The months and weeks leading up to you big day can bring about unwanted stress, lack of sleep and perhaps a few too many cups of caffeine while trying to sort out your seating plans well past your bedtime. All this can take a toll and show it’s ugly side right when you need to look amazing. Getting that natural glow doesn’t come easy, and we say it’s ok to get a little help along the way to achieve this!
Have you ever wondered how women in France manage to look so effortlessly chic with minimal makeup on? They take au natural to a whole new level! So we decided to take heed from them and here are some of our fave French picks!
NUXE: Rêve de Miel, Lip Balm
This nourishing lip balm is packed with a delicious texture that restores suppleness and comfort to dry and chapped lips. Honey, plant oils, shea butter and grapefruit essence ensures you’re left with gorgeous and moisturized lips. With regular use you’d probably not need any lippy on your big day!
NUXE: Crème Fraîche de Beauté Light
A half-cream, half-emulsion texture that is great for sensitive combination skin. The pure, fine powder from rice grains is what absorbs excess oil resulting to a smooth matte complexion. It’s light to use and is perfect for oily and dehydrated skin. No synthetic colorants or mineral oils are used, is non-comedogenic and is paraben free.
LIERAC: COHÉRENCE L.IR, Day & Night Lifting Cream
Want younger looking skin? LIERAC has developed this innovative cream that uses the power of micronized Tourmaline microcrystals to recreate InfraRed light and reactivate the synthesis of collagen fibers. Skin is ‘lifted’ and feels firmer. This velvety cream also contains pomegranate seed extracts, which provides a dose of anti-oxidant and moisturizing properties.
La Roche-Posay: Effaclar Duo (Dual Action Acne Treatment)
This combo of Benzoyl Peroxide and Micro-exfoliating LHA helps to reduce those nasty spots and give your skin an even texture. Pores are also minimized and any inflammatory acne is visibly reduced. Recommended for mild to moderate acne-prone skin. What’s great? It’s fragrance-free, oil-free, paraben-free and non-comedogenic.
Klorane: Gentle Dry Shampoo With Oat Milk
An award-winning dry shampoo that does wonders by cleaning hair sans water and adds volume too! Made with oat milk that softens and protects hair and corn & rich starch for that powerful cleansing action. It’s quick to use, convenient and doesn’t dry out your ends. Just spray on your roots at 10 inches away, wait for 2 minutes then brush through.
Avène: Thermal Spring Water Spray
Captured directly at its source, this spring water spray is soothing and softening. It’s gentle for even the most sensitive of skins and provides long lasting protection if you’ve got redness or skin rashes. With no added chemicals, there’s nothing more pure than this!
Thalgo: Reviving Marine Mist
This spray re-energizes tired skin using seawater concentrate that has been developed to enhance the effectiveness of our skincare creams. Up to 6 minerals and 8 amino acids to protect the skin, seawater to help the skin fight stress factors, sepitonic M3 to help boost cell regeneration and grapefruit extract for toning. You’ll see a fresher and more radiant complexion!
Here’s to amazing dewy fresh skin on your wedding day!