Our Female C.E.O

Apothekari’s female CEO, Sharmani Pillay, is trained as a pharmacist. With more than 30 years of pharmacy experience and 15 years in the skincare industry, we hope you’ll agree that makes for some pretty solid qualifications when it comes to leading a skincare company.

Sharmani Pillay Apothekari Pharmicist skin Health

I’m passionate about women’s wellness and have been helping women make sound healthcare decisions for over 30 years. Apothekari is formulated with the most effective ingredients and delivery systems, to result in highly active and safe products. Your time is precious so when it comes to skincare, I embrace a minimalist philosophy. This means fewer, harder working products, which give both immediate and long-term results, and which can be mixed and matched to your skin’s changing needs. I’m excited to share my knowledge & expertise when it comes to improving the health of your skin and committed to bringing you the BEST skincare products. I hope you thoroughly enjoy using them!

Sharmani Pillay

Pharmacist & Founder

Skincare Mission

Focus on Science

Like many women, Sharmani was fed up and frustrated by the confusion surrounding skincare. Surely there was a better way? She dug down deep, spending time researching ingredients and formulations and speaking to formulation experts. As a pharmacist, she knew that more did not always mean better.

A simple routine with fewer products, makes it more likely for you to stick with a regimen when it comes to your health. So, she approached skincare the same way, focusing on 3 essential steps: Prep, Protect & Perfect.

The result? Apothekari. This female founder created a line of naturally safe, science-based and high-performance skincare products made with time-tested and proven ingredients, combined with the best technology. Supercharge your skin’s health, making it look and feel better.

My Promise

100% Money Back Guarantee

Love your skincare or return it back to us within 30 days for a full refund.
Sharmani Pillay, Founder, Apothekari Skincare
When she’s not busy reading clinical papers or researching new ingredients and technologies that can benefit skin, you can find Sharmani practicing hot yoga; cooking up a storm while listening to bad 70s tunes; or planning her next sunshine filled adventure. Sharmani lives in Vancouver, BC with her husband and two daughters.
★ Judge.me Reviews

Let customers speak for us

39 reviews

I'm loving this deodorant from Apothekari! I'm very skeptical about natural deodorants because I perspire a lot and had always used antiperspirants. Wanting to go more natural, I've tried a few natural deodorants and this is by far the best. I can apply in the a.m., go overnight, and work out the next a.m. without having to reapply. I also love the smell. I have scent sensitivities and this citrus-ginger mix doesn't bother me at all. Super-happy with my purchase.

My recent order of apothecary

I’m so pleased with my products! My skin is already more radiant, pores are tighter !

Great deodorant!

I’ve tried many natural deodorants with mixed results. The Apothekari deodorant works GREAT, even when doing intense workouts. I also like the scent of all of the products. The skin of my underarms seems to have improved texture as well. I will definitely repurchase.

It works wonders! But strong scent...

This is the first and only natural deodorant that has kept me fresh for more than 6 hours. I put it on at night after my shower and it keeps me Oder free for around 12 hours. LUMÉ couldn’t do that for me! I wouldn’t buy this particular scent again though, I thought it would have a nice balance between the Neroli and Rose, but I cannot smell Rose at all - in my opinion it comes off smelling very manly. Next time I will order the lavender and bergamot scent.

The deodorant is great, gently shake and roll on. It’s very watery so I rub my arms back and forth to get it applied everywhere and then wait for a second in front of the fan before putting on a shirt. But it sooo worth it!!! Amazing deodorant and no rashes! My skin feels healthy. I have been using it for about a month.

Game Changer!

I've tried prescriptions and other products that claim to help with vaginal dryness and none compare to this product. So natural and no added hormones or perfumes. A real game changer for me! Also BEST name for this!

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