Brand story

PROVINCE APOTHECARY

WHO

JULIE CLARK

WHAT

An organic range of holistic skincare solutions inspired by the wilds of Canada. Formulated to be naturally effective for even the most sensitive skin.

WHERE

Toronto, Canada

WHEN

2012

WHY

After battling sensitivities and eczema her whole life, Julie dropped her career in fashion to become an aromatherapist, esthetician, and herbalist devoted to creating non-toxic, healing beauty with local, wildcrafted, and sustainable ingredients.

Q&A

Home town?

Halifax, Canada

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a dermatologist to help people with their skin because I had the worst eczema as a kid.

What superpower would you pick?

A photographic memory.

AM ritual?

I start the day by thinking of three things I am thankful for, and then I drink a big glass of warm water.

PM ritual?

I love making herbal bedtime teas. Lately my go-to is a blend of rose and ginger.

Daily uniform?

Black jeans and a t-shirt.

Tea or coffee?

Coffee.

Introvert or extrovert?

Introvert.

Favorite book to gift?

Staying Healthy With the Seasons by Elson M. Haas.

Currently listening to?

The Thrive audiobook by Arianna Huffington.

Secret talent?

I can sew almost anything. (I used to be a costume designer.)

Favorite escape?

My farm in Williamsford, Ontario.

Worst skincare vice?

Picking pimples.

Best skincare advice?

Daily facial massage and dry brushing.

Greatest challenge?

Listening to your body.

Biggest inspiration?

Mother Nature.

Mantra?

We all just want to be seen and heard.