NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR NATURAL BEAUTY
Wellness begins with what you choose to use on the largest organ of your body: your skin. All of the products that we use in our nail, skin and body treatments and sell in our expansive retail store have been thoroughly vetted for ingredient content, pureness and efficacy. We search the globe for the newest innovations in green beauty and are committed to partnering with brands who set new standards for safety in personal care products.
SAFE. NON-TOXIC. ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS.
On average, men and women use 10-15 personal care products per day that contain a total of 126 different ingredients. Given that nearly 90% of cosmetic ingredients are untested for safety, there's a lot we don't know about what we are putting on our bodies.
Policing of personal care products is not a priority in the United States. The U.S. has not passed a federal law regulating the ingredients used in personal care products since 1938. Currently, Europe has over 1,300 restricted ingredients, while the U.S. has only 11. (Source: Environmental Working Group)
Poppy & Monroe’s mission is to be a resource for natural and eco-friendly products and services that allow our customers to look their best while promoting health and overall wellbeing.
Like many busy men and women, not long ago Karen Kops and Sherri Coates found themselves with very little time for self-care after work, family, friends and life in general. Their executive careers came with extensive travel which left them both feeling out of balance. Taking care of their health, much less pampering, did not fit in their packed schedules. Hailing from California, it was second nature to Sherri to eat organic foods, be outside as much as possible, practice yoga and use natural products. But when friends and family were diagnosed with cancer, she began to dig deeper, researching the make up of body and home products in the hopes of finding out more about their effect on our health.
Like many new moms, Karen’s interest in green products began after having a child. With a desire to create as healthy an environment as possible for her newborn son, she began switching out her traditional personal care items for natural alternatives. Passionate about products, Karen was always on the search for the best and brightest but was often disappointed when reading the ingredient list on the back of the bottle.
Fortunately, like minds met and soon the two women realized they could turn their passions into a business. Poppy & Monroe is a one-of-a-kind space that embodies Karen's and Sherri's love of color, nature, design, fashion, health and beauty–all elements of their life experiences.
Poppy & Monroe is located in a restored 1870s row house, located on the corner of Sixth Avenue North and Monroe Street. We’re proud to be a part of the vibrant Germantown neighborhood, an area of Nashville teeming with restaurants, boutiques and coffee shops, all within walking distance.
Once inside, visitors can shop our expansive retail boutique, which features dozens of products from some of the world’s top purveyors of natural beauty, as well as jewelry and accessories from some of our favorite designers, many of them local. The first floor is also home to our manicure and pedicure stations. Upstairs, we feature two luxurious treatment rooms for skincare and sugaring treatments. The piece-de-la-resistance is outside our back door, where a garden blooms in warm weather.
Poppy & Monroe team members are skilled practitioners dedicated to providing the highest quality care for our customers.