Category: Skin Care Tips

Dairy Face

Dairy Face

Today we discuss, Dairy Face – a term coined by UK Naturopath, Nigma Talib. The thinking is that your skin is related to your digestive health, so you might see certain parts of your face reacting to stress in your gut, depending on the types of food or drink you are intolerant to. In previous… Read more »

Crocuses

Today, March 20th, marks the Spring Equinox and more springtime sun! I’m excited for warmer weather and felt today would be the perfect time to share 10 facts about the sun and sunscreen. You wouldn’t be alone in assuming that springtime sun exposure is less dangerous than that in the summer. It’s not as warm… 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 »

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 »

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 »

skin care tips for the holidays

Here we are, almost at mid-December and for most of us, the festive season is in full swing. While we may love the lights, the gatherings and the abundance of good food, they can all come with a price. We’re probably eating too much (and maybe not that well), imbibing in alcohol more frequently and… Read more »

Gentle Skin Care Tips

Many of us think that radiant and healthy looking skin means aggressive treatment with lots of products, yet a focus on gentle skin care may be what your skin really needs. And not just sensitive skin either. All skin types look and feel better when handled with kindness. The key to a gentle skin care… Read more »

5 Scary Skin Care Habits

In honour of Halloween, today’s post outlines 5 scary skin care habits. These are things we should minimize or avoid as much as possible to ensure the health and wellness of our skin. Smoking. You already know it’s bad for your health; it’s also bad for your skin. Smoking breaks down elastic fibers in the… Read more »

Apothekari AHA-Mazing Clean Exfoliating Cleanser Gel

When it comes to exfoliating skin, there are some dos and don’ts. Exfoliating helps to remove dead skin cells from the outer layer of our skin (the stratum corneum) to reveal the soft and hydrated skin hiding underneath (the epidermis). Skin undergoes a natural exfoliating process every day, but this process slows as we age,… Read more »

Apothekari Natural Skin Care Line

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 »

Fall Skin Care Tips

These fall skin care tips are a great way to change up your skin care routine to ensure that you’re using the right products for the season. Much like we change our wardrobe when the weather changes, it’s a good idea to re-examine the products you’re using on your skin too. Summer is fantastic and… Read more »

Sunscreen beach woman

Despite the fact that many of us are well versed on the importance of applying sunscreen, many sunscreen myths persist. In this post we’ll take a look at 5 sunscreen myths; you may be surprised. Base Tans Offer Protection. Repeat after me, “There is no such thing as a safe tan”. A tan is your… Read more »