6 French Makeup Tips, as Told by a French Artist

French women have a special approach to beauty. It’s hard not to be intrigued by their minimal yet perfect makeup, lit-from-within skin, and effortless hair. Arguably, every beauty girl's goal is to walk around looking like they flawlessly woke up like this. So what's their secret? For one, you don't have to go to France to adopt their Parisian ways when it comes to makeup. You just have to use less of it.

In general, French women don't rely on makeup to give them a complete makeover—instead, they prefer for it to enhance their natural features. And it starts with the skin. To have casually cool makeup, you have to pair it with a healthy skincare routine. To break down Parisian makeup tips even further, we called on French celebrity makeup artist Patrick de Fontbrune. To get that flawless glow, read on for makeup tips French women swear by.