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Why Better Sleep Can Mean Better Skin

February 13, 2014
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Why Better Sleep Can Mean Better Skin

Sleep is vital for allowing the body to repair and renew itself. And the impact of sleep on our skin is no exception. Our bodies produce proteins while we sleep to restore and repair skin damage occurring from UV light exposure, stress, pollutants and other age-accelerating factors we deal with daily. While many adults...

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The Case for Natural Makeup

February 13, 2014
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The Case for Natural Makeup

Is your medicine cabinet already stocked with the best in natural skin care? Time to take it to the next level and make sure your cosmetics are clean and healthy too. Here, a few of our estheticians talk to us about why natural cosmetics are the way to go. First, it’s important to remember...

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Scrub Free Exfoliation: 7 Tips to Shed Flaky Skin

Scrub Free Exfoliation: 7 Tips to Shed Flaky Skin

Physical exfoliators are one means of getting rid of dry top layers of skin, but friction can actually strip the skin of natural moisture, meaning exfoliation through scrubbing isn’t always the best option. While occasional buffing can prove useful in removing dead skin, don’t forget about other forms of exfoliation to take the dead...

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Uncovering Tai Chi’s Health Benefits

Uncovering Tai Chi’s Health Benefits

Ready for a new workout routine? Tai chi combines the benefits of meditation, yoga, strength training and more. Tai chi has been used for centuries as a physical practice meant to center your focus and move energy (or “chi”) through the body. Its modern-day application offers a wealth of benefits—it can strengthen and tone...

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4 Good Reasons to Take Omega-3s

4 Good Reasons to Take Omega-3s

Omega-3s like DHA and EPA are called essential fatty acids for a reason—they’re essential to our health. But just why are omega-3s so essential? We spoke with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, ND, member of Pharmaca’s Integrative Health Advisory Board, about why she recommends essential fatty acids. Fighting inflammation “Fish oil can help normalize the...

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Women and Heart Health: Know the Warning Signs

Women and Heart Health: Know the Warning Signs

You probably know that heart disease is the number one killer of women. But did you know that a woman’s signs of heart attack don’t necessarily look the same as a man’s? In fact, the discrepancies in symptoms can result in women being turned away from hospitals when doctors are unable to diagnose it...

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Caring For Your Cat, Naturally

Caring For Your Cat, Naturally

Cats have unique health needs! In addition to the proper diet, your cat may need extra supplementation to keep their fur shiny and their joints healthy. Here are a few concerns and nutrient recommendations for your little meowser. Your cat’s skin and coat health is a good indicator of their general wellbeing. Have your...

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Natural Ways to Care for Your Dog’s Health

Natural Ways to Care for Your Dog’s Health

Want to give Fido the best care you can? Whether your dog is in tip-top shape or could use a little joint support, Pharmaca now offers a variety of pet supplements that are a safe, effective way to promote their overall health. Here are a few dog-friendly supplements to consider, no matter what stage...

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Take Five to Thrive: Supplements You Need Now

Take Five to Thrive: Supplements You Need Now

Ready to start the new year with a stronger supplement regimen? Explore our Take Five to Thrive supplements, all highly recommended by our practitioners for their ability to provide a solid nutritional foundation and get you on the road to good health. Multivitamin Nearly everyone can benefit from a good multi that provides a...

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5 Winter Shaving Tips for Men with Sensitive Skin

December 30, 2013
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5 Winter Shaving Tips for Men with Sensitive Skin

A windy, wintry day is no place for a razor-burned face! Keep your cheeks safe by following these tips for a better shave and a better day. Forget ordinary shaving cream If you shave with a disposable razor, it’s important to use a quality shaving cream while doing the deed–and men with sensitive skin...

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