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A Trip to François Nars' Private Island In French Polynesia

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Welcome to Beauty Diary: Seven days of getting glam with an industry insider. From publicists to professional makeup artists, this is a week in the life of someone who lives and breathes beauty.


Travel has been a big theme in recent Beauty Diaries—Fashionista's EIC took Paris, Laurel Pantin went skiing in Sun Valley, Floss Gloss headed to Texas—but this week's might take the cake for sheer fabulousness. Julia Sloan, VP of Global Communications and Fashion Relations for cosmetics giant NARS, headed to French Polynesia for a week-long press trip bopping between Bora Bora and Motu Tane, brand Founder and Creative Director François Nars' private island.

Julia herself is French, so it's reasonable that the scent of La Roche Posay sunscreen reminds her of summers in the South of France (what a life). More of what she packed to survive a week on the island, plus a look inside François' glorious home are after the jump.

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