From soothing moisturizers to rejuvenating essential oils, Darphin has been providing some of the most indulgent skincare products from Paris for decades. Parisian kinesiotherapist Pierre Darphin founded the Darphin Institute in 1958 when the cosmetics industry was just beginning to blossom. In the same year, he released the first of the Darphin serums.
Darphin was known for his incredibly high standards and strong opinions, and he revolutionized the beauty industry with customized skin analysis, unique sensory experiences and new techniques for sculpting the skin. He worked with professional manicurists, massage therapists and top cosmetologists in his beauty institute to deliver top-quality skin treatments to his clients. His unique beauty protocol included a pressure point massage, deep massage and phyto-drainaige to help his products work their best.
Over the years, Darphin Institute expanded its offerings to include eye-care products, cleansers, toners, bath products, dental-care products and more. Darphin's original attention to detail continues to drive the creation and perfection of new products.
During the 2000s, Darphin became a relative newcomer to the fragrance industry, releasing its first scents, Accents d'Aromes Pour Elle for women and Accents d'Aromes Pour Lui for men, in 2003. In 2008, it released another series of women's fragrances that includes Baies Sauvages, Cedre Precieux and Lys d'Eau. Each fragrance places an emphasis on simplicity, and each is contained in a basic clear glass bottle.