Tag: alpha hydroxy acids

Apothekari AHA-Mazing Clean Cleansing Gel: It’s Back!

Lovers of our Apothekari AHA-Mazing Clean Cleansing Gel will be happy to know that it is available again! A slight reformulation of this cleanser results in a more gentle, but just as effective exfoliating treatment, suitable for most skin types, except sensitive. The three major ingredients in AHA-Mazing Clean will help to improve skin’s overall… Read more »

What is Anti-Aging?

There is some debate over the true meaning of anti-aging and depending on who you ask, you will get many different answers. The Merriam-Webster dictionary takes a medical viewpoint and defines anti-aging as “used or tending to prevent or lessen the effects of aging.” This could include the detection, prevention and treatment of age-related diseases…. Read more »

Skin Solutions For Your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond

The freezing temperatures, wind and low humidity associated with winter, all wreak havoc with skin. For this reason, your skin care routine may require a little extra TLC. While the daily use of a sunscreen and regular use of an antioxidant (we love Apothekari Undercover Agent Serum), are necessities, some tweaking may be required depending… Read more »

MaMa Lotion – It’s Back

MaMa Lotion, a long standing customer favorite at PhaMix was discontinued a few years ago, much to everyone’s disappointment. A high potency alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) formulation, MaMa Lotion is effective at treating acne scars, dark spots, large pores, scars and melasma. Our customers LOVED it, but it was unfortunately discontinued by its manufacturers. *Unfortunately… Read more »

M2 HP Skin Refinish, Still a Favorite

Many different skin care products come across my desk claiming to be the latest and greatest, and although I willingly try them, one I always seem to return to is M2 HP Skin Refinish. And, for good reason. M2 HP Skin Refinish is an easy-to-use serum that uses the high-potency combination of 20% mandelic and… Read more »


Can I Wear an AHA During the Day?

Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) have a proven track record as chemical exfoliants and skin refinishers. Today, you’ll find alpha hydroxy acids available in treatments promising improvement to dry skin, wrinkles, fine lines and skin discoloration. They boost collagen and gently exfoliate, resulting in the exposure of layers of younger, healthier looking skin. Does this mean… Read more »