This French Beauty Brand Is Finally Coming to the U.S.—and It's a Vintage Fever Dream

Francophiles, prepare to swoon.

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If you're like me and have watched Midnight in Paris about 30 times too many, you probably agree: There is nothing more glamorous than old-world France, and nothing quite as entrancing than a Parisian woman with amazing skin.

Lucky for us, one of the country's OG boutique beauty brands, L'Officine Universelle Buly, is opening a brick and mortar location stateside at Bergdorf Goodman in NYC, as well as making itself available online. Founded in 1803 (yes, really), it offers vintage-style perfumes, oils, and body milks so lovely and decadent you'll never let them out of plain sight.

Courtesy of Bergdorf Goodman

Buly's two best-selling creams are the Pommade Virginal, a face moisturizer packed with super-hydrating sweet almond oil, and Pommade Concrete, a cult hand and foot cream housed in a tube that belongs in a Belle Époque-era fortune teller's den.

Buly 1803 Pommade Virginale Face Cream, $56;

Buly 1803 Pommade Concrète Hand and Foot Cream, $50;

Keeping your oral hygiene in check (and overnight bag pretty) are the brand's breath-freshening offerings formulated with Castéra-Verduzan spa water, which is known to ease throat aches and mouth irritation.

Buly 1803 Opiat Dentaire Mint Coriander Cucumber Toothpaste, $29;

Buly 1803 Oub Toothbrush, $50;

Perhaps the best part of these luxurious concoctions is that they are as health-minded as they are classic: Buly is dedicated to preserving their original recipes as much as possible, and thus, each product is free of parabens and silicon.

The brand's first U.S. store is now open inside NYC's Bergdorf Goodman. Products are available online at and

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