Use It With
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
- Extracts from Tara and Red Algae Gums: Allow the skin to breathe and protect it from pollution.
- White Cocoa Bean Extract: Maintain the skin’s natural balance, support the strength of the cutaneous barrier, and hydrate.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates.
What Else You Need to Know: Upon application, L’Essentiel leaves the complexion looking perfected, luminous, and fresh. The comfortable texture becomes one with the skin, making it ideal for buildable coverage. It’s enriched with skincare properties, and supports the complexion day after day by hydrating, balancing, and protecting the skin from pollution.
-Activate: To awaken the complexion, pat the skin with the L’Essentiel brush (sold separately) before applying makeup. Start at the inner corner of the eye, go to the ear, and then move down toward the chin.
-Prepare: Use Abeille Royale Youth Watery Oil (sold separately) as a primer. Apply two to three drops of the oil to the face and neck.
-Unify: Apply the foundation directly to the L’Essentiel brush (sold separately), depending on your desired level of coverageone drop for light coverage, two to three drops for medium coverage. Dab the foundation onto the face at five points: forehead, nose, chin, and left and right cheeks. Blend the foundation from the center of the face, outward until the result is even.
-Enhance: Add a finishing touch with the Météorites Compact (sold separately) for a shine-control effect, followed by Terracotta Light (sold separately) for a sunkissed, healthy-looking glow.
If there were a dictionary devoted solely to beauty, you’d find Guerlain under the word classic. A purveyor of luxury fragrance, makeup, and skin care, Guerlain beauty standards have been consistently defined and redefined for more than 175 years. Since 1828, the company pioneered industry staples, including lipstick, eyeliner, mascara, and scientifically based skin care. And that's just the beginning: Their fragrance house has created over 700 perfumes, several of which are considered masterpieces. An enduring symbol of style and innovation, it's nearly impossible to imagine life before lipstick—or Guerlain.
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