French women will always inspire us with their beauty. The lit-from-within skin, the rumpled hair, the je ne sais quoi
— they're things we all covet (and have reported on at length
). But there are still some beauty secrets from the banks of the Seine that might surprise you. So we asked the chicest French ladies we know to dish about their routines in hopes of making some much-needed changes to ours. Unsurprisingly, their answers were très magnifique.
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