I have HUGE pores and I’m still hoping to find something that can help minimize them. I’ve tried many products but as of yet have not found my holy grail pore minimizing/blurring product. As soon as this Milk Makeup Blur Stick was released, I knew I had to test it out and grabbed it immediately so here’s my review of this product.
Milk Makeup Blur Stick Review
Blur Stick minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines on every skintone for an invisible, smooth, matte finish. Use it as a primer for a smooth finish and to lock in your makeup. This stick is free of silicone, and it will not clog pores.
This Milk Makeup Blur Stick is silicone free if that is a concern for you. Can be used alone or as a primer.
This is beige colored but the claims are that it is translucent so it can be used on all skin tones. On my dark skin, it does leave a slight whitish cast and is not completely invisible so I probably would not wear this alone but when used as a primer, the whitish cast is not a problem. But when I use this on top of makeup, the white cast is not as obvious though as it is when I use it as a primer.
I really wanted this Milk Makeup Blur Stick to work but alas, it was no match for my large pores. There wasn’t much difference when I swiped this over my face including over my large pores. It didn’t matter what method I used. Swiping back and forth over my large pores, using a sponge to tap the product into my pores, tapping with my fingers, etc, nothing really worked to “blur” my large pores.
There may be some blurring from using this product if you have small to medium-sized pores but for someone like me with large pores, this is useless. But when I added other pore minimizing products on top of this, my pores became smaller. I tapped on my Benefit POREfessional or my NYX Pore Filler and when applied on top of this blur stick, my pores did appear smaller.
What I did like about this Milk Makeup Blur Stick is that it mattified my skin and I could use it before and after makeup with no problems. But it just didn’t help with my large pores. Also, I had to use an oil control primer before or after using this blur stick because it did nothing for controlling shine. It can mattify the face but keeping the face shine free is not part of its job description so if you have oily skin, plan to use an oil control primer in addition to this.
I also didn’t notice it doing anything special for my fine lines. They looked the same before and after this product, so it didn’t work for that either.
Also, when you tap this on after applying makeup, it does not disturb the makeup which was one of the few things I liked about this Milk Makeup Blur Stick. I also like that it is in stick form which is my favorite application method since you can just swipe it across the face and tap the product in.
Not impressed with this Milk Makeup Blur Stick . It did mattify but did not do anything for pore minimization which is supposed to be its main goal so my search continues for the one product that can help to blur my large pores significantly. I’m also looking into skincare products for this not just makeup products.
As I said, it may work if you have small and maybe medium-sized pores so if you want to give it a try, get it at Sephora for $36.
As for me, I shall probably be returning this because it is not adding anything special to my makeup routine. I have plenty of other products that can mattify quite well including powder.