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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 »

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 »

Are You Ready for the No Makeup Trend?

It seems that more and more people are embracing the #NoMakeup movement, a natural transition from the #NoFilter trend. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say that celebrities and the public in general are embracing the empowering feeling of posting selfies without makeup on. #NoMakeup is not without its “grey” areas. Some consider it… Read more »

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 »

Niacinamide Revisited

Niacinamide Revisted: 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… Read more »