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Silicone Safety

Silicone Safety in Cosmetics – Should You Be Concerned?

You may have read negative reviews about silicone safety when it comes to your cosmetics. Synthetic ingredients that are a combination of silicon (a hard, brittle solid), oxygen and other elements including carbon and hydrogen, silicones are widely used in the skin care world for the many benefits they bring to formulations. In this blog… Read more on Apothekari »

Kosmea Rose Hip Oil

Kosmea Rosehip Oil – New at PhaMix!

Kosmea Rosehip Oil is new at PhaMix! Celebrating 25 years of bringing innovative, natural products to the world, Kosmea is an Australian skin care company founded on the healing properties of certified organic rosehip oil. Since we last wrote about rosehip oil and extolled its benefits to the skin, the popularity of natural plant-based oils… Read more »

Natural Skincare

The Problem with Natural Skincare Products

*Disclaimer – This post is not meant to bash natural skincare products; rather clarify, from a pharmacist’s perspective, what one can expect when seeking out cosmetics marketed as being natural… Although we describe Apothekari as “Scientific Skin Care”, we could easily justify calling it a natural skincare line. Our products are formulated with safety and… Read more on Apothekari »