Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder

MAC Cosmetics

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4.3

428 reviews

80%
would repurchase
3.5/5
package quality

price range
$30.00 on Nordstrom
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Reviews


4.0
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8 years ago

I really like this powder - not love, but really like. It doesn't break me out (I have sensitive skin), it's not too cakey on my dry-ish skin, and it's perfect for when you don't want to use a...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Other

EyesBrown



4.0
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8 years ago

I like this. I wasn't sure it was doing me any favours, but then the day the SA put it on me to try I got carded at the supermarket, so naturally I rushed back to buy whatever was working the...

About reviewer (38 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesGreen


5.0
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8 years ago

The hg of setting powder. Could not live without! I'm very shiny in my t zone and this keeps me shine free all day. Here is a helpful hint.....when you first open it, only remove half of the...

About reviewer (8 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


4.0
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8 years ago

When doing your own makeup or doing makeup on a client, it is extremely vital to set your makeup for a flawless, long-lasting look. Most clients approach me with the problem of creases on their...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

I am not a fan of finishing powders but I was keen to try this. I find powders can feel too heavy and suffocating on my skin after I have applied foundation. This is a beautiful powder which is...

About reviewer (228 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBrunette, Curly, Medium

EyesBlue


5.0
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8 years ago

Holy smokes! Why haven't I purchased this sooner???????? I was on the hunt for a really good setting powder to set my foundation/concealer and I tried several diff kinds before MAC. I tried Chanel,...

About reviewer (367 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Olive, Neutral

HairBlack, Relaxed, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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9 years ago

Oh my god, words can't describe how much i've fallen for this product! I've seen a lot of bad reveiws for it and i can't see whats not to love. For ages i've loved the whole dewy shine look but...

About reviewer (37 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlond, Other, Other

EyesHazel


2.0
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9 years ago

I bought this hoping I would love it as a setting powder and I did..until I saw myself in photos. It leaves a white cast/shadow in photos and I absolutely hate it. If it weren't for that, I would...

About reviewer (2 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium

HairBlack

EyesBrown


5.0
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9 years ago

Besides that it can be a little messy and it's not the cheapest; this is my best weapon in the summer against super oily skin. I LOVE it. It does help to absorb any shine coming on and also helps...

About reviewer (105 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesBlue


1.0
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9 years ago

As a makeup artist, whose clients are most women of color, consider this review... PRO: mattes the face CON: 1. Messy, flies everywhere. 2. APPEARS IN FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY!!! 3. Makes clients...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Dark, Cool

HairBlack, Relaxed, Medium

EyesBrown



4.0
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8 years ago

I really like this powder - not love, but really like. It doesn't break me out (I have sensitive skin), it's not too cakey on my dry-ish skin, and it's perfect for when you don't want to use a...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Other

EyesBrown



4.0
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8 years ago

I like this. I wasn't sure it was doing me any favours, but then the day the SA put it on me to try I got carded at the supermarket, so naturally I rushed back to buy whatever was working the...

About reviewer (38 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesGreen


5.0
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8 years ago

The hg of setting powder. Could not live without! I'm very shiny in my t zone and this keeps me shine free all day. Here is a helpful hint.....when you first open it, only remove half of the...

About reviewer (8 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


4.0
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8 years ago

When doing your own makeup or doing makeup on a client, it is extremely vital to set your makeup for a flawless, long-lasting look. Most clients approach me with the problem of creases on their...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

I am not a fan of finishing powders but I was keen to try this. I find powders can feel too heavy and suffocating on my skin after I have applied foundation. This is a beautiful powder which is...

About reviewer (228 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBrunette, Curly, Medium

EyesBlue





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