What began with a lipstick became the first cosmetics product developed by Monteil, quickly became a successful enterprise and Germain Monteil became the “Grande Dame” of the booming cosmetics market in America in the 1940s.

Quickly the name Monteil became synonymous with high-quality and solution-oriented skin care which above all expresses a special appreciation for the character of a woman. The sphynx as the keeper of eternal beauty became the symbol of this internationally successful brand.