MAC • Prep + Prime Skin • Primer/ Corrector

rated 3.4(698 reviews)

Average Rating.3.4
Would buy this product again.54%

rated 2 of 5 alexandra0107 on 11/2/2013 8:37:00 PM more reviews by alexandra0107

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium   Hair: Black   Eyes: Grey    

I got this as a sample because I ordered over a certain amount of their products on the mac website so I can't say much about the packaging or price as I don't really know much about that. What I can say, however, is that this did nothing for me. Didn't moisturise, didn't smooth out my skin, didn't make my makeup last longer. If didn't do a great deal to be honest. Not worth buying, does nothing but make your face feel oily and heavy.

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* JadaIgwe on 11/2/2013 4:53:00 PM more reviews by JadaIgwe

Age: 30-35   Skin: Dry, Deep Dark   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

Used to be so in love with this primer.

This primer has made a world of difference to how long my makeup lasts on my face throughout the day, especially my t-zone.

The T-Zone is a different ballgame while incorporating this.

I hate that the package is black because I never know if the tube is full or almost out!

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rated 3 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* chrisie on 10/18/2013 2:20:00 PM more reviews by chrisie

Age: Unknown   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm   Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

I had very high hopes for this product.The 1st 2hrs. this was great with my foundation {Face & Body},then I had to re-powder my face.I never need to do that with other primers.I love M.A.C.,this just right for my skin type.

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rated 1 of 5 squg on 10/14/2013 11:16:00 AM more reviews by squg

Age: 25-29   Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Hazel    

I've tried using a little, a lot, mixed with foundation, under foundation, with powder, without powder..... I just can't seem to get good results. 3 hours in my makeup feels like it's sliding and starts to enhance my fine lines. I won't repurchase. I really tried to like this stuff!

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* ALBA on 10/11/2013 5:48:00 PM more reviews by ALBA

Age: 36-43   Skin: Combination, Medium   Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Green    

This makes my makeup oil free for far longer than it would do normally - when I run out and don't use it, I'm constantly blotting my skin so I know it works. The instructions state not to use this near the mouth area, I don't know if this is because it makes the skin more sensitive or if it is dangerous to lick?

It is white with miniscule particles of glitter in it that help skin look more luminous - you can't see the glitter under makeup. The texture is like a light cream.

I have recently tried the Prep and Prime Radiance which is more transparent and more like a serum than a balm or moisturiser, this adds more of a glow which I don't always want on the T-zone - I'm not sure it holds back the oil as well either. Will have to see.

The packaging is a black container with a pump - you don't know when you're going to run out of product and it can't be opened without difficulty.

I would always buy it again. BTW, I hate the P+P powder as it makes me look like a dull faced ghost in photos so it is great to find a P+P product that I like.

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* missmanic on 9/25/2013 9:31:00 PM more reviews by missmanic

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Black, Curly, Fine   Eyes: Hazel    

I used this product happily under my foundation until a SA accidently gave me the (old) SPF version and I fell in love with that. It worked well. Made my foundation apply smoothly, prolonged wear, and held back my oil a bit longer than without. Didn't aggravate my skin. I'd try it again if I were back wearing foundation daily.

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rated 1 of 5 Allie0325 on 9/25/2013 8:36:00 PM more reviews by Allie0325

Age: 19-24   Skin: Other, Olive   Hair: Other   Eyes: Green    

This is a horrible product ! Did nothing for my foundation! Feels like a gel ! Don't waste it money

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rated 1 of 5 TraciMaci on 9/15/2013 8:03:00 AM more reviews by TraciMaci

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Medium Brown   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

I do not fee this is a real "Primer". It did absolutely nothing for my skin. It's more like a moisturizer to me, but I still would not use it as that either. I really did not know what a good primer was suppose to do until I purchased Prime Time by Bare Minerals, than I knew this was not a Primer. Will not purchase again.

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rated 3 of 5 Mummykel25 on 9/15/2013 7:20:00 AM more reviews by Mummykel25

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm   Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Green    

To be honest I don't really see this as a primer, I do like it I've purchased it more than once but I wouldn't say it makes my makeup stay on any longer, it applies nicely to the skin and makes it feel soft and more hydrated, I suppose I use it more as a moisturiser, I have patches of eczema on my cheeks which I sometimes find hard to cover with foundation and this helps it go on without drawing attention to it most of the time. It comes in a nice little bottle and lasts me ages so its good value for money but the pump is annoying, it's hard to judge how much pressure to apply and sometimes even tho smallest touch leaves you with more than you need.

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rated 1 of 5 CandeyGirl on 9/13/2013 7:02:00 AM more reviews by CandeyGirl

Age: 30-35   Skin: Oily, Fair   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Brown    

I am from Australia, and on a recent trip to USA/Canada, I went a little mad buying big on makeup which is SOOOO much cheaper in those countries!! Anyway, part of my crazy spending involved MAC, and in particular this primer.

Ill be honest, I liked the primer, but didnt love it. I havent used the entire bottle, reason being that I reckon this was a huge contributor to breaking out my skin!! I actually think its those little glitter particles in the product that clog pores.

Anyway, since I have ceased using this product, and instead use aloe vera gel as a primer, my skin has radically reduced in its crazy zit spree.

Sorry guys and gals, but this chick wouldnt repurchase this item again.

1 lippy for price as its very expensive here in oz.
1 lippe for overall as I do feel this is contributing toward my crazy congestion.


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