Et voila! the french PHARMACY PRODUCTS that we swear by
The World Cup finals have finally come to a culminated end and we decided to join the celebration with the very best in French Beauty. It’s no secret that French skincare is some of the best in the world. We are talking effective, targeted, dermo-cosmetic products that come expertly recommended and sold through none other, than the local French pharmacy.
These are trusted formulas, developed to target specific skin concerns whether it be sensitive, acne prone, eczema prone, pigmented or dehydrated; the local pharmacy is the singular destination for all skincare needs.
The good news is, there is no need to wait for your next trip to Paris to stock up… Our friends at INÈS have brought together an edit of some of the most iconic products from our shelf to yours, hailed by industry experts, celebrities and beauty gurus worldwide.
VIVE LE FRANCE!
Read on for our TOP 5 in French Beauty
1. Bioderma Sensibio H20 Micellar water
Perhaps the most iconic of them all; Bioderma Sensibio H20 Micellar Water is a no rinse makeup remover and skin brightener. This cleanser removes all traces of makeup and dirt, leaving skin fresh and clean.
With one bottle sold every three seconds in the world, there is no denying the quality of this product.
2. Embryolisse Lait Crème Concentrate
The legendary 24-hour Miracle Cream, and ultimate multi-tasker. Embryolisse, proves its weight as a moisturiser, makeup primer, repair mask and makeup remover. A French beauty staple since the 1950s and widely reported as Jane Birkin’s only cream of choice, this cult favorite is a nourishing creamy lotion that restores tired or dehydrated skin, giving the ultimate natural glow.
3. Nuxe- Huile Prodigieuse
France’s number 1 Beauty Oil, Huile Prodigieuse is a year-round face, body and hair treatment renowned for its skin softening effect. Made up of 6 nourishing plant oils and enriched in Vitamin E, this 98% natural wonder oil can be used on any part of the body, from hair to feet.
4. Nuxe- Reve De Miel
The most nourishing of lip balms, Reve de Miel is an award-winning product with cult status. Formulated with conditioning plant extracts, anti-bacterial Honey and nutritive Shea Butter, this hero product restores comfort and moisture leaving lips soft, plump and hydrated all day.
5. Huile de Leonor Greyl
A sophisticated and multi-purpose hair oil and long-time favourite of Parisian women, this natural treatment oil nourishes, detangles, softens, and hydrates the hair, leaving a musky rose scent.
All products mentioned are available here in New Zealand.
Words | Zoe & Sarah @INÈS