What’s The Opposite of a Plastic Bag You Send to the Landfill?

Thanks to a very cool organization called Boomerang Bags, we now accept fabric donations — and offer free, upcycled cloth shopping bags — in our store!
Posted by Lindsay on 6/14/2018 to General Info

The Oils We Love to Hate: Patchouli, Geranium, Ylang Ylang and Fennel

At The Apothecary, we can’t pick favourites — at least not officially. We know that every essential oil has its place and its known benefits, and we value each of them for what they are. However, off the record (until now), there are a few oils that are fairly contentious among our staff. We know that these same oils are divisive among our customers as well. We’re talking specifically about patchouli, geranium, ylang ylang and fennel, and we know that with each of these, you either love it or hate it.
Posted by Lindsay on 6/12/2018 to Ingredients

Wholesome Suds ISO Bathtime Buds

Wholesome Suds ISO Bathtime Buds
Hi! I'm Milk+Oats Scrub Soap!I Won't Ask Anything of You... Promise.
Posted by Lindsay on 5/20/2018 to Product Personal Ads

This Peppy Bar Soap Means Business: I Want You!

This Peppy Bar Soap Means Business: I Want You!
Hi! I'm Charcoal+Mint Bar Soap!I Won't Judge You, If You Don't Judge Me
Posted by Lindsay on 5/16/2018 to Product Personal Ads

Must Love Coffee: Bar Soap Looking To Get a Bit Rough

Must Love Coffee: Bar Soap Looking To Get a Bit Rough
Hi! I'm Coffee+Clove Scrub SoapLet's meet up for a cup and a scrub.
Posted by Lindsay on 5/14/2018 to Product Personal Ads

Sweet, Spicy Soap Looking for Licorice Lover

Sweet, Spicy Soap Looking for Licorice Lover
Nice to Meet You: I'm Black Licorice Bar Soap.You're either going to love me, or hate me.
Posted by Lindsay on 5/11/2018 to Product Personal Ads

Simple, Clean Soap Seeks Tender Skin

Simple, Clean Soap Seeks Tender Skin
I'm The Lavender Bar Soap You've Been Waiting ForLike the scent of lavender, this could stand the test of time.
Posted by Lindsay on 5/9/2018 to Product Personal Ads

Four Mother’s Day Gifts: Buy or DIY

Four Mother’s Day Gifts: Buy or DIY
Whether you need to purchase something this week, or want to get a little crafty with this year's gift, here are four gift ideas mom is sure to love this Mother's Day!
Posted by Lindsay on 5/8/2018 to Products

Bright, Effervescent Soul In Search of Same

Bright, Effervescent Soul In Search of Same
Hi! I'm Lemongrass Bar Soap.We Could Find Ourselves Together
Posted by Lindsay on 5/3/2018 to Product Personal Ads

Uncomplicated Lady Looking For Love: Plain and Simple

Uncomplicated Lady Looking For Love: Plain and Simple
They Call Me Plain Jane. Let's Enjoy Life's Simple Pleasures Together.
Posted by Lindsay on 4/30/2018 to Product Personal Ads

Gentle French Classic Ready For Amour de ma Vie

Gentle French Classic Ready For Amour de ma Vie
Bonjour, I am French Pink Clay Facial Soap.  J'aime ton visage.Oui, it's true, I am appropriate for use all over the body... but it is also true that I am gentle enough to use for daily facial cleansing.
Posted by Lindsay on 4/26/2018 to Product Personal Ads

Topical Oil Blend for Toothaches

Ouch! Are your teeth causing you major pain? Don't worry, we're not going to tell you that essential oils are the cure (they're not... get yourself to the dentist!). But diluted properly and applied topically, certain essential oils can really help to mitigate inflammation caused by dental issues, and take the edge off the pain that's happening in your mouth!
Posted by Katherine on 4/24/2018 to Recipes

Earthy Bar Soap Seeks Frazzled Shower Buddy

Earthy Bar Soap Seeks Frazzled Shower Buddy
Hi, I'm Patchouli + Cedarwood Bar Soap!  I'd love to get grounded with you. People tell me I'm down to earth, but I'm not sure if they mean I smell like earth, or that I make them feel grounded. I like to think it's both.
Posted by Lindsay on 4/19/2018 to Product Personal Ads

Small Change: Big Impact

On March 12, 2018, we’re introducing a new, multi-part initiative meant to divert waste from the system while also giving back to the community.

We’re doing this in three simple steps — with your help! When you shop in the store, you can take part by doing the following...

Posted by Lindsay on 3/7/2018 to General Info

Build Your Zero Waste Kit: Six Essentials

What is a Zero Waste Kit? It’s simply a small collection of essential, reusable, everyday items that — without taking up much space — make a huge difference in your daily contribution to the waste stream.

