They may have perfected unstudied style, but when it comes to beauty, the French have done their research

They're not fazed by names, favouring a mix of French pharmacie and luxury brands to fulfil their beauty needs. You may not be able to perfectly emulate their effortless cool (but that won't stop us trying), but their beauty secrets? Ready for the taking. Here's what you'll find in the most discerning French girl's bathroom cupboard. 

15 cult classic French beauty buys