The Best French Skincare Brands and What to Buy From Each

Hallie Gould

We've waxed on about French beauty for years now—researching a French girl's approach to "dieting", the things French women would never do to their hair, the skincare products they love that are available in the states, as well as a conversation with two women of colour on the issues with America's idea of "French beauty". So, yeah, we're into it. And there's just something about French products that keeps attracting us, offering low-maintenance, feel-good formulas and results to match. We set out to find the best skincare brands France has to offer (ones that are available in the U.S., too) and did a lot of testing, trying, and reviewing in order to come up with the cream of the crop. 

Below, find our six favourites—picks that have served us for years as well as a few we just discovered. We asked makeup artists, skincare experts, and a few French readers who know their salt in skincare. The result was a list of skincare goods suitable for many different skin types and tones, from acne-prone or combination to dry or sensitive and back again. Below, find your new favourite lot of formulas, all French-born and bred. Keep scrolling for our picks.

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This post originally appeared on our sister site Byrdie.

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