MAC • Mineralize Skinfinish in Refined [DISCONTINUED] • Highlighters
|Would buy this product again.||94%|
This product has been discontinued
Age: 19-24 Skin: Other Hair: Other Eyes: Other
I went out and bought this after reading all of the glowing reviews on MUA about it. As it turns out, I LOVE this! I have an oily t-zone and Refined doesn't make me look oilier (more oily?) at all! It isn't shimmery or glittery, it's... glowy. I usually apply blush and then apply Refined over it, on my forehead, and on my chin. It makes your skin look amazing.
It's especially awesome because I can't wear bronzer (or rather I haven't found a bronzer that works for me yet) because it makes my face look really red by the end of the day... I end up looking like I have a sunburn! Anyhow, I used to wear bronzer the same way I apply this and this does not make me look bad at all by the end of the day.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Dry, Fair Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
This is my first & only msf. It gives you a healthy sun-kissed glow. When I used it all over my face, it is more like a bronzer to me. For a reference I'm NC15. I can also use it as a peachy-nude blush. This msf is very versatile. It can be used as a blush, a highlighter & a light bronzer (if you are fair). Mine has more bronze & less coral (as shown in the picture), so I can use it as a light bronzer or a nude blush.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Olive Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
So...this was my very first ever in the whole wide WORLD MSF! I didn't even KNOW that's what MSF stood for! haha
Anyway...I was sad and needed retail therapy, and there was Refined...just hovering around my minds eye like a shining star...*coughs* okay. Moving on! This is BEAUTIFUL! I wasn't sure what to do with it, but i use it over my blush and as a highlight on my cheekbones *obvs* and i teeny bit on my chin and bridge of my nose *gasp* i know.
Anyway, this will make you look ethereal and delicious, especially on medium skin tones..I personally think this would look great on everyone though!
Wish they were cheaper :'(
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Tan Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
This is actually my first MSF and I think I'm in love! The coloring is just gorgeous. Mine has a good range between all the colors. From coral to peach and tan to gold, all swirled into one. It gives a nice glow to my face all over and a lovely little pinch of color when used as a blush. [for reference I'm an NC30]. I really love to put this color over my other blushes. I would definitely repurchase this a million times over!! If you don't have it, you need it!!!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Other Hair: Other Eyes: Other
refined swatches as a light shimmery peach, and is my favorite of the two msf released in the sugarsweet collection. mine consists of peach, pale pink and light gold veining. this msf is absolutely smooth and makes your skin look beautiful and glowy. i used this a cheek bone/face highlighter, it does a great job. i would recommend this to anyone in the market for a highlighter due to it's buttery smooth texture and flattering color.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
This msf is so beautiful. I have not put it down since I bought it. I wear it everyday over my bluses. It gives you such a pretty peachy color. This is one of my favorite msf's.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
Got this yesterday as a gift from my mum and I got the last one instore! After getting perfect topping and being a bit dissapointed,I have to say I love refined!
I used it this morning over a blush thinking it would just highlight my skin gently but it gave a gorgeous peachy glow.I could use this as a subtle blush,its so pigmented.Mine is mainly peach/gold and a bit of cream...lovely.Im really pleased with this ;o)
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
So so so so so pretty! This and Perfect Topping were the only things I purchased from the Sugar Sweet Collection. So gorgeous in the pan, peach, pink and cream all swirled together and equally gorgeous on my skin. It gives a subtle warm glow when applied on my cheeks with my 187 brush. It's not glittery at all just a soft shimmer.
On my fair skin (lm nude) it looks like a shimmery peach.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
When I had first seen the collection online, I hadn't even considered buying refined MSF... but after seeing it in person and swatching it, it's a perfect peachy cheek color!
One of the things I love about this MSF is that it isn't overly shimmery, like other MSF's (which is why I hadn't considered buying it), but refined makes you look luminous and glowy!
