Beauty Finds for Francophiles

20 French products we j'adore!

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Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo

This beloved dry shampoo is ideal for replicating the deliberately "undone" look perfected by French women.

 

$18; Click to Purchase

Sephora.com

Chanel No. 5 Fragrance

The ultimate French classic. Need we say more?

 

$260; Click to Purchase

chanel.com

Lancôme Oscillation Mascara

The French cosmetic giant Lancôme has mastered the art of mascara. Their latest: lash-lengthening perfection.

 

$34; Click to Purchase

www.lancome-usa.com

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat

This imported cult classic hides dark circles and adds radiance like no other highlighter/concealer can.

 

$40; Click to Purchase

www.yslbeautyus.com

Annick Goutal Le Mimosa Fragrance

This warm floral blend of Grasse-derrived mimosa absolute, peach, and white musk is the latest best-seller from the Paris-based fragrance house Annick Goutal. 

 

$80; Click to Purchase

Caudalie Vinosource Quenching Sorbet Creme

This ultra-lightweight natural moisturizer restores parched skin with the brand's famous vinotherapy anti-oxidant formula. 

 

$40; Click to Purchase

www.caudalie-usa.com

La Roche Posay Anthelios Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid SPF60

Absorbs quickly to protect skin from UVA and UVB rays, whether you are on the beach in Cannes—or stateside.

 

$30; Click to Purchase

larocheposay.com

Orlane Super-Moisturizing Light Cream

One of the most popular skincare products from the Paris-based anti-aging skincare line, this hyaluronic acid-based formula hydrates and smoothes irritated complexions.

 

$165; Click to Purchase

www.bloomingdales.com

By Terry Terrybly Blush

French makeup artist Terry de Gunzburg has a knack for creating high performing makeup in gorgeous packaging. We love the new Terrybly Blush that comes in three skin-brightening shades.

 

$70; Click to Purchase

www.spacenk.com

Talika Eyebrow Lipocils

This best-selling plant-based eyebrow gel is said to stimulate the growth of overplucked brows. 

$40; Click to Purchase

www.spacenk.com

Patyka Absolis Geranium Body Cream

Patyka, an organic luxury spa brand, boasts high quality and sustainable products. We love the skin-softening geranium-scented body cream. 

 

$60; Click to Purchase

beautyhabit.com

Leonor Greyl Magnolia Beauty Oil

This rich blend of botanical oils checks two boxes: body lotion and fragrance.

 

$50; Click to Purchase

beautyhabit.com

L'Occitane Lavender Foaming Bath

Get transported to the French countryside via your bathtub with this lavender-enriched oil.

 

$32; Click to Purchase

usa.loccitane.com

Kérastase Lait Substantif Conditioner

Transform limp, aging hair with this collagen-infused daily conditioner. 

 

$40; Click to Purchase

www.kerastase-usa.com

Darphin Intral Smoothing Cream

Use this skin-calming cream post a peel or laser treatment to soothe and hydrate.

 

$70; Click to Purchase

darphin.com

Avene French Thermal Spring Water Spray

This thermal spring water sourced from France provides an instant cooling blast to stressed skin.

 

$20; Click to Purchase

dermstore.com

Absolution Paris L'Eau Du Soir Et Cleansing Water

Absolution, a new brand out of Paris, combines multi-tasking properties with organic ingredients. We love the gentle cleansing water which removes makeup and tones with Witch Hazel, Hazelnut Oil and Vitamin E.

 

$40; Click to Purchase

www.spacenk.com

Diptyque 34 Blvd St. Germain Candle

Diptyque's latest crowd-pleasing scent was released in honor of their 50th anniversary. The fresh green and spicy notes are said to capture the scent of the brand's first boutique on 34 Bouelvard Saint Germain in Paris. 

 

$80; Click to Purchase

saksfifthavenue.com

Nuxe Paris Reve de Miel Honey Lip Balm

Founded by a French pharmacist intrigued by aromatherapy, Nuxe Paris is another natural skincare favorite. We're addicted to the honey and shea butter lip balm.

 

$21; Click to Purchase

www.b-glowing.com

Embroylisse Paris 24 Hour Miracle Cream

Makeup artists adore this multi-purpose cream.  Among its talents: cleansing, moisturizing, and after-shave soothing.

 

$14; Click to Purchase

 

 

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First Published June 27, 2011

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