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Beauty Products

2015 List

These products are currently considered "top shelf" in the beauty cabinet of Julia Restoin-Roitfeld. She wisely continues to refine her list of favorites as her skin and hair change over the years.

Amazon Beauty Rahua Shampoo
Amazon Beauty Rahua Conditioner

Bioderma Crealine TS H2O Solution Micellaire Peaux Sensibles Très Seches
Eve Lom Cleanser
First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads
La Mer Intensive Revitalizing Mask
Lancôme Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Makeup Remover
MUN No. 1 Aknari Brightening Youth Serum
Natura Bissé Glycoline Glyco Extreme Peel
Sisley Black Rose Cream Mask
Sunday Riley Bionic Anti-Aging Cream 

Guerlain Terracotta Blush
RMS Beauty "Un" Coverup

Eyeko Brow Gel
Eyeko Black Magic Mascara
L'Oréal Infallible Lacquer Eyeliner 24 Hour (Blackest Black)
MAC Eyeshadow (Espresso)
Sephora Eye Shadow Brush 

Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge
Lanolips (Red)
LUMA Sheer Lipstick
Max Factor (Ruby Tuesday)

Other Beauty Products
Aurelia Probiotic Skincare Firm & Revitalise Dry Body Oil
Epsom salt


2011 List

As we age, the needs of our skin and hair change and of course Julia Restoin-Roitfeld is no different. I have updated her list of beauty products to include those she has mentioned recently.

Kerastase Paris Chronologiste
Kerastase Reflection Bain Miroir
Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo

Eve Lom Cleanser
La Roche-Posay Anthelios
Lancôme Génifique Youth Activating Concentrate
Tracie Martyn Amla Purifying Cleanser
Tracie Martyn Enzyme Exfoliant
Tracie Martyn Firming Serum

Lancôme Teint Miracle
Yves Saint Laurent Blushing Powder

Lancôme Color Design Eye Brightening Shadow and Liner Palette
Lancôme Le Crayon Khôl Eyeliner Pencil
L'Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes Mascara
MAC Eye Shadow Satin
NARS Soft Touch Shadow Pencil
Yves Saint Laurent Dessin du Regard Waterproof Eye Pencil

Yves Saint Laurent Fuchsia Lipstick

Coqui Coqui Orange Blossom (Flor de Naranja)


2009 List

I am grateful to Todd Selby for thoughtfully opening Julia Restoin-Roitfeld's medicine cabinet and giving us all a peek at the wonderful array of beauty products and magical potions contained therein. Here is a list of every product I can decipher in the photographs combined with all of her favorites that I have culled from other various sources. I will continue to add links to more reviews of the products.

Borage oil

John Frieda Luminous Color Glaze

Kerastase Bain Apres-Soleil Shampoo

Kerastase Bain Apres-Soleil Conditioner
Kerastase Soleil Micro Voile Protecteur

Avene Emulsion Solaire SPF 50

Bio Calcium
Bioderma Crealine TS H2O Solution Micellaire Peaux Sensibles Très Seches

Carita Paris Fluide De Beauté

Caudalie Eau de Beauté Beauty Elixir

Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion (perfect for flying)
Darphin Vital Protection Age-Defying Protective Lotion

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream
Embryolisse Hydrating Cream

Esr Activate Concentrate Cream
Kiehls Superbly Restorative Body Lotion  mce_href=
La Prairie Skin Caviar
Mario Badescu Buttermilk Moisturizer
Mario Badescu Rolling Cream Peel With AHA
Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum
Shiseido Day Cream SPF 15
Shiseido The Skincare Night Moisture Recharge
Svr Densitium Crème Riche
Yves Saint Laurent Eau Tonique Demaquillante Visage Et Yeux

Yves Saint Laurent Gommage Action Biologique
Yves Saint Laurent Top Secrets

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat

Never foundation, just tons of moisturizer! (see exhaustive list above)
Chanel Iréelle Soleil Bronzer
Shiseido Accentuating Color Stick (Peach Flush)

Chanel Eye Pencil Le Crayon Khôl
Chanel Inimitable Mascara
Chanel Ligne Extreme (Encre Noire)
MAC Liquid Eyeliner

Chanel New York Red Hydrabase Creme Lipstick

MAC Lip Conditioner SPF 15

Comptoir Sud Pacifique Aqua Motu

Coqui Coqui Perfumes Maderas Eau De Cologne

Jil By Jil Sander
Sensual Jil By Jil Sander
Tom Ford Black Orchid

Other Beauty Products
Kiehl's Bath and Shower Liquid Body Cleanser

Oenobiol Solaire Capsules
Roc Hydra + Anti-Fatigue Mask

Photographs of the beauty products in the medicine cabinet of Julia Restoin-Roitfeld © 2009 Todd Selby. All Rights Reserved.

