Journal


Boketto Moment with Minka Sicklinger, New York City Based Artist and Muse

Minka Sicklinger is a New York based artist with a unique outlook on art— she strives for authenticity and passion, which she exudes in conversation and in her artistic and personal style. Looking inwards for meaning, Sicklinger strives to create tattoos that represent her client based on their needs and wishes— setting aside Western trends and aiming for a more honest interpretation of her clients’ narratives. She believes that people need to manifest with intention who they want to be, instead of finding outside symbols to shape them— connect with themselves first, then relay that connection on the body if the desire remains. Sicklinger has collaborated with a number of brands, such as DS & Durga and Doubleday Books, and we...

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Thoughtful Indulgence | Sake

In the spirit of our upcoming event with Accoutre, an aesthetically driven home-wares boutique in Scott’s Addition, I took the time to do some research on the national drink of Japan—sake. 

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Boketto Moment with Krystle Simms of Poppykock

What an honor it is to be featuring this lovely human today. Getting to know Krystle has been a joy — from planning special pop-ups at Chairlift to dining with her at Metzger Bar & Butchery, it is her floral biz, Poppykock, that completely enamors us. 

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Thoughtful Indulgence | A Natural Wine Guide

Summertime rituals grow to become defined by the act of sharing, winding down, and letting go in the company of loved ones. As someone who loves the ritual of relaxation and strives to incorporate balance into my wellness routine, a favorite way to indulge is through natural wine.

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Memorial Day Edition

This Memorial Day weekend, you may be doing everything or nothing. When curating some of our top picks for your perusal, we considered a variety of occasions that accompany this long and typically hot kickoff to summer.

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The Guide to Internal CBD Tinctures

As we’ve continued to expand our CBD apothecary and introduce new varieties and brands, we thought it would be helpful to refresh you all on the whats and the whys of this plant medicine — specifically as it pertains to our internal tinctures. 

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Rituals Inspired by the Scents of Spring

Today on The Journal, we’re highlighting some of our favorite scents that remind of us of warmer, longer days spent in nature and the rituals inspired by them. This variety scents can be found in products throughout our apothecary to help awaken, enliven, energize, or simply support ease.

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Chocolate Chaga Shroom Shake

With warmer temperatures showing their face, we’ve been craving more chilled morning lattes and energizing shakes to re-hydrate and balance the onset of excessive heat in the body.

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Sexual Ecology with Lydia Rose of Wild + Vibrant

Lydia Rose, creator of wild + vibrant, is a maker, intuitive herbalist, and sexual health creator based in Minneapolis. Inspired by Western and Ayurvedic aromatherapy and herbalism, she delights in using herbal care for sexual empowerment and health as well as ceremony and ritual.

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Ritual: Oil Cleanse

Lipids dissolve lipids, thus to best cleanse your skin of excess sebum, dirt, and other grime, you want to use an oil. It may seem counter intuitive, especially to those who still cringe at the thought of using a moisturizer on blemish-prone skin, but fats are your friend!

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Ritual: Dry Brush

Your lymphatic system is responsible for removing the waste from your cells and blood but unlike your cardiovascular system, it has no pump! queue the dry brush—an incredibly powerful tool to boost your immune system, tighten and tone your skin, and promote lymphatic drainage.

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Supporting A Healthy Microbiome

The microbiome is the heart of our gut, in which case maintaining a healthy environment is crucial in supporting and protecting proper digestion, nutrient absorption, hormone balance, immunity, mood, sleep and a million other interactions within our bodies.

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Sexy Little Self Pleasures + A Daily Love Tonic

Looking to indulge yourself or your loved one this Valentine’s Day? We’ve curated a special lineup of some sexy little self pleasures to get you in the mood — for intimacy, for unwinding, for sleep, for a spa-like experience at home, for whatever you’d like.

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Boketto Moment with Jennifer Sun of Sun For Soul

Jennifer Sun is here to shed some of that light on the inspiration and philosophy behind Sun, how she envisions the company contributing to the evolution of plant medicine and the future of wellness, and the people, places, things and experiences that help to nurture her creativity along the way.

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The Traveling Apothecary

Deciding what and how much to pack for the shortest or longest travel itineraries can be a frenzy of a process, especially when everything feels important and necessary. 

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Marie Kondo Your Pantry

We applied the Marie Kondo method to our pantry upon the New Year and did some much needed reorganizing, minimizing and re-evaluating of what feels most essential to occupying shelf and refrigerator space.

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Boketto Holiday Gift Guide | SKIN

Entice those you love with the gift of nourishing skin essentials that keep the body glowing, humming and radiant from head to toe, as well as some sexy time favorites that heighten the pleasure center of the body for endless days to come.

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Boketto Holiday Gift Guide | HOME

Indulge those closest to you with the subtlety of soft, smokeless incense, the luxury of silk as it wraps the body upon falling asleep each night, or the spa-like experience of grounding oils diffusing during a soothing, warm bath with the flickering of a slow-burning candle in the background — prompting a meditative journey in the very comfort of one’s own home.

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Feng Shui For The Home

This month, we’re leaning on Suzy’s expertise to help make the foundation of our lives, our home — the place where we nourish, cook, sleep, and share intimate moments and conversations — feel comfortable, nurturing, welcoming and peaceful. The way that nature intended.

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Boketto x Laka Living | LA Guide

For shopping, sipping, dining, and practicing yoga, among so much else that LA has to offer, Liz Smithers (of Laka) and Allison Walton (of Boketto) combined their favorite spots to inspire future endeavors out west, if you find that your travels take you to the golden state of California.

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Boketto CBD Guide

With the influx of CBD-based products (edible, internal, and topical) that we’ve recently introduced, we felt that it may be helpful to provide an overview of what we currently offer to help pinpoint your body’s preferences and needs.

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Boketto Moment with Alle Weil of Flora Ex Machina

Alle Weil, Los Angeles-based holistic nutritionist, artist, and developer of Flora Ex Machina’s Royal Ghee (the luscious whipped superfood spread that we all know and love), inspires us with her wealth of knowledge and creativity — and we can’t help but to find her kindhearted, gentle nature and pure radiance contagious.

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Boketto Ritual | Yoni Care

Yoni, the Sanskrit term for the female reproductive system, is the body's sacred source for creation, sexuality, and intimate pleasure. It is a dynamic system that has its own ecosystem, microbiome and pH to maintain a healthy equilibrium, however is highly susceptible to stress, trauma, pain, and deeply rooted emotions that may directly impact longterm reproductive health. 

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Boketto Ritual | Hair Care & Maintenance

As a part of our ongoing series of Boketto Rituals this month, we're sharing a peep into our personal hair care rituals, as we all have very different hair personalities and priorities when it comes to maintaining those strands from day to month to season to year. 

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Foods For Natural Sun Protection

Because sunburn prompts an inflammatory response, it makes sense to follow an anti-inflammatory diet to minimize the unwanted effects, including foods that contain a rich source of lycopene, astaxanthins, polyphenols, catechins and vitamins C and E, among others.

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