Category: Apothekari

hormones skin

Hormones, Skin & Aging: 5 Hormones You’ll Want to Know About

When it comes to maintaining healthy, beautiful and radiant skin, hormones, skin and aging are closely linked. While we often focus on sun exposure, environmental stressors and lifestyle, we tend to underestimate the role that hormones play in our skin’s appearance; let’s take a closer look. Hormones, Skin & Aging Simply put, hormones are special… Read more on Apothekari »

Black Friday 2018

During our Black Friday promotion, choose one of our luxurious Apothekari Sugar Body Polishes with a minimum $25 purchase online! Between Wednesday, November 21st to Saturday, November 24th, every order placed on PhaMix.com of $25 or more qualifies for a FREE GIFT* of a full-size Apothekari Sugar Body Polish in either Lemon Verbena or Vanilla… Read more on Apothekari »

Ergothioneine Thiotaine

What You’ll Want to Know About Ergothioneine (Hint: It’s an Antioxidant)

We’re big fans of antioxidants at Apothekari because they do so much for skin and while most of us are familiar with ingredients including Vitamins C and E, alpha lipoic acid, green tea or even ferulic acid, ergothioneine (trade name Thiotaine®) has probably slipped under your radar. Ergothioneine (pronounced er-go-thigh-o-neen) is an antioxidant amino acid… Read more on Apothekari »

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 »