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Best Apothecary

2022 Best Mini Self-Care Shop

Moon + Arrow

The “apothecary” at Moon + Arrow just keeps getting bigger and better. From shelves lined with Bathing Culture face and body oils to jade rollers and gua sha tools to Los Poblanos salves and soaps to Fiele perfumes — plus beeswax and soy candles that smell like “Catskills,” “Sunday Morning” and “Fern + Moss” — they’ve got pretty much everything for the most blissful Friday night in. Read More »

742 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

2022 Best Herbal Apothecary

Dope Botanicals

The brainchild of sisters Nakia and Taahirah Stith, Dope Botanicals is what they call an “a ‘plant’ecary” — a hip urban apothecary carrying tinctures, tonics and teas made from organic and ethically foraged herbs. Don’t know where to start? Opt for an herbal consult with the Stiths, or have them make you a custom smoothie or adaptogenic latte — like the stress-reducing, mood-stabilizing “Happy Pill” — at the shop’s blend bar. Read More »

257 South 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website