Fashion & Beauty
The Oldest Apothecary in America
Based in New York City, C.O. Bigelow has providing tonics, prescriptions, beauty aids and hard to find items since 1838. Their lemon body cream, formulated in 1870 is still a favorite today, and everyone from Thomas Edison to Eleanor Roosevelt and Elvis Costello has shopped its aisles. The Greenwich Village store and original location, is stocked with a carefully edited selection of the best products from around the world. Core to the product assortment is the C.O. Bigelow Collection, based on the apothecary’s original, time-tested, formulas.
The illustrated history of CO Bigelow: