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MAC Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder
Mac 'Prep + Prime' Transparent Pressed Finishing Powder
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on 4/21/2017 4:33:00 AM
More reviews by Barbelo
Skin: Sensitive, Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
It's definitely not transparent in a flash photo! I appreciate that this product is for sensitive skin and eyes, but the photo flash-back is a deal-breaker.
3 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 4/9/2017 11:19:00 AM
More reviews by fergiefergie
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Just looked at the reviews from users with dry skin like I have. Guess I'm the odd man out on this. Absolutely hate it and am throwing it out after using it three times. The pros: it's not expensive and is very finely milled. The cons: sucks the very life out of my skin, making it look flat, dry, and lifeless and exaggerating any and every tiny flake in sight.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 2/20/2017 3:27:00 AM
More reviews by mridhujaya60
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Mac prep and prime transparent Loose Powder is good compared to pressed compact powder. Loose powder gives the face the effect of clear skin concealing pores but we should be aware that it photographs like ghost face when applied heavily. Ahhh I photographed in an occasion like ghost but for HD videos it captures us very beautifully. I like Mac CC loose powders than transparent powder as it has little tint of colour to it and acts as good skin corrector too based on our skin issues. I love Mac CC loose powder in adjust shade, it brightens our face. This transparent powder won't work well for dark skin and light skin too. As it contains silica it blurs pores and give clear looking soft face. It helps in absorbing oil for oily skin when used for touch ups. Dry skin girls, be aware of using it gently as it accentuates dry spots. Powder flies when fan is on, switch off fan and apply loose powder. Mac loose powder is costly compared to quantity it contains. It finishes soon to buy another. Other brands too have good loose powder in this price but with more quantity. Finally it is an nice product but costly. My recommendation is to buy prep and prime loose powder when we are confused in choosing correct shade for our skin.
on 2/1/2017 11:14:00 AM
More reviews by Ibbes11
Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
This is great and it doesnt break me out. However it is extremely expensive, u only get 9 grams. Laura mercier is 29 grams and it costs 400 sek, it is more affordable in the long run. HORRIBLE for pictures with flash, u look crazy white!
on 12/26/2016 6:56:00 PM
More reviews by medwards32
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Amazing powder - this sets make up really well and gives a wonderful finish, particularly for photos! Transparent too so never looks cakey or affects foundation. You can never apply too much!
on 11/1/2016 7:51:00 AM
More reviews by DivaFabuLiz
Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
I love this product. I live in a very windy city with harsh weather conditions that usually wreck my makeup immediately as I step out of my building. This powder however stays where it should throughout the walk to/ whole day at the office. It gives my face a nice blurred finish evening out the skin tone almost like a portable instafilter. I've noticed that my skin looks much better in photos with this stuff on too, more even and glowy.As others have pointed out, the packaging is a bit messy and if you carry it around it's quite easy to spill, but the price is fair (even here in Sweden) and I'm definitely buying again.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 6/9/2016 5:59:00 PM
More reviews by awad
Skin: Acne-prone, Deep Dark, Warm
i've added some photos.UPDATE: it does change the tone of my foundation, like it delete the warmness of my foundation, but nothing too crazy.sooo yeah i do like this product, it just does what it says to be short. I'm using it with a kabuki brush which makes it very easy to apply.the only thing is the packaging is a very big mess, so i've found a solution haha, i bought a kind of compact powder box thingy from the face shop and then put the mac powder inside (i have posted the photos).remember to do not put too much if you don't wanna look like a ghost, loll.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 4/19/2016 4:06:00 AM
More reviews by Ivy123456
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
This powder did not break me out. It definitely mattifies. Mattifies too much in fact. I'm quite oily especially in the t-zone. I certainly don't want to look greasy but I also don't want to look so matte that there's ZERO natural shine or luminosity to my face. This is not a flattering powder. This makes me look old and eliminates any youthful glow to my skin, not that my skin is perfect or anything, it's so far from that. I don't understand the hype and rave reviews. If you want natural looking makeup or dewy finish, don't go for this.
5 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 3/29/2016 11:17:00 PM
More reviews by dancingdiva007
This product was not worth the hype. No matter how little used, and with brush/puff/sponge, this product causes a white chalky texture/sheen on my skin, no matter what. Terrible product. I tried to like it. Will not purchase again
on 3/29/2016 3:53:00 PM
More reviews by intenitons
Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Curly, Medium
This is the perfect product, well tarnishing. Just pack the failed :(
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