By carrying these items with you in your backpack, car or while travelling, you can save plastic grocery bags, paper coffee cups, paper napkins, plastic utensils and plastic straws from going in the trash while you’re out and about! Add a couple of glass or metal containers if you have the space and use them in place of takeout containers to make even more of an impact.

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Posted by Lindsay on 3/5/2018 to Products

Vote for our Spring Feature Scent!

Vote for our Spring Feature Scent!

The entries are in for our Choose Our Spring Feature Scent contest and it's time for YOU to vote!

Posted by Lindsay on 1/26/2018 to Diffuser Blends

5 Essential Oil Diffuser Blends For Cold and Flu Season

5 Essential Oil Diffuser Blends For Cold and Flu Season

Ahhhh-CHOO! It's a nasty, germ-covered world out there folks, and cold and flu season is in full swing. Here are five diffuser blends to use when germs are in the air or you're feeling under the weather.

Posted by Katherine on 1/25/2018 to Diffuser Blends

CONTEST! CHOOSE OUR SPRING FEATURE SCENT!

CONTEST! CHOOSE OUR SPRING FEATURE SCENT!

Is there a single note, synergy blend or your own custom blend of essential oils that you would love to experience in bath bomb or lotion form? Or maybe you want to share your genius blend with the world!

We invite you to submit your suggestion for our spring feature scent, to be used in our bath bombs and an exclusive lotion just for you. Tell us which scent or blend you would love to see (er… smell) featured and you could WIN five bath bombs and a bottle of hand & body creme in your scent, plus one 5 mL bottle of your custom blend!

Posted by Lindsay on 1/18/2018

Kids and Cabin Fever: Aromatherapy Solutions

Kids and Cabin Fever: Aromatherapy Solutions

It's January. Maybe the weather is great but it's probably not, and the kids have been stuck inside for an extended period of time. If you are a caregiver, teacher, parent or grandparent who is spending time with kids on a daily basis, you know that these kids have energy to expend and you need to help them with that (ideally without losing any of your hair). So let's talk about some essential oils and blends that you can diffuse and maybe get the kids engaged.

Posted by Katherine on 1/16/2018 to Products

Essential Oils to Support Post-Holiday Detox

The holidays are all over now, and many of us are ready to detox! Our bodies are fantastic at detoxing themselves, but there are a number of ways that we can support these natural processes. Here, our aromatherapist Katherine explores some of the essential oils that can support our systems in detoxing and also give us a boost for achieving our goals in 2018!

Posted by Katherine on 1/9/2018 to Products

Zero Waste Gift Wrapping: The Art of Furoshiki

Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese method of wrapping gifts and carrying packages. It has a fancy-sounding name, but is a simple and elegant method for wrapping your gifts that creates exactly zero waste!

Posted by Lindsay on 12/7/2017

5 Holiday Scenarios Where You Should Definitely Be Using a Room Spray

Room sprays are the unsung heroes of the aromatherapy world, and if you’re not using them already, this holiday season is definitely the right time to start. Here are five situations where room sprays can make your life better, along with DIY and instant gratification options to start experiencing room sprays today.

Posted by Lindsay on 12/5/2017 to Products

Our Favourite Last Minute Stocking Stuffer Ideas

"What do you have for stocking stuffers?"

We have had a lot of customers coming in and asking about this! If you’ve been to The Apothecary in Inglewood, you probably know that we have several stocking-sized items. but if you’re looking for something new or different rather than just a bottle of peppermint, you might want to consider some of these options.

Posted by Katherine on 12/5/2017 to Events

5 Diffuser Blends for Stressful Times

If you are already finding yourself rushing around to stores; worrying about your bank account balance; overbooked with holiday commitments and celebrations... you're not alone. Of course you likely already know that and wish you were alone as you ride up the crowded escalator. The following blends are helpful to diffuse when you make it safely back home or to the office, or to put in a portable diffuser (such as a necklace, inhaler or even a car diffuser). Choose the blend that best matches your mental state and breathe deeply!
Posted by The Apothecary Team on 11/24/2017 to Diffuser Blends

Shifting the Way You Shop and Live

Adopting a new lifestyle or making major changes to your existing one isn’t something that can happen overnight, and making changes to reduce your impact on the earth is no different.
Posted by Jill Hawker on 11/1/2017 to General Info

Disclaimer: The Apothecary in Inglewood is not a pharmacy, nor does it offer any pharmacy related services. The information provided here is for educational purposes only and is not intended as diagnosis, treatment, cure or prescription of any kind. The decision to use, or not to use, any information is the sole responsibility of you, the individual. We recommend that you consult your primary health care provider before using alternative healing methods or products.

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