Buying European Skin Care in Paris

Buying European Skin Care in Paris

Some Parisian visitors coming from the U.S. have discovered the wonders of European skin and hair care.  We’ve seen the sunscreens, the moisturizers and other products on non-U.S. websites, message boards and elsewhere.  Although the Internet have made these...
Les Boutiques du Palais Royal

Les Boutiques du Palais Royal

In the center of Paris near the Louvre Museum is a historic site, originally built in the 1600’s, that is now lined with exclusive boutiques and called the Palais Royal.  Once the home of royalty, the area is now an extraordinarily pleasant place to spend an...
Shopping Report: Champs-Élysées Guerlain

Shopping Report: Champs-Élysées Guerlain

On the Champs-Élysées in Paris, right next to the Sephora, is the Guerlain flagship store.  Although this is not the company’s first location, it has been there since 1914 and is its most iconic.  It holds not only a unique architectural style, but incredibly...
Shopping Report:  Champs-Élysées Sephora

Shopping Report: Champs-Élysées Sephora

The Champs-Élysées can be a controversial topic–once a field of greens and gardens, the avenue has become a prominent location for historic events, including parades and the final piece of the Tour de France, as well as a site for various retail stores and...
Shopping Tips:  Paris Boutiques

Shopping Tips: Paris Boutiques

The first time that I walked into a Parisian boutique, I must admit that I was not sure what to expect.  Although I suspect many of you readers have “been there, done that,” I’m collecting a few tips for those who might be first-timers.  If you have...