Guerlain Orchidée Impériale The Brightening & Perfecting UV Protector SPF 50


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The new Brightening & Perfecting UV Protector SPF50/PA+++ protects the skin from indoor and outdoor aggressions: sunlight (UVA/UVB), pollution and the blue light emitted by LEDs and digital device screens.

Incorporating Orchid Noble Light™ Technology and moringa extract, the complete age-defying brightening formula prevents skin-ageing and the appearance of dark spots.

A perfect combination of pigments and micro-pearls instantly unifies skin tone and brings out the natural radiance of all complexions with a subtle matte effect.

From the moment of application, the skin is perfectly unified, luminous and protected. Day after day, the skin appears visibly younger and lastingly radiant.

Orchidée Impériale fragrance: a floral scent with hints of orchid that blend with notes of rose, white musk and precious cedar wood.

Expert formulas
Orchidée Impériale Brightening: the power to erase shadows accumulated over the years and restore the skin's youthful radiance

Because young-looking skin also comes from an even, luminous complexion, Orchidée Impériale Brightening treatments combine the complete age-defying efficacy of Cell Respiration™ Technology with the illuminating power of Orchid Noble Light™ Technology.

Guerlain Research draws on the latest discoveries in epigenetics to address the essential causes of complexion ageing and the appearance of dark spots (age, environment and lifestyle): Orchid Noble Light™ Technology acts on two key microRNAs that control the production of melanin and boost collagen production. In this way, it prevents the phenomenon of hyperpigmentation at source and improves the skin's structure*.

*In vitro test on ingredient

Pores: -34%(2)
Smooth skin: +48%(1)

Complexion radiance: +46%(1)
Translucency: +34% (1)
Visibility of dark spots: -32%(2)

The appearance of wrinkles is halved from the moment of application(3)

(1)Satisfaction test – 33 women – after 28 days
(2)Satisfaction test – 33 women – after first application
(3)Instrumental test – 15 volunteers

The Orchid, a rare and precious raw ingredient, is the very essence of the exceptional complete care range Orchidée Impériale. A genuine longevity prodigy, the Orchid is the most developed species in the plant kingdom. Convinced of its exceptional potential, Guerlain set up its first research centre ever to be devoted to an ingredient: the Orchidarium®. The Research Centre is made up of three complementary centres run by Guerlain Research:

- The Experimental Garden — Geneva (Switzerland)
- The Basic Research Laboratory — Strasbourg (France)
- The Exploratory Nature Reserve — TianZi (Yunnan, China)

Orchidée Impériale Brightening treatments incorporate a precious orchid –- Dendrobium nobile. To preserve this rare species, the Orchidarium employs a painstaking specialist cell culture technique to extract the initial cell of the orchid. The initial cell, the first native cell, is as yet undifferentiated, remaining pure and unaltered. A first in cosmetics.

Directions for use
Apply the UV Protector each morning after the Cream.
1. Take a small amount on the fingertip and apply to the skin, smoothing outwards from the centre, then even out until perfect cover is achieved.
2. With the fingertips, blend in along the hairline, ears and neck for a perfectly even complexion.

Size: 30ml

Returns Policy

Our policy lasts 15 days. If 15 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

Several types of goods are exempt from being returned. Perishable goods such as food, flowers, newspapers or magazines cannot be returned. We also do not accept products that are intimate or sanitary goods, hazardous materials, or flammable liquids or gases.

Additional non-returnable items:
Gift cards
Downloadable software products
Some health and personal care items

To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.

Please do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer.

There are certain situations where only partial refunds are granted (if applicable)
Book with obvious signs of use
CD, DVD, VHS tape, software, video game, cassette tape, or vinyl record that has been opened
Any item not in its original condition, is damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error
Any item that is returned more than 30 days after delivery

Refunds (if applicable)
Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund. If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days.

Late or missing refunds (if applicable)
If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your bank account again.
Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted.
Next contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is posted.
If you’ve done all of this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us at

Sale items (if applicable)
Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded.

Exchanges (if applicable)
We only replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at and send your item to: 3250 W Olympic Blvd. #220, Los Angeles, California 90006.

If the item was marked as a gift when purchased and shipped directly to you, you’ll receive a gift credit for the value of your return. Once the returned item is received, a gift certificate will be mailed to you.

If the item wasn’t marked as a gift when purchased, or the gift giver had the order shipped to themselves to give to you later, we will send a refund to the gift giver and he will find out about your return.


To return your product, you should mail your product to: 3250 W Olympic Blvd. #220, Los Angeles, California 90006
You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.
Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.
If you are shipping an item over $75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We don’t guarantee that we will receive your returned item.

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