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FUTURE TRENDS In Aesthetic Medicine
DR DEBBIE NORVAL, AAMSSA PRESIDENT One of the only things certain in life is change, and this is especially relevant in the rapidly evolving aesthetics industry. The stigma that was once associated with aesthetic treatments is disappearing fast. Cele
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LONGEVITY Loves
JOHANNESBURG AND SURROUNDS Experience the ultimate rejuvenation The Saxon Spa, Johannesburg The Saxon Spa is very discerning when it comes to the products it uses for its treatments and therapies, and its new London-born, globally renowned Molton Bro
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Our BIG beauty BREAK
Is there a better way to beat the winter blues than to get out of the city for a wellness boost? This was the thinking behind our Big Spring Beauty Break in September, hosted at the beautiful De Hoek Country Hotel in Magaliesburg, alongside our partn
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IT’S UP TO US To Direct Our HEALTH
DR DUNCAN CARMICHAEL, MEDICAL DOCTOR AND FOUNDER OF THE INSTITUTE OF HEALTHY AGING (IHASA) In the last few years we have begun learning how to optimise our health. We have had breakthroughs in our understanding of the massive benefits of sleep. We ar
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Collagen INDUCTION THERAPY TREATMENT
Collagen has a major role to play in skincare, helping to maintain the suppleness, as well as the elasticity, of our skin. But as we age, the amount of collagen in our body decreases, and this soon becomes evident in the appearance of our skin. Lucki
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HOW TO MAKE 2020 Your Best Year Yet
DR JOHN DEMARTINI, SPECIALIST IN HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT To achieve your goals in 2020, there are a few crucial questions you need to ask yourself throughout the year. Take your time with these. Be honest and remain curious about wha
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It’s Really Not About Age – IT’S ABOUT ATTITUDE
KIM POTGIETER, CFP® REGISTERED FINANCIAL LIFE PLANNER AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFIED COACH. If you, like me, were born between 1965 and 1980, or thereabouts, you’re a Generation Xer, and the first of our generation will soon reach the early retirement ag
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Environ DF FACIAL TREATMENT
I recently had the privilege of experiencing a DF facial treatment at the Environ Skin Care Institute in Cape Town. Although I have always attempted to protect my skin against the sun, my skin has still suffered sun damage over the years and was feel
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VEGANISM WON’T Heal The Earth
FARMER ANGUS, BIODYNAMIC FARMER The passionate opposition of the vegan movement to caged animal farming is to be supported and encouraged, as there is no place for these concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), which produce almost all of the
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BUILDING Blocks
With every new year, for many, comes the resolution to lead a more active lifestyle, and for good reason. Exercising offer a range of benefits – both physical and mental. So, if you’re hoping for a good year, staying active would be a wise thing to d
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FOR YOUR health AND THAT OF THE PLANET
GARY JACKSON, FOUNDER OF JACKSON’S REAL FOOD MARKET The trends and new bits of health advice bombarding us daily can be quite daunting, even for the most well-read. For example, the awareness of pesticides – more specifically, glyphosate – has increa
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Terrifying TOXINS
We’re reading increasingly about the potentially significant threat to our health of toxins, but what exactly are they? How will they impact on our longevity and what can we do to reduce our exposure to them? Dr Duncan Carmichael is a functional medi
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An evolving WORLD
DR ANUSHKA REDDY, MEDICAL DOCTOR, AND ANTI-AGING AND AESTHETIC TREATMENT SPECIALIST The global aesthetic medicine market is set to exceed $18,5 billion by 2024, according to a research report by Global Market Insights. Driving the industry are new de
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Breast implant ALERT
Earlier this year, France became the first country to ban breast implants with a textured or polyurethane coating. The French National Agency for Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) called the ban a “precautionary measure”, which was taken due to th
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THE POWER OF iridology AND sclerology
DR ISA-BELLA VAN NIEKERK, IRIDOLOGIST AT RUBICON PERSONA CLINICS Your eyes are like a TV or video screen that is connected to your body by the optic nerve. Your nervous system projects important information onto it about what is happening all over yo
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A Beginner’s Guide To Cannabis
