One of the things I’m loving about living in a new city — is the fact that I get to see everything through fresh eyes. Every day is a discovery that I’m absolutely loving! The weekends are made for setting out to unfamiliar places, so last Sunday — we trekked out to Pharmaca in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle. I wanted to hit up this hot beauty spot to see what was going on in the world of clean and natural beauty products, and to learn more about their approach to beauty.
If you don’t live in a city with a Pharmaca location, you may be wondering what it is. It’s what they call an “integrative pharmacy”. They specialize in natural health, wellness, and beauty — and many of their locations have pharmacies. They have licensed healthcare professionals on-staff, many with naturopathic doctors, herbalists, nutritionists — and even estheticians, so you’re getting the best information possible to help you shape your buying decisions.
You can chat health and skincare concerns, all while getting shade matched with a variety of clean makeup brands like Well People, Jane Iredale, Zuzu Luxe, and more. In addition to the pharmacy, you’ll find just about every supplement and vitamin you can think of, along with natural and homeopathic remedies and herbs. It’s actually a neat little place, and the staff I chatted with were very knowledgeable and helpful. [Read more…]