9 French Skincare Products You Can Buy No Matter Where You Live

Updated 04/29/19
French Girl Skincare

Paris Fashion Week is currently in full swing, and between the luxe fashion, the stunning backdrop of the city, and the chic Parisians in attendance at the shows, it's enough to drive you to book a ticket on the next flight to the City of Light. However, even if you're stuck stateside, you can still bring a piece of the city (and the lifestyle) home.

Aside from fashion and, of course, home décor, if there's one thing French women are known for, it's their glowing, natural-looking complexions. Widely lauded French pharmacy products seem to be the secret to their seemingly effortless beauty, and lucky for you, you might not have to travel abroad to try a few out for yourself. Business Insider's Mara Leighton—a former Paris inhabitant—points out that you can find many cult-favorite French skincare products online and have them shipped straight to your home.

Here are nine products Leighton suggests you add to your cart immediately.

Embryolisse Concentrated Lait Cream $21

This popular face cream was created by a Parisian dermatologist and is brimming with natural ingredients like aloe vera and beeswax. 

Anthelios 60 Ultra-Light Facial Sunscreen Fluid, Water Resistant with SPF 60, 1.7 Fl. Oz.
La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra-Light Sunscreen Fluid with SPF 60 $30

One way French women take care of their skin is by protecting it from the sun. This lightweight sunscreen has a matte finish that's perfect for everyday use.

Nuxe Huile Prodigiuese Multi-Purpose Dry Oil $39

This all-purpose oil is 98.1% natural and is meant to be used virtually everywhere. Lather it on your face and body for softer skin and even use it on your hair to keep your locks shiny and healthy.

Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellar Water $13

A gentle makeup remover, this Parisian find has long been on Amazon's list of best-selling skincare products.

Biafine in 93g
Biafine Biafine in 93g $35

This multi-use emulsion cream is thought to have been created by a French chemist as a cure for his daughter's ironing burns. Now the skincare savvy use it for everything from small cuts to acne recovery.

Sanoflore Gelée Magnifica Purifying Cleanser $39

A soap-free cleansing gel, this French skincare product was formulating for purifying combination to oily skin.

Filorga 'Time-Filler Eyes' Absolute Eye Correction Cream
Filorga 'Time-Filler Eyes' Absolute Eye Correction Cream $59

This product is a powerful anti-aging cream filled with collagen and hydrochloric acid.

Hydrance Optimale Hydrating Rich Cream, 1.35 fl. oz.
Eau Thermale Avène Hydrance Optimale Hydrating Rich Cream, $35

For rich hydration, try out this creamy concoction. It's a deep moisturizer made with mineral-rich thermal spring water.

Cicaplast Baume B5 Soothing Multi-Purpose Balm Cream for Dry Skin 1.35 Fl. Oz.
La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 Soothing Multi-Purpose Balm $15

This balm utilizes ingredients like glycerin, shea butter, and zinc to hydrate and protect the skin. It's also ideal for soothing small cuts and irritated skin.

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