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Welcome Apothekari! And a Giveaway…

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 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 »

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 »

Sunscreen FAQ

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 »

Top 5 Skin Care Trends for 2018

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 »

Top 4 Menopause Myths

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 »

How to Choose Anthelios Sunscreens

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 »

Winter Hair Care: 7 Tips

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 »

UV Rays and Your Eyes

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 »

Let's Talk About Vaginal Dryness

All About Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal dryness may not be a “say it loud and say it proud” kind of phrase, but it is a problem that many women experience at any age, but particularly as they get older. It’s estimated that 30% of women experience vaginal dryness during perimenopause (the lead up to menopause) and this increases to over… Read more »

Propanediol

As cosmetic and skincare companies modify formulations in order to adjust to customer preferences, you may notice propanediol popping up more frequently in the list of ingredients of your favorite product. Also known as 1,3 propanediol, it is structurally similar to its chemical cousin propylene glycol, but its differences are making it a more popular… Read more »