CARING FOR EVERY GENERATION

Ambre Solaire has become an iconic brand. Perfect for the whole family, it has been passed down from generation to generation for 80 years.

  • 1935

    the birth of an icon!

    1935

    In 1935, Ambre Solaire launches its first bottle
    of a Filtrating oil which becomes a must have
    on the beach for the holidays.
    Its legendary and original fragrance, a subtle
    blend of rose and jasmine, becomes a symbol
    of leisure and modern feminity.

  • the 40’s

    The rise of the pin up girls

    the 40’s

    The rise of the pin up girls

    In 1948, Inspired by American starlets, Suzy
    becomes our first pin up girl.
    Teams of pin up girls are sent out and walk
    along the beaches to share the benefits of
    sun protection.

  • the 50’s

    the innovation boom

    the 50’s

    the innovation boom

    In 1951, technology expands, and so do textures!
    Our 1st hydrating sun care in a tube
    comes to market along side our 1st sun care
    sprays and mousses.

  • the 60’s

    sun care products for everywhere

    the 60’s

    sun care products for everywhere

    Sun protection for winter sports,
    an after-sun skin care cream...
    Ambre Solaire adds a wide range
    of products to the collection!

  • THE 70’s

    The 1st protection levels

    THE 70’s

    The 1st protection levels

    In 1978, Ambre Solaire goes
    further on UV filter levels,
    as the 1st protection levels
    announced.

  • the 80’s

    water resistant and self tan are born

    the 80’s

    water resistant and self tan are born

    The days of the pin up girls are behind us.
    Ambre Solaire enters a new era of
    sun protection with our first water resistant
    products and self-tanners.

  • the 90’s

    protection advances

    the 90’s

    protection advances

    Ambre Solaire develops a perfect balance
    of high protection filters and hydrating
    actives: a real breakthrough.
    A new generation of products with high
    protection (50+) is born with light, easy to
    apply and pleasurable textures! We now offer
    30 different products for sun protection.

  • 2003

    new innovative tinted textures for kids

    2003

    new innovative tinted textures for kids

    A few years after launching the first line of sun
    protection adapted just for kids. Ambre
    Solaire invents Resisto, our very first sun
    protection with a tinted texture for your kids.

  • 2013

    sun protection for sensitive skin

    2013

    sun protection for sensitive skin

    We created Ambre Solaire Sensitive
    advanced, our first filtering system reinforced
    against long UVA, with no compromise on
    pleasure. Recommended for fair, sensitive
    and sun-intolerant skin.

  • 2014

    easy sun protection and a
    natural skin feel

    2014

    easy sun protection and a
    natural skin feel

    Ambre Solaire Dry Mist is our first sun
    protection that you don’t feel on the skin. It is
    immediately absorbed and has a velvety
    finish with no greasy or sticky feel.
    Its formula is also water resistant.

  • 2015

    SUN PROTECTION in extreme conditions

    2015

    SUN PROTECTION in extreme conditions

    With the creation of UV Sport,
    multi-resistant sun protection tested in
    extreme conditions, protecting
    your skin and enjoying sun and sport
    becomes even easier.

  • 2016

    new innovations for kids

    2016

    new innovations for kids

    Ambre Solaire’s new Easy Peasy range is designed to solve the hassle of applying sun protection onto children. Wet Skin Lotion is our first very high protection lotion for kids that can be applied directly onto wet skin, with the intelligent formula repelling water. Anti-Sand Spray is our first advanced kids protection with a sand repelling action so families everywhere can say NO to an itchy sand feel.