Milk Makeup - everything you need to know

Including all Milk Makeup bestsellers...

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With its clean, cruelty-free formulas, Milk Makeup (opens in new tab) has legions of devoted cute young things in both the US and UK.

The ease of products like the Watermelon Brightening Serum, with their 'sweep-it-on-and-smoosh-it-in-with-your-fingers' ethos only adds to the appeal. 

Then there's the skincare (opens in new tab)benefits. Having created the first-ever solid serum (opens in new tab) that you literally twist-up and sweep around your face, Milk Makeup set out its stable for fuss-free application and buzzy ingredients like CBD and matcha.

Bonus: the travel-friendly and spill-proof packaging that makes a 10-step Korean skincare routine on the subway a cinch.

Who owns Milk Makeup?

Milk Makeup is the brainchild of Mazdack Rassi (opens in new tab), co-founder of Milk Studios - a photography agency in New York - and his wife E! News Correspondent Zanna Roberts Rassi (opens in new tab).

What are the best Milk Makeup products?

There are 44 products in total to shop - we've narrowed your beauty haul down to these bestsellers...

Milk Makeup Kush High Volume Mascara, $24 (opens in new tab)[£13, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

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Milk Makeup Kush High Volume Mascara, $24 (opens in new tab) [£13, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

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Milk Makeup Kush High Volume Mascara, $24 (opens in new tab) [£13, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

Meet the first-ever mascara to contain cannabis oil to condition lashes. The heart-shaped fibres on the brush, push up and fan out lashes for the prettiest flutter.

Milk Makeup Lip + Cheek, $28 (opens in new tab) [£23, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

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Milk Makeup Lip + Cheek, $28 (opens in new tab) [£23, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

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Milk Makeup Lip + Cheek, $28 (opens in new tab)[£23, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

Beauty editors love to keep this in their purse for Fashion Week, as a quick swipe in the back of a cab delivers a slick of hydrating colour for both cheeks and lips.

Milk Makeup Watermelon Brightening Serum, $36 (opens in new tab) [£34, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

Milk Makeup, Milk Makeup Watermelon Brightening Serum, $36

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The watermelon extract floods skin with hydration while a cocktail of vitamins wards off pollutants, making this a must-have if you live in a city.

Milk Makeup Matcha Toner, $28 (opens in new tab) [£22, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

Milk Makeup, Milk Makeup Matcha Toner, $28

Milk Makeup Matcha Toner, $28 (opens in new tab)[£22, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

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Milk Makeup Matcha Toner, $28 (opens in new tab) [£22, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

Forget cotton pads  - simply work the witch hazel and matcha tea formula around your face and watch the Hulk-ish hue turn clear, your pores tighten and any redness disappear.

Milk Makeup Hydrating Face Mask, $26 (opens in new tab)[£24, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

Milk Makeup, Milk Makeup Hydrating Face Mask, $26

Milk Makeup Hydrating Face Mask, $26 (opens in new tab) [£24, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

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Milk Makeup Hydrating Face Mask, $26 (opens in new tab) [£24, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

Up all night? Re-boot tired, parched skin with glycerin and hemp-derived cannabis seed oil, which together help with moisture retention over time. The only caveat? Own it on Insta.

Milk Makeup Blur Liquid Matte Foundation, $40 (opens in new tab) [£36, Cult Beauty (opens in new tab)]

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Give enlarged pores the heave-ho with this clever foundation. Powder-filled spheres blur away fine lines and other imperfections, at least for a few hours. 

Fiona Embleton is a multi-award-winning beauty editor who has tested over 10,000 products in her 10 years +  of writing and shooting beauty stories. For the past four years, she was the Senior Beauty Editor at Marie Claire, having previously worked in the role of Beauty Editor at both Stylist and Cosmopolitan. She has recently gone freelance and alongside My Imperfect Life, she has written for titles including ELLE UK, ELLE Canada, Buro 247, Harper's Bazaar Arabia, Vogue Scandinavia, and ES Magazine. Beauty journalism allowed her to marry up her first-class degree in English Literature and Language (she’s a stickler for grammar and a self-confessed ingredients geek) with a passion for make-up and skincare, photography, and catwalk trends. She loves jumping on the latest internet-breaking beauty news, dissecting the best red carpet looks, and having the crème de la crème of dermatologists, make-up artists, and hairstylists on speed dial so she can tap them for the best advice. She’s a discerning beauty shopper and knows it can be confusing trying to navigate what’s hype and what really works. So if she really likes something, you can trust that she has reached that opinion by vetting it against everything else she’s ever tried. Her career highs? Interviewing Cate Blanchett and winning a Jasmine Award for the deeply personal feature Cancer Stole My Mother’s Scent.