Your travel plans may be on hold, but your skincare routine doesn’t have to be. Renowned for their pared-back ingredient lists and fuss-free packaging, we can’t help but think that French drugstore products are the secret behind every chic French girl’s flawless complexion.
While the French pharmacy is a tourist destination in its own right and well worth a visit if you ever find yourself in Paris, many beauty must-haves are readily available in Canada—brands like Vichy, Bioderma and Avène are sold in drugstores, while others are just a click away.
From a cult cleanser you’ve definitely heard about to a little-known multitasking ointment you’ll want to add to your cart ASAP, we’ve rounded up all the cult French beauty products you can buy without hopping on a plane.
Bioderma Sensibio H20 Micellar Water
When it comes to French beauty, there's no product as raved-about as Bioderma's pink-capped micellar water. Its cult status is well-deserved: It removes every last bit of makeup—yes, even waterproof!—without stinging, irritating or drying out skin.