If there’s one beauty aesthetic I have always loved, it’s “French beauty”.
And there is one woman who knows all about that, it has to be Constance Jablonski, a French model who you undoubtedly recognize as the face for Estee Lauder.
Being the face of one of the largest cosmetics brands, as you can imagine, over the years she has given a lot of beauty tips. Here they are:
Moisturizing is Key.
“I apply moisturizer before flying and during the flight if it’s a long trip, because the cabin pressure dehydrates your skin. Also, good sleep is essential for beauty, so I always bring a comfortable eye mask,” she told Style.com.
In fact, she recently told Glamour that “I abuse moisturizer” and her favorite is Estee Lauder Nutritious Vita-Mineral Moisture Cream, which she applies at night as well as “Vaseline on my lips before I go to bed – always.” She also tells Style.com that she puts pure argan oil all over her body.
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Master the evening eye.
Constance knows the importance – and the amazing results – of a black eyeliner. “Eyeliner gives you a lot of definition – perfect for a dressy event. I put a touch on the inner corners of my eyes and then go darker on the outer corners. It gives more of an almond shape,” she told Glamour.
For more casual nights, she told Style.com: “At night, my makeup consists of a touch of black mascara and a bright lipstick; my favorite is the Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick.”
It all begins with good skin.
Constance shares with Popsugar that her father is a dermatologist, who taught her how to take care of her skin.
“Ever since I was a little girl, he would tell me how to take care of my skin. He would show me pictures of skin cancer and tell me to never go under the sun. He was really, really tough about that stuff. He taught me to use sun protection: SPF 50 for the face and 15 for the body. I will never go in the sun without sunscreen.”
She also told Glamour her 3 little rules for perfect skin: “Drink a lot of water, try to get good sleep, and don’t eat too much sugar – it’s the worse for the skin!”
Bring out your inner (bronze) goddess.
She also tells Popsugar, “I was addicted to the fragrance Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess. before I even was working with them. It’s my fragrance. My mother and my grandmother also have products from Estée Lauder, so I’ve known them for a very long time.”
Lastly, what is Constance’s top tip for French-girl beauty? Simply put: “Avoid perfection.”
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