I prefer this one over perfect topping, because perfect topping seems to be more a highlighter, whereas this could be worn as a highlighter, or built up to a peachy, glowy cheek color!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I decided to get Refined instead of Perfect Topping because I look better in warm colours and I, personally, found Perfect Topping a bit too shimmery when I swatched it at my MAC store. Anyway, I am really happy I picked Refined. It is an excellent highlighter and really makes you look so fresh and glowy. I also like how it imparts a lovely sheen rather than looking too glittery/shimmery. I would definitely get a back up, since it's limited edition. This is only my fourth MSF (I have Redhead, Blonde, and Soft and Gentle), but I'm really liking Refined the most so far.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I love this MSF!!! One of my favorites!! Gives me a nice glowy finish!!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Oily, Olive, Warm Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
I love this! I couldn't decide between this color and Perfect Topping, but I think I made a good choice. It's gorgeous in the pan, and colors go well together. It's not sparkly or glittery at all - just gives my face a soft pearly glow that makes me look more awake. It's a little pricey for a highlighter, but it was totally worth it for me - I use it almost daily.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
This MSF is just beautiful! I love using the pink veins as blush. I just run my brush through them and it applies a light flush of colour on the apples of my cheeks. I also use the lighter veins as a highlight. For a nice glow to my entire face, I swirl my kabuki brush over the whole thing. It gives a great glow to my face without being overly sparkly.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I never really got the hype about MSF until i tried this. The msf in the blond brunette redhead collection were so glittery. Refined is much smoother and gives a very natural healthy glow when swiped on my cheeks. I usually use this over another blush because it would look much too glittery if i depended on this for colour. I have very oily skin and this didn't make me look like an oil slick (though i dont apply it anywhere other than my cheeks). I would buy this again!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Medium Hair: Black, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
I would definitely pick this one up again if it weren't LE. I went to my MAC counter thinking I was going to get Perfect topping from all of the reviews but ended up loving Refined instead. It's gorgeous on my skin and so smooth, much smoother than soft and gentle or redhead degrade. Refined looked much more natural than Perfect topping which looked a little chalky on me IMO for reference i'm nc30/35 nw30 studio fix c4.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Normal, Warm Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
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MAC Refined MSF is such a beautiful powder that softly illuminates the skin and provides a gorgeous soft flush of colour. It has a perfect mixture of peach, bronze, gold, cream and coral that all blend together perfectly to create a lovely peachy glow. The shimmer in Refined isn't at all overpowering; on the cheeks it provides a soft sheen that just makes your face brighter and look healthier. I feel that the colour it deposits is enough to suit both lighter and tanned skin tones. But keep in mind, that this isn't exactly the most pigmented, so don't expect too much colour, especially if you are on the deeper side (I'm an NC40). This, and Perfect Topping, are my first MSF's, so I can't compare the texture to the other ones released previously. But I can say that these have such a buttery smooth consistency and just glides along the skin. I love how it deposits the colour evenly and blends flawlessly. I just love everything about Refined; and the soft peachy pink with a hint of bronze glow it provides is just beautiful.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I absolutely love this MSF. It gives my skins a great glow and provides good color without making me look orange (that is what I was afraid of). I don't use a blush and highlighter with this, it works great on it's own!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
Refined is a great highlighter as well as blush. I didn't think I was going to get this one, but I ended up getting it because it is a nice peach color on me. It is a swirl of at least 5 colors, white gold, orange/ salmon, soft coral pink, coppery gold, and a taupe gold.
It can be built up to be a blush or just stay a highlight. The great thing about MSFs is that they can act as a highlighter or be intensified as a blush. I think that goes for all MSFs!!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Brown
I bought both MSF's from the sugarsweet collection and am in love with refined! I am actually using this as blush and highlight I also add my nars madly for sculpting. This color is perfect for someone needing a little bit of color this spring n summer. It doesn't have too much bronzy, too much peachy, or too much shimmer or glow.. It's perfect! Now perfect topping I think they could have added a little bit more of a rosy color to it but other than that it's a great highlighter for your rosy or pink tone blushes. Go out n buy refined girls you won't regret it! =O)
Age: 25-29 Skin: Very Oily, Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Blue
This is my first MSF and I absolutely love it. Its not glittery like the other MSFs, thats why I like it so much. MAC needs to come up with more MSFs smooth like this one.