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Apothekari Skin and Travel

When it comes to your skin and travel in hot weather, there is one thing that all experts agree upon – bring the sunscreen! As the countdown begins for our long-awaited family trip to Cambodia, it’s down to the nitty-gritty. All the details are done – flight booked, hotels arranged and various excursions mapped out…. Read more »

March's Be Beautiful Apothekari: Desh

March’s Be Beautiful Apothekari: Desh My “Be Beautiful”: Being beautiful has to do with living your life generously – what you do in life matters. Desh, 51, Speech-Language Pathologist, Co-Founder ChangeYourAccent.com “I have sensitive skin and I’ve tried countless skin care brands that I just couldn’t tolerate. However, my skin loves Apothekari! I’ve used (and am… Read more »

Niacinamide Skin Care

You may be using a niacinamide skin care treatment without even knowing it. Also known as Vitamin B3, niacinamide isn’t as well known as retinoids, antioxidants or AHAs. However, it’s a powerhouse ingredient that comes with no shortage of benefits when used as part of a regular skin care regimen. Think of niacinamide as the quieter,… Read more »

Woman eating sugar

Sugar Face (aka sugar skin) is a term that we are starting to hear more often. It’s become a trending topic as we begin to increasingly appreciate the detrimental effect that sugar has, not only on our health, but on our skin as well. You may think of sugar face as a topic discussed only… Read more »

Apothekari AHA-Mazing Clean Exfoliating Cleanser Gel

Lovers of our Apothekari AHA-Mazing Clean Exfoliating Cleansing Gel will be happy to know that it is available again! A slight reformulation of this cleanser results in a more gentle, but just as effective exfoliating treatment, suitable for most skin types, except sensitive. The three major ingredients in Apothekari AHA-Mazing Clean Exfoliating Cleansing Gel will… Read more »

7 Facts About Valentine's Day

Here are 7 facts about Valentine’s Day, that ‘holiday’ in February we know and associate with hearts, roses and romance. Whether it’s a holiday that you embrace or one that you despise, Valentine’s Day’s beginnings are rooted in both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. Beyond cupids and the Saint that is the namesake of this… Read more »

Hearts and Love

In honour of Valentine’s Day this month and to show our appreciation, we’d like to send some love your way! Starting today (February 8th) and until February 15th, our gift to you is a 1 oz jar of our indulgent and ever so popular Bamboo Lemongrass Foaming Body Polish. No code needed and this special… Read more »

Cosmetic Packaging and Containers

If you’ve ever wondered whether you should be using a cream or lotion – or perhaps a serum – you’re not alone! Cosmetics companies are free to use whatever descriptors they like for their products as there isn’t an absolute definition for any of these terms. Broadly speaking, however, there are some differences: Creams are… Read more »

February Be Beautiful Danielle

 February’s Be Beautiful Apothekari: Danielle My “Be Beautiful”: Having nice, bright, healthy skin and being fit, plus being happy and peaceful really helps. Danielle’s favorite products include Bespoke Vitamin C 15% Serum  and AHA-Mazing Clean Exfoliating Cleansing Gel. Danielle, 49, Business Instructor Save Save Save

Pollution Protection from Plants

If you care about your skin, you may have been reading about pollution protection. Just when you think you’ve got this whole skin care thing figured out, along comes something new! And yes, it’s a big thing. Is this fear mongering or is pollution protection something we should really be concerned about? From free radicals… Read more »

Beautiful hands - hand lift

The hand lift is here! Beyond Botox, face lifts, nose jobs and fillers, hand lifts are becoming de rigueur. Yes, the face is one of the most age-telling body parts we have. However, the hands are a dead giveaway too. Skin on the back of our hands is extremely thin and the loss of fat… Read more »