August 3rd, 2014
In The New York Times

French Beauty Trophies

31zPARIS-articleLarge When I go to Paris it’s usually for work and I don’t have time to browse in a French pharmacy. I’ll pop in to pick up my tried-and-true products but, I don’t seek out new ones.

This weekend, The New York Times ran a cheat sheet of the best beauty trophies to bring home. Now, I just need to book a flight.

SHOP

what's new

VALENTINO

Velvet sandals

BALENCIAGA

Trench

CHLOÉ

Leather boots

CHLOÉ

Silk scarf

MAX MARA

Striped sweater

CHLOÉ

Silk scarf black

CHLOÉ

Leather jacket

CHLOÉ

Ankle boots

ACNE STUDIOS

Shearling-lined jacket

VINCE

Washed-satin skirt

VALENTINO

Embellished pumps

MISSONI

Wrap

view all

  • King’s Pharmacy in TriBeCa carries Avene and, shockingly, I just bought the Nuxe oil at my local Target in California of all places.

    KatyAugust 4th, 2014  12:36 AM

     
  • I don’t want to be chauvinistic, but it’s true we have the best pharmacy products in France !
    L’Huile prodigieuse from Nuxe is a staple, Avène is a brand most mothers tell their daughter about when they are still very young, and you also should check Bioderma and La Roche Posay !

    http://www.pardonmyobsession.com/

    CarolineAugust 4th, 2014  4:32 AM

     
  • Duane Reade carries La Roche Posay and Avene in the “beauty center” stores, and Target does too. Also, many of these products are available on Amazon.

    joannawnycAugust 4th, 2014  10:19 AM

     
  • I mainly use Melvita, but I also like Weleda, Avene and Decleor. I also like some Roche Posay products such as Cicaplast which is amazing for scars and really works and their new Anthelios XL 50+ SPF sunblock which is ultra ultra thin and was literally just launched here in France this summer.

    RTGAugust 4th, 2014  10:39 AM

     
  • I was also going to say I buy many of these items on Amazon – Bioderma is a staple!

    When I was in Paris in May, I dragged my husband into a small pharmacy near our hotel. The only items I bought were some from Caudalie – I could order them here, but I saved about $50 buying 3 products in Paris!

    bisbeeAugust 4th, 2014  12:02 PM

     
  • So glad I read the NYTimes online before we came home from Montreal. I made a shopping list and beelined it to the nearest pharmacy to stock up. I also keep a list on my phone from an old Goop newsletter where she recommends a bunch of similar products.

    Laura (@cocktailsandgelato.com)August 4th, 2014  9:50 PM

     

Please be courteous. All comments are moderated. Preachy comments about body weight, age, smoking, and furs will not be posted.

Name :

Email (will not be published) :

Sign up here for email alerts.