Mental Health + Skincare Collide

Take Care Apothics transforms everyday skincare by infusing mindful practices into your daily routine. Our products are intentionally crafted to enhance your skin while deepening your connection to your inner self.

Meet the founder

Ashley Mitton


to treat something carefully so it stays in good condition


Take Care Apothics

Founded from the desire to heal, inspire, educate + delight, Take Care Apothics offers conscious, toxic-free products that heal the skin, soul, + mind!

The Gut-Brain-Skin Connection

Welcome to a new understanding of health and beauty. At Take Care Apothics, we believe in the profound interconnection between your gut, brain, and skin. This holistic approach recognizes that achieving radiant skin and mental well-being goes far beyond topical treatments. It's about nurturing your entire system from the inside out.

What is the Gut-Brain-Skin Connection?

The gut-brain-skin connection is a sophisticated network that reveals how the health of your gut microbiome significantly influences your mental state and skin condition. This triad works in harmony, with each component affecting the others in ways we are only beginning to fully understand.

The Role of the Gut

Your gut is home to trillions of microorganisms that form the gut microbiome. These microorganisms are essential for digestion, nutrient absorption, and immune function. An imbalance in this microbiome, known as dysbiosis, can lead to a host of issues that impact both your mental and skin health.

Impact on Mental Health

The gut produces many of the neurotransmitters that regulate mood, such as serotonin. Dysbiosis can disrupt this production, contributing to mental health challenges like depression and anxiety. The gut-brain axis—a communication pathway between the gut and the brain—means that what happens in your gut can directly influence your brain function and overall mental well-being.

Influence on Skin Health

Your skin is a mirror of your internal health. Dysbiosis in the gut can manifest in various skin issues, including eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, inflammation, and breakouts. This happens because an imbalanced gut microbiome can lead to systemic inflammation and hormonal imbalances, both of which are common culprits behind skin problems.

The Importance of Mindfulness

Being mindful of the products you use and the foods you consume plays a crucial role in maintaining this delicate balance. Non-toxic, high-quality skincare products, combined with a healthy diet rich in probiotics and prebiotics, can support a thriving gut microbiome. Additionally, managing stress through mindfulness practices can help maintain harmony within the gut-brain-skin axis.

Our Approach

At Take Care Apothics, our products are intentionally crafted to support this intricate connection. We use only the finest non-toxic ingredients that nurture your skin without disrupting your internal balance. By integrating mindful practices into your daily routine, you can enhance your skin's radiance and your mental clarity, achieving a holistic state of wellness.

Explore our range of luxurious skincare solutions and discover how taking care of your skin is an act of taking care of your entire self. Embrace the power of the gut-brain-skin connection and let your natural beauty shine from within.

take care of yourself within and your beauty will shine through on your skin


did you know...

Many of the products you love are full of harmful ingredients that can negatively impact your health + wellbeing, including your mental + skin health?

Ingredients such phthalates (listed as "fragrance" or "parfum"), parabens, aluminum, synthetic colours - and sadly, the list goes on - can all be found in everyday personal + home care products such as your face + body products, soap + bath products, hair products, laundry detergent, household cleaners, scented candles, and more.

...all products you use to take care of yourself, your family, and your home - yikes!

Many of these ingredients are known to have neurological effects, cause skin irritation + inflammation, and are known to be endocrine disruptors (hormone disrupting).

Take Care Apothics takes the worry out of what's in your skin + body care products.

We don't need to hide what's in our products - in fact, we're proud that our products are made with genuine, non-toxic, and organic ingredients that are safe for you + the environment.

Check out our ingredients page to learn about the ingredients we use in our products.