Photo: Courtesy of NARS Cosmetics

It’s been a whirlwind year for French actress and musician Charlotte Gainsbourg, who has, while in the middle of shooting a film with director Arnaud Desplechin and recording her new solo album, recently launched a make-up collection with NARS.  

She shares some of her beauty favourites with us below:

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What can’t you leave the house without?

Smith’s lip balm.

Favourite make-up products?

Nars Jungle Red Lip Liner Pencil and Yachiyo Kabuki Brush.


Charlotte Gainsbourg for NARS makeup collection

 Favourite scent?

Shalimar on my mother.

Who are your beauty icons?

My mother (Jane Birkin), Charlotte Rampling, Brigitte Bardot.

Favourite beauty indulgence?


Favourite skincare product?

I tend to use a skin care line called Biologique Recherche. I come back to it each time I wander off and try new things.

Best beauty advice you’ve ever received?

“Don’t put too much on.”

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