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We’ve got a crush on Raaka chocolate, and we made it official by collaborating with the chocolate maker on our limited edition Sweet Lips Gift Set, which is here just in time for Valentine’s day....

We're sitting down with Ruth Kallens, co-owner of NYC's Van Court nail studio, to talk about bringing a better mani/pedi to NYC - including natural, 5 or 9 free (made without harmful ingredients like formaldehyde, toluene, xylene and camphor), vegan, cruelty-free and/or gluten-free polishes....

Here at Farmacy Beauty, we’re always working to bring you new, innovate skin care. Case in point: Honey Savior. Check out the ten alternative uses our customers have found for the buzzworthy salve. The Dry Lip Cure Not only does Honey Savior rehydrate and protect chapped,...

According to the National Sleep Foundation, a short nap of 20-30 minutes can help improve mood, alertness and performance. The Mayo Clinic adds benefits such as relaxation, quicker reaction time and better memory to the list. Other smart folks condoning naps include NASA, Harvard, and...

Hot chocolate, sweater weather and the holiday season. These are a few things we look forward to as temperatures begin to cool down. But if there’s one thing we’d like to forget, it’s the inevitable dry, cracked skin. ...

For a recent event at the farm celebrating Farmacy’s arrival at Sephora Inside JCPenney stores, our co-founder Mark Veeder worked with farm-to-table-focused chef Shawn Hubbell to create an inspiring honey and echinacea-themed menu for the day....

It's extremely important to me that we remain committed to treating our bees with kindness....

To celebrate the oh-so-sweet partnership between humans and bees as well as National Honey Bee Day on August 20th, we asked the "Diva of Desserts" and author of The Cake Bible, Rose Levy Beranbaum, for her favorite honey-themed recipe: Golden Honey Buttercream!...

Next up in our #HoneySavior series is KLAUSESBEES, owned by Erika WainDecker and Klaus Koepfli, which has been producing fresh, local honey for forty-five years and counting!...

To kick off the countdown to National Honey Bee Day on Saturday, August 20, we're profiling our favorite beekeepers, apiaries, bee-themed artwork and more!...

It’s important for us humans to keep bees healthy and buzzing and we need your help. Faramacy Beauty is fighting to save bees by donating $1 for every bottle of Honey Potion sold to City Growers....

We use the most innovative science-based research, ingredients, and technology in help you maintain a healthy and smooth complexion. Here are five ways to make your skin glow from within....

The journey that Farmacy has taken us on never ceases to surprise and amaze me, like the recent nomination we received for Best Indie Brand at the Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) Beauty Insider Awards. CEW has a membership of more than 6,000 executives from the...

This week in the Farmacy Five spotlight, intern Griffin Brown visits Anna Binder - planter extraordinaire and owner of Binder Farm in Suffolk County, New York - at the Union Square Farmers Market ....

Gardens Illustrated magazine, is the “style bible for garden designers” the world over. We’re thrilled to share this in-depth story about the magnificent woodland garden created by Farmacy co-founder, Mark Veeder....

Spring is heating up and now is the perfect time to refresh your skin with one of Farmacy's Hydrating Coconut Gel Masks!...

Not that many people can say they are the child of a Christmas tree farmer, but I’m one of the few who can. My family moved from Maine to the town of Earlton, NY, when I was five, and my father spent considerable time and energy...

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For nearly 40 years, the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, New York, has provided an oasis for spiritual growth and rejuvenation of the mind and body with its many classes. One of its creative expression workshops is “Writing From the Heart: Jump-Start Your...

As long as I can remember, my family has eaten well every Thanksgiving, thanks to the products and produce of the incredible farms of upstate New York. When I was a kid, my dad made his famous (at least to us) venison sausage stuffed mushroom appetizer...

As you buy gifts for your loved ones give yourself some love too - check us out in the December issue of Country Living as part of their stylish gift guide!...

Hi Caroline, Despite religiously following a skincare routine for years, I’ve recently started to notice more and more lines appearing around my eyes and on my cheeks. A few friends have suggested Botox or Fillers, but I’m not quite ready to go under the needle and...

Farmacy is a part of the farm-to-table movement that’s thriving in upstate New York. So I wanted to give you a look at two of the amazing farms that are helping to lead our community. Warning: after reading about them, you may want to pack...

Hi Caroline, I’m not a huge fan of winter, but I do love the extra hour of sleep that comes with Daylight Savings! I know that getting plenty of sleep, drinking lots of water and moisturizing regularly are all essential to looking and feeling our best...

In case you weren’t aware, breathing — and by that I mean deep breathing — isn’t just a way to relax, it’s scientifically proven to have all kinds of positive effects on your health and wellbeing. Among the benefits: lowered blood pressure and heart rate;...

As the flu season approaches, I like to make an immune-boosting Elderberry syrup to keep in my fridge, as I’m a firm believer that diet, mindset and believing in the healing ability of plants are key to staying healthy. In addition to Elderberries, my personal recipe...

This week in the Farmacy Five spotlight we connect with two girls with exponential beauty and soul. Michelle Goldblum and Ali Leipzig, founders of Soul Camp, a sleepaway camp for adults. It channels all the transformative and positive experiences that kids experience at summer camp and harnesses...

Our New Day Mask Medley is one of the 10 things Erin Flaherty, Beauty Director of Marie Claire loves this month!...

Restaurateur-entrepreneur Jamie Graber, founder of NYC-based Gingersnap’s Organic and author of the soon-to-be-released Juice It, Blend It, Live It, is a Farmacy muse....

Caroline Fabrigas, co-creator and General Manager of Farmacy, is Farmacy’s skincare guru, and offers expert beauty tips right here, on the Farmacy blog....

It seems like almost every day I have an experience that serves as a “pinch” to remind me that Farmacy cosmetics is really happening!...

As much as we’ve been planning and preparing for the launch of Farmacy Beauty for so many months, I still can’t believe what I just saw...