Love the chic style of Julia Restoin Roitfeld makeup? Want to mirror her look? Here’s how to get it!
By Sophia Hussain
A blogger, model and mom, French natural beauty Julia Restoin Roitfeld always looks effortlessly chic, especially sporting classic ruby red lips to accentuate her stunning green eyes. A bold lip always pairs well with subdued eye makeup – absolute perfection for any soiree from Paris to New York.
But you don’t need a famous fashion editor mom or team of makeup pros to get the Julia Restoin Roitfeld makeup look. We’ve found a selection of organic cosmetics that can help you achieve her casual glam. And all are luxurious and skin-friendly too!
Flawless French Face
Start with flawless skin with a mineral powder foundation in “Beige Rose Hoggar” by Terre d’Oc, buff a small amount using circular motions with a cruelty-free Kabuki brush for even coverage. Alternatively, if you prefer a creamy foundation, try Dr Hauschka’s Translucent Makeup Foundation in one of their many shades. They surely have one that’s perfect for your skin tone!
Add a natural flush and create some high and mighty Gallic cheekbones with a good blusher, like Alima Pure in Antique Rose. Be sure to get the right shade for you: when buying makeup, pinch your cheek and find a shade that matches the resulting flush. To sculpt, start from the apples of the cheek and brush upwards, extending slightly above the brow bone.
For Julia’s doe-eyed effect, only two coats of PHYT’s “Multi Effets” black mascara will do, but just apply to the upper eyelashes. Still want more volume? Go for Dr Hauschka’s Volume Mascara then. Julia adds a very fine, slight doe eye to her look. Achieve the same with Vapour Mesmerise Eyeliner in Ink if you prefer pencils; try Lavera liquid liners if you prefer liquid.
Oh La La Lips
Julia clearly favours a classic red lip, which matches her fair skin and dark hair perfectly. For the ultimate statement accessory, apply Wild Child lipstick by Ilia (second from the left on the bottom) for a rich ruby red hue. First, brush lips gently with a toothbrush to remove any dryness or flakes. Then, apply a thin sheen of foundation onto clean smooth lips. Either apply the lipstick from the tube, or with a vegan lip brush. Blot on to a tissue, and repeat the application. Blot again.
Not blessed with Julia’s colouring? There are lots of neutral alternatives from Ilia (as you can see below). Love applying all-natural creme lippy with a brush? Then you’ll adore Passionate by Kjaer Weis.
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