MONK Provisions’ Handcrafted Drinking Botanicals

Tasty cannabis-infused beverages that offer a variety of effects and dosages

Made with wellness in mind, MONK Drinking Botanicals are THC- and CBD-infused elixirs that are handcrafted using only the best sustainably-sourced herbs, terpenes and freshly pressed juices. Available in a variety of dosage options and cannabinoid combination, the shrubs and juices are made with organic ingredients and aim to help ease pain, inflammation, anxiety and even convulsions. As promised, the CBD-only infused beverages don’t create …

This “Kissing Garlic” Won’t Give You Bad Breath

There’s finally a way for garlic-lovers to get their fix without ending up with bad breath or indigestion. Luckily, a Rome-based duo—a construction engineer and a commercial lawyer—is helping to resurrect an ancient garlic varietal. Nicknamed “kissing garlic” it has a slightly milder flavor and is completely odorless, so you aren’t left with stinky breath. Officially named aglione, the varietal produces bulbs about 10 times …

Four Great Euro Chocolates

Exotic bars featuring everything from hints of paprika to dashes of tahini

While there’s nothing wrong with defaulting to your favorite chocolates, a world of innovation and exemplary ingredients exists if you’re willing to explore. On a recent trip to Manhattan’s The Meadow—where they stock 500 types of chocolate—we found two bars that really piqued our fancy, and two elsewhere to match. All of them, crafted in Europe from ingredients drawn across the world, utilize something a …

Plant-Based Goldfaden MD Skincare

All-natural, refreshing products developed by a dermotologist

In the incredibly crowded skincare market, ingredients, formulation, packaging and brand story all carry significant weight when settling on a specific product. I’ve been using the Goldfaden MD line for over a month now and it hits top marks for all of these factors, but most of all it’s extremely effective. The entirely organic range focuses on plant-based complexes and antioxidants and avoids alcohols, parabens, …

DIY Tips with Adina Grigore’s Skin Cleanse Book

We speak to the S.W. Basics founder about homemade elixirs that are good enough to eat

Demystifying skincare is often overwhelming, frustrating and expensive—with new miracle formulas and elixirs constantly being added to the inifinite list of “must-haves.” And considering that most of these proclaimed panaceas don’t even contain the ingredients they advertise, the skincare industry might as well be selling snake oil. DIY apothecarian Adina Grigore wants you to know that the solution to all skin conditions can be cooked …