The first Sabon shop in America—it is an Israeli business--is in Greenwich Village and more are located all around the town, but the one I prefer is this tiny one in Soho. Most visits begin with the hand-washing ritual at a basin in the center of the shop.
|hand-washing ritual at Sabon shop in NYC|
Then you can stroll the store and enjoy your smooth hands while your decide what to purchase. Any item makes a great souvenir, but the foot lotion seems especially appropriate to soothe your tired feet after a day of walking the streets of NYC.
|interior of Sabon shop in NYC|
My favorite fragrance is their signature patchouli-lavender-vanilla. I have this in body lotion, hand cream, foot cream, and a bath bomb that discreetly emits its fragrance throughout the bathroom as it waits to be used.
|products at Sabon shop in NYC|
|soaps at Sabon shop in NYC|
In addition, I received from my children a gift of the salt scrub—which leaves some oil behind that is a great moisturizer and barrier for skin—and a mineral powder soak that absorbs into the skin. Happy birthday to me! C’est bon!
|my birthday gift, from Sabon shop in NYC|
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images ©2015 Carole Terwilliger Meyers