Cannabis is the fastest-growing industry in the world, so one may say that the September 2018 South African Constitutional Court ruling that effectively decriminalised the possession, use and cultivation of cannabis in private dwellings came as no su
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YOU AND your SURGEON
DR VIVIEN JANDERA, PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON, AND CURRENT AND FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT OF THE ASSOCIATION OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEONS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA (APRASSA) Plastic-surgery procedures have continued to increase in number world
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Cannabis
▪ Always consult your GP before you begin to use cannabis for medical reasons, especially if you are on any kind of medication, but particularly heart medication. ▪ Use a trusted source. ▪ Store all cannabis products in a locked area (a lockbox, a lo
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Reese WITHERSPOON LOVE, LIVE AND BAKE BISCUITS
Reece Witherspoon is an extraordinary mix of a modern-day Hollywood role model and the girl next door. “My grandmother Dorothea always said that it was a combination of beauty and strength that made Southern women ‘whiskey in a teacup’. We may be del
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What The Law Says
The Constitutional Court has ruled unambiguously that adults may, for their personal use, use, possess, cultivate and use cannabis in private. The purchase and sale of cannabis remains illegal, unless done in accordance with the Medicines Act. To be
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The BEST IN AGING Survey
This is Longevity’s Best in Aging Survey: Personalised Beauty and Aesthetics Edition. The comprehensive and digitally driven assessment was completed voluntarily by a number of local general practitioners, dermatologists, medical-industry professiona
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5 ECO products EVERY HOME SHOULD HAVE
Research has linked human environmental toxin exposure to disease through the foods we eat, the water we drink, pollutants in the air and, of course, what we expose our skin to in body and beauty products. Not everyone is able to detoxify their body
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NON-invasive TREATMENTS
A breakthrough technology that reinvents microneedling. Automated technology that delivers active anti-aging ingredients effectively and efficiently into the dermis for deep skin hydration and plumping. – Dr Deepa Parbhoo PRICE: From R1 500 to R3 500
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MINDFULNESS is Medicine
Gisèle Wertheim Aymés speaks to Dr Simon Whitesman (MBChB), practitioner of medical psychotherapy at Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital in Cape Town. Whitesman is the coordinator of the postgraduate certificate training in Mindfulness-Based Interve
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MOST WANTED IN AESTHETIC surgical TREATMENT
The biggest news with regard to breast augmentation, still the No 1-requested cosmetic surgery in the world, has been the concerns surrounding BIA-ALCL (breast-implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma), a rare sub-type of non-Hodgkin’s lymph
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Summer Jump-starters
Naked oysters are sadly the version that most people are familiar with. Very basic, I Know, but it neednʼt be so mundane. You can spice them up with the perfect dressing. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes YIELDS 4 Ingredients: 24 oysters, shucked½ red oni
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Health spas
DE-STRESS TIME OUT Situated in the heart of Jozi, the tranquillity and fabulous setting of this Balinese-style spa are a real treat. The staff are great and it’s the perfect escape from the hustle of Jozi. The De-Stress Time Out package is one of my
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FINDING calm ON CHOLE Island
I’ve been dreaming about hosting a Longevity restorative wellness retreat on Chole Island, Tanzania, for some time now. And while wasn’t able to attract the full group of wellness wanderlusters we’d hoped for, those who joined us enjoyed a week of in
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2020 Is Going To Be A Great Year
What if the world is holding its breath – waiting for you to take the place that only you can fill?” These are the words of renowned poet David Whyte. They are profound. And true. We all have a place in this world to fill. This is my motivation for 2
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In The Blink Of An EYE
Not only are your eyes one of your primary sensory gateways to the outside world, they are also one of the first things people notice about you. But while we know that our eyes give us signals to many areas of our health (read Dr Isa-Bella van Nieker
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