French Woman's Top Beauty Secrets

by Marie-Claire
(Gentilly, France)

health and vitality and above all happiness - a happy person always looks beautiful

health and vitality and above all happiness - a happy person always looks beautiful

There is a French Woman called Mireille Divulges who writes books about beauty and these are some of the things i learnt from her. She says all Beautiful French women swear by these five tips


Secret #1: Hydrate
Hydration is the key to good skin and good hair so drinking a glass of water before going to bed and first thing in the morning is the French women's secret weapon?for skin and beauty, detoxing and keeping slim. If you feel hungry drink some water, she says.

Secret #2: Improve Your Circulation
Good circulation makes skin glow. French women shower with cold water to improve circultation and close the pores. Often they open the pores with warm water then close with cold water. Using alternatively hot and cold showers, stimulates the nervous system, she says and acts as a wake-up call. Rubbing the body with vigour after the shower also brings blood and color to one's skin.

Secret #3: French women are taught by their mothers to thoroughly cleanse their skin every night before going to bed and apply a mask every few weeks are the basis of a flawless skin.Use oatmeal, clay, crushed stawberries and honey or yoghourt and apply cucumber slices or cold teabags to the eyes.

Secret #4: After washing the hair rinse with cold water with an added tablespoon or vinegar or lemon juice for added shine before moisturizing.

Secret #5: French women navigate the health benefits and risks of the sun and prefer to get their tans from a bottle, sitting in the shade, religiously wearing sunscreen with the appropriate protection and never go into the sun at the hottest periods of the day.

Secret #6: And while they are likely to sit in the shade to protect their skin, they are equally likely to go out and exercise in the sunshine, enjoying its light and benefits, walking taking part in light sports or movement as part of their weekly routine.

Secret #7: French women know one can go far with a great haircut, a bottle of champagne and a divine perfume.

Secret #8:Personality Counts

Secret #9: Work on your posture

Secret #10: Develop a positive outlook -

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Nov 22, 2011
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That "je ne sais quoi"
by: Rebecca

Yes French women do have that special something. Hope these tips will give me that "je ne sais quoi" and turn me into a mysterious being who can keep men guessing. Thanks for sharing.

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