Add to Cart: Cameron Diaz Swears By This Creamy Blush for a Sustainable Glow
The perfect sustainable blush *does* exist—just ask Cameron Diaz, who swears by Merit's multi-use Flush Balm for an everyday glow or girls' night out.
Santa isn't the only one who should get to enjoy perfectly rosy cheeks this winter. If you've been looking for a sustainable blush to give you a flawless natural glow, Cameron Diaz found it—and she's not keeping any secrets.
The actress recently shared her getting-ready routine for a night out with friends. Aside from sipping a little pre-dinner glass of red wine (a holiday season must), her routine also involves a multi-use product that comes in the same hue as her beverage of choice: Merit's Flush Balm in Raspberry Beret.
What's great about the creamy tint is that it's multi-use. Aside from using it as a blush, Diaz also uses it as lipstick—something any makeup minimalist can get down with. "I use the raspberry beret for my lips and cheeks," she says. "It's my favorite—I've always been a plummy girl."
Clean, vegan, and cruelty-free, the Flush Balm is also formulated without acne-triggering ingredients, making it a top pick for sensitive skin. In addition, its packaging is made with 43% recycled plastic, and it ships in packaging that's either recyclable, reusable, or compostable.
Get the Look: Cameron Diaz's Plummy Blush
Getting Diaz's plummy blush look is a cinch. First, apply your face makeup: Diaz uses Merit's The Minimalist Perfecting Complexion Stick—a product that's applied only where you need it for a no-makeup look. Then it's time for the flush.
Apply the creamy raspberry-hued Flush Balm to the apple of your cheeks, then blend with your fingertips or a brush to soften the edges. If you want a more dramatic flush, apply a second layer and blend. Because of its consistency, it's hard to mess up—it melts right into the skin.
Finally, take a tip from Diaz and apply the balm to your lips. You'll wind up with a look that's basically begging for a night out with the people you love this holiday season.
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