Tag: natural skin care

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Sweat Confidently With This Natural Deodorant!

Sweat with confidence! Prevent body odour with our new natural deodorant free from aluminum, parabens and baking soda, available in three essential oil scents. Buy Apothekari Natural Deodorant Buy at our online store PhaMix.com We’ve been working on this product for over 2 years and are very excited to introduce it to you! Formulated with… Read more on Apothekari »

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Apothekari Skincare : An Indie, Female-Led, Proud Canadian Company!

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Apothekari Skincare is an indie, female-owned & operated, proudly Canadian company! We take our inspiration from apothecaries, the precursor of today’s pharmacies, resulting in a modern-day boutique specializing in healthy formulations for skincare. In this post, we’re sharing more about us, including where we’ve come from, what we stand for… Read more on Apothekari »

Natural Skincare

The Problem with Natural Skincare Products

*Disclaimer – This post is not meant to bash natural skincare products; rather clarify, from a pharmacist’s perspective, what one can expect when seeking out cosmetics marketed as being natural… Although we describe Apothekari as “Scientific Skin Care”, we could easily justify calling it a natural skincare line. Our products are formulated with safety and… Read more on Apothekari »

Synthetic vs Natural Ingredients in Skin Care : 5 Things You Should Know

With a growing awareness and interest in healthy living (open to interpretation, yes!), it’s not surprising that many of you may be concerned by the use of synthetic ingredients in your cosmetics. I’m often asked if Apothekari is ‘natural’ and while we could certainly describe ourselves as a natural skin care line, it feels a… Read more on Apothekari »

Handcrafted Skin Care

Handcrafted Skin Care – 5 Things to Watch Out For

There has been a movement of late toward ‘handcrafted’, ‘all-natural’, ‘small batch’, ‘artisanal’ and ‘hand-made’. Whether it’s cosmetics, food or beverages, the implication is that these products are somehow superior or safer for you to consume. While this may very well be the case in some instances, it’s not always true. When it comes to… Read more on Apothekari »

Matcha: Good for the Body, Good for the Skin

The trend towards green and natural lifestyle choices continues, and if you’ve ever had a cup of matcha tea, then you’ll know that, literally, there’s nothing more “green” than this power-packed powdered tea. Grown in the shade, matcha’s tea leaves are forced to overproduce chlorophyll, thus producing its very bright, very intense green color. This… Read more »

DIY Natural Skin Care

In the past, we’ve talked about feeding the skin, so this is where we put it to the test with some DIY natural skin care.  Whether you’ve unexpectedly run out of your favorite product or simply curious to try something new, do-it-yourself skin care is as close as your kitchen.  And frankly, if it’s something… Read more »

Zax’s Original Creams – New at PharmacyMix!

New to the PhaMix family, Zax’s Original Creams are pharmacist-developed, natural remedies that treat and manage some common skin conditions, including rosacea, dark spots and dark circles under the eyes. Our customers tell us that they are concerned with reducing the amount of chemicals and additives in their lives and we’ve listened. These new products… Read more »

Natural Anti Aging Ingredients

With today’s buzz surrounding “natural skin care”, it’s not surprising that there would be a focus on new and natural anti aging ingredients. Keep in mind that the term natural isn’t regulated so a cosmetics company is free to market the word as it sees fit. Despite this, if you are someone interested in pursuing… Read more »