|Would buy this product again.||59%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
I really love this product.... however i couldnt give it a 5 just cause I found it really hard to match my skin some days it looks great and some days i feel orange. NC 20 thinking ill try NC 15 next time hopefully less of an orange tone
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel
It's difficult for me to review this product. Sometimes I love it and sometimes I just feel like I can't deal with it. First of all, it was very difficult to find a color match. I'm usually NC20 and wear C1 in F&B but NC20 was sooo dark and orange on me! I gave it to my mother, though, and she absolutely loves it. NC15, however, is quite light but matches pretty well. There just seems to be too big of a different between NC15 to NC20.
As many people have said, the coverage is excellent. Very little goes a very long way. The problem with such a thick formula, however, is that can be hard to blend. Your face must be heavily moisturized or this can look cakey and can enhance the appearance of flakes. If you can get past these problems though, this does look beautiful. My skin can be dry and flakey and when I first put this on, I'm usually not thrilled with the way it looks. However, after about 25min, it settles in and looks flawless.
Also, I find that this is even better when mixed with a little moisturizer. The coverage still remains high but it's easier to blend and prevents cakiness. Overall, while there are some faults, I really do like this foundation and I would repurchase.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Dry, Medium, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine Eyes: Hazel
Thank god i got a sample of this, it made my face burn and itch immediatly upon application. didnt cover anything and looked patchy and greasy. would nenver buy this.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Oily, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
I got this in a swap, just wanting to try a MAC foundation. I really really love this. It doesn't settle into my pores and it blends like a dream. I have really pale NC15 skin and blackheads stand out on my nose. But this foundation really makes the little spots look invisible. Love it! Beautiful foundation. It lasts me all day, though I do have to blot during the day because of my oily/combo skin. I use it often, and it has yet to break me out, so I'm really happy about that. I love it!
Age: 44-55 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Brown
I am very particular about my foundation. First, it has to look natural, like skin, and I check it with a magnifying mirror to make sure.
Second, it has to last and have minimal rub off. There is nothing I hate worse than makeup on my shirt from pulling it over my head.
Third, it has to feel weightless. I loathe feeling like I have a heavy mask on my face.
Fourth, it has to be able to smooth over some nose pores and minimize some spots on my face. I don't need complete coverage, but enough.
Fifth, I need a shade that matches. Not one I can make work, but matches perfectly. I have not found this to be an easy task. In some lines the lightest is too dark, even though there are many people much lighter than me. Some are too yellow. Some turn darker as I wear them a while.
Most importantly, it cannot irritate or break me out. I have rather sensitive, acne-prone skin.
I have had all of my criteria met with this foundation. It can be used straight from the tube, which I like since you can control how much comes out, and get full coverage. You can use it with a brush and buff it in and get a medium coverage or you can use a dampened sponge to get a lighter coverage.
I use various techniques on different parts of my face - heavier under the eyes with a concealer brush to cover circles and a sponge with Fix+ sprayed on it for a more sheer finish on the rest of my face and use the sponge to stipple parts that need more coverage.
I can use powder or not, it still stays on. In the summer, I powder, and as my skin gets more dry in the fall and winter, I leave it off. At any rate, when I use this it looks like I have great skin, not great makeup.
I use NC 20 and NC 15 under my eyes and sometimes as a lighter contour when I am feeling energetic. When I get paler in the winter, I blend the two together for a perfect match.
As I get down to the end of the plastic tube, I will be able to cut it open and scoop out all of it which I cannot easily do with foundation in a pump, especially one in a glass bottle.
A little goes a long way so overall, I think this is a good deal. It works for me and I am quite persnickity.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Olive Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
When I first purchased this foundation I loved it...after about 6 days into using it I felt that the foundation just does not stay on well it tends to slide off (I have dry combo skin). I feel that the coverage is moderate it doesn't really offer full coverage unless it's buildable but that normally leads to your skin looking cakey (at least with this foundation it looks horrible cakey and huge pores)...Also I feel that this foundation is not keen to sentisitve skin...So STAY AWAY if you HAVE SENSITIVE SKIN or are looking for FULL coverage.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Normal, Tan, Cool Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I love this foundation. I am an NW35 in the summer and an NW30 in the dead of winter. It has excellent coverage but doesn't feel heavy. I guess the initial scent smells a little like coffee, but not overpowering. I am now using the Pro Longwear Concealer underneath. A damp sponge works well for application then blend with a 187 brush. Fingers work well too, but I don't really like using fingers. I set it with Prep & Prime finishing powder which gives it a nice finish. A touch of powder during the day keeps it fresh. I also keep a darker tube (NW43) for me for shading/contouring(I have a big nose, lol). I use it under my normal color foundation and it works quite well. Love the packaging. Will definitely buy again. :)
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Brown
Probably my favorite MAC foundation and I've tried them all. It's great all year long, great med-to-heavy coverage. I apply it with a 187 brush and blend it really well. Lasts me all day at work without caking, drying or becoming oily. Awesome foundation!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Blue
From the MAC site: 'A creamy, luxurious, gel-based foundation that provides medium buildable to high coverage with a natural satin finish. Hydrating, instantly revitalizes the skin while keeping it looking smooth, soft and plush. Long-wearing, water-resistant.'
I'd agree with all of that and it's not often that I agree with everything cosmetic companies claim about their products.
The coverage is fantastic. i'm using the wrong shade at the moment but I still can't help reaching for it when I'm doing my face because it's such a fantastic formulation.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I love this foundation! It is a good full-coverage product that makes my horrible skin look amazing, but I don't feel like I have a full-coverage foundation on. The best way I've found to apply it is in sections with a damp sponge. I love the squeeze tube packaging, too. It makes it easy to get the right amount of product, see how much is left, use it all up, etc. I have combination skin and get really dry patches in some places, and really oily in others. I feel like this foundation really is good for the dry patches. As long as I use a good mattifying gel and setting powder I don't have any problems with oil control at all. It just gives a nice overall healthy look, and lasts the workday! Definitely my HG foundation!