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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 »

Retinol and Retinaldehyde

Retinol and its relatives retinaldehyde, retinyl palmitate and prescription forms including retinoic acid, tazarotene and adapalene, is one of the most effective skin care ingredients to include in your skin care arsenal. Yet, despite the popularity of this effective class of ingredients, there are many misconceptions regarding its use. In this post we’ll look at… Read more »

Woman wine face

As much as I love the holidays, I’m always a bit happy to be done with the indulgence. Don’t get me wrong – I love chocolates and wine as much as the next person but when January rolls around, I start to crave fresh, crispy salads, juicy berries and regular yoga classes. In addition to… Read more »

2018 Skin Care Trends

One can’t escape the inevitable ‘lists’ that accompany the start of a new year and the 2018 skin care trends list is one I can’t help but check out. There isn’t just one of course, as every blogger, magazine and article has their own take on which trends will become popular this year. Here are… Read more »

Sharmani Happy New Year

Happy New Year 2018! I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions, believing that if you want to change or achieve something, there’s no time like the present. There’s never a bad time to implement positive new habits so why wait till the new year – do it now! Having said that though, many… Read more »

Happy Holidays

Wherever you are, whoever you’re with and however you celebrate the season, all of us at Apothekari hope that it’s spent in the company of good friends and family, while enjoying some downtime and experiences that will create fond memories. It has been our pleasure and honour to serve you with your skin care needs… Read more »