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Ooh La La!: French Women's Secrets to Feeling Beautiful Every Day

Jamie Cat Callan

ISBN 9780806535586
Publish Date 5/28/2013
Format ePub
Categories Non Fiction Self Help

French women seem to have a special knack for life’s most important things—food, love, raising children. And in matters of beauty and style, they appear to be at an unfair advantage. But the good news is that everything French women know can be learned….

French women are not born more attractive than anyone else. They simply learn at a very young age how to feel beautiful, confident, and sexy, inside and out. It’s an allure that outlasts youth—in fact, some of France’s most celebrated women are femmes d’un certain âge. Experience only makes them more irresistible. Growing up, Jamie Cat Callan had a French grand-mère to instruct her on style, grooming, and genuinely liking her reflection in the mirror. Now she shares that wisdom along with advice from other French women on fragrance, image consulting, makeup, and more, and shows you how to:

Discover the power of perfume
Find mentors who will help hone your personal style
Begin at the ends—hands, feet, and hair
Choose lingerie that makes you feel magnifique
Get an internal makeover and nourish your soul
Embrace your age gracefully and gorgeously

Bid au revoir to Botox, fad diets, and agonizing over every imperfection, and say hello to the truly timeless beauty that comes with making the most of your own unique je-ne-sais-quoi.

Praise for Jamie Cat Callan’s Bonjour, Happiness


“With warmth and sincerity, Callan shares that most precious of French life lessons—the art of saying ‘enough.’ ”—Elizabeth Bard, author of Lunch in Paris

“Clever, insightful…provides immediate happiness. Voilà!” --Karen Karbo, author of The Gospel According to Coco Chanel

About Jamie Cat Callan:

Jamie Cat Callan grew up under the tutelage of her French grandmother who taught her the secrets to how French women find and keep love. Jamie has traveled to France many times and interviewed hundreds of French women—and more than a few men. Jamie is the creator of The Writers Toolbox and the author of Hooking Up or Holding Out. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times Modern Love column, Best American Erotica, The Missouri Review, and many other places. Jamie lives in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with her husband.


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