Wellness bloggers, entrepreneurs, and sisters Shayda and Sydney Torabi have made it their mission to educate Austinites on the healing powers of CBD cannabis oil with their new line and North Austin shop, Restart CBD.
While there are plenty of smoke shops in town selling the much buzzed about concoction, the duo’s bright, airy storefront at 9705 Burnet Rd. #314A is a welcoming paradox, offering CBD tinctures, balms, and even pet products. Faux greenery lines the walls, potted plants rest on window sills, and the smiling sisters stand eager to answer any questions curious customers may have.
The Torabis launched their homegrown line earlier this year with goal of adding pure, no-nonsense CBD to the Austin market. Shayda was first introduced to CBD in 2015 after breaking her pelvis in a car accident. The fitness aficionado became forcibly sedentary, living with chronic pain, and faced with dismal options such as steroid injections or