Paris: Shopping at Erborian Paris Boutique

Paris: Shopping at Erborian Paris Boutique

I began noticing Erborian Paris-Seoul Korean Skin Care Therapy both at Sephora,  and numerous Parisian beauty stores a few years ago . According to Erborian, According to the line, its laboratory in Seoul formulates gentle, effective skincare that are based on Asian...
Paris Shopping: Le BHV / Marais

Paris Shopping: Le BHV / Marais

BHV/ Marais is located on Paris’ Rue de Rivoli just across from the Hotel de Ville, and has a very different feel from many upscale, large-city department stores. BHV (originally, “Bazar de L’Hotel de Ville”) may feel like a step back in time...
Paris: Sephora Champs Elysees Shopping Trip Report

Paris: Sephora Champs Elysees Shopping Trip Report

French line Sephora has an enormous Champs Eylsee location. Some things have changed since I did a previous trip report in 2010 here.  Yet still, this Sephora is the most impressive in size, depth and selection in Paris, and beauty lovers will want to allow at least...
Paris:  Shopping Trip to City Pharma

Paris: Shopping Trip to City Pharma

Today I found myself just near City Pharma at 26 Rue Four, 75006, Paris. Beauty lovers may recall that this is the destination recommended by the lovely Lisa Eldridge in her video describing her favorite French skincare. The last time that I ventured near City Pharma,...
Skin Care Hero:  Perricone MD Cold Plasma Review

Skin Care Hero: Perricone MD Cold Plasma Review

When I was packing for a few weeks in Paris, I was panicked over which skin care to bring. Travel can be hard on my skin–the long, dehydrating plane trip, time in the sun, new foods, and unpredictability.  I delayed packing my skincare products until the very...
Last Thoughts About Paris…

Last Thoughts About Paris…

Over the next few days, I’ll be busy packing for the long flight home. I had a few thoughts about some products before I leave: First, on my flight over Air France had full bottles of Clarins One Step Facial Cleanser ($32.50/6.7 fl. oz.) in the restroom.  In the...
More Random Pictures of Paris

More Random Pictures of Paris

 Foyer of the restaurant at Laduree, Rue Royale, Paris. Window display with stuffed white peacock, Palais-Royal. Chanel vintage cuff, Didier Ludot, Palais-Royal. I’m guessing 1980’s era. Door handle, 7th Arrondissement. Please follow us...
Random Pictures of Pretty Things in Paris

Random Pictures of Pretty Things in Paris

The top story of the Centre Pompidou modern art museum has breathtaking views. Plus, their shows are so intelligently curated. They’ve always managed to take my breath away. Today was no exception. From inside the museum looking out toward Notre Dame Cathedral:...