Milani recently released a ton of new products so I decided to try the ones that intrigued me the most, the Soft Focus Glow Complexion Enhancer and the Conceal + Perfect Longwear Concealer. The Complexion Enhancer is $10.99 for 1.59 ounces of product. It’s available in three shades and mine is in the fairest shade, Nude Glow. The Longwear Concealer is $8.99 for 0.17 ounces. It’s available in 18 shades and mine is in the shade Light Nude. Light Nude works fine for me but I think I could have went a shade lighter, at least right now in the winter. It’s described on the website as being for fair light skin with yellow undertones and I do think that’s accurate. I also bought an older lipstick called Double Espresso for $5.99. Let’s get into the review for each of these products!
Soft Focus Glow Complexion Enhancer
This product claims to be a pearl luminizer that revives, brightens and perfects. It contains hyaluronic acid to provide hydration and rose water to brighten. It is also supposed to brighten and diffuse fine lines. I like this but I’m not OBSESSED with it. It has a slight bit of tint to it that gives my skin a very healthy looking glow but once I put makeup on top of it you obviously can’t see it. The tint is also pretty pigmented and I do feel it slightly darkens my skin. I don’t feel like this really hydrated my skin or added any glow to my makeup. I think it did slightly diffuse my fine lines but it didn’t do anything I was amazed by. It did wear well under my makeup and didn’t negatively affect it. I’m not sure if I’ll repurchase this because I do like the glow it adds to my skin on days I don’t wear makeup but I’m just not sure it does enough to warrant buying again.
Conceal + Perfect Longwear Concealer
The Longwear Concealer, much like the Complexion Enhancer, is just fine. It’s not a bad concealer but it’s also not a favorite of mine. It claims to be creamy, full coverage and water resistant. I do agree that it’s creamy but it is not full coverage; I didn’t test the water resistant claim. I would say it has medium coverage and people that don’t have acne/scarring like I do will probably enjoy it. People with dry skin will also probably enjoy how creamy this is. I did really like how blendable it was but I think the creaminess made it crease under my eyes more than other concealers. This also smells like paint, just like the Wet n Wild Photofocus Foundation. I’m going to show the coverage in pictures below on top of a very low coverage foundation, the Covergirl Outlast Active Foundation. I’m also going to compare it to the new e.l.f. 16hr Camo Concealer, it will be used on top of the same foundation.
The first picture on the left is my skin with just foundation, the second picture is with the Milani Longwear Concealer and the third picture is a different day with the e.l.f. Camo Concealer on top of the foundation. I prefer the e.l.f. concealer. It’s only $5.00 verses $9.00 for Milani, you get more product and the coverage is better with e.l.f. The e.l.f. concealer is matte, however, so if you prefer a creamier concealer then I say go with Milani. I will use this concealer up because I do like it but I don’t love it and won’t repurchase it.
Color Statement Lipstick
I have a few of Milani’s lipsticks and I really enjoy the formula. This one is in the shade Double Espresso. It’s a dark brown with red undertones and very subtle gold shimmer. I do really like it but I ordered it wanting a cool toned brown, which this is not. It has a very comfortable formula but not the longest wearing because it is creamy. It has a watermelon scent, like all of Milani’s cream formula lipsticks. I definitely recommend this lipstick formula from Milani.
I hope this review was helpful to you if you’ve been eyeing any of these products. I’d love to know if you’ve tried these or been interested in them! Thanks for reading and have a great day!