Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Travel Bug

Products that benefit wellness, efficiency and sanity when on the road

The first of many COOL HUNTING Gift Guides we will release this holiday season is perhaps the closest to our hearts. We derive such joy from travel—be that exploring different towns, states, or countries. During each of our excursions, we encounter cultural sights and food scenes, treasures and traps, magical moments and mini catastrophes—and a trip to the unknown always extends beyond the time on the …

January Labs’ pH-Optimized Skincare

Championing recipes for maximum effectiveness instead of a single miracle ingredient

With the first pump of January Labs antioxidant-rich Day Cream, one notices the lightweight consistency, the pale orange-yellow color, and the absence of added fragrance. Another indie skincare brand that promises products free of parabens, sulfates and other additives, and keeps routines uncomplicated with a very small line (similar to another CH fave, Peet Rivko), January Labs has fewer than 10 products to browse. The …

The Muse 2 is an On-Demand Meditation Headband

Providing feedback, guidance and a break from stress

For most of us, finding the time or the patience to meditate is the hardest part. It’s oftentimes almost impossible—with everything going on around us—to find inner quiet and in turn, a deep mind/body connection. But, the new Muse 2 is a comfortable, wearable guide that will ease you into the practice and work you through it (and give you real-time feedback after each session). …

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 …

Finding Sanctuary in Camelback Mountain Resort + Spa

An aesthetic overhaul for the acclaimed wellness location

The sun hasn’t even made its way over the mountains in the distance when a small group begins Thai Chi. Inside, the soothing sound of water flowing through a zen garden serenades the silent morning stretches of the Sensei therapists who are preparing themselves for the day to come. This scene, perhaps surprisingly, isn’t playing out in China or Japan, but Arizona’s recently renovated Sanctuary on …