The power of mineralizing water born in French volcanoes for a stronger skin.
Vichy Mineralizing Water
The power of Vichy Mineralizing Water for a stronger skin
It is at the heart of the preserved region of Auvergne volcanoes in France that springs Vichy water. After a millennial path down to a depth of 4,000 meters, Vichy water charges itself with 15 minerals and mineral nutrients essential to skins beauty.
Vichy Mineralizing Water is the star active ingredient in Vichy skincare products. Discover the source of its power.
The pioneer in dermocosmetics
Doctor Haller discovered Vichy Mineralizing Water when he became the Director of Vichy Thermal center at the beginning of 20th century. He was the first to apply the therapeutic properties of this rare water to cosmetics, thereby creating the Vichy brand.
He was also a pioneer: thanks to his medical background he created new skincare routines based on a skintype approach, he launched the first Serum in pharmacies, and he developed beauty advice guides for women.
The birth of Vichy
- 50 BCRevered by the Celts and then the Romans for its unique effects on the skin, the springs became a popular bathing site.
- 1677À son retour de Vichy, la marquise de Sévigné loue les bienfaits du thermalisme à la cour de Louis XIV et en fait la nouvelle grande tendance.
- 1861Napoléon III reconnaît la source d'utilité publique. Vichy-les-Bains devient la plus importante station thermale d'Europe.
- 1931Vichy Laboratories was founded by Dr. Haller, a dermatologist at the thermal treatment centers, and Georges Guérin, Director of Grenoville Perfumes. Their inaugural dermo-cosmetic line was called Les Secrets de Vichy.
- 1961Vichy opened a plant 4 km from the springs. The benefits of thermal water are captured in all VICHY products.
The Vichy Institute - Source of strength for your skin
A ritual to regenerate your skin
At Vichy Laboratories Institute, just a few steps from its water spring, in Vichy thermal town, in France, this mineralizing water has really found its purpose through the protocols of care treatments developed and validated by experts to transform, rebalance, regenerate your skin to make it stronger.
Each ritual, based on your Personalized Skin Diagnosis, takes into consideration your skin conditions lifestyle and transforms it step by step. The effects are visible from the first treatment.
Your personalized treatment: the metamorphosis skin ritual
Your Vichy Dermo-practitioner will provide you with a Personalized Vichy Beauty Care Program associating Vichy Water.It will cover all your product rituals and self-massage movements, and provide nutritional advice.
Let us guide you. You will be understood, enveloped and advised. Everything is done to continue to support you, to fully enjoy this special regeneration moment and appreciate this renewal even after your stay has ended.