National Best Friend Day – June 8th

A best friend is someone who is always there for you on good days and not so good days.  Celebrate your friendship by giving them a little something to show you care.  From now until June 9th, all orders at www.apothederm.com will include a special skin care gift to give your best friend.  A little treat for the people who … Read More >

June-07-2017 by Kelly

Tips for Setting Goals and Changing Habits

Tips for Setting Goals and Changing Habits The sun is peeking out behind the clouds here in the northwest, so we are starting to come out from under our umbrellas.  When the sun shines, we tend to start thinking “summer” even if it is 60 degrees outside.  With summer, comes more fitting clothes and peeling away the rain jackets and jeans … Read More >

May-27-2017 by Kelly

Beauty Secrets of a Screen Legend

For many people, screen legend Marilyn Monroe epitomizes feminine beauty. Although she was naturally beautiful and vivacious, her natural beauty was accentuated by some cosmetic practices that the icon swore by. But what are these practices and can the average woman adapt them to her own beauty regimen? Here are some makeup tips from the screen goddess herself. Never skip … Read More >

May-26-2017 by Kelly

Overcoming the Skin Problems Associated with Pregnancy

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The “pregnancy glow” is a term that is often used to describe the appearance of expectant mothers. And while scientists have determined that this very real change is caused by an increase in certain hormones during pregnancy, it is not the only change that occurs to the skin during this time. Other, less desirable changes occur as well. These changes … Read More >

May-09-2017 by Kelly

Exercises to Help Tighten Loose Skin

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One of the tried and true methods of testing skin elasticity is the pinch test. It works like this: pinch a small section of your skin, hold it for 5 seconds and then release that area and note how quickly it flattens out. Younger, more elastic skin flattens out quickly; older skin that has lost its elasticity flattens out slowly. … Read More >

February-15-2017 by Kelly

What is Galentine’s Day? And why do we eat waffles?

Today is Galentine’s day. “We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.” Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation, NBC show. Leslie Knope was played by Amy Poehler. What is Galentine’s Day? Galentine’s Day came from Amy Poehler’s character, Leslie Knope, on the NBC show Parks and Recreation where … Read More >

February-13-2017 by Kelly

Valentine’s Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day is coming up and we have put together some of our favorite date ideas for the holiday or any other time you are looking for date night suggestions. Paint Night.  Visit a paint night where you sip wine and paint.  All levels of artists are welcome at these outings as there is an instructor leading the class.  It … Read More >

February-08-2017 by Kelly

Healthier Options for Game Day Appetizers

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Traditional football and game day food recipes transformed into Healthier Game Day Recipes. Lately we have been thinking about ways to improve our daily habits for healthier  lifestyles.  With the SuperBowl and ProBowl coming up, we wanted to be able to partake in game day the traditional way by eating but not having the guilt after. We have reviewed our … Read More >

January-27-2017 by Kelly