June, a CBD Facial Serum for Every Type of Skin

June CBD Apothecary is an all-natural alternative to traditional skincare products

As CBD makes its way into nearly every product imaginable—from coffee to soda, capsules and more—it’s easy to overlook that it’s not just for ingestion. June CBD, a new maker on the scene, has just launched a marvelous facial serum using the nourishing and anti-inflammatory hemp oil as an ingredient in their all-natural and super-clean formulation. The skin serum, comprised of all-natural ingredients, is made to be gentle and …

Personal Encouragement From NYC’s Benchmark Collection

Fine jewelry inspired by strength and designed to motivate

by Michael Raver Former dancer and contortionist, Jal Dhanani-Wade finds immense strength and confidence in the power of a good workout. On the hunt for something to remind her of this, and to keep her motivated—a sort of talisman—she decided to create an object herself. She applied for a metal-smithing and jewelry design degree at FIT and, in 2017, unveiled (the aptly named) Benchmark Collection, …

Keap’s Simple, Scented Candles

Melting coconut wax into affordable jars of joy in Brooklyn

We love a thoughtfully made candle here at CH, and newly launched Keap raises the bar even higher with their status as a public benefit corporation. A sustainable coconut wax blend (in lieu of paraffin, soy or beeswax) is hand-poured in their Brooklyn studio into made-in-USA recycled glass containers. Four proprietary scents were made with an NYC-based perfumer, and they range from the take-me-straight-to-the-Catskills Wood …