Photo Credit: [Makeup] (N.D.) retreived on 8/1/2016 from http://www.walmart.com/ip/Milani-Conceal-Perfect-2-in-1-Foundation-Concealer-1-fl-oz/49714987

Product Overview: This full coverage, 2-in-1 water resistant foundation and concealer combats under eye circles, redness and other skin imperfections. This foundation comes in 14 shades with a no mess no drip pump that dispenses just the right amount of fluid needed to achieve a flawless look. It works around the clock to keep skin looking naturally perfect! It can be found many places such as Walgreens, Walmart, CVS, Amazon…etc. for about $9.99.

Source: Conceal Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation Concealer. (n.d.). Retrieved July 30, 2016, from https://milanicosmetics.com/Conceal-Perfect-2-in-1-Foundation-Concealer.html
Source: Conceal Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation Concealer. (n.d.). Retrieved July 30, 2016, from https://milanicosmetics.com/Conceal-Perfect-2-in-1-Foundation-Concealer.html

EWG Rating: 2

Interesting info about the company: The philosophy: More quality. More design. More color. More diversity. Every shade is beautiful. The brand: Italian style. Rich, lush, eye-candy colors. The perfect makeup fit for every skin tone for an incredible price. The inspiration: Creativity is pulled from the streets of Milan – the fashion, the art, the history, the culture – finding its way into every product, helping women to become a better version of themselves.

Featured Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Beeswax (Cera Alba), Potassium Sorbate, Silica, Propylene Carbonate, Prunus Domestica Fruit Extract, +/- May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

Green washing: All ingredients listed in this foundation are not natural.

Initial thoughts: I discovered this foundation by accident after accidentally forgetting my foundation at home. After a late night adventure to Walgreens, I discovered this gem. Usually when I purchase foundation I have already completed extensive research on the product. But, since I was pressed for time (was familiar with the Milani brand) I decided to go for it. I was pleased to see that this new line contained so many shades from pale to brown to dark ebony (perfect for women of all skin tones). I was also very pleased at its affordable price: $9.99 for 1.0oz.

My reaction: I consider this foundation to be full coverage so a little bit goes a long way. When too much is applied it can look cakey. I did like that this foundation went on smoothly and was very hydrating. But, after about an hour, my skin looked more oily than dewy. My suggestion: use a matifying primer as a base and a good setting powder on top. As a foundation, I think that this product is really nice. On the other hand, I would not use this product as my concealer. I personally prefer a stronger consistency, thicker texture and lighter color for my concealer as it helps to hide any darkness and puffiness in my under eye area. But, for someone who is looking for a double duty product that will tie together their makeup look, this is the product for you.

Do I recommend it: Yes! This product is really nice and very affordable. Most importantly, there is a shade for everyone. This foundation/concealer will help you to create a more flawless canvas while removing imperfections. I would definitely recommend this product for the fall/winter months as it will give you amazing coverage while making the skin dewy, glowy and sexy.

My Rating: 4 Hearts

Written By: Nicole Jenkins

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