July 14, better known as Bastille Day, is special for many French folk.
But what is Bastille Day? It’s comparable to the American July 4th. Bastille Day is a French holiday that’s a celebration of the day people stormed the Bastille prison in 1789.
So how do you celebrate? You may not be in France, but you can celebrate the holiday your own way. Become Caroline de Maigret, and get to the beauty counter.
Here are 10 French beauty brands to add to your makeup bag immediately.
Avene has a handful of great products, but the Thermal Spring Water Spray ($19, Net-A-Porter) is a must-try.
Caudalie is known for their skincare, and the Premier Cru Eye Cream ($99, Caudalie) will have you wanting to try every product in their collection.
The creamy formula of the lait-creme concentre (starting at $16, Sephora) will surely moisturize your face all year round.
There’s a reason why so many people talk about Klorane. Their dry shampoo (starting at $10, Klorane) is one of their bestsellers.
Give this Bi-Facil eye makeup remover (starting at $15, Lancome) a shake before using it and you’ll fall in love. It’ll melt your makeup away without hurting your skin.
6. La Roche-Posay
Protect your skin from harmful UV rays this summer with one of the best sunscreens ($30, La Roche-Posay) on the market.
Keep your hands silky smooth with this shea butter hand cream (starting at $12, L’Occitane).
Get your hands on this Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation ($13, L’Oreal) before it’s gone!
Shine bright all night with this shimmering dry oil (starting at $25, Nuxe).
Cleanse and even double cleanse with this bestselling Vichy cleanser ($20, Vichy).
These are just a few French brands. What are some of your favorites?