Recently Milani sent me two of their brand new primers to try out. As I talked about in my review of the Milani Prime Perfection Hydrating Primer, drugstore primers have been very hit or miss for me. I really enjoyed that primer and couldn’t wait to give the Milani Prime Shield Mattifying + Pore-Minimizing Face Primer a try.
Claims: “Meet the invisible but powerful answer to picture-perfect skin! Prime Shield Mattifying + Pore-Minimizing Face Primer softens the appearance of fine lines, large pores and flaws and creates a smooth canvas for makeup application. This translucent primer blends invisibly onto the skin, resulting in a beautiful matte finish.”
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Ingredients: Dimethicone, Disiloxane, Isononyl Isononanoate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hexylene Glycol.
Pros: Very smooth formula. Makeup applied smoothly and wore well throughout the day. Makeup stayed very matte throughout the day. Minimized appearance of pores. Cruelty free brand. Vegan formula.
The Verdict: The Milani Prime Shield Mattifying + Pore-Minimizing Face Primer was really impressive. I am not usually a fan of mattifying primers because they can be very drying on my skin. This primer wasn’t at all drying. It left my makeup matte, but not cakey at all in the way that other mattifying primers can. I felt that my makeup applied very smoothly over this primer and lasted well. For days when I do want a matte finish, this is what I will likely continue to reach for.
Have you tried the Milani Prime Shield Mattifying + Pore-Minimizing Face Primer? What were your thoughts?
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