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Milk Makeup has taken the beauty community by storm with its innovative skincare and makeup released. They originally grabbed my attention with the Blur Stick, but their packaging really isn’t something that can be ignored. I stumbled across this set, the Milk Makeup Meet The Fam ($39). It contains 7 travel size products, which breaks down to $5.57 a piece. I’m pretty happy with that value, so I decided to snag this before it sold out. At this point, it is unfortunately sold out, but the prices for the full-size products aren’t too terrible. These mini sizes are available for purchase, so that’s what I’ll be referencing. They do have other value sets available. So today, I bring you a Milk Makeup Review!
The first two products I’m going to talk about are the skincare sticks included. Included in this set is a mini Watermelon Brightening Serum ($14) and a mini Cooling Water ($14). The packaging for both of these is see-through, which is awesome because you it allows you to see how much product is left.
The Watermelon Brightening Serum is a cute light pink shade. I honestly don’t smell any type of scent at all, which is a bit disappointing. The serum goes on smoothly, but is a bit tacky. I love that it seems thinner than most serums because serums can be very thick. I didn’t notice any difference in the brightness of my skin. My main complaint, though is the sanitary factor. I’m not a fan of rubbing something like this over my face. Even with a clean face, it doesn’t seem super sanitary to me.
The Cooling Water is a baby blue shade. It’s really cute, but unfortunately that’s where my compliments end. I like to keep all of my reviews honest, so this Milk Makeup review is my 100% honest opinion. Honestly? I would skip this. It’s very sticky and it doesn’t soak into the skin at all, it just kind of sits on top of it. I also don’t think it’s super cooling. I’ve used a ton of other cooling products that work much better.
Meet the Fam included four makeup-type sticks, so I’m going to start with the mini Blur Stick ($14). Blur Stick is an oil and silicone-free primer that is meant to blur the look of imperfections on all skin tones. I would like to mention that my Blur Stick actually broke the first time I used it and now it won’t twist down anymore.
Blur Stick goes on really smoothly and it does a nice job of blurring your skin. I did notice a slight film that was left behind after applying this, but it didn’t seem to affect how my foundation went on. My foundation didn’t last as long as it normally does when I used this, so I’m not totally loving it. I think it’s good for short days or if you’re going for a no-makeup look.
This set also included a mini Lip + Cheek in Werk ($14). Werk is a dusty rose shade and I tried this out on both my lips and my cheeks. It goes on really smoothly and blends in beautifully to my cheeks. This provides such a beautiful pinched, flushed look on the cheeks and it’s gorgeous. If you’re a fan of cream blush, I totally recommend it. On the lips, it didn’t last as long, and it’s not exactly my shade range for lippies.
Meet The Fam also came with two highlighters.
Let’s start with the classic highlighter the mini Highlighter in Lit ($14). Lit is a champagne pearl shade. This is a nice, subtle shade that can be built up. I do like to top it with a powder highlight on days that I want to blind. It’s creamy in texture and blends out really easily. This is another Milk Makeup product that would be good for a no-makeup day.
The other highlighter included in this kit is the mini Holographic Stick in Supernova ($14). This is a beautiful holographic shade and it goes creamy and smooth. My only real concern is that once this is blended into the skin, it turns into a pinky white shade that fades rather quickly. I’m not a huge fan of the color once blended or the staying power of this.
The last Family left in this collection is the mini Kush Mascara ($12). Kush is my favorite product by far in this set. This adds amazing length and volume to my lashes. It doesn’t flake, it doesn’t smudge, and it makes you look like you’re wearing falsies. I highly recommend this!