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Sharmani Skincare Pharmacist

In Part 1 of Pharmacists & Skincare, I discussed the education and practical experience that pharmacists receive, which prepare them to advise patients about treatments for a wide range of health conditions. Whether it’s choosing the best cough and cold remedy, determining the correct supplement dosage or the most effective pain medication, a recommendation is… Read more »

Happy Mother's Day 2017

Mother’s Day. Often associated with Brunches, Bling and Bouquets, there’s no denying that it’s a hallmark holiday (gasp). Regardless, there is something special about setting aside a whole day to honor and celebrate the women who raised us. Mother’s Day is a holiday that honours motherhood and that is observed throughout the world. Festivals celebrating… Read more »

Compounding Pharmacist

When it comes to skincare, you may wonder if a pharmacist is adequately prepared to formulate treatments, give advice regarding suitable products and know when more serious care is required. A bit of healthy skepticism is a good thing so this is a valid question to ask! While pharmacists aren’t dermatologists, they are highly trained… Read more »

Skin Cancer Awareness

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and throughout the month of May, people are encouraged to do their part to raise awareness about skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States and the third most common in Canada. Fortunately, it is also one of the most preventable forms… Read more »

Gayle 1: Apothekari Be Beautiful May

May’s Be Beautiful Apothekari: Gayle My “Be Beautiful”: Apothekari products have improved my skin so much that my confidence has grown. Being beautiful is my confidence shining through. Gayle, 45, Wife, Mother, Senior Travel Consultant — Adventurer, Globetrotter. “I’ve been struggling with acne for at least 10 years and nothing was working. Sharmani recommended the A is for Anti-Aging serum… Read more »

sun umbrella

Why sunscreen? Ask anyone and the majority of individuals will reply that sunscreen is important to prevent sunburns. So they will happily apply it if they are going to be outside under the hot sun for a prolonged period of time. Sunscreen can help to prevent sunburns and there’s no denying that avoiding sunburns is… Read more »

Nutricosmetics and supplements

Nutricosmetics, a new entrant in the field of dietary supplements, is starting to create waves. Appealing to the “Beauty comes from within” crowd, these internally ingested products, often sold in the form of pills and beverages, are designed to deliver beauty and healthy aging benefits with a particular emphasis on skin, hair and nails. It’s… Read more »

April is Rosacea Awareness Month

Rosacea is a condition that affects more than 16 million Americans and many more worldwide. The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on the warning signs of this chronic but treatable facial disorder. What is Rosacea? Individuals are first typically afflicted any time after age 30…. Read more »

asian face splash

It feels a bit redundant to write a post about how to cleanse your face. I mean put the cleanser on, lather up and rinse it off, right? Yes, those are the basic steps and everyone knows how to do that. However, recent years have brought with them a myriad of options that make the… Read more »

Apothekari Trial Kits

Apothekari trial sizes are available for purchase in our popular Apothekari Trial Kits and are a great way to get started with our line of skin care treatments if you haven’t tried them before. Apothekari trial sizes are in each kit, which contains a generous sized sample of four essential Apothekari Dermaceuticals products for you to… Read more »

Beautiful Hands - Old Hands

Do you have old hands? A friend recently commented that the skin on the top of her hands has aged even more than her facial skin. She wanted to know what to do about her old hands. In a recent blog post, I discussed the hand lift, a surgical procedure that can convert older-looking hands… Read more »

WHO 2017 Depression : Let's Talk

World Health Day 2017 will be celebrated on April 7th to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO), whose goal it is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Depression: Let’s Talk The theme of 2017 World Health Day is “Depression: Let’s Talk”. Depression is… Read more »