Category: Skin Care Tips

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 »

Stress and Skin

Stress and skin; is this something you’re concerned about? If you follow us on social media, you may note that we often post about relaxation, zen, work/life balance and looking after yourself. It’s a well-known fact that stress affects your overall health, including that of your skin. Wellness is something that I feel deeply about… Read more »

Forehead Wrinkles Treatment

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 »

asian face splash

Mornings, especially if you are not an early riser like me, can be a slog so it’s not surprising that the morning skin care routine is one that often suffers. Blame it on the snooze button, the late night or being disorganized, but it’s a safe bet that the morning skin care routine is more… Read more »

Free Skin Care Scam

I’m a bit of a sucker for free stuff – samples at Costco, make-up application at the beauty counter and free skin care products too. I have a feeling I’m not alone…. Yet, there’s a new scam involving free stuff making the rounds and lots of people are being duped, including individuals who I know… Read more »

Sexy young woman with flowers

When it comes to taking care of our skin, we often discuss the importance of removing make-up, exfoliating and applying active treatments to make it look more youthful and healthy. Marketing has led us to believe that when it comes to our skin, we must continually defend against time. It’s not surprising then, that the… 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 »