7 Things French Women Never Do to Their Hair

Faith Xue

No-makeup makeup is still majorly trending in the beauty world—and who better embodies this effortless vibe than the quintessential French woman, with her undone hair and beautifully bare face? The special thing about French beauty, however, is that it really is effortless—you’d be hard pressed to find a French woman spending hours in front of the mirror perfecting her technique.

Speaking of quintessential French women, we got ahold of Caroline de Maigret’s charming book, How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are ($19), which she penned with Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, and Sophie Mas. Ahead is a sneak peek at one of our favourite sections about how to style (or rather, un-style) your hair like a true Parisienne—starting with the seven things French women never do to their artfully tousled strands.

Keep scrolling to find out the secret to French-girl hair, according to a French woman. 

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