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Sometimes, when the weather is as insufferable as today, we like to pretend we’re roaming the streets of Le Marais, surrounded by chic Parisians nibbling on macarons (sigh). On the days when Paris feels too distant, us Francophiles need a little token to take us back. Lancôme has a rich French history deep-rooted in the country's splendor, and any of their high-quality cosmetics can evoke images of narrow, winding cobblestones and irresistible accents. The company's cosmetics add the perfect touch of Parisian elegance and luxury to any beauty routine.
Not only do we adore the romantic city, but we also marvel at its well-groomed, put-together inhabitants. We admire French women's sophisticated, authentic approach to applying makeup -- these ladies look effortlessly real, not Hollywood spray-tanned and painted-on faces. How do Parisian women appear so easily beautiful? Marilon Cotillard better watch her back, because we've chosen the best Lancôme products to get us looking classically French feminine. Bring on the crème fraîche, baguettes, and a side of je ne sais quoi.