Germaine Monteil burst upon the French fashion and beauty scene with one goal in mind to give woman a new approach to beauty. Her personal credo “Beauty is not a gift, it is a habit” appealed to women all over the world and Germaine Monteil soon acquired international acclaim. Germaine Monteil’s ideas reinvented and in many ways, revolutionized the fashion and beauty industry. Germaine Monteil was a woman ahead of her time. She was an innovator whose personal philosophy was that clothing and cosmetics must suit a woman’s lifestyle perfectly. She believed in flexible products that were a pleasure to use and above all were a joy to the senses. Germaine Monteil is an old perfume house. The earliest edition created in 1935 and the newest ones is from 1999.