Category: Anti-Aging Skin Care

3 Holy Grail Skin Care Products

In this blog post, I’m going to share with you the most important products in my skin care routine, or what I like to refer to as my Holy Grail Skin Care products. Like you, I’m a pretty busy kind of woman so when it comes to managing my life, I’m always on the lookout… Read more »

Is SPF Makeup Enough?

It’s September and with temperatures dropping, the sun playing hide and seek and rain clouds making an all too frequent appearance, you may be tempted to ditch your sunscreen and switch to SPF makeup instead. Tempting though it may be, fall (or any time of the year for that matter) isn’t the time to do… Read more »

How To Choose A Vitamin C Serum

If I had to make a list of my favorite skin care products, a Vitamin C Serum would get top billing. That, along with an SPF 30+ sunscreen and a retinoid treatment, would round out the list of my three must-haves. We know Vitamin C as the vitamin that prevents scurvy, but it’s also essential… Read more »

Aging Skin: 7 Things That Can Happen

Aging skin – it’s one of those unavoidable side effects of getting older. While we likely appreciate the wisdom, experience and sense of accomplishment that come with age, we may not necessarily applaud what looks back at us in the mirror. Our skin ages in one of two ways – intrinsically or extrinsically. Intrinsic aging… Read more »

Hyaluronic Acid Love

When it comes to effective skin care ingredients, hyaluronic acid skin care products (along with related sodium hyaluronate) rank right up there with other superstars including l-ascorbic acid, retinoids and sunscreen. This naturally occurring substance is a carbohydrate that is found in our joints, our eyes and connective tissue, along with our skin. Hyaluronic acid… Read more »

Morning Skin Care Vs Evening

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 »

Exercise Skin. Yup, They’re Related

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 »

How Long for Skin Care Results?

When it comes to expecting skin care results, how long should you realistically expect to start noticing a difference? In most cases, you shouldn’t expect instant results. It took years for sun damage and wrinkles to appear so it’s unrealistic to expect them to disappear overnight. There are products that can have more immediate impact,… Read more »

Do You Need a Face Toner?

While the face toner has been around for a long, long time, many novel and promising sounding creams and serums seem to have taken its place. Once deemed essential in the world of skin care, the face toner hasn’t received much love of late. Is this skin care product even necessary at all? Face Toner?… Read more »

Astaxanthin Skin Benefits

Astaxanthin skin benefits are not widely known. More potent than its famous relatives Vitamins C and E, astaxanthin packs an antioxidant punch that helps protect skin from free radical damage. It belongs to a class of substances called carotenoids and is found in microalgae, yeast, salmon, krill, shrimp and some wild berries. Studies have shown… Read more »

Retinaldehyde As A Rosacea Treatment

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 »

Forehead Wrinkles – Here’s What To Do

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 »