Few cosmetic brands embody French elegance and savoir-faire as much as Sisley does. It is a family-run business, owned by the d’Ornano family. The family has been working In the Beauty field since the 1940s and created the brand Sisley in 1976. As art lovers and collectors, Isabelle and Hubert d’Ornano chose the name to pay homage to the impressionist painter Alfred Sisley. For over forty years, Sisley has been developing beauty products with innovative formulas, which combine efficacy with sensoriality while respecting the skin’s integrity and harmony. Sisley Research Laboratories’ unique savoir-faire is based on a global approach to beauty. It brings together knowledge of the skin (its mechanisms and its environment) and unique expertise and mastery of Phyto-Cosmetology.
We have tested and selected for you 8 Sisley bestsellers, the ones we would definitely make room for in our suitcases while visiting Paris!
Let’s start with one of the most iconic products of the brand. The universal Ecological Compound advanced formula adapts to suit the needs of every skin type to help it function optimally. This unique formula, reputed for its successful original complex of five plant extracts (Centella asiatica, Ginseng, Hops, Horsetail, Rosemary), is now enriched with two new key ingredients (Burdock and Meadowsweet extracts). Its pH is as close as possible to that of the skin, and the product is suitable for all skin types.
It promotes a balanced microbiome and stimulates the skin’s natural defense mechanisms (against pollution, smoke, free radicals, etc.), contributes to the optimal activity of the skin’s vital functions, and lastingly hydrates and nourishes the skin to leave it more comfortable and supple. Balanced, strengthened and revitalized, the skin is more resilient and its quality is visibly improved. Its fluid, comfortable, and non-greasy “second-skin” texture leaves the skin matte.
Usage tips :
Use light motions to apply Ecological Compound advanced formula to a clean and dry face and neck in the morning and evening. It can be applied alone or before any other skincare product to optimize the rest of the routine.
Sisleÿa L'Integral Anti-Age fights against the visible signs associated with the three types of aging (behavioral, genetic, and environmental) to provide a truly complete anti-aging formula. Its unique cocktail of key revitalizing ingredients helps support the skin's own youth-enhancing abilities, to better preserve the beauty of the complexion. The results are spectacular on wrinkles, firmness, radiance, density, and hydration, to preserve the skin's beauty. From the first few applications, lines appear smoothed, skin is visibly plumped, and durably moisturized. Signs of fatigue are reduced. After 4 weeks, wrinkles are visibly diminished, the face appears more firm, dense, and radiant. After 8 weeks, the skin glows more as if replenished from the inside.
Usage tips :
Apply Sisleÿa L’Integral Anti-Age morning and evening to the face and neck.
Sisleÿa L’Intégral Anti-Age Eye & Lip Contour Cream is complementary to Sisleÿa L'Intégral Anti-Âge, but is specifically designed for the eye contour area. Its tolerance has been tested under dermatological and ophthalmological conditions, it is suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.
Persian Acacia and Lindera extracts, combined with Yeast and Soy Protein Complex, help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines for a more youthful look. Enriched with Soy peptide extract, the formula visibly firms the upper eyelids. The combination of Atlas Cedar extract and Pomegranate fermented extract helps to lighten the appearance of blue and brown dark circles: the eyes look visibly brighter. Finally, Passion Fruit extract works to reduce the look of under-eye puffiness.
Usage tips :
Apply the skin care product morning and evening on the eye contour area, eyelids and lip contours. Included with the cream, a massage applicator helps to cool, prep and soothe the area prior to cream application.
Black Rose Skin Infusion Cream is the perfect daily skin care for creating the appearance of a plumped and radiant complexion. Alkekengi calyx extract and Padina pavonica combine to visibly plump skin creating a more youthful appearance. Black Rose aqueous extract helps the complexion's texture appear more smooth to improve the reflection of light. Hibiscus flower extract and Alpine Rose extract to boost radiance and fight combat dulling of the complexion. The combination of oily Black Rose extract, May Rose water, Shea, and Camelina oils leaves the skin soft, bringing an instant sensation of freshness and long-lasting comfort. This cream is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive ones.
Usage tips :
Apply to face and neck, morning and evening. For skin in need of added nourishment, once a day, apply a few drops of Black Rose Precious Face Oil first.
Haircare is the New Skincare! Sisley Research applied its skincare expertise to develop high-performance hair care products. The Revitalizing Fortifying Serum for the scalp contributes to creating a healthier scalp and makes the hair looks shinier and more radiant. Highly concentrated in plant-based extracts, proteins, vitamins and minerals, this fortifying serum soothed the scalp and energizes the hair for a more beautiful look.
Another remarkable point is the Fresh fragrance designed to complement the effectiveness of the key ingredients, as well as an ultra-light, non-greasy texture, ideal for scalp massage.
Usage tips :
Apply 3 pipettes, section by section, to dry or damp hair on the scalp, in particular on the areas of concern. Massage with fingertips. Use as an intensive program every 2 days for a month then reduce usage to twice a week as an ongoing maintenance program.
Le Phyto Rouge is a care lipstick with an ultra-silky texture that envelops the lips with a fine, smoothing, contouring, and hydrating film. A combination of ultra-pure pigments provides an immediate color impact and an ultra-luminous finish. Thanks to the "Hydrobooster Complex" composed of microspheres of Hyaluronic Acid and Konjac Glucomannans, lips are immediately plumped up, voluptuous, and smoothed. Moreover, with repeated applications, Le Phyto Rouge preserves the youthfulness of lips: a cocktail of enhancing oils provides nutrition, suppleness, and elasticity.
The lipstick is available in a palette of 24 radiant shades, from the most natural nudes to the most vibrant shades, adapted to all skin tones.
Usage tips :
Apply the lipstick directly onto the lips or with a lip brush. The intensity of the look is adjustable: for a softer/stained effect, blot the lips following a light application. For a bolder, more intense effect apply additional sweeps of the lipstick directly to the lips.
Eau du Soir is a refined, elegant, and timeless Eau de Parfum for women, combining the freshness of citrus with the sensuality of flowers. It evokes a stroll through the gardens of Alcazar in Seville, Spain at dusk, when the Syringa flower exhales its fragrance.
The top notes are Mandarin, Grapefruit, and Pepper. For middle notes, Intense rose, and delicate jasmine boldly respond to the bewitching notes of Syringa and ylang-ylang. The notes of amber and patchouli embrace the fruity, floral notes, leaving a decidedly elegant scent in its wearer's wake.
Izia is a fragrance built around a Rose with a unique scent, that blooms for a short time, only once a year. Imbued with radiant and sophisticated top notes (White Bergamot, Pink Pepper, Aldehydes), it seduces with its airy, floral heart (Rose d’Ornano accord, transparent floral accord, Angelica) and the warmth of a woody base (Cedar, amber accord) softened with musks.
If you don't have the chance to live in Paris, you're probably already planning your future trip to the City of Lights. When the time comes, packing for Paris means leaving room in your suitcase... After all, the city’s legendary pharmacies and perfumeries beckon. Most of Sisley's best-sellers can be found in Parapharmacie Monge, our favorite spot for shopping trendy French cosmetics. Before shopping there, have a look at our offer exclusive offer here.
Author and photos: O'bon Paris Team