11 French Beauty Products You Should Really Buy on Amazon
By Julie Ricevuto, Digital Beauty Editor |
You don’t have to be a beauty industry professional to know that French beauty is the ultra-chic, effortless look that women have been notoriously trying to imitate for years. With such an emphasis on a laid-back makeup routine and undone hair texture, incredible skin care takes precedent as their most important beauty step, making French products some of the best in the business. While not all of these products are attainable stateside, Amazon allows us non-France dwellers the option to snag some of their best products without flying overseas. Here, we've rounded up the best French beauty products found on Amazon that'll take your skin care routine to the next level.
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Celebrity makeup artists and amateurs alike all rave about this micellar water (which they claim to be the original micellar water to hit the market). It removes makeup and residue without stripping the skin of its natural oils, making it perfect for a quick cleanse when you don’t feel like taking time to do a full face wash.
If you have sensitive skin, this is the product you’ll want to “add to cart” immediately. It’s specifically formulated to protect the skin's outer barrier and is known for its unparalleled ability to reduce redness and irritation instantly.
Pré de Provence Soap ($8)
Enriched with natural shea butter, this soap scrubs away dead skin cells while softening the rough patches at the same time. While many bars of soap are known for being harsh and drying, this soap uses pure essential oils and other hydrating ingredients to ensure skin is left moisturized post-cleansing session.
Decléor Aromessence Iris ($53)
As a 100-percent natural serum that's free from parabens or preservatives, you can rest assured that this French favorite won’t do any harm to your skin. Expect a smoother, nourished appearance after applying instead.
A tried-and-true best-seller, this lip balm is infused with honey and vitamin E to help repair and soothe ultra-dry, damaged lips. As a bonus, the lip balm is paraben-free and subtly tastes like grapefruit, making it a great option for those who like a little flavor in their lip balm.
As a backstage favorite at Fashion Week, this cream gives perfectly dewy skin without leaving any oily residue behind. As a bonus, many claim this formula is a great option to put on under makeup since it hydrates the skin while still allowing makeup to be applied without piling.
With notes of Italian lemon, sweet pea and peony, this shower gel’s fresh and feminine scent will last well past your shower session.
Diptyque Don Son Shower Oil ($46)
In typical French fashion, this shower oil is simple yet highly innovative, with the oil turning to a satiny foam once it comes in contact with water.
Donning a velvety texture that’s still easily absorbed, this anti-aging moisturizer is one step ahead of the rest. It contains immortelle essential oils that have been condensed into microcapsules and are released after 24-hours so you'll stay hydrated all day long.