Category: Acne & Blemishes

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Apothekari AHA-Mazing Clean Cleansing Gel: It’s Back!

Lovers of our Apothekari AHA-Mazing Clean Cleansing Gel will be happy to know that it is available again! A slight reformulation of this cleanser results in a more gentle, but just as effective exfoliating treatment, suitable for most skin types, except sensitive. The three major ingredients in AHA-Mazing Clean will help to improve skin’s overall… Read more »

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Apothekari A is for Anti-Aging Fights Acne Too!

As if it wasn’t enough that women of a certain age start to notice wrinkles, fine lines and sagging skin, acne and breakouts may rear their ugly head as well. Although we tend to associate acne with teenage skin, adult acne is also a thing. Our hormones continue to change as we age, and adult… Read more »

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NEW! Neostrata Pore Minimizing Anti-Shine Hydrating Gel

New! Neostrata’s Pore Minimizing Anti-Shine Hydrating Gel is part of the Acne Care line, products that help control and clear up acne pimples. This 3-in-1 oil-free gel refines skin texture, hydrates and reduces shine instantly while staying true to the Neostrata tradition of developing treatments that are non-comedogenic, non-irritating and paraben-free. Ideal for: • Combination… Read more »

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Niacinamide Revisited

In our seemingly never-ending search for the proverbial fountain of youth, it’s easy to overlook ingredients that are safe and effective but don’t have the “star power” of, say, retinoids. Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) is one of those unassuming ingredients that does its work well but deserves twice as much recognition as it currently receives. Niacinamide… Read more »

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Adult Acne

Youth may be wasted on the young, but there’s one thing I don’t miss about my teenage years: acne. Unfortunately, sometimes what goes around, comes around again. And as adults we are experiencing, more than ever, the return of acne. Teen acne is usually triggered by the rush of hormones during puberty, kicking the sebaceous… Read more »

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6 Simple But Surprising Tips for Better Skin

Skincare can be whittled down to a simple 4 step process that, when followed consistently, will help your skin look young and healthy but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for some tweaking along the way. Little changes can have big results so we thought we would pass along six simple but surprising tips… Read more »

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Hemp for Good Health and Good Skin

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we know a thing or two about hemp. What may be surprising is that it slowly, it has been making inroads in the health, cosmetics and skin care industry. Historically, hemp has been used for centuries for making ropes, textiles and clothing. Painted with the same brush by federal authorities… Read more »

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Skin Care Questions: What You’re Asking Us

We are well known for our selection of Anthelios sunscreens, but our customers also come to us with questions about other skin care concerns. Read on to find out what they’ve been asking about lately: your questions, our answers. 1. My skin is very sensitive. Which is the best sun damage treatment? Successful treatment of… Read more »

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Teen Skin SOS!

September is here, and if you have kids, no doubt the excitement and trepidation of ‘back to school’ has been building in your home. If your children are teenagers, you may contend not only with buying school supplies and latest fashions, but with the dreaded four-letter word, “acne”.  Don’t worry: we’ve heard your teen skin… Read more »