Make Your Cheeks Look Like a Cherub

Josie Maran’s coconut-water-infused cheek color adds rosiness and hydration.

Photograph: Courtesy of Sephora

I love the idea of a cheek stain, but it can be tricky to apply (“stain” being the operative word, here). And I like the velvety consistency of a cream blush, but it often lacks staying power.

Which is why when Josie Maran released a new Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelée, my eyes lit up.

The gelée combines the long-lasting pigment of a stain (up to 14 hours) with the softness of a cream for a luminous finish. Because it’s infused with coconut water and argan oil, it’s also incredibly hydrating. A splash of coconut water is just what these cheeks ordered.

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