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on 5/19/2015 10:54:00 AM
More reviews by mwinters103
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Kinky, Medium
I love this foundation. I have been using it for 2 years now and it suits my skin perfectly. I have the craziest skin: it's super dry and it's super oily but this foundation balances my skin out. It gives great coverage and it is quite thick but I love a good coverage. It isn't the lightest foundation but I haven't had any trouble with it. It is a bit on the more expensive side but it's not outrageous so I think it is a worthy purchase and definitely worth the money. It doesn't come with a pump which is annoying. I have been getting on great for the past 2 years without one but I finally succumbed last week and bought one :P I use the real techniques expert face brush and it gives a lovely glowing matte finish. I use NW20 which is slightly darker than my natural skin colour but I like to look a bit darker.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 5/18/2015 7:21:00 PM
More reviews by amberlynn44
Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I got matched to an nc30 which I think is a great color for me. I like the way this shade looks on me versus all my other foundations. it's a medium to full coverage. On a daily basis I use a light layer of this which provides me with enough coverage. on days where I go out I layer it more. I used to use the mac pro longwear and I consistently used it until I finished my bottle. i washed my face every night and morning but something abt that pro longwear would always break me out on my cheek area. either by my sideburns or more towards the apple of my cheeks.this doesn't break me out that I've noticed and I like that it's alot easier to take off verses my pro longwear.
I love the finish of this as well. Like a satiny finish that looks very natural. I like that finish so I don't always set it with powder. but I do think this is a great foundation especially since the color matches me so well and that's the hardest thing for me in terms of finding the right foundation. the smell doesn't bother me much. guess I'm immune to alot of scents of makeup products unless it lingers. And this does not linger. I only smell the paint like smell when I'm applying it. also I'm with alot of ppl on this one, they need to put a pump on this !!
on 5/17/2015 9:17:00 PM
More reviews by megino
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Its an alright foundation..it has pretty good coverage. I may or may not buy this again. I apply it with the MAC 190 foundation brush which applys it well and evenly. i also have a pump on my bottle which is a lot better then not having one. All in all its a pretty good foundation but not the best..
on 5/17/2015 5:10:00 PM
More reviews by 2ag8
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Felt this was too yellow for me. After a couple hours it was blothchy. I had to buy a pump for it. Smells too much like paint. Wasn't too happy with this product.
on 5/17/2015 1:31:00 AM
More reviews by danseboheme
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Other, Wavy, Fine
You might as well buy Colorstay, speaking truthfully. Similar finish, similar smell, similiar blending capabilities, similar coverage. The range of colours it comes in are really nice and flattering, with lots of choice of shades. I don't hate it, it's just a little oily and comes off by the end of the day. I marked it down because it's like they took drug-store makeup and upped the price.
on 5/11/2015 9:49:00 PM
More reviews by anitatannia
Skin: Dry, Medium Brown, Not Sure
i really wanted to love this foundation but i swear i think its overrated. firstly, it accentuates every little thing on my face, especially in the sunlight. and i mean every little thing that i can't even see when i DONT wear foundation. it even caused little bumps on my face. like, cmon. second, it oxidizes something terrible, it made me look orange even when set with a translucent powder(I'm in shade in nc45, but what brown person isn't nc45 to MAC cosmetics.....................lol). and lastly, it doesn't blend with a brush too well. Ive heard people say use it with a beauty blender but what if i need extra coverage, i don't want streaks all over my face. I don't know man. I will say, it does give a nice 'glow' when i see other people wear it who seem to have perfect skin, i guess, but everything else about it sucks in my opinion. Just gonna give it to my sister who loves it. Moral of the story, i hate this foundation. The end.
on 5/7/2015 2:40:00 PM
More reviews by naokoxxxhime
Skin: Normal, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
I got this as a sample after work was almost over (I work in cosmetics and the M.A.C counter was right next to my counter) and I was so excited to try and add it to my collection. I know the workers there since we work together and they were super friendly. I was in the shade NC 25.I tried it on the next day and went to work with it. I love the feel of it! I love how it made my skin looked flawless! While I was working, my skin felt irritated. Then I felt little bumps popping out. I waited till after work to see what was going on. I went home and took off all my make-up and to my dismay, it broke me out! Places I've never broken out before!I was so devastated because my skin is clear and I don't really suffer from breakouts! I broke out bad on my chin! But I gave the product the benefit of the doubt. I thought it was something I probably ate. I tried again, and the next day, the same thing had happened. I told my co-workers about the ordeal and they said "MAC always break you out". Luckily, I took a sample instead of buying it! It took me a month to get my skin back to normal! Since I'm pretty fair, the scars looks awful! I have very sensitive skin, so that's probably why the product made my skin react. One of my co-workers don't react to it so it might be great for some people. It's a good foundation, but not for me. Remember to sample guys!
on 5/1/2015 3:35:00 PM
More reviews by elinrjones
Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool
I've bought this twice, and I'm so pale that i have to buy the the new nw10 and it's still a little too dark for me.I still like the formula though, leaves a little dewy finish but not too much that looks slick, perfect for what I prefer.The only other problem for me, other than the shade, is that it will cling to all slightly dry patches if you don't thoroughly exfoliate and moisturise, and in colder weather, even that doesn't help for me. A beauty blender gives me the best finish too.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 4/26/2015 2:06:00 PM
More reviews by wikiw99
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure
amazing coverage and longwear, only downside is no pump :((( but matches my skin tone perfectly and will definitely be using this again when it runs out
on 4/25/2015 5:48:00 PM
More reviews by tolueff
Skin: Oily, Deep Dark, Warm
Hair: Black, Kinky, Coarse
I get this product in the shade NW47 and whilst I love the coverage this foundation gives, I hate the horrible paint smell! I always have to use a setting powder with this foundation as well as I'm left with a slight orange tinge. When I first started using this about 3 years ago I used to get spots on more forehead but either the formula has changed or my skin has gotten used to it because I don't breakout when using this product anymore. Apart from those issues this is my go to foundation until I'm able to try another one out, for me it lasts the whole day and leaves me face looking matte which is what I love.
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