the more you know the less you need

the more you know the less you need

Month: June 2016

Sun Sprays

Sun Sprays

Suncare is a section not to be passed by in the French Pharmacie. In fact, for radiant and youthful skin, it may be the most important beauty aisle of all: defending against painful sunburns, premature skin ageing, and the risk of skin cancer. Although sun and body […]

Stunner

Stunner

A stunning and rare Riesling sparkler. A unique British Columbian beauty. Crafted in the traditional method from a single block of Tantalus Vineyards’ 1978 heritage Riesling plantings. Only 150 cases made. Bright straw in colour, the wine opens with a persistent, fine bead. Aromas of lemon and lime with wet […]

Holy Grail Hair

Holy Grail Hair

A holy grail hair product from the French Pharmacie. Klorane Oat Milk shampoo is ultra-gentle and leaves hair superbly soft. For a swishy, shiny, good-hair-day, this botanical clean is THE ONE. You know French girls never wash their hair everyday; neither should you. Available outside Paris […]

Bone Broth

Bone Broth

Suddenly, bone broth is all the rage. Bone broth is a very old-fashioned food tradition, cooked in a profoundly old way: over time. It is a culinary gem from our grandparent’s generation meant as a thrifty way of extracting every last bit of goodness from every morsel. It comes from a distinctly old world […]

Tattoo Trio

Tattoo Trio

Color Tattoo trio cream gel eyeshadows golden, bronzy, beautiful. One is all you need, but three covers all the bases. Left to Right: BAD TO THE BRONZE, BOLD GOLD, BARELY BRANDED Color Tattoo by Maybelline

Hearing Heather

Hearing Heather

Since the release of her debut album, A Fine Line, (April 1st, Cadence Music), Canadian singer-songwriter Heather Rankin has been on a bit of a whirlwind – co-hosting the ECMA’s (East Coast Music Awards), embarking on an Eastern Canadian tour to support her album, and then heading home to Cape Breton to shoot […]

Iris Update

Iris Update

Iris Apfel, one of our favourite Icons and fashion plates, is releasing her own fashion line. The 94-year-old style maven has teamed up with I.N.C International Concepts for Iris Meets I.N.C, a line of clothing and jewelry to be sold exclusively at Macy’s. The 40-piece collection will be released […]

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

It’s looking like Summer in the neighbourhood, on this, the longest day of the year. Happy Summer!

French Pharmacy

French Pharmacy

One of the highlights of a jaunt to Paris, is a visit to the pharmacie. Models, beauty aficionados, and industry professionals swear by a bevvy of French cult classics they buy in multiples and keep in their kits, and in their precious stash. After all, French women are known not […]

Father’s Day

Father’s Day

A celebration of all things Fatherly on Sunday. Dads are cool guys; if you forget Father’s Day, he’ll just shrug it off. But here’s a gentle reminder. And a few gift ideas. A WATCH Ya, ya, he loves his phone, but nothing beats a real watch on the wrist. […]