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April is Rosacea Awareness Month

Rosacea is a condition that affects more than 16 million Americans and many more worldwide. The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on the warning signs of this chronic but treatable facial disorder. What is Rosacea? Individuals are first typically afflicted any time after age 30…. Read more »

asian face splash

It feels a bit redundant to write a post about how to cleanse your face. I mean put the cleanser on, lather up and rinse it off, right? Yes, those are the basic steps and everyone knows how to do that. However, recent years have brought with them a myriad of options that make the… Read more »

Beautiful Hands - Old Hands

Do you have old hands? A friend recently commented that the skin on the top of her hands has aged even more than her facial skin. She wanted to know what to do about her old hands. In a recent blog post, I discussed the hand lift, a surgical procedure that can convert older-looking hands… Read more »

WHO 2017 Depression : Let's Talk

World Health Day 2017 will be celebrated on April 7th to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO), whose goal it is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Depression: Let’s Talk The theme of 2017 World Health Day is “Depression: Let’s Talk”. Depression is… Read more »

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 »

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 »