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Longevity Magazine April - May 2017

Longevity is a anti-aging, health and wellness magazine that focuses on international expert advice, science-based research and real life stories. The magazine provides readers with a balanced range of well-researched information from natural, integrative and allopathic disciplines focusing on health, wellbeing, nutrition and fitness in an easy-to-read, consumer friendly-format, while the dedicated beauty section provides in-depth insights from experts, and covers everything from latest trends to non-invasive and invasive treatments.

South Africa
Longevity Media a division of Aegle Wellness (Pty) Ltd
R 46,50
R 90
2 Issues

in this issue

2 min
fortify yourself with longevity

Did you know that a simple coldwater technique, practised daily, can improve your ability to manage stress? If your nerves are getting the better of you, take a deep breath and splash some cold water over your face. Studies have shown that you can trick your body into thinking it’s fully immersed in cold water. The instant effect allows you to use oxygen more efficiently, boosting your mood and relieving anxiety. And if you want a greater long-term benefit, you should take a cold shower or bath daily. While just the thought of this may leave you stone-cold, it will do wonders for your longevity. Standing under a cold shower will ensure your blood circulates more rapidly throughout your body. Dr Joseph Mercola is a great believer. He says: “Exposing your…

3 min
meet our contributors

Yoga shoot To help you “fortify yourself for winter”, we wanted to share some easy, helpful stretching techniques that you can do at home to boost your strength and immunity. So we asked Casey Chiang, a qualified ISHTA international yoga instructor, to show us some of her favourite techniques at her studio, ZEN Hot Yoga World. The pictures are really practical and easy to follow thanks to Candice Askham Photography. We also want to give a shout out to Kyle Henderson, owner of Liquid Salts Active Wear, who supplied the great kit. And when Casey is not doing yoga, she is exercising her brain as an advocate. Cover shoot For this issue, we chose local health and beauty inspiration Melinda Bam. A former Miss South Africa, Veet ambassador, TV presenter, entrepreneur and wife, Melinda…

5 min
what’s on our radar this month…

TO READ THE ARTICLE’S IN FULL, FOLLOW THE QR CODES. ANTI-AGING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WILL FIND THE SOLUTION TO AGING BY 2033 By Savannah Freemantle Researchers say they are on the verge of cracking the aging code. They also say death caused by aging may become obsolete by 2033 if artificial intelligence gets involved. Scientists from the Maximum Life Foundation believe the combination of two fields of science will cure aging. They also believe this combination will keep us healthy and young. These fields are artificial intelligence and gene therapy. Researchers at Scicog Systems are creating an “Artificial Scientist”. They say it will essentially be the smartest scientist in the world. The researchers say that in approximately three years they will have gathered every bit of aging research available. They will then programme this into…

8 min
melinda bam

Melinda Bam is an advocate for holistic health and how it contributes to personal success“There is nothing more beautiful than aging gracefully.” Presenter, director, Miss South Africa 2011, Melinda Bam is no stranger to success. Her journey has taken her from Pretoria to the world stage as a competitor for Miss Universe 2012, and then some. Most recently, it has led to her work with Womentality, an organisation that aims to empower women though big corporate conferences, reaching 24 000 women across South Africa annually. Melinda has since incorporated her passion for helping women into a TV show called Vroufees, which is set to air in October. Now, as a successful entrepreneur, and with a second TV show, Wie’s Jou Poppie?, in the pipeline, Melinda doesn’t plan on slowing down any time soon.…

4 min
the next big thing

INFRACYTE LUSCIOUS LIPS WHAT DOES IT DO? Infracyte Luscious Lips is a needle-free, anti-aging lip treatment from the USA that provides a proven medical, high-performance, topical alternative to lip-enhancing injections. However, it can also be used for those who have had lip augmentation and want to maintain the look for a longer period of time. It provides clear and instant volume to your lips without the stinging, burning or sensitivity that can come with using injectables. It is perfect for those who don’t want cosmetic surgery, but still want the immediate effects of those types of treatments. Furthermore, the product has inherent anti-aging properties with long-term use. WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT? Aside from hyaluronic acid, it contains patented peptides and dehydrated marine collagen-filling spheres. This combination of ingredients ensures optimum absorption of the product…

2 min
the best in anti-aging

If you have... Dull skin IF YOU HAVE… Dull skin LOOK FOR THESE INGREDIENTS… Longoza and opilia TRY: Dior Capture Totale Dreamskin Perfect Skin Cushion Foundation, R1 315, www.redsquare.co.za The Dior Capture Totale Dreamskin Perfect Skin Cushion Foundation has all of the correcting and skin-protection qualities of the original Dreamskin foundation, but has been developed in a nomad case for a more advanced application. The soft and light texture of the foundation allows for seamless fusion with the skin. It can reduce the appearance of redness, shine and pores, while still leaving the skin fresh, matte and luminous. Longoza and opilia have been prioritised as the natural active ingredients, as they both contain antiaging and protective properties that combat lines, dark spots, redness and lack of glow. The foundation also has an SPF 50++ in order to protect your…