The Health Benefits of Staying Hydrated

June 26, 2015

You’re most likely aware that proper hydration is associated with health benefits such as weight loss, mental focus, even smoother, softer skin. But how does water improve our state of wellbeing? It starts at the molecular level—meaning, our organs, joints and overall tissue structure. There, in the tiniest cell structures, water works its magic,...

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Medicine Cabinet Spotlight: An Esthetician’s Beauty Essentials

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Our health and beauty practitioners are pros at recommending natural skin care remedies for customers. But what are the essentials they always keep on hand? We asked Laeh Benyamin, herbalist and esthetician at our store in south Boulder to tell us about Pharmaca favorites. ZuZu Luxe Mascara “This is hands down the best mascara...

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Easy DIY Pedicures

June 16, 2015

Sandal weather is here! And that means it’s time for perfectly pedicured feet and pretty polishes. Follow these simple, at-home steps for terrific-looking toes. Exfoliate for Smooth Skin Three Ways Soak & Scrub Flaky, dry skin is best removed with softening baths and exfoliating scrubs. First, soak your feet in warm water with Kneipp...

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Coffee: Why You Should Pour Yourself a Cup of Joe

June 9, 2015

Is waking up with freshly brewed java the way you kick start your day? Besides the burst of energy it provides, you can feel good about a whole host of benefits coffee gives us. Drink to lower your risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Coffee, especially fresh-brewed, is full of disease-preventing antioxidants, and it’s high...

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The Environmental Working Group’s Guide to Sunscreen Safety

May 27, 2015

Did you know there’s a non-profit research organization that is completely dedicated to protecting our health and the environment? The Environmental Working Group (EWG) does just that by telling us what we need to know about skincare product safety, food additives, pesticides and all-around clean living. This year, their diligent analysts rated over 1,700...

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Herbalist’s Spotlight: What supplements does our lead practitioner recommend for men?

Herbalist’s Spotlight:  What supplements does our lead practitioner recommend for men?

Every day at Pharmaca, our health care practitioners recommend natural remedies for customers from all walks of life. We asked experienced herbalist Matthew B. to share his favorite supplements for men.  Pure Encapsulations Phyto-ADR “I recommend this as a restorative tonic. The adoptogens in this vegetarian formulation provide comprehensive support for the adrenal glands,...

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