July 14th is Bastille Day, France’s National Day, so what better time to give a quick rundown of the excellent French Pharmacy brands available at Sam McCauleys.
La Roche Posay
Driven to bring the gentlest yet most effective products for sensitive and problematic skin, all La Roche Posay products are formulated with La Roche Posay thermal spring water, cutting-edge active ingredients and where possible, are free from parabens, fragrance & soap.
Enriched with the repairing powers of mineral-rich Vichy Thermal Water, Vichy products work to ensure that ideal skin is no longer a dream – and has skincare and cosmetic products which target ageing, dullness, imperfections and sensitivity.
Rooted in dermatology and hydrotherapy, Avène has over 270 years of expertise in the management of sensitive skin. The Avène collection treats, soothes and protects with the therapeutic powers of Avène Thermale Spring Water.
Since its creation, Nuxe has focused on developing high quality skincare products. It’s aim is to offer every woman an indulgent, sensorial experience with products that are easy to use and combine precious natural active ingredients with the latest technological innovation
Eucerin is the dermatologist-recommended skin care brand that is based on an uncompromising approach to science. Eucerin restores and sustains healthy-looking skin. By choosing proven, state-of-the-art ingredients and requiring clinical proof of performance, the Eucerin brand has become synonymous with exceptional product quality that combines efficacy with skin tolerability.
Created in a French pharmacy in 1924 and inspired by traditional apothecary ingredients, Mixa was created by Dr. Roger, a French apothecary, whose unique expertise of mixing active ingredients in a pleasurable formulations inspired him to create demo-cosmetics solutions for sensitive skin.
Based on total respect for the skin, Bioderma products preserve, activate or restore the skin’s natural processes. To formulate their products, Bioderma selects the purest active ingredients, using molecules naturally found in the skin for better tolerance.