Category: Inner Beauty + Wellness

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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 »

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 »

Nail Fungus

Does the mention of nail fungus make you squirm?  It needn’t.  Nail fungus infection (medically known as onychomycosis) is a common condition that accounts for up to 50% of all nail problems. When the infection affects the areas between the toes and the skin of the feet, it is called athlete’s foot (tinea pedis). The… Read more »

Is It Time to Toss Your Cosmetics and Medicines?

If you’re like most women I know, you’ve probably amassed quite a collection of cosmetics and medicines. Various tubes of lipstick, half-used eye-shadow packs still with their original tiny brushes, foundation in different shades depending on the season, tiny sample bottles of body lotion from hotels. Not to mention, that unfinished bottle of antibiotics, the… Read more »