Tag: apothekari dermaceuticals

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 »

Apothekari Bespoke Vitamin C Serum

If you love our Apothekari Bespoke Vitamin C Serums, you’ll be interested to know that we have recently reformulated to include green tea extract or EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), a potent antioxidant that aids in repair of damage caused by UVA radiation and helps prevent damaging mutations. EGCG also helps control blemishes by controlling sebum (oil)… Read more »

July Be Beautiful Apothekari: Joanne1

July’s Be Beautiful Apothekari: Joanne My “Be Beautiful”: To me to “Be Beautiful” means to always be myself. Apothekari skincare helps me to look and feel the best version of me. Joanne, 45. Wife, Mother, Food Lover, Avid Walker & Neat Freak.   “My favourite Apothekari product is Bespoke Vitamin C 10% Serum. My day doesn’t feel… Read more »

Third Beach Vancouver

In case you didn’t know it, I’m a traveler at heart. I met my husband traveling so it’s not surprising that we share the same passion and over the past years, we’ve been fortunate enough to plan adventures far and wide. Thailand, Cambodia, Australia, South Africa, Europe and more; it hasn’t been unusual for us… Read more »

Gluten face; gluten skin

Gluten face – deny it all you want, but there is such a thing. And, no I’m not going all “goop” on you; research shows that even if you are not afflicted with Celiac Disease (CD), that gluten can have an impact on your health, including that of your skin. Gluten is the protein found… Read more »

Red face with rosacea

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 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 »

Cosmetic Packaging and Containers

When it comes to cosmetic packaging, companies have a range of options to choose from. Whether it’s the container, the label, the box, the decorative element or the marketing material, the overall appearance of a product plays a large role in how it’s perceived by customers. It’s the first way to grab someone’s attention, before… 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 »

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 »

Sharmani Skincare Pharmacist

In Part 1 of Pharmacists & Skincare, I discussed the education and practical experience that pharmacists receive, which prepare them to advise patients about treatments for a wide range of health conditions. Whether it’s choosing the best cough and cold remedy, determining the correct supplement dosage or the most effective pain medication, a recommendation is… Read more »

Happy Mother's Day 2017

Mother’s Day. Often associated with Brunches, Bling and Bouquets, there’s no denying that it’s a hallmark holiday (gasp). Regardless, there is something special about setting aside a whole day to honor and celebrate the women who raised us. Mother’s Day is a holiday that honours motherhood and that is observed throughout the world. Festivals celebrating… Read more »