Reader Comments (16)

I never really cared about moisturizing my skin or anything of the sort in my 20's. Well during my early 30's I was starting to see the age spots and sun spots from tanning. I went to my doctor and paid 1000 for laser treatments and nothing seemed to work. I was trying all home skin care lines and my skin was looking worse and worse by the week. I came across an article on "kiwi drug" about a once a day skin tightening pill by the name of Heliocare. I was wondering if anyone has tried these out before? I am running out of ideas on what to take or use and I have a wedding coming up in 3 weeks' time!

20 octobre 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJulia

Hi, Julia:

Unfortunately I do not think that three weeks is enough time to reverse the effects of going without moisturizer for so long, especially if you have been tanning. My best advice to you is to follow Julia's advice for great skin: invest in a juicer and drink apple, carrot, ginger juice each day until the wedding. Also pick up a good moisturizer such as Shiseido, that's what I use and I love it. As close to the event as possible, you should get the best facial that you can afford to be sure you are glowing. Mostly you should try not to worry about it, skin is a barometer for stress! I know that you and your wedding will be beautiful.

Hope that helps!

20 octobre 2009 | Registered Commenterkellina

Hello, great article, thank you.
I just wanted to add that the Caudalie product you couldn't id is eau de beaute Beauty Elixir in small size. It is a face mist, very refreshing.

5 décembre 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLilianne

Hello, Lilianne! I am so happy that you like the article. Thank you for giving me the information about the Caudalie product, I will update the list right now.

5 décembre 2009 | Registered Commenterkellina

It is never too late to start protecting your skin. Even if it's a complete mess now, starting a beauty routine will really help. I'm 28 years old and no matter how exhausted, how little time I have to sleep or how much alcohol I've consumed, I never go to bed without removing my make-up, applying face and eye creams and an intensive foot and hand moisturiser. Whatever happens, wrinkles are going to have to fight for their right to be on this body!! Haha :-)

Of all of the products Julia uses, the thing I love most is her use of sunscreen. I live in Europe and it is cold here people, but I never leave the house without putting my 25SPF on my face. Julia is an inspiration and now we all know why she looks so amazing.

Kellina, how old is Julia?

4 février 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMilla

Hi, Milla! Julia is 29 and she looks about 19 in terms of healthy skin and hair. I completely agree with everything you say about starting a beauty routine. It takes me longer to get ready for bed than to get ready in the morning! But it is totally worth it. Your sentiment "wrinkles are going to have to fight for their right to be on this body!!" is so perfect, it is now my new mantra.

: D

4 février 2010 | Registered Commenterkellina

29?! She really does look 19! Note to readers: I think it is high time we all hit Sephora and get us some Julia-style products!! Wow, 29?!

4 février 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMilla

Though as we well know product alone doesn't work—you have to use it regularly! If only we could buy discipline...

; D

4 février 2010 | Registered Commenterkellina

I wanted to note that the blue bottle behind the green serum bottle on the bottom picture is Mario Badescu Buttermilk Moisturizer. The white jar with the worn label in the same picture (at the top of the three jars) is another Mario Badescu product, though I can't tell what. I'm guessing a mask or the famous drying cream.

24 juin 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie

Wonderful! Thank you for this information, Stephanie, I have updated the list.

24 juin 2010 | Registered Commenterkellina
Hello Kellina, I enjoy browsing through your blog! Just wanted to let you know that the green bottle with the white dropper cap in the center of the second picture is Mario Badescu's Vitamin C serum. Have a look here: http://www.mariobadescu.com/vitamin-c-serum
Thank you for your work, we appreciate!
23 janvier 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJudith
Brilliant, Judith, thank you for your help! I have added it to the list. Thank you also for your kind words, most appreciated!

: )
23 janvier 2011 | Registered Commenterkellina
You are very welcome. And thank... YOU !
25 janvier 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJudith
Nice Product...It is never too late to start protecting your skin. Even if it's a complete mess now, starting a beauty routine will really help .... you have to use it regularly! If only we could buy discipline...thanks for the post..
5 juillet 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHydrolyze
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10 novembre 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAbied
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