Make sure you leave room in your suitcase for some legendary beauty staples. French Pharmacies offer some of the best skincare finds, well-loved even by models.
Created with high quality ingredients and sold at affordable prices, these marvelous skincare saviors protect both your skin and your pocket. There is plenty to choose from, whether you are searching for a new skin moisturizer, sun protectant, or micellar water, you will surely find something to suit your needs.
Some of the most popular brands include La Roche-Posay, Institut Esthiderm, Avene, Oenobiol, Uriage, Bioderma and Ducray. To get your hands on a cult makeup remover, pick up the bioderma H20 solution micellaire, for around 14$.
BEST GIFTS FOR: Your skincare-aholic mother, a girlfriend, wife, or anyone that needs some TLC.
PRICES: Prices vary depending on brand and size. You will find high-end skincare (30$+) and cheaper budget-friendly alternatives for just 2-5$.
PORTABLE LEVEL: Very easy to carry, but watch out for liquid allowances if you are only travelling with a cabin bag.
WHERE TO BUY: Try to avoid pharmacies in the heart of the city center. Instead, opt for pharmacies in the suburbs. You can get great deals from: