We’ll say it: No one nails the art of effortless beauty like French women. Call it a stereotype if you’d like, but the French always seem to have the most beautiful makeup looks. Since France is home to some of beauty’s biggest names (think L’Oréal, Guerlain, and Clarins), it only makes sense that the French way of life is laced with nods to the country’s roots in beauty.
It only takes a couple of minutes of roaming the streets in Paris to spot that French women know how to apply their makeup. Their skin is plump, smooth, and glowing; their brows appear effortlessly preened; and their cheeks radiate a flush so healthy it leaves you wondering what their secret is. Wonder no more because we’ve reached out to French makeup artist Ewa Ciezkowska to uncover the six makeup tips French girls swear by.