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 »
As we bid the old year goodbye, may 2019 bring with it new goals, achievements and inspirations. Thank you for being such a big part of 2018. We look forward to bringing you the best skin care and wellness products in the new year.
Whatever brings you happiness, may it be yours this holiday season. From the PhaMix and Apothekari family to yours, best wishes for a happy holiday filled with laughter, peace and joy.
If you’ve visited our site recently, you may have noticed a little transformation. PhaMix now shares space with Apothekari Dermaceuticals, our line of Scientific Skin Care and we’re excited to move on to this exciting next chapter! To celebrate this transition, we’re doing a giveaway containing over $500 worth of products! Read on for details… Read more »
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 »
Bacterial vaginosis (BV), although it may sound serious, is a mild infection of the vagina caused by bacteria. It is the most common vaginal infection in women of reproductive age with the percentage of women affected at any given time varying from between 5% and 70%. In this post, let’s take a closer look at… Read more »
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 »
With spring well under way and temperatures rising, it seems a fitting time to discuss sun protection and answer some of the sunscreen FAQ that come our way. While many of us are concerned with the impact of the sun on keeping our skin looking youthful, both the Canadian Dermatology Association and the American Academy… Read more »
With a new year comes the inevitable flood of lists of the top fads and styles that we will be witnessing over the next 12 months, and skin care trends of 2018 are no exception. However, we’ve noticed that instead of the usual outlandish crazes (such as crystal and cannabis-infused creams), the majority of the… Read more »
While menopause is a condition that most women will experience, many menopause myths persist about this very natural process. Once you’ve gone without having a menstrual cycle for 12 consecutive months, you’ve technically entered menopause. The period leading up to menopause, perimenopause, varies among individuals and often lasts between 3-5 years. For some, it can… Read more »
Keeping healthy during the holidays may not be at the top of your to-do list, but after weeks of burning the candle at both ends and extra socializing, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves feeling run down. Now’s the time to focus on our own well-being, and boosting the immune system to fend off winter’s… Read more »
We get calls every day from customers asking us how to choose the Anthelios sunscreen that’s best for their needs and why La Roche Posay’s Anthelios is such a great product. With so many sunscreens on the market today, these are valid questions. There are reasons why dermatologists recommend Anthelios to their patients and why discerning customers… Read more »
‘Tis the season for giving, as they say, and with the big day being only a few weeks away, we’ve got a list of Christmas gift ideas that will hopefully make the process that much easier. From your best friend to your child’s teacher, we’ve got something for everyone on your list: Apothekari A is… Read more »
When winter hits, our hair care needs change just as they do for the skin on our face and body. The freezing temperatures outside and the drying heat inside can deplete moisture and leave your strands parched and uncontrollable. Naturally, there are steps we can take to fight the flyaways and the high-static hair: Use… Read more »
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 »