MAC • Blot Powder • Pressed Powders
|Would buy this product again.||80%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I simply loveeeeeee this product!! I'm on to my 4th or 5th one already. This is the only powder that mattifies my super oily skin and i think it actually makes my foundation lasts better.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Oily, Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
I love love love this! It is a mere $21 for such a large compact. It sets my Studio Fix fluid wonderfully. I like this powder so much because I have rather oily skin, and this instantly absorbs oil. You will not need very much at all. Frequent touchups are also not a problem because this powder is translucent and will not look like you have applied powder to your face a dozen times. It does not look cakey. It looks natural and should be used by even those with the slightest bit of oiliness. Terrific!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal, Olive, Neutral Hair: Black, Kinky, Fine Eyes: Brown
I've been using this product for a few months now, and I didn't notice until this weekend when I tried another pressed powder (Px Virtual Matte), that this powder made my skin even oilier :( So much so that my makeup melted off in some places.It didn't matter what kind of foundation I had on (liquid or mineral powder).
It is good at blotting, but I have to blot so frequently that it's just not worth it to repurchase. And I don't have very oily skin (just mildly so in the t-zone area) even in humid GA weather.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Very Oily, Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I've bought and used three mac blot powders over a span of a year. I kept trying this hoping that it would finally work one day because i was so fed up with my insane oily skin. Unfortunately, this product was just a disaster. I'd find myself reapplying this over and over for more than 5-6 times throughout the day, it broke me out like crazy and it simply did not work for me.
I have incredibly oily and acne-prone skin that is only soothed and calmed when i use natural products, so its no surprise that i have given up on this and mac foundations because they simply break me out. With the advent of mineral veils, finishing dust and mineral oil-control powders that are alot cheaper i have joined the bandwagon on to mineral powder products for most of my makeup wear. However, mineral makeup will never be able to compete with the packaging quality that mac pressed powders have. I often miss the days when i could be able to open a pressed powder, or any powder and not have a giant mist of smoke envelope me and my surrounds as and before i put the product on. Therefore, packaging quality is excellent. This is one of those products where, if it doesnt break you out, is handy for touchups throughtout the day because its not messy and its portable. It won't change the color of your foundation as long as you don't get one thats too dark or light compared to your shade.
The finish of this blot powder to your face is matte and it used to give me the beautiful haze or color that blurred my imperfections. In other words, this product (and many other mac face products) made me feel beautiful.
As for oil control, however, it receives a poor rating of one. I have been able to recieve the same, if not better, finish to my foundation and oil control from many of my other mineral products that i use and theyre cheaper too!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
This is what I have been looking for, for a very long time. For some reason the SA gave me medium when everything else I wear is the lightest shade carried. Ivory in colorstay pale. This does not accentuate fine lines, it controls oil forever, and when used to touch up it brings back the freshly new application look. Maybe next time I will have them try the light out, still trying other brands for an hg but this is really close.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Hazel
this is my must have powder for my daily bag, espceially in the summer months. Sets great and really controls the oil throughout the day.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Olive Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I was disappointed in this. Maybellines shine free powder works 10x better than this.
This doesn't pickup enough of product, and doesn't seem to even blot.
I had high hopes for this blot powder since studio fix is pretty good, but isn't worth the $ in my opinion.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Green
My staple "oil control" item. A must-have for summer. Makes my mid-day oilliness completely vanish, doesn't alter the color of my foundation or blush, nor does it look cakey. I wear light and it's perfect for my nw15-ish complection. I use the puff that comes with it sometimes, but I prefer to use a brush. I would love if MAC changed the packaging to that of studio fix powder foundation and put a little brush in the bottom compartment. But that's just my wishful thinking!
Age: 30-35 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
This is the best powder for daytime touch-ups. I use Medium and find that it takes the shine off my face and does not add colour back. My skin is rather oily but after using this, I have a nice, soft matte look once again. I carry a small powder brush in my purse to apply; the cheap puff included in the compact is merely a bacteria breeding ground. A compact lasts for quite a while. I live in a small city 2 hours north-east of Toronto so the closest MAC counter is far away. Whenever I venture "south," I always make a bee-line to MAC so I can restock on this staple. Will go out-of-my-way to repurchase!
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Oily, Fair Hair: Black Eyes: Green
Not expensive for the quantity you get, but it's just not smooth enough on the face. Doesn't apply very evenly. Dior powder makes this look like play makeup :P
Also, the puff provided is just useless for applying powder!