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July Be Beautiful Apothekari: Joanne1

July’s Be Beautiful Apothekari: Joanne My “Be Beautiful”: To me to “Be Beautiful” means to always be myself. Apothekari skincare helps me to look and feel the best version of me. Joanne, 45. Wife, Mother, Food Lover, Avid Walker & Neat Freak.   “My favourite Apothekari product is Bespoke Vitamin C 10% Serum. My day doesn’t feel… Read more »

Third Beach Vancouver

In case you didn’t know it, I’m a traveler at heart. I met my husband traveling so it’s not surprising that we share the same passion and over the past years, we’ve been fortunate enough to plan adventures far and wide. Thailand, Cambodia, Australia, South Africa, Europe and more; it hasn’t been unusual for us… Read more »

Gluten face; gluten skin

Gluten face – deny it all you want, but there is such a thing. And, no I’m not going all “goop” on you; research shows that even if you are not afflicted with Celiac Disease (CD), that gluten can have an impact on your health, including that of your skin. Gluten is the protein found… Read more »

Happy Birthday Canad

This year on July 1 (Canada Day), Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary of Confederation. Communities across the country will be hosting arts and culture festivals, fireworks, exhibitions and sporting events and proud Canadians will come together to toast the nation’s birthday. As someone who came to Canada as an immigrant when I was just seven… Read more »

Old Lady Feet with Pedicure

Is it just me or is it every woman of a certain age that eventually has to deal with ‘old lady feet’? Hard to define precisely, the topic of old lady feet crops up more frequently at social gatherings where women congregate these days. It becomes particularly more commonplace during warmer weather, when most of… Read more »

Green Tea and Skin

The combination of green tea and skin gets a big thumbs up! In fact, I’m such a big fan of its benefits that we have recently added green tea extract to our Bespoke Vitamin C Serums. Green tea contains a number of beneficial micronutrients including the potent antioxidant Epigallocatechin-3-gallate. Let’s just call it EGCG, shall… Read more »

Red face with rosacea

Retinaldehyde, in our top selling Apothekari A is for Anti-Aging, has been found effective as a rosacea treatment. A derivative of Vitamin A, retinaldehyde belongs to a class of ingredients known as retinoids. If you have rosacea, a facial skin condition characterized by redness, pimples, swelling and small and superficial dilated blood vessels, you’re not… Read more »

Vitamin C for Skin

Many ingredients can contribute to the health of your skin and I’m really excited about those of Vitamin C for skin. Well studied and well documented, the benefits of the little anti-aging superstar are undisputed! Also known as L-ascorbic acid, Vitamin C is found in a variety of food and used as a dietary supplement…. Read more »

Stress and Skin

Stress and skin; is this something you’re concerned about? If you follow us on social media, you may note that we often post about relaxation, zen, work/life balance and looking after yourself. It’s a well-known fact that stress affects your overall health, including that of your skin. Wellness is something that I feel deeply about… Read more »

Forehead Wrinkles Treatment

Forehead wrinkles – or other kinds of wrinkles for that matter, are wrinkles, are wrinkles, are wrinkles! Forehead wrinkles are a natural, if unfortunate, sign of aging, and just like the wrinkles you may develop on your face or around your eyes, it’s hard to escape from them as time goes by. They are a… Read more »

Cosmetic Packaging and Containers

When it comes to cosmetic packaging, companies have a range of options to choose from. Whether it’s the container, the label, the box, the decorative element or the marketing material, the overall appearance of a product plays a large role in how it’s perceived by customers. It’s the first way to grab someone’s attention, before… Read more »

asian face splash

Mornings, especially if you are not an early riser like me, can be a slog so it’s not surprising that the morning skin care routine is one that often suffers. Blame it on the snooze button, the late night or being disorganized, but it’s a safe bet that the morning skin care routine is more… Read more »