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The Milkshake collection from Clarins for Spring 2020 has a really interesting complexion product in there. Check out the Clarins Milky Boost Healthy Glow Milk – I have all the info here along with swatches of every shade and before and after photos.
I was really keen to try this as it is all about a glowy, dewy base and it’s also pretty good value for money at £30 for 50ml.
What is Clarins Milky Boost?
Milky Boost is a shade adaptive tinted moisturiser, or ‘smart tint complexion milk’:
- Contains micro-encapsulated pigments that break as you apply and adapt to your skintone
- Encapulation technology preserves the formula’s skincare benefits
- Offers eight hours of hydration
- Features the Clarins anti-pollution complex
- Peach tree milk gives the formula a milky texture that softens, soothes & hydrates
- Organic kiwi extract boosts skin’s energy
- Blends easily into the skin
- Light, refreshing fluid that doesn’t clog the pores
- Smooths texture, minimises imperfections and signs fatigue
- Available in 5 shades
- Bottle is 100% recyclable.
Clarins Milky Boost Healthy Glow Milk Swatches
This adaptive fluid comes in five shade options:
- 01 Milky Cream
- 02 Milky Nude
- 03 Milky Cashew
- 04 Milky Auburn
- 05 Milky Sandalwood
Each one dispenses as a white fluid then transforms into a skin tone shade as it is lightly worked into the skin:
Before & After Photos
The first time I used this product I went for shade 01 Milky Cream which worked well. The next time I went for 02 Milky Nude which I actually preferred because it gives a very slightly warm glow on my skin tone that’s really flattering.
As the formula is skin tone adaptive, I can get away with either shade.
Clarins Milky Boost Review
It is really easy to apply. I just put a few little white blobs all over my face, and then use my fingers to activate the pigments and blend it into my complexion. It gives a really sheer, natural looking coverage that subtly evens out skintone, balances redness and gives a soft, dewy finish. If you want full coverage then this probably isn’t for you, but you could go in with foundation or concealer in a more targeted way, just where you need extra coverage.
It will be ideal for no makeup days where you just need a bit of help to feel human. It doesn’t have an SPF but I have been using it over Great 8 by Elizabeth Arden which is one of my top products for 2020.
One thing I should mention: it smells very peachy. The fragrance does fade away, but if you don’t like scented products, you may want to steer clear.
Make sure you also read Clarins Lip Milky Mousse Swatches – Spring 2020 Milkshake Collection.
Where to buy it
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