10 French Beauty Products That Have Us Going Ooh-La-La!

French women have that je ne sais quoi. But that quoi is the best beauty products. Here is a round up of our favourite French products.

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French beauty products yves rocher Vertige Lipstick 56 satiny
photo credit: geoffrey Ross

Pout perfect

French women do not wait for a special occasion for a red lippy. Besides, classic red lipstick looks chic anytime, anywhere.

Yves Rouge Vertige Lipstick Satiny 56 satiny, $18 at yvesrocher.ca.

The perfect red deserves the perfect lipliner. Here is how to line your lips for a symmetrical pout.

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french products Chanel Le Vernis Fiction

Pretty green

An unexpected polish colour is the nail shade du jour. We are loving the intensity of this deep green.

Chanel Le Vernis Longwear Nail Polish in Fiction, $35 at Chanel retailers.

Are gel manicures safe?

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french beauty products roger & Gallet Le Soin Aura Mirabilis Extra Fine Cleansing Mask
photo credit: Geoffrey Ross

Masking the issue

This heritage French brand makes a chic two-in-one. Once the gel melts into oil, add water to remove makeup or let it sit for five minutes for a speedy treatment.

Roger & Gallet Aura Mirabilis Extra-Fine Cleansing Mask, $25 at sephora.ca.

We do love our skin care products. Find out which ones passed our test.

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French products Clarins Double Serum 50ml

Double dating

French skincare companies are always on the edge of ingredient technology. Take this antiaging serum, for example. It is made with 20 plant extracts, including turmeric, which is an antioxidant that has anti-inflammatory properties.

Clarins Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate, $89 at clairins.ca.

Turmeric is amazing for so many things. Actually 20 more things, to be exact.

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french beauty products caudalie beauty elixir
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Vintage appeal

Whether it’s used to refine or refresh, this uplifting blend of grape extract, rose and peppermint oils is a French cult fave.

Caudalie Beauty Elixer, $59 at caudalie.ca.

Want to check out more of our faves from this chic French brand?

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french beauty products ultra smoothing serum
photo credit: Geoffrey Ross

Ice queen

From French fave brand, this moisturizing liquid is fortified with a unique botanical – the ice plant. And it quenches skin with anti-aging boosters, while Oryza extract (from the grass family) helps revive your skin’s glow.

Yves Rocher Sérum Végétal Ultra Smoothing Serum, $47 at yvesrocher.ca.

Another way to make your skin glow? This makeup trick.

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french beauty laura mercier-Flawless-Fusion-Ultra-Longwear Foundation
photo credit: Geoffrey Ross

Mad about matte

French makeup artist, Laura Mercier has been a long-time champion of a natural makeup, bien sur she created an oil-free, buildable coverage with a matte finish

Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Foundation, $59 at sephora.ca.

But whatever you do with your makeup base, do not make this mistake.

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french products l'occitane-Immortelle Divine Youth Oil

Hello yellow

This popular face oil has recently been refomulated to hid the visible signs of aging – which is what we all want, reallly.

L’Occitane Immortelle Divine Youth Oil, $114 at loccitane.ca.

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french products decleor essential tonifying lotion

Toning up

French women age so well because they take care of their skin – including a well-rounding cleansing routine. This spa-line lotion moisturizes as it cleans skin.

Decléor Aroma Cleanse Tonifying Lotion, $68 at thebay.com.

Finally! Here is how to deal with your pores.

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french products yves rocher Pur Bleuet Gentle Makeup Remover
photo credit: Geoffrey Ross

Blue-eyed girl

A bestseller in France and Canada, this solution uses the soothing properties of cornflower, which is organically grown in La Gacilly, France.

Yves Rocher Gentle Makeup Remover Sensitive Eyes, $6 at yvesrocher.ca.

The real reason your skin looks dull is this.

Originally Published in Best Health Canada

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