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Preservatives in Skin Care – 5 Things To Know

The use of preservatives in skin care can be a confusing topic. On the one hand, you’ll hear about how preservatives are associated with side effects. Yet, other companies and scientifically minded individuals (like me) express concern over the safety of cosmetics promoted as being ‘preservative free’. It’s getting confusing out there! In this post,… Read more on Apothekari »

Centella Asiatica

You may not be immediately familiar with Centella Asiatica (or its pseudonyms Asiatic pennywort and Gotu Kola) but be prepared to get to know it better. More commonly known as centella, this herbaceous perennial plant has been used in traditional wound-healing and anti-inflammatory preparations for centuries in its native Asia. With edible leaves, centella has… Read more »

6 Sunscreen Myths – Busted

For many of us in Canada and the United States, summer doesn’t really start until the first week of July when we each celebrate our national holidays: Canada Day on July 1st and Independence Day on July 4th. And whether we live north or south of the 49th parallel, celebrating often means spending a good… Read more »