If you want more tips on how to shop in Paris like a local, be sure to get our 2019 INSIDR Paris Shopping Guide! Looking for the best things to buy in Paris? Do you want to know the best cheap makeup brands to buy in France? If you’re shopping for skincare and beauty products in Paris then you are in the right place! Here in the city, you can do all sorts of beauty shopping from drugstores, perfume shops or even department stores. INSIDR reveals the must-buy make-up products and where to buy cosmetics in Paris!
We’re giving away our latest INSIDR Passports that grant access to exclusive offers and activities to our travelers! Enjoy activities like a FREE perfumery workshop, a FREE NARS makeover, and shopping discounts at Lafayette galleries!
Best beauty products to buy in Paris pharmacies
We all know that French pharmacies are magical wonderlands: you can find a wide variety of skincare products.Now add them to your shopping cart! Yes they are cheap, adorable and effective, but don’t lose too much control!
Oh wait! The Parisians’ favourite pharmacie – Parapharmacie Monge is launching a special offer with the Paris shopping outlet La Vallée Village! Don’t forget to ask for it when you are at Monge!
Caudalie’s Hand & Nail Cream
Klorane’s Dry Shampoo
Best beauty products to buy in Paris boutiques and shops
Why buy a British fragrance in Paris? Simply because it’s way cheaper than anywhere else (surely, except in the UK)! It comes in a very convenient size that it fits your clutch perfectly, plus it has very original scents such as Wood Sage & Sea Salt and Earl Grey & Cucumber. It also does limited editions of scents that always go out of stock. Come mix and match and dare to go a bit playful with your own combinations!
NARS – Make up store Paris
Created by the French make-up artist and photographer François Nars, this brand has a very chic yet professional selection of cosmetic products that makes you photogenic instantly! Have a go for their Radiant Creamy Concealer that has an enriching silky texture made of carefully picked ingredients, good to camouflage your imperfections and boost your complexion. Their Kiss Me Stupid Lipstick is worth your try, with an exquisite palette on your lips that spices up your whole make-up.
Best thing to buy in Paris: Kérastase
Not to be missed: Kérastase is a French luxury brand for hairstyle and hair care products. If you have long been struggling with your hair texture or quality, this Initialiste is the dream hair product you should get! with regular drops of it, your hair will be transformed to one that has great strength, shine, softness and substance.
Best French beauty brands at Paris department stores
Estée Lauder at Galeries Lafayette
What is so wonderful about Galeries Lafayette is that it has an all-inclusive beauty supply in the heart of Paris! Plus, from time to time they offer fabulous exclusive limited-edition make-up products or beauty collaborations with designer celebrities. If you want to look as glamorous as the former Spicy Girl hottie, make sure you bring Victoria Beckham’s London Look collection home, that features a smoky nude polished lips and intense black eyes dashed with glitter and gold.