April 1, 2015

Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré Review

I dont even know why I kept delaying this review. I have used this for some time - mostly as a primer because I am using powder foundation these days and it sets really well on this moisturizing and slightly sticky feeling cream.
Its a makeup artist's favorite - a classic French pharmacy formulation, that many can vouch for. Does it work for me? Lets find out.
Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré
Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré
Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré- Extra information :P
Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré - Packaging
Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré - Ingredients

Apart from the creepy, slightly disturbing name, which translates to "smooth embryo", this product boasts its plant based ingredients, such as shea butter, aloe vera & soy proteins. Its described as a cruelty free product on Sephora, which basically means that no animals were harmed during the development or testing of this product. I even emailed Embryolisse to find out the connection with "embryos" but never got a reply.

I searched each ingredient online but did not find any connection of the ingredients listed to embryos or animals.. ahh why did I even do that search...its just gross to even think about. I don't even know why I jumped at it, in the first place. I actually got it with my Sephora coupon way back in November, so basically, I got it for free. And I did not even understand the French on it, so I never knew that this cream is actually promising my skin to be smooth like embryos... :O:O
I have never touched embryos!! I dont know how smooth they are! What the hell!

Anyways, I used this for some time, then just threw it off, cuz I couldn't get over embryos.. This 30ml tube is for $20 and its quite pricey but only a little product, does a lot. The dry patches on my face almost disappeared with application and it would set my powder foundation very well. It also made my skin look hydrated. All the good stuff you expect...but please, I don't want my skin to be smooth like embryos! I want it to be smooth like it should be for anyone in my age group!


  1. Thank you Ruqalya Khan for asking the question that popped into my mind as well regarding the name! Stories of so many things containing human embryo cells is alarming. I did not want to be an unwilling supporter of company products who use such practices. Too bad the company did not render a response to your question. Thank you again for your post.

  2. That is exactly what I was thinking, embryo manufacture. It makes you wonder why they call their product such a weird name. I think I am going to ask my French husband to write a letter to the company and find out what’s up with the ingredients and name.