The Truth About Belly Fat

As swimsuit season approaches, our focus often switches to our belly fat. Belly fat is not only something to torment our inner beach goddess; it’s a dangerous indicator of what’s going on underneath. Each year brings new evidence that the fat lying deep within the abdomen is more perilous than the outer fat you can... Read more »
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Product Spotlight: Honey Girl Skincare

Here at Coastal Pharmacy & Wellness, we do our very best to offer you top of the line products from responsible, knowledgeable and Earth-friendly companies at a reasonable price. Honey Girl Organics not only meets these goals but exceeds them. Honey Girl is owned and operated by a husband & wife team along with their business partner, a Chiropractic Doctor. They are passionate beekeepers in Hawaii and use the propolis, beeswax, honey and other beneficial products from their beloved bees, along with high-quality skin-centric ingredients to provide us with a line of handcrafted, organic skincare.
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Product Spotlight: CPW Healing and Moisturizing Gel

Our compounding department is up to date on the newest technology for creams, gels and topical product bases. We have finally been able to private label this superior moisturizing gel to reduce the appearance of scars. This product has a silicone base, known for its ability to hydrate and protect delicate skin and fresh scars.... Read more »
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Skin Deep

I don’t know one Mainer that doesn’t breathe a sigh of relief when the sun finally warms up and summer hits our glorious coast. Even the people who hate the heat brighten up with the longer days (as they crank the A/C.) Sun and sunlight have some very important effects on our health.  Sunlight triggers... Read more »
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Love Your Mother

Mother’s Day has evolved to include the many mothers we all have in our life – our parental mother, the woman who may mother our children, and friends or aunts or other significant women in our life who have mothered us in some ways. There are many ways to show love and appreciation for these... Read more »
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CPW Featured Recipe: Rose Petal Elixir

photo: www.healthygreenkitchen.com The rose is a timeless symbol of love and pleasure. Fossil evidence shows the genus Rosa existed 35 million years ago. Cultivation is evidenced up to 5,000 years ago in China, and the Roman Empire called the rose a symbol of mirth and pleasure, companion to wine. More than 10,000 types of roses... Read more »
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Introducing suki Beauty

We are pleased to announce suki® – strong solutions for skin problems. This Northampton, MA based company is independently owned by Suki Kramer, a woman who had sensitive, eczema-prone skin. Even after years of being told that she was “trying the impossible” she consulted with progressive industry chemists and leading practitioners and began formulating, resulting in... Read more »
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Chromium

by Dr. Masina Wright We cannot have a newsletter highlighting skincare without a conversation about acne. IBISWorld, the largest publisher of US industry research, stated in 2011 that the OTC (over the counter) industry for acne treatment manufacturing was forecasted to rise at an annual rate of 3.2% to $2.6 billion through 2014. Proactive, a... Read more »
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