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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 »

Natural Beauty Woman

Wouldn’t it be great if we could all be a natural beauty? Although you may think that you need to drop a ton of cash at the beauty counter, it’s not necessarily a must. True, there are many treatments that offer numerous benefits to skin, but there are also many things we can do that… 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 »

Skin Care Trends for 2017: Woman with a beauty face mask

Wonder which skin care trends for 2017 to watch out for? Depending on who you ask and which blog you read, there are many! Here are 5 that you may find interesting: You are What you Eat. If you’ve ever been to a naturopath then you’ll have heard the mantra that ‘Good health starts in… Read more »

Do you need a moisturizer

Do you need a moisturizer? You may or you may not and usually, your skin will let you know. Since many of us have grown up with a ritual that involves cleansing, toning and moisturizing, it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that this is what women think they need to keep their skin looking… Read more »