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INSTITUT ARNAUD was founded in 1945 when Dr. Arnaud, a French dermatologist who was also a cosmetics enthusiast, surrounded himself with chemists to develop beauty care products designed for beauty salon professionals in Paris.

Institut Arnaud came into being 65 years ago when Dr. Arnaud, a French dermatologist and cosmetics enthusiast, surrounded himself with chemists to develop professional skincare products for the beauty salons of Paris.

His legacy has been perpetuated by following his values: active ingredients are chosen according to their clinically measured effectiveness to ensure the best performance.

To guarantee you the best possible quality, all our products are designed and manufactured in France*, where they benefit from the skills and expertise acquired through research and development.

They are made following Best Manufacturing Practices which impose very strict controls.

Institut Arnaud continued moving forward with the offer of a body and face care range for men in 2012.

Today, Institut Arnaud has found a place among the leading brands of selective distribution in over 45 countries internationally.

Since 2011, the brand is sold through a Web merchant site,, which has had notable success.

Luxury at your fingertipsFascinated by the properties of cultured pearl, Institut Arnaud laboratories have developed a range of premium skincare products combining pearl with precious active ingredients. The results are the Perle & Caviar, Perle & Camelia and Perle & Huiles Précieuses ranges. *Except for our 1 ml vials, which are manufactured in Monaco.