Month: February 2016

Skin Solutions For Your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond

The freezing temperatures, wind and low humidity associated with winter, all wreak havoc with skin. For this reason, your skin care routine may require a little extra TLC. While the daily use of a sunscreen and regular use of an antioxidant (we love Apothekari Undercover Agent Serum), are necessities, some tweaking may be required depending… Read more »

Peptides and Wrinkles

Peptides In Skin Care Are They Effective at Eliminating Wrinkles?     Credentials Botanical Bio-Peptide Concentrate with Matrixyl – click for more info What are peptides? If you’ve been keeping tabs on some of the latest anti-aging skin care ingredients, then you’ve possibly heard the media buzz surrounding peptides. Peptides are individual portions of proteins, which… Read more »

Top 10 Tips for Puffy Eyes

Puffy eyes are the bane of existence for many women (and men). That’s because the area around the eyes is sensitive and the skin surrounding it very thin so it can easily become irritated, red and puffy. Help is at hand though… 3 Treatments That Say Bye-Bye to Puffy Eyes   Reversa Eyecare For Puffiness and… Read more »

Thorne Research

Why i use and recommend it   At my wellness consulting practice – www.midlifebalance.com – I work with women (and men) who experience symptoms relating to hormonal imbalance. Part of the strategy to get my clients back on track towards optimal wellness is to first find out what the problem is and then make specific… Read more »

Best Eye Creams

Choosing one that works for you Featured product UltimaSkin Anti-Aging Lifting Eye Cream This rich eye cream moisturizes, diminishes fine lines, brightens dark circles and helps to reduce under eye puffiness with effective antioxidants like alpha lipoic acid, Vitamin C, DMAE, glycolic acid and arnica – Learn more  You wouldn’t think that a region as small… Read more »

Vitamin D

Vitamin D – Are You Getting Enough?     Labrix Vitamin D Blood Spot Test – Click here to purchase When it comes to your health, the topic of vitamins and supplements often comes to mind and none is hotter these days than Vitamin D. Research at the University of Calgary in Canada suggests that over 95% of Canadians… Read more »

Mexoryl SX/XL Sunscreens

Mexoryl SX (ecamsule) and Mexoryl XL Sunscreens What makes them so special?           Mexoryl SX (also called ecamsule) and Mexoryl XL are highly effective chemical sun filters widely used in sunscreens throughout Europe and Canada. Available commercially in the popular Anthelios line by La Roche Posay and Ombrelle by L’Oreal, Mexoryl… Read more »

Select Anthelios Sunscreen

You may be confused about how to select Anthelios Sunscreen that is right for your needs. Not all Anthelios products contain these ingredients and many newer ones contain older sun filtering agents that don’t work in the same way. This article only pertains to Anthelios sunscreens containing Mexoryl SX and/or XL. Read labels carefully….      We… Read more »