New London Pharmacy – my new favorite discovery!

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One of the things I miss most about living in a walking-friendly city is the beauty of stumbling upon a new shopping find. Tyna and I used to love nothing more then roaming the Philadelphia streets making discoveries.

It was on one of these roams that we found one of our favorite shops ever. It was part pharmacy, part beauty supply store, part exotic world market. We felt like we uncovered a jewel. We’d walk the isles for hours, buying makeup (both cheap and high end), drugstore sundries, finds from overseas, perfume oils – then run home and begin testing everything immediately. I honestly think it was the roots for the blog you’re looking at right now.

I think I would have nearly fainted had we stumbled upon New London Pharmacy.

Located in the Chelsea section of New York City (where it’s been since 1960), New London Pharmacy is a much grander version of the store that launched my love of beauty discoveries. Lucky for all of us unable to roam it’s NYC isles, it’s online shop is also filled with gems just waiting to be unearthed!

Owned by the husband-and-wife team of John and Abby Fazio (that’s Abby below), the pair also happens to be licensed pharmacists. Plus, they have a multi-lingual staff that can assist you in over 8 languages and a full-time nutritionist. For those visiting via the web though, it’s all about the beauty. And oh, how beautiful it is!

Within their shelves (both virtual and actual) you’ll find everything from old favorites, luxury brands, the best in organic beauty and even hard to find European brands (I know a few testers who will be pleased to see Embryolisse). A quick scroll of their brand page reveals Caudalie, Fekkai, Deborah Lippmann, Molton Brown…and the list goes on. Over 10,000 products from over 1,000 brands.

But the photo above shows what section I spent most of my time in…the perfume isle! They have an astounding selection of fragrances, 23 pages of women’s scents alone. It’s here where I made my purchase, the much coveted Tom Ford Black Orchid. Not only is it insanely delicious (with notes of Mandarin, Black Gardenia, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Incense and Vanilla), check out that sexy bottle!

shaped like a flask

incredible design touches

So roam around New London Pharmacy yourself. I guarantee you’ll discover something you’ll love too. Here’s two ways to enable that:

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we heartsters, what’s the best beauty discover you ever made?

New London Pharmacy asked us to share their mission statement…

The overall mission at New London Pharmacy is to provide maximum health-care benefits through traditional medical services, homeopathy, and natural remedies or a combination of all three. The balance of body and mind is essential to optimum healthcare. We provide these services in a comfortable, informative, relaxed and friendly environment.

Our goal is to incorporate personal care, attentive personnel, and professionalism in a trusting and continuing relationship. The core of our success is inspiration, dedication, education, and a value driven mission that continues on a daily basis.

Extensive international research and travel has afforded all who visit us an extensive variety of personal care products that are sure to please the most discriminating consumer. Indulge yourself with beauty products for the bath, body, and beyond.

Disclosure: This review includes products that were provided by the manufacturer/PR firm for our consideration. For more info, or any questions, please see our disclosure policy.

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  • Stef Andrews

    Stef is a plethora of things. Amongst them: co-founder of we heart this, photographer, condiment connoisseur, Philly girl in the California desert, borderline hoarder and a hardcore beauty junkie. She also has a touch of wanderlust and, arguably, the cutest dog in the whole world... skin tone: NC 25/30 skin type: oily with a fear of rosacea favorite beauty product: high end skincare and lip products

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8 Comments

  1. We need this out here in California.. Who do I talk to to make that happen? I miss being back home (NJ) for places like this! You sure can find them @stef! This place is a dream come true!! Love the vibe I’m feeling from the store.. New London Pharmacy is calling me! I want to try your new and very much coveted Tom Ford Black Orchid next time I see you!!!

  2. Thank you for introducing New London Pharmacy to me. Guess what – I never knew it existed here in NYC! I’m super excited to pay a visit to this place :)

    1. Brunch and a stroll through New London Pharmacy sounds like a nice weekend plan to me! Let us know what you think if you make it there @mandabear!

  3. You’re right @irene – we totally need a New London Pharmacy in CA. I’m over here lusting over so many of the brands they carry – Mason Pearson, Shu Uemura, Peter Thomas Roth – even Jonathon Adler candles! I also got a look at the Tom Ford Black Orchid and it is a stunning package – and smells pretty fine too! Nice pick @stef!

  4. Looks like a place I would LOVE! I will definitely be doing some online browsing!

  5. I know where I’m going the next time I’m in NYC! And a nutritionist on staff?! Fantastic! Diet is so important when it comes to how our bodies look and react to products but it’s often overlooked or covered up by yet another miracle product. How great that they cover all aspects of beauty!

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