Milk of Magnesia as Primer

Created with Sketch.

3.9

196 reviews

70%
would repurchase
3.3/5
package quality

price range

Reviews

Reviews


5.0
Created with Sketch.

2 years ago

I finally bought this (the Phillips brand version) and I'm so happy I did because this really is incredible. Now, there are cons to this product aside from the whole ruining the ph of your skin...

About reviewer (81 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Olive, Neutral

HairBlack, Straight, Fine

EyesBlack



2.0
Created with Sketch.

2 years ago

I used this for a little while with a prescription that made me oily but I can't recommend this. I know it seems to work at first, but long term use damages the skin and it's oil production, even...

About reviewer (705 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair, Warm

HairOther, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown


5.0
Created with Sketch.

2 years ago

It works for me for staying totally matte. But has anyone had problems with dry mouth and sour saliva after using MoM as a primer?

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinVery Oily, Medium Brown

HairBlack

EyesBlack


5.0
Created with Sketch.
from

4 years ago

IT ***WORKS***! I was actually amazed the first time I tried it: I just used my fingers to smooth the shaken liquid from the bottle onto my face. I let it dry (about 3 minutes). My face looked...

About reviewer (80 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
Created with Sketch.

4 years ago

Milk of magnesia is, without exception, the single most effective cosmetic, beauty, or other skin-related product I have ever used, bar none. Short version: Used for oil control, it has been...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Neutral

HairRed, Straight, Other

EyesBrown


4.0
Created with Sketch.

4 years ago

Initially purchased MOM as a acne controlling product to be used overnight as a mask but after going through some YouTube videos, discovered this could be used as a primer as well so I decided to...

About reviewer (49 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Dark, Warm

HairBrown, Kinky, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
Created with Sketch.

5 years ago

Best third is!! Just make sure it's a think layer or it will flake!!!

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinVery Oily, Dark, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBlack


2.0
Created with Sketch.

5 years ago

Unfortunately for me this did not work. I have pretty oily skin and in my tzone it is massive especially on and around my nose. I used this for a long time before deciding that it was bad for my...

About reviewer (15 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinVery Oily, Tan, Warm

HairBlack, Curly, Coarse

EyesBrown


3.0
Created with Sketch.

5 years ago

I have an oily T-zone, and directly applied it to those areas. Worked wonders for keeping me matte all day; however, I believe because it prevented the oils from releasing, it clogged my pores......

About reviewer (9 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily, Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


3.0
Created with Sketch.
from

5 years ago

For the first few minutes of applying this it really seems like its going to keep your face matte all day long. Face looks completely matte, lovely. However it just wasnt meant to be, it makes your...

About reviewer (25 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Medium Brown

HairBlack

EyesBrown



5.0
Created with Sketch.

2 years ago

I finally bought this (the Phillips brand version) and I'm so happy I did because this really is incredible. Now, there are cons to this product aside from the whole ruining the ph of your skin...

About reviewer (81 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Olive, Neutral

HairBlack, Straight, Fine

EyesBlack



2.0
Created with Sketch.

2 years ago

I used this for a little while with a prescription that made me oily but I can't recommend this. I know it seems to work at first, but long term use damages the skin and it's oil production, even...

About reviewer (705 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair, Warm

HairOther, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown


5.0
Created with Sketch.

2 years ago

It works for me for staying totally matte. But has anyone had problems with dry mouth and sour saliva after using MoM as a primer?

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinVery Oily, Medium Brown

HairBlack

EyesBlack


5.0
Created with Sketch.
from

4 years ago

IT ***WORKS***! I was actually amazed the first time I tried it: I just used my fingers to smooth the shaken liquid from the bottle onto my face. I let it dry (about 3 minutes). My face looked...

About reviewer (80 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
Created with Sketch.

4 years ago

Milk of magnesia is, without exception, the single most effective cosmetic, beauty, or other skin-related product I have ever used, bar none. Short version: Used for oil control, it has been...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Neutral

HairRed, Straight, Other

EyesBrown




The Best of MakeupAlley

Follow us