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 was a happy user of MUFE HD powder for a few years but it was becoming too drying and flaky looking for me so I tried Tarte's Micronized Clay Finishing Powder. Unfortunately, that was drying too...

About reviewer (47 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair, Warm

HairRed, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen



5.0
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8 years ago

This minimizes pores, sucks out every bit of oil, keeps a matte finish on my face all day long, and is transparent. It really does make my foundation and concealer last much longer than it...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinOily, Olive, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

I love this product! I use it over my face and body foundation to remove some of the shine, and it still looks natural. However, its not the kind of product I can take 'on the go' with me as it...

About reviewer (16 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown


2.0
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8 years ago

I loved this for a long time then realised this was the reason that I had a horrible greyish cast on my face with flash photography. For years I thought, my make up doesn't look like that does it?...

About reviewer (57 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOther, Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


5.0
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8 years ago

HG setting powder for me. Very finely milled, completely translucent finishing powder. I have a moderately oily T-zone and this keeps it under control and shine free. Doesn't emphasize pores (not...

About reviewer (29 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinCombination, Fair, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

I have to say this DOES work when it comes to setting my pro longwear liquid foundation (which is a great foundation on its own, i just have oily skin) and an mac retail artist used on me once and...

About reviewer (25 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Warm

HairBrunette, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

Pros: -It looks very natural -It conceals pores quite well -No extra coverage, which makes makeup look very natural Cons: -It smells unpleasant -Lasting power (until my face is oily)...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinOily, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Fine

EyesBlack


3.0
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8 years ago

This is an exact COPY of MUFE HD Powder. It's mostly silica, which absorbs oil (silica is what is in those tiny little white cloth rectangle/squares you find in packaging of leather goods,...

About reviewer (164 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinOther, Medium

HairSilver

EyesHazel


5.0
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8 years ago

love this powder! you would think that since it's white, it would wash out a deeper skin tone, but it looks lovely on everyone! i love the way it looks on top of my foundation. it makes me matte...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinVery Oily, Olive, Warm

HairBrown, Kinky, Coarse

EyesBrown


5.0
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8 years ago

This powder is amazing! I dont like adding more coverage after applying foundation I just like to set.. this sets perfectly giving a soft focus effect imo. The container is a bit messy I don't...

About reviewer (71 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal, Medium, Cool

HairBrunette, Wavy, Medium

EyesHazel



4.0
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8 years ago

I was a happy user of MUFE HD powder for a few years but it was becoming too drying and flaky looking for me so I tried Tarte's Micronized Clay Finishing Powder. Unfortunately, that was drying too...

About reviewer (47 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair, Warm

HairRed, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen



5.0
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8 years ago

This minimizes pores, sucks out every bit of oil, keeps a matte finish on my face all day long, and is transparent. It really does make my foundation and concealer last much longer than it...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinOily, Olive, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

I love this product! I use it over my face and body foundation to remove some of the shine, and it still looks natural. However, its not the kind of product I can take 'on the go' with me as it...

About reviewer (16 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown


2.0
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8 years ago

I loved this for a long time then realised this was the reason that I had a horrible greyish cast on my face with flash photography. For years I thought, my make up doesn't look like that does it?...

About reviewer (57 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOther, Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


5.0
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8 years ago

HG setting powder for me. Very finely milled, completely translucent finishing powder. I have a moderately oily T-zone and this keeps it under control and shine free. Doesn't emphasize pores (not...

About reviewer (29 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinCombination, Fair, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown





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