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Skin care
Hair care
Founded1904; 118 years ago (1904) (as Laboratoires Garnier)
FounderAlfred Amour Garnier
HeadquartersCentre Eugene Schueller
41 Rue Martre Bureau
F 92110
Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine,

Garnier (French pronunciation: ​[ɡaʁnje]) is a mass market cosmetics brand of French cosmetics company L'Oréal. It produces hair care and skin care products.


Laboratoires Garnier was founded in France in 1904 by Alfred Amour Garnier.[1] The company's first product was a patented as the first hair lotion derived from natural plant ingredients.[2] The company then introduced sun-care products in 1936, followed by permanent home hair color in 1960.[2]

Expansion and products[edit]

Over the decades Garnier expanded from hair color and hair care into skincare since acquisition in 1970.[3]


  1. ^ "Our Heritage - History of Garnier - Garnier". Retrieved February 16, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Garnier: Early History of the Brand and its Evolution Example". GraduateWay. January 31, 2017. Retrieved February 16, 2022.
  3. ^ "About Garnier". Retrieved September 23, 2019.