Skin Care & Beauty

Our Project Wellness blog isn’t just about wellness—it’s also a natural beauty blog chock full of natural beauty tips and remedies. From the best in mineral makeup tips to our favorite non-toxic skin care, Pharmaca wants to bring you the best of the natural beauty world. We’ll focus on some of the all-natural and organic beauty products that we carry and get advice from expert estheticians. We’ll also offer suggestions for natural beauty remedies that can give you fresher, younger-looking skin, natural beauty tips to spice up your makeup regimen and cutting-edge news about the latest and greatest natural beauty products. Let Project Wellness be your online source for natural health and beauty information!

The iredale Secret

November 15, 2011
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jane iredale offers luxurious, chemical-free cosmetics that protect your skin with all-natural minerals while delivering radiant, flawless coverage. Here’s how it all began. Beautiful beginnings Jane Iredale began Iredale Mineral Cosmetics after more than a decade of collaboration with A-list celebrities as a casting director in New York. Through her work, Jane had learned...

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Get Great Skin Care Advice Through MyChelle’s Ask Our Esthetician Program

November 10, 2011
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Get Great Skin Care Advice Through MyChelle’s Ask Our Esthetician Program

If you’re ordering online or simply have a question about skin care, take advantage of the Ask Our Esthetician program from MyChelle Dermaceuticals, one of our favorite skin care lines (and a fellow Colorado company!). Here’s how it works: You come up with a question about MyChelle products, or need some general skin care...

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Our Beauty Favorites

Our Beauty Favorites

In honor of our winter Spa Day events, we talked to a few customers, practitioners and staff members about that one beauty, body or hair care item they just can’t live without. Here are a few favorites. “I love MyChelle’s Fabulous Eye Cream–it has plant stem cells and I have seen a decrease in...

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Everyone’s Talking About Sea Buckthorn

Everyone’s Talking About Sea Buckthorn

So by now you’re probably up on all the health benefits of omega-3s. But have you heard about omega-7? It’s the new fatty acid that everyone’s talking about, and it’s usually derived from sea buckthorn oil. Our practitioners are recommending it like crazy for moisturizing and nourishing the skin. First we heard about its...

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Expert Advice: Good Winter Skin

Expert Advice: Good Winter Skin

Worried about what the cold weather and dry indoor heat are going to do to your skin this winter? Here, our expert estheticians sound off about their favorite skin-saving tips for winter. Name: Jeri L, Esthetician, Santa Fe Recommends: Hyaluronic Acid “Hyaluronic acid is this great humectant that holds moisture to the skin,” says...

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Botanical Ingredients for Better Skin Care

Botanical Ingredients for Better Skin Care

If you’re searching for the best skincare ingredients, botanicals get our vote every time. Boulder-based Pharmaca esthetician Camille Capone explains that botanical ingredients are not just a safer choice, they’re often more effective than synthetic ingredients. “Many can have moisturizing, hydrating properties, stimulate cellular regeneration, and work with the immune function of the skin,”...

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Pharmaca Brands Supporting Breast Cancer Research

Pharmaca Brands Supporting Breast Cancer Research

October is an important time of year–when we reflect on loved ones we’ve lost to breast cancer and celebrate the lives of those who have survived. This pervasive cancer affects one in eight women in their lifetimes, so it’s no wonder that it’s the focus of many fund-raising efforts, especially during Breast Cancer Awareness...

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New Season, New Look: Fall Makeup Trends

September 23, 2011
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New Season, New Look: Fall Makeup Trends

Ready for a new look? Get inspired by the latest colors and trends from our favorite cosmetics lines. We got some natural makeup tips from our expert estheticians on playing up your features this season. Victoria H., Esthetician, Menlo Park Pharmaca What’s new for fall makeup? Keep the eyes neutral and warm up your...

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MyChelle: Pioneering Plant Stem Cells

September 15, 2011
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MyChelle: Pioneering Plant Stem Cells

Plant stem cells are becoming an increasingly popular ingredient in skin care, as they are effective at helping our own skin cells regenerate (learn more about plant stem cells). MyChelle Dermaceuticals was one of the first in the natural market to introduce plant stem cell innovation, and three advanced formulas from MyChelle contain some...

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About Juice Beauty’s Organic Philosophy

September 11, 2011
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About Juice Beauty’s Organic Philosophy

Karen Behnke, Founding Partner and CEO of Juice Beauty tells the story behind one of Pharmaca’s best-selling beauty brands! Coming into the beauty industry through my passion for eco-chic living and the healthy lifestyles industry has given me a unique perspective on the Beauty industry resulting in some innovative and amazing products. By the...

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