Nine Steps to The Perfect Home Facial

Nine Steps to The Perfect Home Facial
When we picture a home facial, we think steaming, exfoliating, a good clay mask... but it can be confusing to remember the right order for all these steps! Well, we're here to help! 
Posted by Lindsay on 8/29/2018 to Recipes

Let's Talk About Toners and Astringents - and Make Some!

Astringents and toners remove cleanser residue, balance pH level, and hydrate the skin. Here are two simple toner recipes from one of our favourite natural body care books, Organic Body Care Recipes by Stephanie Tourles.
Posted by Lindsay on 8/22/2018 to Recipes

My Very Favourite Oils for Labour and Post-Partum

My Very Favourite Oils for Labour and Post-Partum
Customers often ask us which essential oils are safe and effective during labour and post-partum. And we are happy to fill them in! Here are Katherine's top choices.
Posted by Katherine on 8/20/2018 to Ask Your Aromatherapist

Hydrosols: The Unsung Hero of the Aromatherapy World

Hydrosols: The Unsung Hero of the Aromatherapy World
Hydrosols contain all the water-soluble components of the plant, as well as the essential oil in trace amounts. This means that hydrosols are super gentle, making them ideal for the more delicate parts of our body.
Posted by Katie on 8/16/2018 to Ask Your Aromatherapist

Are You Living the Aromatic Life?

Are You Living the Aromatic Life?
Essential oils are a powerful tool and here at The Apothecary, we are passionate about offering information and education that empowers you to use essential oils for good, not evil. One of the ways that we love to share information and resources is through our Aromatic Life initiative.
Posted by Lindsay on 8/14/2018 to General Info

Are Essential Oils Hurting My Cat?

Are Essential Oils Hurting My Cat?
We love essential oils. We love cats. But you may have heard that the two don’t necessarily mix very well.
Posted by Lindsay on 8/9/2018 to Ask Your Aromatherapist

DIY Face Masks for a Night In

Masks are one of the easiest-to-make and most satisfying at-home facial treatments. There's nothing quite like smearing clay all over your face and neck and kicking back with a good book or your favourite show while you wait for the clay to dry, tightening your skin and sucking impurities from your pores in the process.

Try one of these simple masks from a couple of our favourite books and enjoy half an hour of super-satisfying self care!

Posted by Lindsay on 8/7/2018 to Recipes

How Do Essential Oils Work?

How Do Essential Oils Work?
We all love essential oils, but have you ever wondered how all those listed benefits actually happen? Let’s talk about how essential oils even work on (or in) the body anyway.
Posted by Katie on 8/1/2018 to Ask Your Aromatherapist

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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