8 Beauty Secrets Only French Girls Know

It’s hard to believe that fashion month is already drawing to a close, but not before one last stop: Paris Fashion Week officially kicks off today, and from backstage to the runway to those romantique cobblestone streets, we can only imagine what gorgeousness awaits us in the days ahead.

Then again, do we ever need an occasion to celebrate French beauty? If truth be told, we aspire to that impossibly effortless aesthetic all year long. (Wine, rumpled locks, and next-day eyeliner: French girls do it right.) So we thought it only fitting to mark fashion month’s finale by counting down our very favorite French beauty tips of all time, straight from natives who know it best. From the world’s easiest diet secrets to a Parisian model’s must-know skincare routine, your ultimate road map to French girl beauty is below.