Product Review: Kjaer Weis Cream Blush (Slash Lipstick)
Ever since I heard about Kjaer Weis’ line, I was excited to get my paws on it.
A lover of beautiful packaging and high-performance natural products, I’m never so pleased as when the two combine for a really appealing aesthetic experience—which this most certainly is.
I say “slash lipstick.” Technically this little stunner is, as the title suggests, a cream blush. But I’ve clearly been playing with naturals too long because it never occurred to me that this product might be intended for my cheeks alone. That’s because thanks to other nontoxic lines like W3LL People and RMS Beauty, we’ve gotten accustomed to putting whatever, wherever. So this morning, looking a little ghostly in the mirror, I decided to put what I thought was a lipstick on my cheekbones. Turns out I had it backwards all along, and boy am I happy I figured that out.
As soon as I smeared on an index-fingertip-worth of this cream blush in Sun Touched I looked, well, sun touched. Not in a bronzer kind of way but in a “I spent the long weekend at an ashram in the Bahamas” kind of way.
If you’re a cradle-to-cradle type—someone concerned with the entire lifecycle of a product—you’ll be happy to know that these lovely metal cases are refillable, the refills are cased in recyclable paper, and the ingredients are 95% certified organic. Here’s the ingredient list for my blush:
Aside from carmine, which is widely used in organics and naturals but is not suitable for vegans because it comes from crushed beetles, the ingredients are as squeaky clean as it gets. I love it, and am thrilled to have a new lipstick blush to play with.
It’s currently sold exclusively at Space NK but we hope we’ll be seeing it on our go-to retailers’ sites soon, too.