One of favorite new-to-the market beauty brands! I love their simple approach to a makeup routine. The products are high quality, user friendly, and just beautiful to wear! the foundation stick is a standout product for me - such a natural look & feel!
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If MERIT has a million fans, I'm one of them. If MERIT has one fan, then it's me. If MERIT has no fans, it means I'm dead. Their tinted lip oil gives me life and their flush balm cream blush is on my daily rotation. So lightweight, easy, and the perfect color pay off.
absolutely love their lip oils. lasts a long time and its not sticky.
I've used Clean Lash, Brown 1980, Brush No. 1, The Minimalist, and The Shade Stick. They've replaced all of my Glossier products, as they just feel like a step up for comparable prices. Packaging and branding is minimal too.
The Minimalist (concealer/foundation replacement) is a bit touch to blend with the brush unless you've applied moisturizer underneath.
Obsessed with Merit's Minimalist foundation stick. It is just so good and I've never had anything work this well for me. And, the blush is so beautiful!! I'd highly recommend.
Nothing, so good!
I bought the minimalist stick and nude lip oil. Overall, I liked the brand - though I think this is a brand that is only suitable for those who don’t wear a full face as both items are very sheer and not very buildable. The foundation stick was lovely though the coverage wasn’t the great and if you tried to add more product it became apparent- especially in photos. The price point is also pretty high for the amount of product given. I will say the minimalist stick packaging needs work. My stick came broken and may people have also had this problem. I really love my lip oil. It is beautiful and hydrating - I would highly recommend as this is a great way to add color while hydrating. Plus the packing for the lip oil feel luxurious!
I would love to see more nudes, light pinks and brown colors in the lip oils. There are so many reds and berry colors but that’s not ideal for every occasion. The foundation stick needs better packaging, possibly more product for the price point and better shade match.
It's the brand for all the minimalist make-up lovers. I love this packaging, the feel, and just the overall quality of this brand. I was worried that for all the aesthetics, the quality will suffer, but I couldn't be more wrong: I would say this is one of the rare brands where the price matches the quality you get. In fact, I am surprised it isn't priced higher (knock on wood that they don't get any ideas).
I would include a bit more shades for their concealer/foundation stick. As a South Asian women, it was difficult to find a shade that matched my undertone. With a bit of blending, I managed to make it work, and I really liked the consistency and application to give up on it.
I haven't used the blush or concealers - which seem to be well rated - but I didn't love the brow pomade or mascara. I am pretty lucky with a healthy set of lashes and pretty thick brows so maybe these products are quite right for me. The mascara did darken my lashes but didn't do much to thicken or lengthen them. The pomade doesn't seem very strong and didn't give me a good hold for even a few hours, let alone all-day wear. The tint is probably nice if you have lighter or more sparse eyebrows but again, not really something I need. Packaging is beautiful and the brown bag sent with the first order is super cute! Would be open to trying their other products, just didn't love the two I bought. They did have a super friendly customer support team and made it really easy to return :)
I originally bought the lip oil from Merit because I really just wanted their black velvet holiday bag but I ended up loving both! I really like Glossier's Generation G as a matte lipstick but it always dries my lips out — not Merit's lip oil! I got it in the Cara Cara color and it's very subtle but feels really nice. The packaging is great and the little holiday bag is so so cute.