancient skincare ingredients

5 surprisingly ancient skincare ingredients

Many surprising skincare ingredients are as old as time. While the ancients might not have understood why an ingredient worked, they understood cause and effect when they used it. Modern science has let us see what is happening in our skin at a cellular level, and revealing the truth about ancient skincare ingredients. 

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Does mitochondria hold the secret to youthful looking skin?

Does mitochondria hold the secret to youthful looking skin?

The secret to healthy, youthful-looking skin lies at the smallest cellular level, with mitochondria. The more we can protect our mitochondria from damage, the better our cells function. 

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