French Beauty Secrets: Skincare and Haircare
Once upon a time, a girl dreamed of owning a beauty shelf full of the best ever and extremely affordable French beauty on the market.
Her dream came true.
These beauty secrets are tried and tested and can all be yours.
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A hard working shampoo that actually restores hair fibers. Hair will be soft and easy to style.
Due to the natural botanicals ingredients Klorane Shampoo with Desert Date is a shampoo which is gentle and extremely effective at cleaning both your hair and scalp.
The natural balance of your hair will be maintained and nourished.
Suits dry, brittle or/and in need of repair hair - suitable for most hair times.
The ideal cleanser for even the most sensitive and reactive skin. Anti-dryness and hydrating, your skin will feel refreshed and your natural pH levels will be maintained.
This La Roche-Posay Gentle Face Cleanser removes makeup, dirt and pore-clogging oils, the result is clean skin that radiates and glows.
The benefits of La Roche-Posay Gentle Face Cleanser:
Soap-Free / Sulphate-free / Fragrance-free
Maintains pH levels
Suitable for all types of skin from sensitive, dry to oily
Easy to use
Why are pH levels important?
Your skin is delicate, maintaining an equal balance between acidity and alkaline is one way you can maintain healthy skin. In actual fact the balance is slightly more in the alkaline's favour - the pH balance scale is 1 - 14, with the perfect balance 7.30 to 7.45 alkaline.
Spray this fine mist across your face for a soothing and refreshing result. Perfect for everyday use as a toner or to refresh and soothe.
Keep in your gym bag, use in humidity or during flights.
Eau Thermale Avène Thermal Spring Water is clinically proven and tested by dermatologists this product soothes all skins types including sensitive, allergic and irritated skin.
Surprising extra benefits:
Can be used for sunburn
After hair removal
Enriched with plants extracts and vitamins - it is called a miracle cream for a reason. People rave about this product and that is because - it works.
Makeup artists from around the world have been using this for a while, but it is a little known about French beauty secret.
Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentrè also works as a primer, the perfect makeup base ready for applying makeup. Using a primer extends the length of wearability of your makeup and makes sure it stays in place longer.
Beauty Tip: You can also use this product as a hydrating mask, apply a thicker layer than normal and leave on for 10 minutes. Wash off with warm water and pat dry.
A multi-purpose body oil, a complete luxury on your skin - hydrating and uplifting with a slight fragrance.
Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse contains plant oils: Almond, Hazelnut, Camellia, St John's Wort, Macadamia and Borage.
Nourishes, restores and repairs - absorbs quickly into your skin.
Soaks in quickly
A few drops can be added to your bath
Can be used on body, face and hair
This little gem is an often unknown French beauty secret which is imperative to add to your beauty routine.
Use morning and night as a nourishing pre-cleanser - makeup, dirt and pollution will be removed from your face, the perfect start or finish to your day.
Continue to use a cleanser after using Bioderma Micellar Water this will ensure that your serum and moisturiser are being applied to the most perfectly prepared skin.
What is micellar water?
The idea behind micellar water is that micelles which are tiny molecules attract dirt, oils and other impurities drawing them out without drying your skin or upsetting your skins natural balance. Creating the perfect canvas to then apply your other beauty products.
A rich, restorative cream - non-greasy and absorbs easily, moisturises and nourishes.
Proven to correct pigmentation, soften and minimalise fine lines and wrinkles and reduce blemishes. Suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin.
Avène Rich Compensating Cream is made from plant extracts with antioxidant properties, the ingredients build up skins radiance, suppleness and softness.
A toning mist, a cult favourite for tightening pores and setting makeup. This elixir should be called a youth elixir for its ability to turn back the clock.
Caudalíe Beauty Elixir enhances your skins natural radiance due to the combination ingredience of rosemary, mint and rose organic essential oils. The powerful contents reduce dull skin tone and give you a glow. A French beauty favourite for a reason.
You can apply over the top of makeup, so keep on hand for a refreshed look through the day and night.
Quick tip: Often a dark ring can form at the top, these are the pure essential oils separating from the water - simply give it a quick shake to mix the components.
If you haven't discovered it already you will wonder how you ever lived without this time-saving best ever French beauty secret.
Un-washed hair is no problem for this incredible invention. Klorane Dry Shampoo extends the length between washing your hair, preserves a blow-dry and saves you from looking messy on a day when you simply didn't have the time or could not be bothered washing your hair.
Klorane Dry Shampoo is the market leader, I have tried others and this is the one you want.
There are a few options in the range for varied hair colour and for extremely oily hair. This one featured is for normal hair.
Nuxe Rêve de Miel - Lip balm
This product is suitable for all ages from 36 months old up. Created with honey and precious oils, it is supple, nourishing and gentle.
Other ingredience are lemon and grapefruit which create a delectable fragrance with an incredible texture, a must-have French beauty product.
Relives sensitive or dry lips restoring them quickly and effectively.
1 of these lip balms is sold every 28 seconds throughout the world!