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Apothekari Trial Kits

Our Premium Essentials Trial Kit is the ideal way to try out our Apothekari top sellers. As a bonus, when you purchase the trial kit, we now include a gift certificate for $19 (current trial kit price), which can be applied to your next order at Apothekari.com. Our trial kit contains samples, which are a… Read more »

Fighting the Winter Blues

In this post, a slight deviation from skin care to focus on the winter blues, something that can affect many of us during this time of year. Often accompanied by sadness, sluggishness and food cravings,  it’s estimated that the gloom caused by Mother Nature during the cold season is biologically felt to some degree by… Read more »

Apothekari Dermaceuticals

You wake up each morning with the same skin that you went to bed with so it’s easy to understand why you may feel that your morning skin care routine should be the same as the one in the evening. As convenient as that would be, there are reasons why the routines are different. I’ve… Read more »

Self Love for Valentine's Day

I’m not hugely into Valentine’s Day (though I must confess I like the chocolates :)) and this year I’m in the mood for a bit of self reflection, making self love and self care seem like appropriate topics for today. You’ve no doubt come across the terms self love and self care more of late. Self… Read more »

Happy Family Day

Happy Family Day, BC! Falling on the second Monday of February, British Columbians celebrate Family Day, taking extra time to enjoy activities with their loved ones – celebrating family life and the importance of spending time with family. Throughout the province and across the Lower Mainland, family-friendly events and activities have been organized, many for… Read more »

Valentine's Day Giveaway

For Valentine’s Day this year, we are sharing the love! All purchases online at Apothekari.com between February 11 – 18th qualify for an entry into our prize draw featuring over $200 of Apothekari products. Follow along on social media (Facebook and Instagram – links below) for additional chances to win! Our gift basket contains the… Read more »

Types of Cleansers

When you are trying to choose between the types of cleansers available today, two main factors can help you to decide: Your skin type Your preference In general, 5 main types of cleansers are available today: Cream. Of all the types of cleansers, cream cleansers tend to be the most moisturizing. They work well in… Read more »

Sharmani Entrepreneur

As much as I love being my own boss, working for oneself can pose a few challenges sometimes. Don’t get me wrong – I know how fortunate I am to be able to do what I want, when I want and without someone telling me how to do it. Yet, the life of an entrepreneur… Read more »

Coconut Oil Benefits

It’s hard to miss that coconut oil is having its time in the spotlight. Whether for its lauded nutritional qualities or wellness benefits, you can’t miss big tubs of it for sale everywhere. In this post, let’s discuss coconut oil in skin care and whether it may be right for you. Coconut oil is produced by extracting… Read more »

Book Reviews January 2018

I offer three(ish) book reviews this January. All are fiction  – two are book club picks and the other is one that grabbed me due to its subject matter. While many people veer toward non-fiction books, I tend to indulge in fiction. I spend so much time thinking and analyzing during the days that when… Read more »

Winter Sunscreen Tips

The deep of January may seem an odd time to deliver winter sunscreen tips. However, you need to apply sunscreen regardless of the time of year. In this post I’ll share my top 5 winter sunscreen tips to help you keep your skin protected from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays. Two types of the… Read more »

Exercise Skin

Exercise Skin. You may not think these two things are related, but new research shows that exercise benefits not only our overall wellness but that of our skin as well. In fact, in addition to help skin look younger, it may also even reverse skin aging in people who start exercising late in life. Aging… Read more »