Made in France
All Typology products are 100% made in France, from research and formulation, to production and packaging.
QUALITY + EFFICACY
We go further, however, rejecting many ingredients that are legally authorized, in order to ensure the absolute safety of our formulations. Typology has one of the strictest ingredient ban lists across the industry. Learn more about our formulation charter here.
Our in-house Research & Development team and laboratory are based in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. We work with partner laboratories in Bergerac, Aix en Provence, and Compiègne to achieve the highest quality and effectiveness of our products.
Typology continues a longstanding tradition of innovation and efficacy in French formulation.
WHAT DOES "MADE IN FRANCE" MEAN?
It means our products are 100% formulated and manufactured in France, from research to production and packaging. We collaborate with the leading laboratories around France and our research and development team operates from our headquarters in the 11th arrondissement of Paris.
ARE ALL YOUR INGREDIENTS OF FRENCH ORIGIN?
When we select our natural actives, we give priority to those that come from organic farming and are produced using gentle extraction techniques, without the use of controversial solvents, whether or not they are grown in France.
HOW ARE COSMETICS REGULATED IN THE EUROPEAN UNION?
• Safe ingredients: The European Union bans over 1,300 ingredients in cosmetics that are considered dangerous or toxic. The United States rejects 11.
• No animal testing: The 2013 EU Cosmetics Regulation prohibits the use of animals to test cosmetic products and ingredients. This includes testing of finalized cosmetic products, as well as ingredients and combinations of ingredients. The EU also prohibits the sale of cosmetic products or ingredients that have been tested on animals, regardless of where the testing took place.
• Market surveillance: Legislation requires that every cosmetic product placed on the market in Europe is safe to use and regulated with rigorous testing and ongoing monitoring.
• Learn more: Visit the official website of the European Union.
WHY IS FRANCE KNOWN FOR QUALITY SKINCARE?
High-quality ingredients, innovative techniques, a cultural emphasis on grooming, and a rich historical context related to cosmetic products have made France synonymous with effective skincare formulations.
French grooming products can be traced back several centuries, starting with traditional soap-making. The industry came into prominence in the court of Louis XIV, where cosmetics, perfumes, and other beauty products became highly prized by the aristocracy.
In the 18th century, perfumery expanded with the town of Grasse in south of France becoming a major center of production for fragrances and scented goods created using traditional techniques highlighting local flowers and plants.
New innovations in the 1800s, like the creation of lipstick, further popularized the beauty industry, while French fashion designers in the pre- and post-war eras of the 20th century had a significant impact in bringing cosmetics made in France to a global audience.
Taking care of one’s skin has traditionally been prioritized more than makeup or haircare in France. This cultural point of reference has lead to unparalleled innovation in formulation and skincare techniques.
Today, France is renowned for its focus on skincare research and development, and recognized for high-quality, scientifically proven products.