Month: August 2017

Handcrafted Skin Care

Handcrafted Skin Care – 5 Things to Watch Out For

There has been a movement of late toward ‘handcrafted’, ‘all-natural’, ‘small batch’, ‘artisanal’ and ‘hand-made’. Whether it’s cosmetics, food or beverages, the implication is that these products are somehow superior or safer for you to consume. While this may very well be the case in some instances, it’s not always true. When it comes to… Read more on Apothekari »

UV Rays and Your Eyes

With the recent solar eclipse, protecting your eyes from the sun and its UV rays has never been a bigger topic of discussion, but it’s not just during these celestial phenomena that we risk damaging our eyes. Although the eyes cover less than 2% of our entire body surface, a disproportionately large amount of sensory… Read more »

Astaxanthin Skin Powder

Astaxanthin Skin Benefits

Astaxanthin skin benefits are not widely known. More potent than its famous relatives Vitamins C and E, astaxanthin packs an antioxidant punch that helps protect skin from free radical damage. It belongs to a class of substances called carotenoids and is found in microalgae, yeast, salmon, krill, shrimp and some wild berries. Studies have shown… Read more on Apothekari »

5 Humid Weather Skin Care Tips

Whether you’re experiencing endless days of sunshine or the summer that never was, chances are that humidity and higher temperatures are doing a number on your skin.  Just as we turn to heavier, more hydrating products in the fall and winter, the rising mercury also warrants a quick reassessment of your skin’s needs and the… Read more »

Probiotics For Skin: Worth the Hype?

Are probiotics for skin care worth the hype? Manufacturers of probiotics claim a host of benefits to our general health, but studies have shown more moderate ones from these ‘friendly bacteria’: A reduction in diarrhea (infectious and associated with antiobiotic use) Certain probiotic strains help in mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (a type of inflammatory… Read more on Apothekari »

August's Be Beautiful Apothekari: Kristina

August’s Be Beautiful Apothekari : Kristina

August’s Be Beautiful Apothekari: Kristina   My “Be Beautiful”: Feeling comfortable in one’s own skin. Kristina, 50. Web Content Creator, Small Business Owner, Political Junkie, Wife, Mother, Lover of Good Food & Good People.   “I’ve been using Apothekari’s “A is for Anti-Aging” product for a few years now and love it! My fair, Scandinavian… Read more on Apothekari »