The Best International Beauty Finds

W’s editors go way out of their way to stock up on these must-haves. Find out why.

International Beauty

“I stocked up on Balmain beauty products at Colette the last time I was in Paris. Fortunately, the hair care line is now available on Net-a-Porter.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

Balmain Paris Hair Couture Moisturizing Shampoo, $34, and Conditioner, $37,


“I recently went to the Cemberlitas Hamami, a Turkish bath in Istanbul, for a scrub and oil massage. It made my skin so soft, it’s something I am going to have to add to my New York beauty routine, as well!” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

Scrub and massage at Cemberlitas Hamami, Mollafenari Mh., 34120 İstanbul, Turkey.


Since I first discovered it backstage, I always bring some back from Paris. Every makeup artist relies on it.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

Bioderma Crealine H2O Micelle Solution, $30,


“The best bath I have ever had was at the Park Hyatt in Tokyo. (Bill Murray took one there too in Lost in Translation.) The secret? Yuzu bath salts, which are provided in all the rooms.” – Emilia Petrarca, Associate Digital Editor

Yuzu bath salts, available at The Park Hyatt Tokyo, 3-7-1-2 Nishi Shinjuku, Sinjuku-Ku, Tokyo; +81 3 5322 1234.


“Ever since I found this at the spa at Hotel Du Cap, this moisturizing serum, which was 10 years in the making, has been my go-to. It uses incredibly hydrating essential oils and vitamins sourced from around the world, and helps smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, while boosting collagen production.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief

Sisley Global Anti-Age, $490,


“My parents pick up jars of this whenever they’re in Asia. With its mix of turmeric oil, peppermint and zingiber cassumunar (a relative of ginger), I use it as a cure-all for everything from muscle soreness to bug bites. And one jar lasts a long time!” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

Thai Green Zingiber Balm, $13,


“I got this no-frills antiperspirant from the U.K. It does the job, and never shows.” – Mia Adorante, Assistant Beauty Editor

Nivea Pure Invisible Gentle Care Roll-On Deodorant, £2.10,