This is a beautiful line, it is not often that you can use ‘beautiful’ to give an overall description of a skincare collection when generally you leap straight into the innovative technical benefits of a line, but the product items are beautiful to hold, they allow the senses to take in the colors of the serums, the fragrance of the elixirs, the texture of the creams on the skin, just beautiful.
The history of Darphin started in 1958 Pierre Darphin, a refined Parisian kinesiotherapist with a deep understanding of the science of skincare, beauty rituals and an intuitive sense of how women wanted to be pampered, created the Darphin Institute and skincare line. He passed along skills during intensive training sessions to his aestheticians.
Today Darphin is a global skin care concern, but true to itself has kept the beauty in skin care al the way through to the ingredients used. Darphin formulates products with a high concentration of active natural ingredients and a carefully chosen blend of pure essential oils Darphin was a European forerunner in applying the benefits of aromatherapy to skin care.
When in Paris, a stone’s throw away from Place Vendôme, stands the Darphin Institute, the very core of this brand, a refined and elegant setting extends an invitation to an exquisite moment of pampering and sensory. This is Darphin the world over, and at ISPA meeting with Gwen O’Hanlon Vice President Sales and Education brought all of this together, Gwen has alabaster skin, just glowing a healthy transparent look, you want to know exactly blow by blow what she has used from Darphin to have such beautiful skin.
The first new product I am shown is the IDEAL RESOURCE SMOOTHING RETEXTURIZING RADIANCE CREAM, the key focus is to rebuild the vital resources of a younger-looking skin. There is a trio of flowers acting in synergy whose combined properties have the power to help restore the skin’s natural collagen, revive a luminous complexion, while gently stimulating natural cell renewal. Ingredients in this skin restoration cream include, White Hibiscus to promotes natural cellular renewal and refine the skin for an even texture, Centella Asiatica helping to replenish the skin’s oxygen supply, revealing a radiant complexion and Knotweed to stimulates natural collagen production and smooth surface wrinkles.
Darphins new MELAPERFECT ANTI-DARK SPOTS PERFECTING TREATMENT was developed to effectively correct and prevent dark spots, using a new technology called Selectiv Mela-SystemTM this treatment’s patented Trametes mushroom extract is capable of micronizing the melanin masses that cause pigment marks. This specialized treatment actually combines the sensorial experience of its silky texture with the satisfaction of visible results.
Skin pigmentation is a concern that many skincare clients want to have addressed, concerns related to pigmentation are dark spots resulting from sun exposure, hormonal changes and skin aging, all of these issues show on the skin as uneven skin tone and dark spots. Clinical tests have yielded results from MELAPERFECT ANTI-DARK SPOTS PERFECTING TREATMENT, after 4 weeks, dark spots are visibly reduced in size and intensity, after 8 weeks, dark spots are visibly reduced by up to 50%. MELAPERFECT continues to help prevent the reoccurrence of pigmentation rregularities.
Darphin believed that beauty and well-being were inextricably linked, and in order to design the most effective and personalized treatment, beyond the external appearance of her skin, he analyzed a woman’s lifestyle and habits. That analysis has never stopped. Darphin is available in New York at The Surrey 20 E. 76th Street, New York City, NY 10021.