CO Bigelow Pharmacy

414 Avenue of the Americas (btwn 8th & 9th St.), New York, NY 10011
Hours:
Closed until 7:30am (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 7:30 AM–9:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 8:30 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 8:30 AM–5:30 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
9.3/10

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  • "... carry science forward beauty products, which is why they carry our gloss, Huge..." (4 tips)
  • "A destination for those who prefer their retail laced with history instead of topped with buttercream frosting, this..." (2 tips)
  • "... this 171-year-old pharmacy is notable for its selection of hard-to-find beauty..." (2 tips)
  • HuffPost

    Though this pharmacy is now owned by The Limited, they maintain their independent feel, carrying their own line of products along with more typical merchandise. Read more

    HuffPost · July 14, 2010
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  • Racked

    Notable for its selection of hard-to-find beauty products, including European imports and a well-loved house line. The space is old-fashioned and charming. [Racked 38 Member] Read more

    Racked · September 20, 2010
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  • Racked

    A destination for those who prefer their retail laced with history instead of topped with buttercream frosting, this 171-year-old pharmacy is notable for its selection of hard-to-find beauty products.

    Racked · April 18, 2013
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  • Teen Vogue

    I grew up two blocks away from this beauty emporium, which still retains an old-world charm. Bonus: I’ve spotted celebs like Julia Roberts and Kate Moss shopping here! —Eva Chen, beauty director

    Teen Vogue · November 1, 2010
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  • Birchbox

    Sure, there's NARS and Dr. Hauschka but we really love C.O. Bigelow's own line of natural skincare. Two perpetual faves: Mentha Lip Balm and Rose Salve. Affordable enough to invest in several.

    Birchbox · July 6, 2011
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  • Jennifer Y.

    Best store for beauty products, great staff and my favorite skincare www.purlisse.com is carried here!

    Jennifer Y. · August 6, 2011
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  • KaHee

    good selection of D.L. & Co candles

    KaHee · August 1, 2011
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  • Joellen V.

    Get the bigelow t-shirts! They're sooo comfy!

    Joellen V. · March 1, 2010
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  • Emma M.

    My favorite girly place in NYC. The perfume oils are to die for, and the rose range is incredible.

    Emma M. · January 19, 2010
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  • 7th.List

    A destination for those who prefer their retail laced with history instead of topped with buttercream frosting, this 171-year-old pharmacy is notable for its selection of hard-to-find beauty products Read more

    7th.List · August 3, 2012
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  • Washington Square Hotel

    Our favorite old school pharmacy. Known for their in-house lotions and potions.

    Washington Square Hotel · May 22, 2012
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  • FiFi Awards

    Ever wondered what an apothecary looks like? Here's a great example. Love the mix of product. Never seem to be able to leave without at least one NEST Candle and a new bottle of Mentha Shower Gel.

    FiFi Awards · April 9, 2012
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  • Aimee D.

    old school pharmacy that set the bar. excellent product selection Read more

    Aimee D. · May 31, 2011
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  • Brandon B.

    The Bigelow products are the best, cool storefront and history.

    Brandon B. · January 29, 2011
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  • Tim V.

    Oldest pharmacy in America, in continuous operation since 1838.

    Tim V. · December 5, 2009
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  • Brian D.

    The lemon chapstick is unisex.

    Brian D. · January 18
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  • sean k.

    I get my tooth brushes here. They are swank.

    sean k. · December 13, 2013
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  • Ben D.

    Despite what you've been led to believe, Gillette is not the best a man could get. They have pretty much every Proraso product *cheaper* than Amazon. Definitely coming back.

    Ben D. · August 30, 2013
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  • Urban Compass

    This historic apothecary is a West Village institution that once filled prescriptions for the likes of John Belushi and Mark Twain.

    Urban Compass · July 24, 2013
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  • Leo N.

    Love this place! They carry Swedish Sea Salt Soap!

    Leo N. · July 12, 2013
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  • Eden S.

    Great local place with a cosmetic and beauty expert on hand!

    Eden S. · May 27, 2013
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  • Jamie S.

    Their green tea candle is the best, and they'll wrap it -- making it the perfect hostess gift.

    Jamie S. · March 27, 2013
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  • Boon Y.

    Marvelous repertoire of curated toiletries not available anywhere else. I stock up (in bulk) on their Dr Harris Arlington shave cream & Marvis toothpastes. Definitely worth it. Divine.

    Boon Y. · December 22, 2012
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  • Kevin L.

    Best shaving cream on the planet.

    Kevin L. · November 8, 2012
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  • Debra B.

    Amazing nail polish. Brands are Butter and Deborah Lippmann. Excellent. Intense colors. No chipping. Goodbye OPI

    Debra B. · April 12, 2012
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  • Mike F.

    The Bigelow brand candles are amazing. Great scent, only $20!

    Mike F. · April 6, 2012
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  • 💕Lindsay💕

    Mark Twain filled his prescriptions here.

    💕Lindsay💕 · December 25, 2011
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  • amoolia

    Best moisturizers and hair products. They have great stocking stuffers and gift sets around the holidays.

    amoolia · November 28, 2011
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  • Joie C.

    Bentley of Pharmacies...spend hours here looking at creams, hair clips and brushes

    Joie C. · November 9, 2011
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  • Joie C.

    Bentley of Pharmacies

    Joie C. · November 9, 2011
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  • Jess S.

    Selective staples: Aqua Di Parma Arancia & Elnett diamond

    Jess S. · October 1, 2011
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  • Keith W.

    the oribe hairspray is amazing!

    Keith W. · December 19, 2010
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  • Ethan Z.

    Try lemon handwash

    Ethan Z. · November 3, 2010
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  • Purplelabnyc

    You can always count on them to carry science forward beauty products, which is why they carry our gloss, Huge Lips Skinny Hips!!

    Purplelabnyc · July 14, 2010
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  • Kamran A.

    Outstanding old-school pharmacy and general store of sorts. Great customer service and a huge selection of items including their own house brand Bigelow line of shampoos, lotions, etc. Good stuff.

    Kamran A. · May 5, 2010
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  • Gaia F.

    Maison Francois K, Jovoy

    Gaia F. · September 5, 2012
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