Beauty stores


A French women's favorite. Make up, cosmetics, perfumes... Three stores in the city : 

Powell street (Union square),

Stonestown Galleria (Lakeside, South-East of SF)

Union street (Marina-Presidio)

+ a store at the airport 

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French Provence inspired brand. Skin care, body care, fragrance... 

Stores in San Francisco



Founded in the Ardèche, France by beekeeper and biologist Bernard Chevilliat in 1983, Melvita (meaning "honey and life" in Latin) has always been a passionate advocate for the complete organic lifestyle. Each of Melvita’s products (skin, hair and personal care) carries the prestigious ECOCERT certification, certifying its products are organic and ecological, including packaging and company practices.

Melvita San Francisco

Westfield San Francisco Centre – Level 1

865 Market St. San Francisco


Make-up and skin care products. The brand was launched in 1976 in SF by two sisters... A good reason to try! Two stores in SF (Chestnut and Fillmore), + counters in Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s.

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Skin care & beauty brand, founded as an old-world apothecary in New York. Ask for samples...

2360 Fillmore street, Pacific Heights, 

Westfield Mall on Market street, Downtown SF.

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MAC Cosmetics.

Go-to spot for shopping and getting your make-up done for special occasions.

Mac counters in dept stores. For more information.



Created 30 years ageo for professionnals only, Aveda products are now sold in stores. 




Natural skin care products.

Westfield mall and Macy’s, + online



An American brand not available in France anymore. In addition to Sephora and Neiman Marcus, they have a nice and welcoming. We particularly love their packaging. Our recommandations : the Rose Milk shampoo and the Brown sugar body scrub.

301 Sutter street, Downtown SF. For more information


Omni Chemists

A small neighborhood pharmacy-parapharmacy that sells Nuxe products and other French brands, like Roger&Gallet, La Roche Posay or Avene.

2078 Union street, Marina.


Variety shop

Ali-baba cosmetics cave! They carry NYX products.

Clement street @7th, Inner Richmond.



Also :


Department stores counters : Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, Bloomingdale… 


Drugstores and supermarkets : For basic products (L’Oreal, Neutrogena…), try Walgreens, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target…