- Sarah Jessica Parker wore the Merit Beauty Great Skin Instant Glow Serum To the premiere of season 2 of And just like that, according to her makeup artist.
- The hydrating serum is the secret to the star’s glowing skin both on the red carpet and on screen.
- Reviewers love that the serum is lightweight, fast-absorbing, and leaves skin with the perfect healthy glow.
May she grace our television screens as Carrie Bradshaw on And just like that… or the glamor on the red carpet, Sarah Jessica Parker is always bright. The 58-year-old shared her skincare routine in the past, including her essential foundation and she favorite creamy blush. But now her makeup artist has come up with an addition to the sex and the city the essential care of the star: Merit Beauty Great Skin Instant Glow Serum.
Parker’s makeup artist Elaine Offers revealed on Instagram that SJP wore the hydrating serum for her dazzling look on the And just like that season 2 premiere. In fact, Offers used products from Merit Beauty for Parker’s on-screen looks for the show’s first and second seasons. “The sleek, natural finishes were perfect for Carrie Bradshaw,” the makeup artist wrote in the caption of her post.
Merit Beauty’s Great Skin Instant Glow serum, in particular, was used “to hydrate” Parker’s skin, according to Offers. The product’s lightweight formula is packed with ultra-hydrating ingredients, including four types of hyaluronic acid that lock in moisture. But hydration isn’t all it does – the serum also helps plump, brighten and smooth skin to leave a healthy, radiant glow. Specifically, niacinamide in the formula works to brighten and smooth, while caffeine-rich cocoa bean extract stimulates the skin for an instant plumping effect. Japanese Golden Thread Root soothes the skin and provides antioxidant protection.
The top-rated serum is loved by tons of reviewers online, who love that it’s lightweight, absorbs instantly, and leaves skin with a perfect hydrated glow. “The holy smoke. I am obsessed with this product. I’ve been using it for a while now and love how it sinks into the skin without leaving a film,” writes one Sephora shopper. “My skin is so plump and glowing afterwards and the compliments I get are unreal. Plus the bottle is gorgeous!!” Another impressed customer writes, “If I could bathe in this product, I would! Hydration and Incredible shine, at a fantastic price! Wow!!”
Critics also say it’s great for sensitive skin—thanks to the non-comedogenic vegan formula. “I love how this product feels on my skin! I have very dry and sensitive skin, which leaves me feeling hydrated and instantly glowing,” says one buyer. “It’s such a color changer. game and it looks great on its own and under makeup.” And yet another reviewer wrote, “If I could bathe in this product, I would! Incredible hydration and glow, at a fantastic price! Wow!!”
And if those rave reviews — and SJP’s personal endorsement — aren’t enough to convince you to immediately add Instant Glow Serum to your cart, its affordable price surely will. Available for $38 on Merit Beauty website and to Sephorayou can get that Carrie Bradshaw glow (minus the tears of life lessons learned) for under $40.
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Hannah Jeon is Associate Business Editor at Prevention, where she covers expert-focused business content for all things health, beauty, and wellness. Previously an editorial assistant at Good Housekeeping, she earned her bachelor’s degree in creative writing and psychology from Johns Hopkins University. When she’s not hunting down all the best stuff online, you can often find her trying out new restaurants in New York or clicking behind a camera.