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Lavender Hydrosol

A hydrosol, also known as a floral water, flower water or a distillate, is a result of the steam distillation of plants. It is produced when plant material is brewed with water in a large vessel. As the temperature rises, the vessel fills with steam. The temperature rises causing glands in the plant to burst… Read more »

Jet Lag Tips

If you’ve experienced long distance travel, then you’ll know that jet lag isn’t much fun. In this blog post, I’m sharing 5 jet lag tips that have served me well. Occurring when you experience rapid east-west or west-east travel on a high speed jet, jet lag disrupts your sleep-wake patterns leaving you feeling tired, drowsy… Read more »

Apothekari Female Gender 2017

Today is International Women’s Day 2017, a day to recognize women’s achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality. The World Economic Forum predicts that the gender gap won’t close entirely until 2186! So around the world, International Women’s Day provides an important opportunity for ground breaking action that can truly… Read more »

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 »