Tag: skin care

Menopause & Your Skin

If you’re a woman and have reached a certain age, it’s inevitable that you’ll go through menopause. This normal and natural part of the aging process is experienced by all women as they get older and impacts your health, including that of your skin. In this post let’s look at how to keep your skin… Read more »

Compounding Pharmacist

When it comes to skincare, you may wonder if a pharmacist is adequately prepared to formulate treatments, give advice regarding suitable products and know when more serious care is required. A bit of healthy skepticism is a good thing so this is a valid question to ask! While pharmacists aren’t dermatologists, they are highly trained… Read more »

Cosmetic Packaging and Containers

If you’ve ever wondered whether you should be using a cream or lotion – or perhaps a serum – you’re not alone! Cosmetics companies are free to use whatever descriptors they like for their products as there isn’t an absolute definition for any of these terms. Broadly speaking, however, there are some differences: Creams are… Read more »

Argan Oil

The debate is long standing: Which is better – “Wild Crafted” or “Certified Organic”? While you’d inherently feel that it must be organic, you may be surprised to learn it isn’t necessarily so. Before there was “Certified Organic”, herbs and plants that were gathered free of herbicides, pesticides, detergents and other harmful chemicals were referred… Read more »