“Of Course I Still Luv You” Toothpaste

From Stockholm-based brand Selahatin, the “Of Course I Still Luv You” toothpaste promises an upgrade to regular iterations. With the expected heart of green mint, peppermint and menthol, the formula surprises with notes of verbena, bergamot, cardamom and pine. With antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, the toothpaste cleanses, polishes and whitens teeth while promoting healthy gums. It’s also suitable for those with sensitive teeth. Price is …

Best of CH 2022: Travel

The realization of longtime dreams and magnificent returns to much-loved places

In 2022, many of us eagerly returned to travel for inspiration and education—to destinations within the US as well as countries and continents far away. After years strict precautions, many borders once again opened to tourists. Now, as we take to the road or jettison into the skies, it’s important to consider the impact travel has on the planet and to always be respectful to …

Swedish Small-Batch Gin Ógin Benefits from a Culinary Touch

Chef Jón Óskar Árnason sources hand-picked botanicals, sometimes from his own garden, for this inspired spirit

For chef Jón Óskar Árnason, inspiration for Ógin—a liquid seasoned with raw ingredients sourced from Sweden’s forests, that tempers juniper’s zing with the sweetness of rare arctic raspberries—struck while he was visiting distilleries in Scotland a few years ago. He was taken by how some distillers use raw (not dry) ingredients for their batches. “The way I look at raw materials and botanicals, I know …