Collagen Powder and glass of water with slice of Lime

Ultimate Guide to Collagen & Collagen Supplements

Collagen - you may have stumbled on this trendy ingredient while on your supermarket or chemist run. They’re practically everywhere—from food packs...
Collagen Powder and glass of water with slice of Lime

Ultimate Guide to Collagen & Collagen Supplements

Collagen - you may have stumbled on this trendy ingredient while on your supermarket or chemist run. They’re practically everywhere—from food packs...
Close-up photo of hands lathered in suds, holding a bar of soap under a running tap

How to Wash Your Hands & What to Wash Them With

Have you ever wondered washing your hands with soap or reaching for a sanitiser is more effective? What about how to tell if your hand sanitiser is...
All You Need to Know to Choose the Right Sunscreen

All You Need to Know to Choose the Right Sunscreen

Ah, sunscreen—it’s a trusted skincare product for those hot summer holidays, a staple up at the ski field, and an excellent addition to any day bag...
Woman applying fake tan on her skin after shower

Fake Tanning 101: A Gold Medal Guide to Good Bronze

self tanning
Once upon a time the shortcut to a sun-kissed glow involved basting oneself in oil and baking under the sun’s harsh rays for however long it took. Then – in the 1980s – came the popularisation of sunbeds. The light-filled capsules most-commonly emit ultra-violet (UV) rays in a manner that mimics sunlight. Unsurprisingly, both methods were proven to increase the risk of developing skin cancer.

Bargain Chemist Hornby Pharmacy

We're finishing 2020 off with a bang! What a year we have had but to round it off we are excited by our newest superstore opening in the Hornby Meg...
Female athlete drinking fitness supplement from a plastic bottle

The Ten Most Popular Fitness & Sports Supplements

 Supplements are a great way to support a balanced diet, give your workouts a little extra pep, and replenish key vitamins and minerals lost during...
Top Beauty Products Online for Skin, Hair, & Makeup - Bargain Chemist

Top Beauty Products Online for Skin, Hair, & Makeup

The internet is so flooded with beauty products that even an accomplished makeup artist may sometimes struggle to separate the contenders from the ...
Dietary vitamin and mineral supplements in wooden bowls

A Complete Guide to Dietary Vitamins & Minerals

You know that vitamin C helps the body recover from colds, and that calcium helps to build strong bones, but what about the many other essential vitamins and minerals the body needs? It’s always reassuring to see a box of cereal list the vitamins and minerals it contains, but to effectively process that information, we also need to know what those nutrients do. To keep you clued up at the supermarket, Bargain Chemist has put together a complete guide to the vitamins and minerals essential to good health.
Your Guide to Protein Powder Dietary Supplements - Bargain Chemist

Your Guide to Protein Powder Dietary Supplements

Protein powders have surged in popularity over the last 10 years. In years gone by, protein powders were solely associated with super buff dudes wh...

Bargain Chemist Papanui Pharmacy

Pharmacy
It’s exciting times for Bargain Chemist! Our newest Christchurch pharmacy is opening soon at Northlink Shopping Centre, 100 Langdons Road, Christch...
Top tips to support your immune system - Bargain Chemist

Top tips to support your immune system

Immunity support
Top tips to support your immune system   Our immune systems are unbelievable pieces of machinery. When a threat tries to attack your body—be it a v...
Spring cleaning tips

Everything you need to know about disinfecting your home

There’s nothing quite like a global pandemic to bring many of our sub-standard cleaning practices to light. You clean the toilet once a week? Great. Wash your sheets once a week? Even better. How about the home telephone? Is that regularly disinfected? What about your light switches? If cleaning the latter two has never so much as crossed your mind, don’t stress. We’ve got you covered. These tips on disinfecting your home (AKA sanitising) aren’t just relevant to the Covid-19 pandemic. These tips should stay with you through regular cold and flu seasons, when someone in your house has gastro, and can be incorporated into your regular household clean, to ensure everyone is staying fit and healthy. 
Vitamin & Mineral Deficiencies - The Ultimate Guide - Bargain Chemist

Vitamin & Mineral Deficiencies - The Ultimate Guide

In New Zealand the depletion of certain minerals in our soils and our environmental conditions can contribute to a number of vitamin and mineral deficiencies that often go unnoticed until persistent symptoms develop. These vitamins and minerals play a vital part in keeping the body functioning at optimal levels and ensuring good health and wellbeing. If these minerals are lacking the body struggles to compensate for the missing pieces, resulting in disease and health disorders.