Blush has always been and will always be an important step in every girl’s make up routine: it makes us look and feel youthful while providing color and contour to the face. Through the years, we’ve seen blush come in all sorts of incarnations: compact powders, creams, liquid tints- you name it; each with their own pro’s and con’s.
Enter Tarte Cosmetics; the award winning eco-friendly line which proudly considers itself a leader in offering cruelty free cosmetics and utilizing natural ingredients such as plant extracts, vitamins, minerals and essential oils is making noise in the luxury cosmetics world.
Tarte cosmetics are free of parabens, gluten and synthetic fragrances, which can be harmful to one’s skin. In addition, the Tarte Cheek Stain line lists T5 (a blend of antioxidant-rich superfruits such as maracuja, goji, acaí, acerola and pomegranate) meant to deliver anti-aging and hydrating benefits, as one of its main ingredients. Tarte products also use and ingredient known as Maracuja, known to replenish, rejuvenate and brighten skin all in one.
Not only are Tarte products natural, waterproof, sweat proof and contain SPF, they also last for more than 12 hours. The packaging is fun and colorful and each stain has a light citrus smell that is reminiscent of day at the spa! Its lightweight formula imparts a natural flush color, which is easily applied with the round gel applicator and can be blended with a sponge, fingers or any make up brush. There’s a color for each occasion- if you want to achieve a more natural day look, Tipsy, Fearless, Blushing Bride and Exposed are great options. For a more dramatic night look try Flush, Natural Beauty and True Love. At $30 dollars each, they are a well worth make up investment.
Tarte Cheek Stain is truly an easy to wear, great looking product. You can find Tarte Cosmetics in the following retail stores: Sephora, Henri Bendel, and Ulta. You can also buy them online at tartecosmetics.com.