If we use French skincare that women in France love, might we develop that same seemingly effortless natural beauty for ourselves? One thing is for sure, luxurious skincare products from France are “magnifique!” Here are some of my newest favorites from Collossol, Vie, Fleur’s and Phytoceane
Colossol Milky Wipes:
Last August, the Advice Sisters reviewed Collosol Eau de Lait born in France in the 1950’s.
Celebrity actresses of the day visited a pharmacy near the Champs-Élysées Theater looking for an anti-fatigue/makeup remover to use after being on stage.
Stage makeup is notoriously difficult to remove. Collosol was created as a gentle half milk-half water formula with a subtle (powdery and light) fragrance in a no-rinse formula.The late Karl Lagerfeld loved it!
Now, there are new and really nice travel-friendly Collosol Milky Wipes. These cleanse even long wear and stubborn makeup. They feel elegant, soft, so luxe! You’ll get 25 to a package featuring a soft-sided pouch and flip open lid.a
To learn more visit: http://collosol.com/en/
Retinopur Retinol Mask:
As warmer weather begins, breakouts tend to increase. Two new products from VIe could help you keep breakouts, large pores and more, under control even if your skin is not usually acne-prone or super-oily.
While there are plenty of anti-aging potions, if you also have oily skin, you might also have wrinkles plus other anti-aging issues. Retinopur could be your skin’s new best friends!
RETINOPUR Intensive Retinol Mask50 ml ($89.50) applied twice weekly to face and neck can help deal with oily/combo skin concerns. Simply apply it for 10-15 minutes and rinse.
*Be sure to wear sunblock as retinol increases your skin’s sensitivity to the sun’s rays.
Key ingredients include Encapsulated Retinol (promotes collagen and elastin and cell renewal. Also Kaoli (absorbs excess sebum, helps prevent the spread of bacteria while it absorbs impurities and toxins).
Vie Cleansing Gel:
To have fewer breakouts, you need to really cleanse your skin well.. The Vie Collection Cleansing Gel ($57) has a trio of Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids gently exfoliate (you don’t really want any additional irritants).
This gel cleanser arrives in a flip-top tube and morphs with some water into a creamy foam. It feels so luxurious, but it also packs a punch against dirty, grime, sebum, makeup and anything else that might clog your pores and cause breakouts.
Vie claims that after just one use you’ll see fewer pores mattified skin, and less wrinkles. After a month clear skin is yours.
Trio Of Acids:
If you’re not familiar with glycolic, lactic and salicylic acids, they each perform differently.
Glycolic Acid* cleanses and resurfaces while stimulating the productions of collagen and elastin and enhancing
Lactic Acid* – promotes cell renewal and improves skin quality with anti-inflammatory properties.
You’ll find Salicylic Acid* in many acne preventing products. It’s a powerful astringent and anti-bacterial ingredient that helps to tighten pores while it refines and purifies the skin.
Just FYI for those who worry about the term “acid” the total acid concentration in Vie is 1%
Find these French skincare products in select Vie Collection spas and www.lespausa.com.
Fleur’s Intense Exfoliating Cream:
This might just be the most luxurious and elegant exfoliating cream ever. Fleur’s Intense Exfoliating Cream ($44/50 ml.) uses fine natural scrubbing particles of silica, plus kaolin clay to absorb impurities, plus hibiscus oil to nourish the skin.
I’m showing you the product on my hand, but used on your face, the result is an exfoliating scrub with just the right blend of sloughing power, plus a very light floral bouquet of Lily of the Valley, Violet, Blackcurrant, Plum plus wooded notes of green leaves and white cedar.
Fleur’s means “flowers.” Fleur’s products use botanicals fruits, florals, minerals and organics for spa products that make you feel super pampered at home. In just one use, my skin felt less rough, dry, bumpy and yet, still moisturized. This could be my newest skincare obsession! Find Fleur’s Products at https://www.lespausa.com/
Phytoceane Firming Cream:
Phytoceane products are not just from France, they are closely tied to the sea. In the new Age Solution Firming Cream with Organic Wakame ($77/ 50 ml.) you’ll find that the key ingredient is organic wakame, a seaweed. While this brown seaweed is edible, here it’s being used to boost the skin’s collagen and elastin production.
This product also features Chlorella, a green micro-seaweed that deeply firms up the skin, limits sagging. Another ingredient is Jania Rubens, a red coral plant that hydrates the skin.
After one test, my skin felt very hydrated. However, Phytoceane claims that after a month you will see skin that is twice as plump, elastic, firmed and toned and lifted. It does appear to all “the good stuff” to help you make your skin look and feel much better!
The Age Solution Firming Cream with Organic Wakame is a cream but it is so light, it almost has a gel-like texture. It also has a very light floral scent. After one month skin is 2 x more plump, elastic, firmed and toned. Get Phytoceane products at https://www.lespausa.com/