For as long as we can remember, we’ve looked to French women for inspiration in fashion, beauty, and life in general. With Paris Fashion Week (and its attendant wealth of street-style inspiration) coming to a close, we wanted to highlight some of the beauty essentials these stylish ladies rely on, so we can all emulate their fresh-faced, effortless look. From skincare to makeup, these are the products French It girls can’t live without.
French Girls' Beauty Essentials
Génifique Youth Activating Second Skin Mask
Caroline De Maigret
The French style icon's go-to sheet mask treats your skin with half a bottle of Lancôme's Génifique serum in a single application, leaving your complexion smooth and radiant.
Pure Color Lipstick
As a Lauder girl, it's no surprise that her rouge shade of choice is one of the brand's most popular. The Pure Color range consists of highly pigmented lipsticks with a creamy finish.
Mister Radiant Bronzer
This effortlessly cool blogger and editor doesn't just wear your typical bronzer. Givenchy's Mister Radiant is a transparent gel with colored microspheres that enhance the skin's color and glow.
She sticks to her Parisian roots when it comes to her beauty routine, prepping and priming her lips with Dior's Dior Addict line. She keeps a fresh manicure with Dior Vernis polish.
Dior Addict Lip Glow Pomade
Dior Addict Lip Glow Liner
‘Addict Lip Glow’ Color Reviver Balm
French girls love natural beauty products as much as we do. From body oils to moisturizers, the photographer and illustrator swears by skin food that is nourishing and filled with essential vitamins and minerals.
Wild Rose Oil
Mountain Ocean Coconut Moisturizer
Synchro Skin Lasting Liquid Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20
Since they pretty much invented the dewy look, French women stick to sheer liquid foundation. Daphne's pick is a great way to prevent creasing and flakiness while maintaining a radiant finish.
Miss Hippie Mascara
Yes, French girls love drugstore beauty finds as well. This blogger's makeup collection is filled with the best of L'Oréal Paris.
A professional makeup artist whose work can be found in various editorials, her go-to products are perfect for girls who are more into the glamorous side of beauty.
Cream Lip Stain 01
Outrageous Curl Mascara
Prep + Prime Fix+ Finishing Mist
Haloscope Highlighter In Topaz
Original Clear Balm
Lucas' Papaw Remedies
Creme de La Mer
She's a fashion blogger who knows the secret to life: a good hand cream and a luxury hair brush—both of which look tres chic on any vanity.
Luxury Hand and Body Cream
Mason Pearson Detangler Hair Brush
Deep Cleansing Oil
The French fashion blogger's cleansing oil of choice will remove any traces of makeup and buildup on the skin. It's formulated with olive oil for a clean, non-greasy finish.