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Friday, March 8, 2013

Review: Milani Illuminating Face Powder

Milani Illuminating Powder
Milani Illuminating Powder is an ultra smooth, multi-color blush, bronzer, and highlight, that gives skin a hint of color. It can be used as a highlighter for a brighter complexion with a lit-from-within radiant glow. You can also use it as a bronzer or blush for an instant healthy sunkissed finish. The illuminating powder comes in three shades; Amber Nectar- a natural coral, Hermose Rose- a natural tan, and Beauty's Touch Pink. All three have a pearl finish, that gives your skin some sheen.

I have loved this illuminating powder since the first time I tried it. It gives me a nice hint of color with out being too dark or too shimmery. I feel like this is a product that would be suitable for me in the winter as well as in the summer, since I tend to be a little on the pale/fair side.

I really love the cute flower design on the product and I think the packaging is very nice also, seems very sturdy. The only thing that I have found that I don't like is after I used this product for a little while little 'bumps' developed on the product and I felt like I was not picking up as much product on my brush, so I rubbed my finger over the little 'bumps' and they sort of went away and I was able to pick a better amount of the product up on my brush. I'm not sure why it does that, the packaging does say for best results use a kabuki style brush, which I never noticed till I begin gathering my information for my review. I've just been using ELF's complexion brush, so maybe I'll try it with a Kabuki brush and see if that helps.

Pretty Flower Design
The little 'bumps'
I can't really compare this product to anything else other than ELF's golden bronzer. I feel like it gives the same effect as ELF's bronzer but with far less shimmer, which for me is a huge plus. It is kind of pricey at $8.99, but I think I would repurchase this product. You can purchase this at your local CVS.



Below are a couple of pictures where I have use the illuminating powder.


Quality: 5/5
Price: 4/5
Packaging: 5/5
Pigmentation: 5/5
Overall: 19/20




4 comments:

  1. Looks great :) I haven't tried a lot of Milani products but I like the idea of a multi-colored pan, I feel like those give a much more natural glow.

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  2. The "bumps" are areas that have collected oil, and hardened. You can wipe you palette every couple weeks with an alcohol pad to avoid it. Wipe lightly! :)

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    1. Thanks for the info Jasmine! I had no idea what was causing that :)

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