Category: Apothekari

Helena April Be Beautiful 1

April’s Be Beautiful Apothekari: Helena My “Be Beautiful”: “To me, being beautiful means accepting my body and mind and all its flaws.” Helena, 46, Wife, Mother, Stager Extraordinaire & Bargain Huntress “A is for Anti-Aging helps my skin glow. I have had random people tell me that my skin is great and I owe that to Apothekari…. Read more »

Spring Skin Care

It seems a bit amiss to bring you 5 spring skin care tips when I look out my window today and see that it still looks like mid-January! Rain and cloudy skies aside – this is Vancouver after all – here are spring skin care tips that will also serve you well for summer. Amp… Read more »

Angkor Wat at Sunset

If you’ve been following along on Instagram or Facebook, you’ll know that I was fortunate enough to spend Spring Break in Cambodia with my family. We love to travel and have been on some amazing adventures; this trip rates up there as one of our all time favourites. Friendly people, awe-inspiring temples, spectacular beaches and delicious… Read more »

Apothekari Natural Skin Care Line

In last week’s blog post – Part 1 of “Why Apothekari?”, I discussed the science based nature of Apothekari Dermaceuticals, but what you may not know is that Apothekari is also a natural skin care line. You’ll know from talking to me and from previous posts that I don’t necessarily think a natural skin care… Read more »

Lavender Hydrosol

A hydrosol, also known as a floral water, flower water or a distillate, is a result of the steam distillation of plants. It is produced when plant material is brewed with water in a large vessel. As the temperature rises, the vessel fills with steam. The temperature rises causing glands in the plant to burst… Read more »

Skin Care Line - Apothekari

As consumers, a skin care line can bombard us with ads, slick marketing and promises in an attempt to entice us to purchase a range of their products. The inundation may continue at the beauty counter of our favourite store – so many products, so many brands! It’s not surprising that all these companies are… Read more »

Jet Lag Tips

If you’ve experienced long distance travel, then you’ll know that jet lag isn’t much fun. In this blog post, I’m sharing 5 jet lag tips that have served me well. Occurring when you experience rapid east-west or west-east travel on a high speed jet, jet lag disrupts your sleep-wake patterns leaving you feeling tired, drowsy… Read more »

Apothekari Female Gender 2017

Today is International Women’s Day 2017, a day to recognize women’s achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality. The World Economic Forum predicts that the gender gap won’t close entirely until 2186! So around the world, International Women’s Day provides an important opportunity for ground breaking action that can truly… Read more »

Apothekari Skin and Travel

When it comes to your skin and travel in hot weather, there is one thing that all experts agree upon – bring the sunscreen! As the countdown begins for our long-awaited family trip to Cambodia, it’s down to the nitty-gritty. All the details are done – flight booked, hotels arranged and various excursions mapped out…. Read more »

March's Be Beautiful Apothekari: Desh

March’s Be Beautiful Apothekari: Desh My “Be Beautiful”: Being beautiful has to do with living your life generously – what you do in life matters. Desh, 51, Speech-Language Pathologist, Co-Founder ChangeYourAccent.com “I have sensitive skin and I’ve tried countless skin care brands that I just couldn’t tolerate. However, my skin loves Apothekari! I’ve used (and am… Read more »

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 »