At this point, it’s no surprise that I’m a self-professed (and slightly obsessed) francophile! Everything about them – their clothes, their shoes, there je ne sais quoi – it’s all perfect! As most of you know, I’m a huge advocate for clear skin and it’s something that has always been incredibly important to me. I wanted to marry my love for skincare and that effortless french look – the barely there, perfect skin, messy hair look. It’s so quintessentially french. As a result, I’ve spent the last few months experimenting with a number of French skin and beauty products that I wanted to share with you all. One thing they all have in common? They are rich in texture, active in ingredients that are easy on the skin, and most importantly: effective.
8 Beauty Products to Make You Feel Like a ParisianLOCATION: Paris, France
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Sisley Radiant Glow Express Mask
Utilizing the effective red clay formula, this cleansing mask removes impurities and leaves the skin with a visible radiant glow. It’s gentle texture and non-drying formula works well on all skin tones. Plant extracts and essential oils work together to remove bacteria and impurities from the skin that make it feel and look dull.
Caudalíe Gentle Buffing Cream
This high end scrub is absolutely incredible. It’s gentle scrub acts as a cleanser to remove any excess dirt or dead skin cells and leaves skin feel revived and renewed. If you’re looking for an ultra-soft, smooth surface, use this cleanser 1-2 times per week for immediate results!
NUXE Crème Fraîche Hydrating Mask
Detoxifying Night Treatment
For dehydrated skin, this mask will be your saving grace! This mask works to restore moisture to your tired skin and is as relaxing as a personal spa day. It leaves the skin feeling soft and glowy.
Sisley Botanical D-Tox
Detoxifying Night Treatment
This active “d-tox” formula helps to eliminate toxins from cells on the surface of the skin as well as way down deep in clogged pores, which results in revitalized and revived skin. Rice extract helps to detoxify while wheat helps mimic cell’s antioxidant activity. This formula also has incredible moisturizing properties and uses a variety of different herbs and shea butter to soothe the skin a la your very best facial moisturizer!
Caudalíe Instant Foaming Cleanser
This instant foaming cleanser works to remove dirt, oil and other bacteria from deep insider your skin leaving you with a refreshed and revived complexion. It’s soft and airy to the touch and is suitable for ALL skin types – a HUGE plus. It’s use of chamomile and grape extracts work to calm any preexisting skin irritation.
Avene RetrinAL 0.1 Intensive Cream
With its active ingredient retinaldehyde, this intensive cream prevents and reduces anti-aging without the irritation. The use of retinol is incredibly effective and is paired with a healthy dose of Vitamin E to keep the skin feeling healthy and comfortable.
Caudalíe Premier Cru The Cream
This incredibly luxurious, high performance cream features incredible ingredients that help fight anti-aging. It’s super soft texture melts into skin, leaving it softer than when you started. It works simultaneously to revive the skin and protect against any free radicals and other properties. For best use, apply nightly before bed!
Sisley Botanical Lip and Eye Contour Complex
Intended to be used at night, this anti-aging formula is specifically designed for use around the lips and eyes. Using botanical and herbal extracts and oils, this cream helps restore firmness to the skin in the most sensitive of areas. Cucumber, Chamomile and Rosemary work together to provide a soft, fresh cream with the properties of your greatest moisturizer.