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Review: Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation

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Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation
Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation in Porcelain & Ivory

I usually use Dr Jart+ Silver Label Rejuvenating BB Cream, but I’ve been using Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation for about 2 weeks. I have the shades Porcelain and Ivory. I picked these foundations up because I wanted to try a drugstore foundation instead. I didn’t want to pay 20+ for a foundation anymore. I’m really glad I did. Before I do a review on the Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation, here’s more information on this foundation.

Here are my thoughts:

Let me start off by saying that Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation is easily accessible. I don’t have to buy it from a specific place. I can go to Target and pick it up. They have a variety of shades that look natural on the skin. As I mentioned before, I have Porcelain and Ivory. Porcelain is lighter compared to Ivory. Ivory is a tad darker with yellow undertones. Porcelain matches me more. Ivory makes me look too yellow. The texture of the foundation is easy to blend into the skin. It does conceal imperfections better compared to other drugstore foundations I’ve used. If you have really prominent post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, you will need a separate concealer for heavier, fuller coverage.

This foundation does have a fragrance. Take it or leave it. I got used to it, so it doesn’t bother me as much anymore. Coverage is medium to full coverage. If used alone without a makeup primer, medium coverage. With a makeup primer, full. Unfortunately, the foundation doesn’t last long on the skin. I’ve noticed that it comes off easily (with and without a makeup primer). Milani does make the complexion appear smoother. I think I would purchase this foundation again, since it actually does provide better coverage compared to other drugstore foundations I’ve used. My skin is clearing up rapidly, so I won’t need to wear a lot of foundation anymore. It works. It’s pretty much half the price of my Dr Jart+ Silver Label Rejuvenating BB Cream too. I wouldn’t mind saving on foundation.

Have you used this foundation before? Share what you think about it! Have a nice day! 😀

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Love, Jen

Vegan Makeup Milani Conceal + Perfect Shine-Proof Powder

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I haven’t worn makeup for the past months at all. I was thinking about getting rid of my BB Creams. They were making my skin appear more oily. Oh how I love the way BB Creams make my skin appear flawless and wonderful. But, they might’ve been contributing to my clogged pores. Every single time I remove my BB Cream, I noticed tiny bumps. I always make sure I remove my makeup thoroughly too.

I decided to test out foundation in powder form (without BB Cream). I used to wear powder foundation only. I found a makeup powder called Milani Conceal + Perfect Shine-Proof Powder. It’s vegan, cruelty-free, oil-absorbing, pore tightening, and skin mattifying. Sounds awesome! Here it is! 😊

Milani Vegan Makeup Powder
Milani Vegan Makeup Powder

As you can see, I was too excited to use it, haha. It came with a sponge. I haven’t used a sponge in so long. I usually use a makeup brush to apply my makeup. That’s foundation and blush on the sponge. 😜

Shade: Nude

I chose the shade Nude (light with yellow undertones). I realized that the shade was too dark on my skin when I applied it. 😢 From looking at the color in the compact, it looked like it would be a perfect match for my complexion. As for any makeup, you really need to try it on your skin to see if it matches or not. The color in the compact is certainly decieving! Besides not being a match, the quality and texture was good. I think it’s on par with more expensive brands. The powder stayed on. I used a makeup spray. I think that helped the powder stay put. This makeup powder wasn’t bad for the price ($10-$11). It didn’t irritate my skin. No new acne. I can’t believe it’s vegan!!!

You know, wearing makeup again for the first time after being free of makeup was different. I didn’t think it would make such a huge impact on me mentally. I think I prefer my face without makeup. Makeup made my face look so made up. I can go out on a limb and say fake. 😲 I used to love the way makeup made me look and feel. This time, it didn’t. I’ve been looking at my bare face day and night that I’m used to it. I will have to re-evaluate what type of makeup I want to wear and how much. I’m leaning towards the minimal side. It was fun to try new stuff out though.

Have you used Milani Conceal + Perfect Shine-Proof Powder? How was the shade? Did it work for you? Share your thoughts!

Love, Jen

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