You just can’t beat French-girl chic!

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Clemence Poesy in Paris for Vogue magazine

Not only do French girls look effortlessly fabulous but they never look overdone. You don’t see French girls walking around in full Instagram makeup, or Kardashian makeup the way you do in the states – they would find that incredibly gauche. Instead they look casually gorgeous. Nothing too perfect, they don’t look like they are trying too hard.
Here is the 411 on how to channel your inner French girl. (This post contains affiliate links)
Don’t bother with concealer. A little reality under the eyes is refreshing.
No heavy foundation. French girls like to see and feel skin instead of thick, caked on foundation. Find a light formula like Makeup Forever’s Water Blend Face and Body Foundation or a BB cream to subtly even out your skin.

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Audrey Tatou, french beauty

Subtle Brows. I have yet to see a single set of Instagram eyebrows on a French girl! Use a good pencil like Charlotte Tilbury’s Brow Lift
and gently create a soft brow. Another alternative is to use a colored brow gel.
Work your lashes. Lashes are enhanced but not caked on. Get a great mascara like Clarins Supra Volume Mascara from Bloomingdales.com, and build out a good thick fringe of lashes.
Add a little liner and you are good to go.

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French beauty Marion Cotillard

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A red lip. Maybe it’s a little clichéd but why not rock a bold red lip? I probably see more French girls sporting soft, glistening yet barely there glosses than big red lips, but why not own the town in Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips in Carina’s Love?

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Iconic Brigitte Bardot

A striped T. I’ve never met a stripe I didn’t love. Your inner French girl is craving the ultimate Parisienne-chic striped tee, and you can find it at Kule.com where the t-shirts are fashionably cut, the fabrics are beautiful, the stripes are perfect, and the look is quintessentially french!

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Throw and Go Hair.

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Clemence Poesy for Vogue, makeup by Lisa Eldridge

French girls look so perfect by not being perfect! Hair that is slightly mussed, that looks a little thrown together is perfectly Parisienne. The cut is always perfection, the color is subtle but gorgeous – no platinum blondes or trashy Barbie blondes.
Think Clemence Poesy instead of Pamela Anderson.

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Valentine’s Day is only 2 weeks away, which means you need to set up your plan and shop now!
Whether you are shopping for something special for your Valentine’s date night, buying a V-Day gift for a BFF, or spoiling yourself (because you DO deserve it!!), here are some ideas to get you started.

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Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillowtalk.

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This is the perfect pinky-nude shade. Not only is the color gorgeous, but Charlotte’s Matte Revolution lipsticks are really lovely to wear. (which is why I talk about them a lot!). They don’t dry your lips out like most matte lipsticks, instead they keep them hydrated and beautiful.

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in The Queen.

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I love this shade for spring! This one is a cerise shade that will really fire up blue and green eyes. My absolute favorite lip shades at the moment are all red-crimsons, cerises and raspberries. I wear them everyday.

A Berry toned lace bra from Undies.com

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Don’t you love this color??? I would wear it under pretty much anything. You can always channel your inner french girl and wear it under a white blouse for maximum effect!
Undies.com has a Valentine’s sale going on right now, with 30% savings.

AUrate is a company on all the fashionistas lists at the moment.
(In fact that’s how I found them). Pronounced OR-rate, as in to speak, this super chic brand is a breath of fresh air to the gold industry. They make quality, chic products at an affordable price. Not your grandma’s gold, but still, pieces that are timeless.

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I love their Asymetric Pearl Cuff for it’s simplicity and it’s beauty.

I found this limited edition Rosa Mundi Diptyque candle on 
Space NK.com. 

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It has Damascena, the damask rose and Centifolia, the May rose, as well as notes of currant and bergamot. 
It’s beautiful.

Love Relentlessly. Isn’t that just the perfect mantra for Valentine’s Day?? I was given this new Tory Burch fragrance just before Christmas, and I love it.

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Let’s face it, who among us doesn’t want to Love Relentlessly??
You can find it online at Bloomingdales.

The LOVE T-Shirt from Kule. Nikki Kule’s eponymous line of super cool striped T-shirts are famous for their french girl chic. I’ve written about Kule before (read here).

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In light of everything that just happened, Kule is donating 30% from every sale of a LOVE T-shirt to the ACLU, an organization committed to defending the rights of all people, regardless of the color of their skin, their nation of origin, the way they pray or who they love.

The Foreo Luna is a revolutionary T-sonic face brush and anti aging system. 

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The Luna gently exfoliates dead skin cells, unclogs the pores, clears away any makeup residue, and improves the absorption of your skin care products. 

I love Kule tees.
The Kule striped t-shirts give you the ultimate french-girl-chic vibe.
They are made beautifully, super stylish, and ultimately cool.

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Kule The Modern Love Tee in White

In light of the madness going on at our international airports this past weekend, I wanted to share with you a promotion that Kule is running with their LOVE t-shirts.
The LOVE tees are super soft, made in Italy, and printed in New York. Limited edition, custom made.

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Kule The Modern Love Tee in Heather Grey

From now until February 7th 2017, Kule will donate 30% of the sale of each and every one of their limited edition LOVE t-shirt to the ACLU.

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Kule LOVE Tee Long Sleeve

The ACLU is an organization committed to defending the rights of all people – regardless of the color of your skin, where you are from, how you choose to pray and who you love.

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Kule Long Sleeve LOVE Tee in Heather Grey

Check out the Kule website here
Find Kule LOVE tees here