FYI the cult French pharmacy skincare brand Embryolisse is now available in Australia

The multitasking powerhouse lotion loved by celebrities, dermatologists and makeup artists was once hard to get your hands on, but now it’s landed in Australia and comes with a handful of skin-boosting uses.

Whether you’re a beauty enthusiast or not, you’ve likely heard of or are familiar with the white and blue label of Embryolisse, the cult French pharmacy skincare brand was made famous for it’s skin-conditioning properties as a backstage beauty staple.

Formulated under pharmaceutical control and dermatologically tested, the hero cream Lait-Crème Concentre, $42 at Adore Beauty is well known for its multifunctional skin benefits and multipurpose uses. The rich emollient lotion provides all-day moisture, helps fight skin fatigue, improves elasticity, soothes irritation and sensitivity and protects it from external aggressors.

Dubbed the ‘Swisse army knife’ by models, the rich cream has a long list of uses including: as a gentle cleanser, a mask, a daily or nightly moisturiser and a post-shave or laser treatment.

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But it’s not just a savvy skin buy, it’s approved by makeup artists featuring as a staple in their kits as a primer, too. The soothing and softening qualities means it nourishes and hydrates skin, while the lightweight formula is key to it acting as base that doesn’t interfere with the finish or performance of makeup.

Bolstered by celebrities including Elle Macpherson, Kim Kardashian, Scarlett Johansson and Gwyneth Paltrow, one tube of Lait-Crème Concentre is sold every five seconds globally, so it really does live up to the hype.

Made from only a handful of ingredients including those rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins, and those naturally derived from plants such as shea butter, aloe vera and soy proteins, together with hydration essentials beeswax and hyaluronic acid. It’s simple skincare that does the -well many jobs.

But the best part is you no longer need to rely on a trip to Europe or a French relative in order to get your hands on it. Instead it’s available now in our own pharmacy Chemist Warehouse, as well as French Beauty Co and Adore Beauty.

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